“Money had been rolled inside each pastillas,” said Justice Sec. Menardo Guevarra, “he (Duterte) wanted them to eat the pastillas.”
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).
“Anong pakialam natin sa buhay ng may buhay kung wala siyang inaagrabyado?” says Ombudsman Samuel Martires.
Ombudsman Samuel Martires should reexamine his memorandum circular that limits public access to Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN), Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Chair Dante Jimenez said Sunday.
Former socioeconomic planning secretary Winnie Monsod believes Ombudsman Samuel Martires should step down for “stupidity” and “cupidity”—or greed—in restricting public access to the Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALN) of government officials.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday (Sept. 23.) advised rich public officials to live modest lives.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday commended Ombudsman Samuel Martires for “trying his best” to expedite investigation into the alleged irregularities in Philippine Health Insurance Corporation.
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.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday commended Ombudsman Samuel Martires for “trying his best” to expedite investigation into the alleged irregularities in Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth).
Ombudsman Samuel Martires signed the suspension orders as the inter-agency task force continues it probe on alleged anomalies within PhilHealth.
Vice President Leni Robredo isn’t in favor of replacing Health Secretary Francisco Duque III despite the missteps he has committed in responding to the COVID-19 crisis.
Vice President Leni Robredo called on the Department of Health (DOH) to make sure public funds for COVID-19 response are spent properly as the Office of the Ombudsman launches a probe on the agency.
MANILA – Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chair Richard Gordon thinks that a group within the Duterte administration are eyeing to replace embattled Health Sec. Francisco Duque III amid the inquiry initiated by the Ombudsman over the alleged anomalous purchase of medical equipment for COVID-19 response.
Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III and other health officials and employees are now the subjects of an investigation of the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) over alleged anomalies during the pandemic.
Malacañang said it respects the decision of Ombudsman Samuel Martires to probe the alleged irregularities committed by Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and other health officials in relation to the coronavirus disease pandemic.
Ombudsman Samuel Martires is considering conducting a probe over the alleged breach of quarantine protocols committed by Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III.
The indorsement for the graft indictment of retired Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde has been filed before Ombudsman Samuel Martires, the Office of the Prosecutor General (OPG) confirmed Friday (Feb. 7).
The decision of the Ombudsman Samuel Martires to dismiss three Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) officials should serve as a warning against engaging in anomalous activities.
From Tanodbayan, the Ombudsman has now become “the Traydorbayan.”
Ombudsman Samuel Martires has blasted the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) for publishing his supposed interview in connection the 2018 Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALN) of President Rodrigo Duterte.
The Office of the Ombudsman dismissed charges against five Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) officials, announced Tuesday.
Senator Leila De Lima asked Ombudsman Samuel Martires Tuesday (September 17) to spare her from explaining the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law as part of his office’s ongoing investigation.
27 officials Bureau of Corrections have been suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman over the alleged anomalies involving the release of heinous crimes convicts under the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law.
Malacañang on Thursday said next-in-rank employees will assume the post of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) officials the Office of the Ombudsman suspended for six months for the questionable release of heinous crime inmates.