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Davao del Sur gov Cagas charged over PDAF scam

Mar 30, 2017 - 2:39 PM

Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas is accused of pocketing P9.3 million in public funds through the pork barrel scam when he was a congressman

CHARGED. Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas is accused of public fund misuse. Photo from the Facebook page of Governor Douglas Cagas

LOOK: Forms of corruption in government, daily life

Jul 31, 2016 - 12:45 PM

As we do our part and increase our vigilance to stop the menace of corruption it pays to be aware of what these corrupt acts are

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How much 'SOP' should a taxpayer pay? (Part 2)

Jun 04, 2015 - 10:12 AM

Mr Tax Whiz tells ignorant taxpayer that bribing BIR examiners is wrong Not paying the right taxes is even worse

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How much 'SOP' should a taxpayer pay? (Part 1)

Jun 03, 2015 - 3:41 PM

An ignorant taxpayer asks Is there a legal way of dealing with BIR without compromises?

Ebeng Baloloy: Binay’s Girl Friday

Nov 08, 2014 - 8:58 PM

Binay s most trusted aide Ebeng Baloloy is likely to bring Binay s secrets to her grave

VP Binay still a no-show as Senate hearings resume

Oct 22, 2014 - 7:30 AM

I won t give them that opportunity to disrespect the Office of the Vice President

WILL HE GO? Vice President Jejomar Binay, facing allegations of corruption and a Senate probe, insists there’s no point in facing a ‘kangaroo court.’ Rappler file photo

Estrada: Tuason delivered sandwiches, not cash

Feb 13, 2014 - 6:51 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada calls the allegations of whistleblower Ruby Tuason a total lie

TOTAL LIE. Sen Jinggoy Estrada denies allegations made by whistleblower Ruby Tuason that Estrada worked directly with alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles. Photo by Rappler

Ruby Tuason drags dead brother into Malampaya scam

Feb 11, 2014 - 9:57 PM

Tuason’s affidavit also gives a peek into how she regarded Napoles – a name dropper who cut off conduits once she personally got to reach principals

'Alcala used agri funds for son's gubernatorial bid'

Jan 23, 2014 - 9:45 PM

Implicated in the pork barrel scam Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala is named respondent in another complaint to be filed with the Ombudsman on Friday

Debris clean-up, body identification still unfinished in Tacloban

Jan 09, 2014 - 6:25 PM

In a Cabinet meeting President Aquino orders additional funds for cadaver identification but the alleged collusion between contractors and a local official to receive kickbacks from bunkhouses being built is not discussed

MORE. Hundred more bodies are left unburied almost 2 months after Yolanda. File photo by Jake Verzosa

Biazon: I'm ready to face allegations

Nov 29, 2013 - 6:22 PM

I had always exercised prudence and fidelity in the performance of my duty as Representative of the Muntinlupa

DAR's Panlilio: 'No regrets knowing Janet Napoles'

Oct 03, 2013 - 10:11 PM

Plunder case and all DAR executive Teresita Panlilio credits Janet Lim Napoles for bringing her closer to God

Jinggoy received millions of pesos in kickbacks until 2012

Sep 17, 2013 - 7:41 PM

While Sen Bong Revilla collects the highest amount of rebates in 4 years Sen Jinggoy Estrada keeps his ties with Janet Lim Napoles until 2012

NOT CRIME. Sen Jinggoy Estrada is confident he will be acquitted, saying endorsing an NGO is "not a crime." He is photographed during the prayer at the start of session on Monday, September 16. Photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

Palace rejects Miriam's proposal on scam

Jul 16, 2013 - 5:10 PM

The Palace has better things to do than probe an alleged pork barrel scam says a spokesperson

REJECTED. Malacañang says no to Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago's proposal for a separate probe.