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Sandigan ruling on JPE plunder cases out in June
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 18, 2024 - 12:00am
A decade since its filing, the plunder case against Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Juan Ponce Enrile, his former chief of staff Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes and detained businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles...
Court grants Sereno’s petition to junk tax liabilities
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
The Court of Tax Appeals has granted the petition of former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno seeking to nullify the Bureau of Internal Revenue assessment of her supposed tax liabilities from 2011 to 2016 amounting...
Sandigan upholds conviction of TLRC execs over ‘pork’ scam
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has affirmed the conviction of three officials of the abolished state firm Technology and Livelihood Resource Center for graft and malversation of public funds in connection with their alleged involvement...
Ombudsman lifts suspension of 72 NFA officials
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has lifted the six-month preventive suspension it imposed on 72 of 139 officials of the National Food Authority in connection with the allegedly anomalous sale of the government’s...
TVET to be integrated in senior high
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Technical and vocational skills training will soon be given to all senior high school students, following the signing of a joint memorandum circular embedding the Technical and Vocational Education and Training program...
Duque, Lao face raps over COVID-19 supplies
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 11, 2024 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of a graft case against former health secretary Francisco Duque III and former Department of Budget and Management Procurement Service (PS-DBM) executive director...
Ombudsman affirms raps vs ex-DBM execs in Pharmally mess
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 10, 2024 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has affirmed its earlier ruling finding probable cause to file graft cases before the Sandiganbayan against former top officials of the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget...
Cavitex operator files raps vs OIC of PEATC
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 10, 2024 - 12:00am
he Cavitex Infrastructure Corp. has filed a criminal complaint against Dioscoro Esteban Jr., officer-in-charge of the state-owned firm PEA Tollway Corp. over the alleged unauthorized filing of a petition seeking...
Ombudsman suspends Cebu City Mayor Rama
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 9, 2024 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered a six-month preventive suspension of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and seven other city government officials in connection with the administrative cases they are facing for...
COA: Remulla highest paid in Cabinet last year
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla took home the biggest paycheck among the Cabinet members of President Marcos in 2023, latest report of the Commission on Audit showed.
DepEd urges indoor end-of-school ceremonies
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 4, 2024 - 10:00am
As the extreme heat is expected to continue this month, the Department of Education (DepEd) has advised all schools nationwide to hold their end-of-school-year or EOSY rites, such as graduation and moving-up ceremonies,...
BSP execs still highest paid in government – COA
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 4, 2024 - 8:30am
Executives of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas have dominated anew the Commission on Audit (COA)’s annual list of highest paid government officials, with BSP Governor Eli Remolona Jr. topping the list with a...
CSC strengthens government workers’ right to organize
by Elizabeth Marcelo - May 1, 2024 - 12:00am
The Civil Service Commission has strengthened the policy on government workers’ right to organize as it launched the consolidated rules and regulations on conciliation services, the effectivity of collective...
Killings of female students alarm DepEd
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 28, 2024 - 11:30am
The Department of Education has called on authorities to swiftly investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice in connection with the recent brutal killings of female students in Cebu and Batangas.
PCGG yet to update President Marcos jewelry valuation
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 27, 2024 - 12:00am
The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) has yet to update its valuation of one of the Marcos family’s jewelry collections despite the more recent appraisal figures from two world leading auction...
Answer planting of evidence raps, 5 Nueva Ecija cops told
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 26, 2024 - 12:00am
The police chief of Cabiao, Nueva Ecija and four of his officers have been asked to answer the criminal and administrative complaints filed against them by a social media content creator over alleged planting of...
Sara thanks Marcos for ‘continued trust’
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 25, 2024 - 12:00am
Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte thanked President Marcos for still trusting her amid calls for her resignation as Department of Education chief by several lawmakers.
Quezon City sorry for UP road clearing
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 25, 2024 - 12:00am
The Quezon City government has apologized to those affected by a road clearing operation conducted by local government personnel in the University of the Philippines (UP) campus in Diliman on Tuesday.
Fewer party-list groups eyed in 2025 elections
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 22, 2024 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is eyeing a shorter list of party-list groups participating in the May 2025 elections.
DepEd condemns Batangas student’s slay
by Elizabeth Marcelo - April 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Education has called for swift justice for a female Grade 8 student who was shot dead on her way to school in Barangay Banyaga in Agoncillo, Batangas on Wednesday.
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