Gregory Ong - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Gregory Ong


Duterte appoints Walter Ong to the Court of Appeals

Dec 11, 2017 - 4:12 PM

He is the brother of former Sandiganbayan justice Gregory Ong, who was dismissed by the Supreme Court over links with alleged 'pork barrel queen' Janet Lim-Napoles

NEW APPOINTMENT. President Rodrigo Duterte chooses private lawyer Walter Ong as a new Court of Appeals Associate Justice. File photo from the Court of Appeals website

Brother of dismissed justice shortlisted to the anti-graft court

Sep 29, 2017 - 4:29 PM

The Judicial Bar Council submits 6 names to President Rodrigo Duterte

VACANCIES. Sandiganbayan has 4 vacancies for Associate Justices. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

JBC submits to Duterte shortlist for CA justice

Apr 01, 2017 - 12:02 PM

The shortlist is composed of 6 trial court judges and a private practitioner who is the brother of dismissed Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong

NEW APPOINTMENT. President Rodrigo Duterte chooses a new Court of Appeals Associate Justice. File photo from the Court of Appeals website

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

Jinggoy camp: Luy digital files tampered with

Sep 04, 2015 - 7:06 PM

The Luy disk drive has become unreliable and unbelievable and its contents inaccurate [upon] which the prosecution largely based their allegations against Senator Estrada the defense says

Palace names new Sandiganbayan justice

May 09, 2015 - 7:06 PM

New anti graft justice Sarah Jane Fernandez leaves the Office of the Solicitor General to fill in the vacancy left by ousted Justice Gregory Ong

EXPANSION. Sandiganbayan now has 7 divisions instead of 5. Rappler file photo

2014 'Wagi at lugi,' winners and losers

Dec 20, 2014 - 1:00 PM

You may or may not agree with some of the choices We d like to hear from you so let us know if we have a common deck for this year s winners and losers under this section

Justices told: Explain refusal to try Jinggoy's plunder case

Dec 17, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Has there been undue pressure exerted on the justices to back out from the case?

APPEARANCE. Senator Jinggoy Estrada appears  before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division. Sandiganbayan pool photo

Who will replace sacked anti-graft court justice?

Oct 26, 2014 - 5:56 PM

The Judicial and Bar Council sets the deadline for nomination on November 6

VACANT. President Benigno Aquino III fails to pick a Sandiganbayan justice within the prescribed 90-day deadline.

SC affirms dismissal of anti-graft justice linked to Napoles

Oct 21, 2014 - 3:14 PM

The High Court denies the motion for reconsideration of Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong for lack of merit

PNP chief violated 4 laws on accepting gifts

Oct 03, 2014 - 11:01 AM

Anti corruption laws which nailed anti graft court Justice Gregory Ong could be applied to Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima as well

Sanctions for other justices in Napoles Kevlar case?

Sep 30, 2014 - 5:08 PM

SC Justice Marvic Leonen says the irregularities were so deliberate they cast doubt not only on Ong but also on Justices Jose Hernandez and Cristina Cornejo who acquitted pork barrel queen Janet Lim Napoles in the Kevlar helmet case

Rappler Newscast | September 26, 2014

Sep 26, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Court grants Enrile s request for hospital detention Napoles downplays ties with sacked anti graft justice Outraged Indonesians mobilize to protect democracy

Napoles downplays ties with sacked anti-graft justice

Sep 26, 2014 - 4:47 PM

Janet Lim Napoles says the timeline of events belies the claim of whistle blowers that dismissed Justice Gregory Ong was her contact at the Sandiganbayan

Rappler Newscast | September 23, 2014

Sep 24, 2014 - 11:00 AM

The Supreme Court sacks justice Gregory Ong Only a third of Filipinos have internet access The US and its Arab allies launch strikes against ISIS

INSIDE STORY: Ousted justice tried to bargain with SC

Sep 23, 2014 - 6:36 PM

Ong reportedly seeks a graceful exit on his own terms which according to a Sandiganbayan justice is ill advised

SC dismisses anti-graft justice linked to Napoles

Sep 23, 2014 - 2:03 PM

The Court declares Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong guilty of gross misconduct dishonesty and impropriety

The justices behind the pork barrel cases

Aug 17, 2014 - 5:31 PM

A member of the Sandiganbayan says the filing of the 3 plunder cases is a welcome development for those eyeing higher positions in the judiciary How they decide on the cases [could] affect their chances of being appointed to the SC

How will Sandigan justices handle plunder cases?

Aug 16, 2014 - 7:31 PM

It bears watching how the Aquino appointees will act on the plunder cases if Aquino is no longer in power It is also interesting to find out how the cases will play out with a president sympathetic to the senators

Sandiganbayan justice linked to Napoles splits Supreme Court

Jul 05, 2014 - 8:21 PM

UPDATED Court insiders tell Rappler justices are divided on whether Justice Gregory Ong should be meted the lighter penalty of suspension or the extreme penalty of dismissal with all his benefits forfeited

Rappler Newscast | June 30, 2014

Jun 30, 2014 - 9:38 PM

Court enters not guilty plea for Estrada Will SC dismiss anti graft court justice Gregory Ong? Terrorist group ISIS declares a caliphate in Syria and Iraq

Will SC dismiss anti-graft court justice?

Jun 30, 2014 - 9:52 AM

On Tuesday July 1 Supreme Court justices are scheduled to decide on a recommendation to dismiss Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong for his links to suspected pork barrel scam architect Janet Lim Napoles


Revilla’s 'kickbacks' more than Sandigan justices' total net worth

Jun 21, 2014 - 7:14 PM

[Exclusive] As of end 2012 the 14 anti graft court justices have a collective net worth of over P215 million – less than the P224 5 million that Revilla is accused of collecting from 2006 2010

Get to know the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

Jun 14, 2014 - 12:37 PM

Public attention shifts to the Sandiganbayan which is expected to be under tremendous pressure to dispose of the graft and plunder cases in the soonest possible time Get to know it and how it works

ANTI-GRAFT COURT. Sandiganbayan now holds the plunder and graft cases in relation to the pork barrel issue. Rappler file photo

No need for special courts to hear pork scam cases

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Justices of the anti graft court agree there is no need to create special divisions for the plunder cases to disabuse the mind of the public they are rushing resolution of the cases for political reasons

Anti-graft court justice in pork scam files

Jun 11, 2014 - 8:15 AM

The name of Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong appears in the digital files of pork barrel scam whistleblower Benhur Luy


Why Luy dropped Baligod as counsel

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:18 PM

The principal whistle blower has had differences with his lawyer over testimonies on two personalities: Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong and TRC chief Dennis Cunanan

SC probes justice linked to Napoles

Jan 22, 2014 - 4:56 PM

Retired SC Justice Angelina Sandoval Gutierrez will be the lead investigator

EXPLAIN. Sandiganbayan justice Gregory Ong (left) is being asked to explain his alleged ties with Janet Lim Napoles (right). Photo provided to Rappler

Noose tightens on fugitive Napoles brother

Jan 18, 2014 - 6:23 PM

The anti graft court orders Napoles brother to explain why his probation should not be revoked even as the Supreme Court reviews the Kevlar helmet case

Explain Napoles links, SC orders justice

Oct 17, 2013 - 3:26 PM

The Supreme Court gives Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong 10 days to respond

Junior justice is new Sandiganbayan head

Oct 04, 2013 - 4:31 PM

Recently appointed and the most junior in the graft court Amparo Cabotaje Tang has been named presiding justice bypassing senior justices

INSIDER, BUT JUNIOR. Recently appointed Associate Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang is named presiding justice of the graft court. Photo courtesy of the UST Faculty of Civil Law.

Exclusive: Napoles parties with anti-graft court justice

Aug 30, 2013 - 11:58 AM

EXCLUSIVE: Sandigan Associate Justice Gregory Ong under whose division the Kevlar helmets case was decided appears in a photo partying with Janet Napoles and Sen Jinggoy Estrada

SALN violation: Ex-army colonel gets jail, fine

Jun 11, 2013 - 6:46 PM

Court punishes a military officer for failing to disclose a monthly income of P9 000

Graft case vs Arroyo raffled to her controversial appointee

Jan 02, 2012 - 3:22 PM

Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong is expected to exercise objectivity