Warren Rex Hernandez Liong replaces Melchor Arthur Carandang who was dismissed by Duterte in 2018
MANILA – The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Wednesday reiterated that the agency cannot name or probe lawmakers linked in corruption at the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), insisting that only the Office of the Ombudsman has jurisdiction to investigate elected officials.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday summoned to Malacañang the immigration officials who were allegedly involved in the “pastillas” bribery scandal in Malacañang.
The road right of way scandal mentioned recently by President Rodrigo Duterte lasted from 2008 until a whistleblower exposed it in 2017, according to an account given to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will implement a “one strike” policy against erring officials and personnel, BI Spokesperson Dana Sandoval said.
Bureau of Immigration (BI) officials made money even from Chinese tourists who failed to bribe them for traveling to the country without proper documents, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has found.
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed graft and other criminal charges before the Office of the Ombudsman against officials of a Cebu City hospital for allegedly making fraudulent claims to collect more money from PhilHealth.
A regional director of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is facing corruption charges before the Office of the Ombudsman for allegedly throwing cash worth at least P2 million at a party.
Palace Spokesman Harry Roque said he will talk with President Rodrigo Duterte regarding the release of his statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs).
President Rodrigo Duterte criticized the delay in the distribution of financial assistance for citizens, urging government agencies and local government units (LGUs) to “simplify” the process of releasing cash aid.
Malacañang is open to a House investigation into the alleged irregularities in the Philippines’ hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
The next complaint that the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will file before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) will hopefully include the bigger fishes behind the “pastillas” scheme, said National Bureau of Investigation-Special Action Unit (NBI) Chief Emeterio Dongallo Jr. on Thursday (Oct. 22).
Former Bureau of Immigration (BI) Ports Operation Division (POD) chief Marc Red Mariñas on Tuesday denied the allegation of a whistleblower that he was the “ringleader” of the so-called “pastillas” scam.
MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday formally endorsed to the Office of the Ombudsman the complaint against senior officials including the chief of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
The Office of the Ombudsman clarified that the newly released Memorandum Circular No. 1, series of 2020 or the Amended Guideline on Public Access to Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth is solely applicable to public officials and employees where the Office of the Ombudsman is the official repository.
The National Bureau Investigation (NBI) might be forced to redo its investigation on the “pastillas” scheme even though it a case has been filed before the Office of the Ombudsman, Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete said on Tuesday (Sept. 22).
Ombudsman Samuel Martires said Tuesday (September 22) he made access to government officials’ Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) difficult because it is being used against them.
Ombudsman Samuel Martires has stopped lifestyle checks on government officials over supposed unclear provisions in Republic Act 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.
The Office of the Ombudsman will now require a government official’s consent before releasing a copy of his or her Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) to anyone who will request it.
Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) Senior Vice President for Legal Sector Jojo Del Rosario has resigned from his position as parallel investigations are being conducted over irregularities within the state health insurer.
President Rodrigo Duterte is confident that Health Secretary Francisco Duque III will be able to answer the allegations of irregularities in relation to his agency’s response to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, his spokesman said.
Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa believes drug lords inside the New Bilibid Prison are likely behind the ambush of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) legal division chief Fredric Anthony Santos.
Malacañang on Tuesday said it will “let the law take its course” after the IBON Foundation Inc. file an administrative complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman against several government officials for their “malicious abuse of authority and negligent performance of duties.”
Incumbent Cabatuan, Isabela mayor Charlton Uy, and four others including his brother and town officials have been charged with graft practices before the Office of the Ombudsman over the alleged overpriced by at least twenty times the purchased of land for a coliseum.