Augusto Syjuco - updates

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Slap on wrist: Court orders ex-Iloilo congressman Syjuco, director to pay P17,000 each

Aug 04, 2019 - 7:06 PM

The Sandiganbayan convicts ex-Iloilo representative Augusto Syjuco Jr and former agriculture regional director Eduardo Lecciones of fraud after both pleaded guilty

DRILON'S OTHER ACCUSER: Former Representative Augusto Syjuco Jr. PRIB Photo

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APEC Look back: Where were the 2016 presidential bets in 1996?

Nov 13, 2015 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED Rappler looks at where the 2016 presidential aspirants were when the Philippines first hosted APEC in 1996

Ex-TESDA chief Syjuco files complaint vs Aquino, Alcala

Oct 30, 2015 - 2:16 PM

Augusto Syjuco Jr who himself faces graft charges says this is his 26th complaint against the Aquino administration

CRUSADE. Controversial former TESDA director general Augusto Syjuco Jr says he is ready to file more corruption cases against Aquino administration officials. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Presidential aspirants: 22 and counting

Oct 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM

2nd UPDATE If Filipinos would have to pick a president based on today s list the choices include a vice president a former Tesda director general a twice disqualified presidential candidate a tricycle driver and a pastor

16 CHOICES SO FAR. Vice President Jejomar Binay, lawyer Ely Pamatong, and former Tesda director general Augusto Syjuco Jr are among the 16 presidential hopefuls who filed their certificates of candidacy on October 12. Photos from Rappler

SC raffles petitions vs MRT, LRT fare hike

Jan 06, 2015 - 6:52 PM

The Chief Justice however does not yet disclose who among the justices will handle the case

STOP INCREASE. Militant groups protest the implementation of the MRT, LRT fare hike. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Why Mercado surfaced to turn against Binay

Dec 03, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Two days after his second appearance in the Senate another emissary approaches Mercado with a more definite counter offer – P1 billion for his silence

Ombudsman indicts ex-Tesda chief in fertilizer fund scam

Nov 02, 2014 - 11:18 PM

Augusto Syjuco Jr faces graft charges along with 12 others

MORE CHARGES. Former Tesda director general Augusto Syjuco Jr is facing graft charges over the fertilizer fund scam. Photo from the website of the Office of the Ombudsman

No one can gag the President – De Lima

Nov 07, 2013 - 1:57 PM

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima says President Aquino cannot be subjected to orders issued by regular courts

SC urged: Gag Aquino, Cabinet on DAP

Nov 06, 2013 - 12:21 PM

Former Iloilo Rep Augusto Syjuco Jr tells the Supreme Court that President Aquino s speech impacted on public opinion on DAP

SC sets oral arguments on DAP

Oct 08, 2013 - 2:12 PM

The High Court does not temporarily stop the implementation of the controversial program which realigns items in the budget without Congress approval

NO TRO. The Supreme Court does not stop the release of funds under the controversial DAP, but will hear oral arguments on the program's constitutionality. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Ex-solon asks SC to declare DAP unconstitutional

Oct 07, 2013 - 4:14 PM

Former Iloilo Representative Augusto Syjuco Jr also asks the High Court to recommend administrative charges vs Budget Secretary Abad and Senate President Drilon

Another plunder complaint vs Drilon

Oct 01, 2013 - 9:30 PM

First the allegedly substandard Iloilo Hall of Justice; now an overpriced relocation site Both were both funded by Drilon s PDAF says Iloilo politician Augusto Syjuco

Pacquiao, Imelda Marcos wealthiest House members

May 23, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Las Piñas City Rep Mark Villar s net worth increases by P200 M

RICHEST: Sarangani Rep Manny Pacquiao. File photo by John Javellana

Binay, UNA go on offensive in Iloilo

Apr 15, 2013 - 11:10 PM

UNA candidates go on the offensive while campaigning in Western Visayas

Binay, UNA: Roxas-Drilon endorsement weak

Apr 15, 2013 - 1:06 AM

UNA says the political clout of Drilon and Mar Roxas in Western Visayas has weakened since 2010

Binay bets battle it out in Mar Roxas's region

Apr 12, 2013 - 7:00 AM

Binay s coalition believes it has a fighting chance in Western Visayas because of new local allies