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She now faces a total of 22 years behind bars and she would be in her late 80s by the time her sentence is up
Canada's ethics watchdog says that he has launched an investigation into the prime minister
Two barangay chairmen and other government employees are accused of approving unqualified beneficiaries
Kamerhe is accused of having embezzled funds allocated to the construction of 1,500 social housing units
Musa Aman, ex-leader of Sabah state, is a senior member of the United Malays National Organization, which took control of the national government as part of a coalition in March
There have been no hearings at the anti-graft court since the lockdown until the end of June, and the Ombudsman's field investigations are limited
Najib Razak's lawyers argue the 66-year-old is ignorant of the transactions into his accounts from a former unit of 1MDB, SRC International, and is a victim of others who masterminded the fraud
Park Geun-hye, the country's first female president, is being retried in the High Court on the bribery, abuse of power and spy agency charges
Vice President Leni Robredo says President Rodrigo Duterte should not be tolerating individuals sowing division within government during the COVID-19 pandemic
'As of this moment, he's no longer connected with government,' the President says of PACC Commissioner Manuelito Luna, who pushed for a probe into the Vice President's fundraising efforts to address the coronavirus outbreak
The Commission on Audit says the land acquisition deal was grossly overpriced
Vice President Leni Robredo didn't have to say much to clap back at her critic, PACC Commissioner Manuelito Luna
(UPDATED) The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission's Manuelito Luna says it is 'illegal' for Vice President Leni Robredo to aid frontliners during the coronavirus outbreak
The Sandiganbayan finds the former provincial budget officer guilty of facilitating the payment of a P14-million procurement from a nonexistent pharmacy
Albuera, Leyte Mayor Sixto de la Victoria is sentenced to 6 years imprisonment
The Sandiganbayan also overturns the conviction of two mayors over the province's donation of service vehicles to the mayors' respective towns in 2007
'The difference may be minuscule, but there is no question that P2,591,435.40 is greater than P2,591,435.00,' rules the anti-graft Sandiganbayan
Airbus says it reached an 'agreement in principle' with French, British, and US authorities over corruption investigations
Worldwide, Transparency International notes in its 2019 report that many nations 'are showing little to no improvement in tackling corruption'
Issad Rebrab spends 8 months in custody awaiting trial, more than his sentence, so he is released by the court
An online database of the Navy's procurement projects and their progress will 'promote transparency and prevent corruption,' the Navy says
The Shariff Saydona Mustapha town mayor and ex-Maguindanao governor has been suspended since October
The former Isabela governor is sentenced to 12-14 years for a conviction for malversation, and 6-10 years for a conviction for graft. It is appealable.
The anti-graft court says mere endorsement to the implementing agency is not enough basis for conviction. Ombudsman decries it will allow other lawmakers to escape accountability.
President Duterte may have been prodigious at making a mess, and far from done with it, but his is only the latest in a rarely broken run of messy Philippine leaderships
This is despite a recent Supreme Court ruling saying Aquino cannot be charged with homicide. Chief Justice Peralta leaves it to Ombudsman Martires to decide.
The new chief justice wants to apply the principle of 'res ipsa loquitur,' where decisions that appear irregular on its face shall be investigated without the need for a complaint
LTO Bicol chief for operations Mar Jose Magistrado has been placed under preventive suspension as the agency investigates the corruption allegations against him
Jacob Zuma's last-minute appeal will delay the case over bribery allegations dating back to a 1990s arms deal. He dismisses the charges as a conspiracy.
(UPDATED) The early morning raids target more than 100 offices and homes in 30 cities, the opposition says, including the headquarters of Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) in Moscow
(UPDATED) High Court Judge Willie Seriti agrees with the prosecution that parts of Jacob Zuma's arguments to have the case thrown out are 'scandalous and or vexatious'
The Russian government has a controversial list of foreign agent organizations, which implies spying for a foreign government. This has led to many of the groups closing down.
The Ericsson investigation covers a period up to the first quarter of 2017, and involves operations in 6 countries: China, Djibouti, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam
Hindi na tayo iniisahan ng mga corrupt na pulitiko. Dahil paulit-ulit na, kawatan na sila. Pero wala tayong kadala-dala. Sanay na tayong maisahan, kaya ang tawag na sa atin ay pinagsasamantalahan.
The Marcoses not only ransacked the economy, they also flaunted their loot to the world
The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption says detained drug lords still manage to have cell phones, while some inmates 'post openly' on Facebook too, according to Senator Panfilo Lacson
PACC Commissioner Manny Luna wanted to exclude former Bureau of Corrections chief and now Senator Bato Dela Rosa from their probe, citing lack of authority to investigate a non-presidential appointee
The charges filed by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption against Senator Hontiveros are unrelated to any PhilHealth issues but concern the Kian delos Santos case
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission is also investigating 15 Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office officials, including former general manager Alexander Balutan
'As a matter of policy, employees under the DILG, including police officers, will be held criminally and administratively liable,' says DILG Secretary Eduardo Año
'The giving of the gift is simply an appreciation by a thankful community for a job well done performed by the law enforcers,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
'We always explain to the public that there is no need for them to give gifts as we are just doing our job and we get paid by the Filipino people through our salaries,' the Philippine National Police says in a statement
The Senator and former police chief criticizes the President for condoning 'petty graft' that could lead to 'insatiable greed'
'If there is generosity in them, sabi ng anti-graft law, you cannot accept gifts? Kalokohan,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The Sandiganbayan orders former Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System deputy administrator Virgilio Ocaya to rebut allegations he received double compensation in 2002
Senator Panfilo Lacson says official action on his exposés on anomalies in government would show whether the President's anti-corruption vow is just 'lip service or a serious call to arms'
LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III also issues a memorandum asking all regional directors to undergo a 'voluntary lifestyle check'
Senator Richard Gordon says his committee will look into 'conflict of interest' allegations against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, and also President Rodrigo Duterte's shutdown of PCSO gaming operations