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Slap on wrist: Court orders ex-Iloilo congressman Syjuco, director to pay P17,000 each

Aug 04, 2019 - 7:06 PM

The Sandiganbayan convicts ex-Iloilo representative Augusto Syjuco Jr and former agriculture regional director Eduardo Lecciones of fraud after both pleaded guilty

DRILON'S OTHER ACCUSER: Former Representative Augusto Syjuco Jr. PRIB Photo

Phantasms and fairytales: Michelline Syjuco's 'Revelations'

Jan 13, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Michelline Syjuco holds her first solo painting exhibition

Tropical storm Urduja, Guerrero on martial law, Syjuco on Aquino | Evening wRap

Dec 15, 2017 - 8:34 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

To depict ’mass murder,’ Syjuco uses clip art in dengue vaccine complaint vs Aquino

Dec 15, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Syjuco's complaints uses as exhibits 23 news reports

News Briefs: March 6, 2017

Mar 06, 2017 - 8:25 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Monday March 6

News Briefs: March 3, 2017

Mar 03, 2017 - 8:27 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Friday March 3

From an old poet to a young novelist (and back)

Jan 02, 2017 - 8:29 PM

A lesson in martial law and current history

Sonny Belmonte, cable cars, Warren vs Trump | 6PM wRap

Jun 28, 2016 - 7:38 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Ombudsman: Malversation, graft charges vs ex-Iloilo rep Syjuco

Jun 28, 2016 - 2:17 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says former Iloilo representative Augusto Syjuco Jr violated the law when he got a multi million government contract using his own NGO

FACING CHARGES. Former Iloilo Representative Augusto Syjuco Jr faces malversation and violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act for entering into a multi-million government contract using Tagipusuon Foundation, Incorporated, his NGO.

The answer is yes: Questions for young leaders

May 30, 2016 - 11:08 PM

You can write the story of our future You understand that everyone deserves the same rights and opportunities

APEC Look back: Where were the 2016 presidential bets in 1996?

Nov 13, 2015 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED Rappler looks at where the 2016 presidential aspirants were when the Philippines first hosted APEC in 1996

Ex-TESDA chief Syjuco files complaint vs Aquino, Alcala

Oct 30, 2015 - 2:16 PM

Augusto Syjuco Jr who himself faces graft charges says this is his 26th complaint against the Aquino administration

CRUSADE. Controversial former TESDA director general Augusto Syjuco Jr says he is ready to file more corruption cases against Aquino administration officials. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Presidential aspirants: 22 and counting

Oct 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM

2nd UPDATE If Filipinos would have to pick a president based on today s list the choices include a vice president a former Tesda director general a twice disqualified presidential candidate a tricycle driver and a pastor

16 CHOICES SO FAR. Vice President Jejomar Binay, lawyer Ely Pamatong, and former Tesda director general Augusto Syjuco Jr are among the 16 presidential hopefuls who filed their certificates of candidacy on October 12. Photos from Rappler

SC raffles petitions vs MRT, LRT fare hike

Jan 06, 2015 - 6:52 PM

The Chief Justice however does not yet disclose who among the justices will handle the case

STOP INCREASE. Militant groups protest the implementation of the MRT, LRT fare hike. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Why Mercado surfaced to turn against Binay

Dec 03, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Two days after his second appearance in the Senate another emissary approaches Mercado with a more definite counter offer – P1 billion for his silence

Ombudsman indicts ex-Tesda chief in fertilizer fund scam

Nov 02, 2014 - 11:18 PM

Augusto Syjuco Jr faces graft charges along with 12 others

MORE CHARGES. Former Tesda director general Augusto Syjuco Jr is facing graft charges over the fertilizer fund scam. Photo from the website of the Office of the Ombudsman

Former Tesda chief Syjuco, wife charged over PDAF misuse

Aug 06, 2014 - 6:58 PM

Iloilo congresswoman Judy Syjuco released P20 million of her PDAF to an unauthorized project of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority which her husband headed in 2006

F___ censorship

Jun 24, 2014 - 5:52 PM

We must debate what cannot be debated Discuss what is forbidden Consider openly what is blasphemous

Art in the Park 2014: More art, bigger space

Mar 05, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Art in the Park promises pieces from 58 galleries and groups over green grass and under the shade of Makati s Acacia trees

No one can gag the President – De Lima

Nov 07, 2013 - 1:57 PM

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima says President Aquino cannot be subjected to orders issued by regular courts

SC urged: Gag Aquino, Cabinet on DAP

Nov 06, 2013 - 12:21 PM

Former Iloilo Rep Augusto Syjuco Jr tells the Supreme Court that President Aquino s speech impacted on public opinion on DAP

SC sets oral arguments on DAP

Oct 08, 2013 - 2:12 PM

The High Court does not temporarily stop the implementation of the controversial program which realigns items in the budget without Congress approval

NO TRO. The Supreme Court does not stop the release of funds under the controversial DAP, but will hear oral arguments on the program's constitutionality. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Ex-solon asks SC to declare DAP unconstitutional

Oct 07, 2013 - 4:14 PM

Former Iloilo Representative Augusto Syjuco Jr also asks the High Court to recommend administrative charges vs Budget Secretary Abad and Senate President Drilon

Another plunder complaint vs Drilon

Oct 01, 2013 - 9:30 PM

First the allegedly substandard Iloilo Hall of Justice; now an overpriced relocation site Both were both funded by Drilon s PDAF says Iloilo politician Augusto Syjuco

Make the most of your flooded holiday

Aug 20, 2013 - 4:32 PM

Stranded? Here are suggestions on how to make the most of your [wet] idle time

STRANDED? Worry not: here are ways for you to enjoy the wait

'Give Up Tomorrow' nominated in Emmys

Jul 12, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Give Up Tomorrow premiered in the Philippines in July 2012 as part of the Cinemalaya independent film festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

SEARCH FOR JUSTICE AND ANSWERS. 'Give Up Tomorrow' was shot in a span of 7 years. Screen shot from a video by Katherine Visconti/Rappler

Pacquiao, Imelda Marcos wealthiest House members

May 23, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Las Piñas City Rep Mark Villar s net worth increases by P200 M

RICHEST: Sarangani Rep Manny Pacquiao. File photo by John Javellana

Binay, UNA go on offensive in Iloilo

Apr 15, 2013 - 11:10 PM

UNA candidates go on the offensive while campaigning in Western Visayas

Binay, UNA: Roxas-Drilon endorsement weak

Apr 15, 2013 - 1:06 AM

UNA says the political clout of Drilon and Mar Roxas in Western Visayas has weakened since 2010

Binay bets battle it out in Mar Roxas's region

Apr 12, 2013 - 7:00 AM

Binay s coalition believes it has a fighting chance in Western Visayas because of new local allies

Did Rogue go rogue on Miguel Syjuco?

Apr 04, 2013 - 5:29 PM

Miguel Syjuco claims Rogue magazine used excerpts of his work without his permission

THE ROGUE MAGAZINE? Miguel Syjuco wants a public apology from Rogue's editors. Image from the Rogue Magazine Facebook page

Aquino is last chance to free Paco, says filmmaker

Mar 18, 2013 - 9:33 AM

He s the only one who can grant pardon for Paco says the filmmaker who documented missteps by Philippine courts in relation to the celebrated murder case

Sotto says no to tag-team debate

Sep 05, 2012 - 8:04 PM

Sotto turns down the tag team debate challenge with Leloy Claudio and Miguel Syjuco

Prayers for Tito Sen

Sep 04, 2012 - 6:53 AM

I believe discussion is how we define refine and rethink our convictions to grow into fuller human beings I believe that when we engage our communal knowledge grows

Why Tito Sotto’s plagiarism matters

Aug 23, 2012 - 7:54 PM

It’s to us to push for due process so that this doesn’t become just another wrong screamed at denied and swept into our communal memory to be lumped with so many unaddressed crimes large and small

Film seeks justice for Paco Larrañaga

Jul 31, 2012 - 2:37 PM

After winning awards at festivals in other countries the documentary about Paco Larrañaga is shown for the first time in the Philippines