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Duterte reveals officials under investigation

Duterte reveals officials under investigation.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepMay 16th, 2018

More execs probed

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday rattled off more names of government officials under investigation for corruption and other offenses. Reading from a document during a chance interview in Malacañang, Duterte mentioned several people including prosecutors Samina Macabando-Usman, Benjamin Lanto (OIC Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office), Clemente Villanueva, and Florencio dela Cruz and….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Duterte names at least 10 gov’t officials under probe for corruption

  President Rodrigo Duterte has revealed names of government officials under investigation over corruption.   Duterte said those officials under probe include Atty. Ambrosi Basman, Atty Rohani Basman, Amisa Lumuntod, Amilquir Macabando, Department of Justice Prosecutor Atty. Samina Sampaco Macabando-Usman, and OIC Pasay City Prosecutor Atty. Benjamin B. Lanto.   Further, Duterte said Inquest Prosecutor Clemente Villanueva, Assistant Prosecutor Florenzo dela Cruz, Naia District Collector Ramon Anquilan, Customs Intelligence and Investigation Division Director Adzhar Albani, and Naia customs operations officer Lomontod Macabando were likewise being investigate...Keep on reading: Duterte names at least 10 gov’t officials under probe for corruption.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Duterte names officials under probe for corruption

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday revealed names of government officials suspended and under investigation due to allegations of corruption. In a media interview, Duterte mentioned several people, including prosecutors and officials from the Department of Justice, Department of Public Works and Highways, Bureau of Customs, and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). On the list, according [...] The post Duterte names officials under probe for corruption appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Duterte says more officials suspended pending investigation

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, May 16, disclosed the names of more officials who have been suspended "pending investigation." In a chance interview on Wednesday, the President released the names of at least 13 suspended government employees. The employees included a prosecutor, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Ombudsman rejects Palace jurisdiction, probes own men

  The Ombudsman has initiated its own investigation of Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang and Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Paul Elmer Clemente.   Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Tuesday night said this was meant to assert the Ombudsman's disciplinary powers over its own officials --- rejecting the claim of jurisdiction by the Office of the President (OP) over the complaints brought against the two officials by lawyer Manuelito Luna.   Morales said Carandang and Clemente may face "administrative [liabilities] and also criminal, if called for."   The OP suspended Carandang on Jan. 29 for disclosing President Duterte's ban...Keep on reading: Ombudsman rejects Palace jurisdiction, probes own men.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Faeldon, BOC execs face probe for P6.4-B ‘shabu’

Ombudsman probers have found enough evidence to pursue a full-blown investigation of former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and several others over the smuggling of P6.4-billion worth of "shabu" (crystal meth) last May.   But the special fact-finding panel said there was a "lack of basis" to implicate President Rodrigo Duterte's son, resigned Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte, and son-in-law, lawyer Manases Carpio, in the smuggling case.   The case against Faeldon, fellow former mutineer Milo Maestrecampo and the other Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials will now move to the preliminary investigation stage.   Faeldon, now a deputy administrator at th...Keep on reading: Faeldon, BOC execs face probe for P6.4-B ‘shabu’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Duterte signs law restoring PNP, CIDG chiefs’subpoena power

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that restores the power of select officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to issue subpoenas in cases under investigation. Signed on March 1, Republic Act 10973 authorizes the PNP chief, the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group director, and the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

Lawyer Eduardo Bringas appointed to Duterte anti-corruption body

MANILA, Philippines – The lawyer of National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) officials who filed drug charges against Senator Leila De Lima was named executive director of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC). President Rodrigo Duterte signed the appointment papers of Eduardo Bringas on Wednesday, February 7. Malacañang released the documents to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

International Criminal Court Will Investigate Duterte Over Drug War

By Felipe Villamor/nytimes.com – The International Criminal Court said on Thursday that it was opening a preliminary investigation into accusations that President Rodrigo Duterte and other Philippine officials had committed crimes against humanity in the course of the government’s deadly crackdown on drugs. Fatou Bensouda, a prosecutor for the international Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

Roque: 3 more presidential appointees under probe due to complaints

President Rodrigo Duterte is investigating three more government officials who could be next on the chief executive's chopping block, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque saidon Monday. "Well, let's just say that the President always acts on complaints and I know of at least three complaints that have been received by the Office of the President," Roque said in an interview with CNN Philippines. "He never ignores these complaints," he added. "Now, but in fairness, he does his research and he always appoints an entity to investigate and when I make an announcement he always give me a copy of the report submitted to him after investigation has been conducted." He said all tho...Keep on reading: Roque: 3 more presidential appointees under probe due to complaints.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Who’s protecting drug queen and daughter?

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte wants to throw the book at suspected government officials protecting convicted drug trafficker and drug queen Yu Yuk Lai and her daughter Diane Yu Uy. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said an investigation is now ongoing to identify the officials. “This will really be pursued by the President.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Aussie nun who irked Duterte fights expulsion

An Australian nun who irked the Philippine president for joining political rallies defied an Immigration Bureau order for her to leave the Philippines and appealed to justice officials to allow her.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Karapatan submits report on HR violations during 1-year of martial law in Mindanao to local officials, UN experts

In letters to at least seven UN independent experts and special procedures, Karapatan submitted a report on the civil and political rights violations during the one-year implementation of martial law in Mindanao under the administration of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated News21 hr. 57 min. ago

Duterte hints at firing more appointees

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 May) — President Rodrigo Duterte hinted at firing more appointive officials, including friends, for their alleged involvement in corruption. On Thursday, Duterte said he might fire another appointee when he comes back to Malacañang, expressing disappointment that some friends who supported him when he was still mayor of Davao City […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

US lawmakers to meet with intel officials on Russia probe

WASHINGTON --- House and Senate lawmakers are set to meet with top intelligence officials as President Donald Trump raises new suspicions about the federal investigation into his 2016 campaign. Trump is calling his newest attempt at discrediting special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation "spygate." In recent days, he has been zeroing in on --- and at times embellishing --- reports that a longtime US government informant approached members of his campaign during the 2016 presidential election in a possible bid to glean intelligence on Russian efforts to sway the election. Trump tweeted Wednesday that the FBI had been caught in a "major SPY scandal." Trump's latest ...Keep on reading: US lawmakers to meet with intel officials on Russia probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Duterte tells 2 Apeco execs to quit

President Duterte has asked two ranking officials of the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (Apeco) to resign, Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III of party-list group Act-OFW said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Palace officials: Duterte’s remarks against women ‘mere play of words’

Malacaang's top officialson Wednesdaymaintained that President Rodrigo Duterte's recent remarks against women were "mere play of words" and that the online campaign criticizing the chief executive's statements is clearly "political" and "unfair." The Palace executives were reacting to the #BabaeAko social media campaign against misogynism and sexism launched in response to the President's controversial statement that the next Chief Justice "should not be a woman." READ: Duterte: Next Ombudsman should have integrity and not be a woman In separate statements, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go said Duterte's track rec...Keep on reading: Palace officials: Duterte’s remarks against women ‘mere play of words’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

‘Whistleblower’ exec kicked out

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has fired Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino for having dealings with a sister of the chief executive, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the announcement after Duterte said over the weekend that he would dismiss officials who would use him or his family for leverage.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Palace: PH not abandoning traditional alliance with US

THE Philippines is not abandoning its traditional alliance with the United States (US), Malacañang said on Monday, despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s “independent” foreign policy that distanced itself from the Western superpower. Palace spokesman Harry Roque reiterated this after Philippine government officials, led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, met with the chief of the US Pacific [...] The post Palace: PH not abandoning traditional alliance with US appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Duterte disappointed some appointees turned out to be corrupt 

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 May) — President Rodrigo Duterte expressed disappointment on Sunday that some government officials he appointed turned out to be corrupt. During the annual town fiesta of Tabogon, Cebu, Duterte also disclosed that he is set to fire five more government officials when he returns to Malacañang, as he reiterated his […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018