Abono - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Abono


Senatorial bets galore on Day 3 of COC filing

Oct 14, 2015 - 9:00 PM

On Wednesday alone 28 senatorial aspirants filed their candidacies along with 20 aspirants for president and 4 for vice president

42 more groups file nominations for party list

Oct 14, 2015 - 8:38 PM

This brings to 60 the number of organizations that have so far expressed their intent to send nominees to the House of Representatives

FILING. The Commission on Elections accepts certificates of nominations from representatives of partylists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Ex-Marinduque rep, 7 others face charges over fertilizer scam

Dec 10, 2014 - 11:31 AM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the filing of charges against former Marinduque Representative Edmundo Reyes DA officials and an NGO head in connection with the fertilizer fund scam

INDICTED. The Ombudsman approves the indictment of a former mayor for malversation of public funds. Photo from the Office of the Ombudsman website

PDAF kickbacks: Napoles had favorites

Oct 26, 2013 - 6:06 PM

Apart from showing details about pork barrel fund transactions the ledger of whistleblower Benhur Luy illustrates how Janet Napoles’ pork barrel network swelled through the years

Sectoral? Party list votes come from reg'l bailiwicks

Jun 14, 2013 - 7:27 PM

The past two elections show that a number of party list groups rely not on sectoral allies but on votes from geographic bailiwicks of nominees

Abono's smuggling claim 'inaccurate' - biz group

Apr 18, 2013 - 5:47 PM

The Federation of Philippine Industries debunks allegations made by partylist group Abono that billions of pesos are lost to smuggling each year

DEBUNKED. A business group said that Abono's claim that billions in duties are lost due to smuggling is "inaccurate, if not misleading." Photo from BOC's website