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News Briefs: March 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Tuesday March 21

Muntinlupa's Biazon, DBM officials suspended over PDAF scam

Oct 21, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Muntinlupa City Representative Rozzano Rufino Biazon has expressed his intention to voluntarily serve his 90-day preventive suspension

Biazon file photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Ombudsman files 2 new criminal charges vs Pichay

Oct 21, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Prosecutors say Prospero Pichay Jr caused undue injury to LWUA when he used its funds to sponsor a National Chess Federation of the Philippines chess tournament held in honor of him

Pichay file photo by Rhona Wise/AFP

Ex-Comelec chief Abalos charged for graft over car purchases

Oct 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM

A bail bond of P30 000 has been recommended by the Ombudsman

NEW CASE. After having been acquitted from an electoral sabotage case and the NBN-ZTE case, former Comelec Chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr (center) faces graft charges before the Sandiganbayan. File hoto by Jose Del/Rappler

Court orders 90-day suspension of JV Ejercito, San Juan officials

Aug 23, 2016 - 11:08 AM

UPDATED I will not hesitate to do it again says Senator JV Ejercito of his decision to use calamity funds to buy high powered firearms for San Juan city s police department in 2008 the subject of his graft case before the Sandiganbayan

CHARGES. Senator JV Ejercito faces graft and malversation charges over alleged fund misuse when he was San Juan mayor. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

DOJ: Allow filing of corruption cases within 20 years

Jul 07, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The justice department backs the House bills that seek to increase from the current 15 years the prescriptive period for filing corruption complaints

Ex-Caloocan mayor charged with graft over P2.9-M drainage project

Jun 29, 2016 - 5:03 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says during his watch then Caloocan City Mayor Enrico Echiverri entered into a contract with a private firm without authority from the City Council

CHARGES. Former Caloocan City mayor Enrico Echiverri faces graft charges stemming from an alleged anomalous deal. Photo from Enrico Echiverri's Facebook page.

Ombudsman orders dismissal of human rights commissioner

Sep 11, 2014 - 9:20 PM

The Office of the Ombudsman finds Commissioner Coco Quisumbing guilty of grave misconduct and violations of the code of conduct and ethical standards for public officials and employees

SUSPENDED. The Office of the Ombudsman orders the preventive suspension of CHR Commissioner Cecilia "Coco" Quisumbing. Screenshot from YouTube

Ombudsman sacks Cagayan State University president

Jul 09, 2014 - 7:18 PM

Roger Perez used university resources for the improvement of his house and accepted money in connection to an official school transaction says the resolution