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 camp of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is making sure that recommended charges against him are dropped from the Senate committee report on the controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
Communications Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy has reminded her colleagues to think seriously about what they post on social media in the wake of the controversy caused by the viral “pepedederalismo” video shared by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson.
Court Administrator Atty. Jose Midas Marquez was charged with graft before the Office of the Ombudsman on Monday over the alleged misuse of $21.9-million loan from the World Bank in 2003.
Court Administrator Midas Marquez faces a criminal complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman over the alleged misuse of funds from a World Bank loan.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday said there was nothing irregular over the contracts entered into by his department and the security services company owned by the family of Solicitor General Jose Calida since these underwent the required procurement process.
Senator Kiko Pangilinan is calling for the resignation of Solicitor General Jose Calida following revelations that his family’s security firm bagged multimillion contracts with several government agencies.
Solicitor General Jose Calida has denied any conflict of interest after a security agency he owns with his wife bagged almost P40 million worth of contracts for Luneta and Paco Park.
Even without the concurrence of other senators, Senator Dick Gordon released to the media a draft joint Senate report recommending the filing of criminal charges against former President Noynoy Aquino, former Health Secretary Janette Garin, former Budget Secretary Butch Abad and other government officials over the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine.
A former dean of the University of the Philippines College of Home Economics was ordered by a court to pay P4,000 for committing violations in the filing of her Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN).
Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano said that reports about the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth of members of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Cabinet being redacted is a mockery of Freedom of Information and anti-corruption drive of the administration.
The Sandiganbayan treated impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona with a peculiar birthday gift on Thursday. The antigraft court First Division pushed through with Corona’s arraignment on Oct.…