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Ball starts rolling at last for PDAF scam plunder trials

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:20 PM

After Bong Revilla's plunder trial, Jinggoy Estrada is next, to be followed by former representative Edgar Valdez

Teachers, DepEd employees to get productivity pay soon

Jun 24, 2015 - 2:55 PM

The budget department has released P14 billion for the Productivity Enhancement Incentive of teachers and other DepEd employees equivalent to a month s salary

Laguna mayor to be charged over fake fund release orders

Mar 13, 2015 - 7:13 PM

Two suppliers have complained that Pakil Mayor Vipops Charles Martinez and his cohorts used fake SAROs to convince them to finance certain town projects

DBM witness: I never saw Napoles' name in documents

Aug 01, 2014 - 3:28 PM

Budget Director Carmencita Delantar says she never encountered the name of the alleged scam mastermind in documents related to the release of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile s PDAF

DOJ probes 17 former, current senators in 'Napolist'

Jul 31, 2014 - 7:57 AM

Defense lawyers in the current PDAF cases indicate implementing agencies have reason to falsify documents as they financially gain from transacting with NGOs

Abad: No Luisita compensation under DAP

Jul 22, 2014 - 4:31 PM

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says the funds were part of the Department of Agrarian Reform s 2010 and 2011 budgets for the CARP

PDAF case prosecutors hit for evidence used

Jul 03, 2014 - 8:09 PM

Sandiganbayan Justice Rafael Lagos points out the evidence cited in the charge sheet against Budget Undersecretary Mario Relampagos has nothing to do with his own office

Haresco on fake SAROs: Why am I being singled out?

Feb 11, 2014 - 7:15 PM

The Aklan representative says he wasn t invited by the NBI to give his side; asks why out of 32 congressmen implicated he s the only one set to be charged

NBI: Charge Aklan rep, 4 others over fake SAROs

Feb 11, 2014 - 12:53 PM

Charges are recommended against Aklan congressman Teodorico Haresco Jr congressional staff and employees of the budget department

Loi Estrada also channeled pork barrel to Napoles

Jan 31, 2014 - 6:16 PM

Letters sent to the agriculture department appear to tie up some loose ends regarding connections between the Estrada family and Janet Napoles

Palace, critics clash on scrapping of SARO

Jan 03, 2014 - 4:55 PM

Malacañang says scrapping the SARO system is an anti corruption move; critics say it removes the paper trail of government funds now centralized in the Palace

House staff linked to fake SARO transferred to another dep't

Dec 03, 2013 - 7:44 PM

As a precautionary thing the Speaker has moved Jose Badong from the House appropriations committee to the Office of the Secretary General

NO PROBE YET. Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr says Cagayan Rep Baby Aline Vargas-Alfonso called him on Friday, November 29, 2013 to explain her alleged involvement in the fake SARO case. Photo by Rappler

Source of fake SARO? House has 2 versions of the story

Dec 02, 2013 - 7:09 PM

UPDATED Cagayan Rep Baby Aline Alfonso says it was from a staff of the appropriations committee; the Speaker says it s from Zamboanga City Rep Lilia Nuño s staff

De Lima on fake SAROs: DBM staff has to be involved

Nov 26, 2013 - 5:51 PM

The NBI is also looking into the alleged proliferation of fake SAROs in Calabarzon Western Visayas and Soccsksargen