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COA orders Makati to pay P1 million in compensation to souvenir supplier

The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered the Makati City government under the leadership of Mayor Abby Binay to pay P1.12 million to a supplier of souvenirs used in the Sampiro de Makati Festival in 2015. → Read More

Sandiganbayan suspends Eastern Samar mayor over firetruck purchase

The Sandiganbayan ordered the 90-day preventive suspension of Guiuan, Eastern Samar Mayor Annaliza Gonzales-Kwan in connection with her graft case involving the purchase of a firetruck in 2007. → Read More

Ex-Iloilo mayor, 2 others found guilty over fertilizer fund scam

Former Maasin, Iloilo town mayor Mariano Malones was sentenced to imprisonment of 6 to 10 years after the Sandiganbayan found him guilty of graft in connection with the multi-million fertilizer fund scam. → Read More

COA orders PhilHealth-Calabarzon officials to return P37 million in benefits

The Commission on Audit has denied the petition for review filed by Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) in Calabarzon on the disallowance of various benefits received by employees and officials from 2012 to 2013 amounting to P37.495 million. → Read More

Robredo wants to empower women through entrepreneurship

Vice President Leni Robredo encouraged first-time women entrepreneurs to expand their businesses as she revealed that empowering wives has become her personal advocacy from her experience as a young lawyer in Naga City. → Read More

CSC open to granting automatic eligibility to SEA Games medalists and their coaches

The Civil Service Commission on Wednesday said it is open to the proposal to grant civil service eligibility to Filipino medalists and their coaches in the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games. → Read More

Sandiganbayan denies gov't appeal on P1-B civil case vs Marcoses, Tantocos

The Sandiganbayan has denied a government appeal to overturn the dismissal of a P1-billion civil case against the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, his wife Imelda, and their alleged dummies, Rustan’s Commercial Corporation founders Bienvenido Tantoco Sr. and Gliceria Tantoco. → Read More

Ex-Isabela governor Padaca found guilty of graft, malversation

The Sandiganbayan 3rd Division handed Padaca a 12-14 year prison term for malversation and another 6-10 year term for graft. The case stemmed from the alleged misuse of P25 million in agricultural funds in 2016. → Read More

Rappler, Ressa seek dismissal of P70-million tax cases

MANILA - Rappler Holdings Corp. and its CEO Maria Ressa have sought the dismissal of their cases involving more than P70 million in alleged tax deficiencies pending before the Court of Tax Appeals. → Read More

Anti-graft court allows gov’t to appeal dismissed P102-billion Marcos forfeiture case

MANILA - The Sandiganbayan on Tuesday granted government's appeal to reconsider the dismissal of the P102-billion civil forfeiture case against former President Ferdinand Marcos, his widow Imelda and 11 others. → Read More

Robredo says drug war to continue with same vigor but 'within rule of law'

Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday said the drug war will continue with the 'same vigor and intensity' but 'within the bounds of rule of law and human rights.' → Read More

Sandiganbayan upholds graft acquittal of DFA chief's brother

The Sandiganbayan 2nd Division upheld its decision to acquit former Philippine Communication Satellite Corp. (PHILCOMSAT) and Philippine Overseas Telecommunications Corp. (POTC) executive Enrique Locsin of his graft cases stemming from his allegedly “grossly exorbitant salaries” from 2003 to 2005. → Read More

CHR urges agencies to promptly deliver aid to Mindanao quake victims

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) urged aid agencies to fast-track their response to the series of earthquakes in Mindanao as it extended its sympathy to affected families. → Read More

Court finds sufficient evidence vs ex-Coast Guard execs in P10-M deal

The Sandiganbayan 2nd Division said there is sufficient evidence against former Philippine Coast Guard officials led by former Commandant Rodolfo Isorena, which may lead to their conviction for violation of the Government Procurement Reform Act. → Read More

Ex-Talisay mayor found guilty of obstruction of justice

Former Talisay City, Cebu mayor Socrates Fernandez was found guilty of obstruction of justice by the Sandiganbayan 5th Division in relation to a grave threats case involving his son Joavan. → Read More

Better peacemakers? Marikina City deploys more female police officers in cemeteries

The Marikina City government deployed more female police officers in cemeteries in Marikina City to ease altercations which are prevalent during All Souls' Day, said city Mayor Marcy Teodoro Thursday. → Read More

DPWH opens Marcos Bridge in Marikina, can withstand 7.2-magnitude quake

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) opened the Westbound lanes of Marcos Bridge in Marikina City, Thursday, saying the new infrastructure can withstand a 7.2-magnitude quake. → Read More

Ex-Leyte mayor faces graft raps over cockpit permit

According to the Ombudsman, the former mayor took advantage of her position by giving a mayor's permit to a businessman despite the latter's failure to comply with the requirements of the Cockfighting Code of Babatngon. → Read More

Bohol governor suspended over PDAF graft case

Bohol Governor Arthur Yap was ordered preventively suspended by the Sandiganbayan 3rd Division over his involvement in the alleged misuse of Priority Development Assistance Funds or PDAF. → Read More

Sandiganbayan dismisses P267-M Marcos forfeiture case due to 'fatal' photocopies

The Sandiganbayan 4th Division has dismissed Civil Case No. 0007 involving the forfeiture of an estimated P267 million ill-gotten wealth of the Marcoses through spouses Fe and Ignacio Gimenez. → Read More