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EDITORIAL – The next ombudsman

Within a month, President Duterte will be making one of his most critical appointments. Conchita Carpio Morales is retiring soon as ombudsman, the official principally tasked to go after the corrupt......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 16th, 2018

EDITORIAL – Change in the DOT

The Office of the Ombudsman has stepped into the investigation of the P60-million advertising contract from the Department of Tourism that was placed by government station PTV 4 with a media company owned by two of the brothers of the newly resigned DOT secretary......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Capacity building

Beyond the hostile acoustic exchange between President Duterte and the Office of the Ombudsman, there must be an effort to boost the capability of the office.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2017

EDITORIAL - One step closer to justice

Over two years after the bloody encounter, the Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the indictment before the Sandiganbayan of former president Benigno Aquino.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2017

EDITORIAL - Inordinate delay

Citing an “inordinate delay” in the filing of cases in court, the Sandiganbayan has reportedly dismissed 26 graft cases filed by the Office of the Ombudsman......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

EDITORIAL - Inordinate delay

The case was filed in court by the Office of the Ombudsman way back in 1993 and involved a relatively small amount compared to the hundreds of millions certa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2017

EDITORIAL - Circumventing the SC

The Office of the Ombudsman has finished investigating only a fraction of the nearly 200 lawmakers, many of them still holding public office, who were implic.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2016

& apos;Up to ombudsman to sue axed, resigned officials& apos; - Philippine Star

'Up to ombudsman to sue axed, resigned officials' - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated News9 min. ago

EDITORIAL – Friendly neighbors

No one is asking for war with China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News16 hr. 48 min. ago

Ombudsman Morales to retire P18 million richer

Outgoing Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales is retiring almost P18 million richer than when she assumed office in 2011......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News22 hr. 47 min. ago

Morales leaves Ombudsman P17M richer than when she came in

MANILA, Philippines – Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales' net worth for 2017 stands at P58.615 million, or P17 million more than when she first became Ombudsman in 2011. Morales’ entry Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) when she was appointed  Ombudsman in July 2011 showed she ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Editorial: Compassion for community and the fare hike

More or less than fifty years ago, it was normal for pupils to walk from home to school and back everyday, rain or shine. In some districts there used to be only three public utility jeeps. The jeeps then can only seat eight adult passengers at a time and fare was around five to ten centavos each. Child passengers are free but have to stand up and hold on the hand bars behind the driver or on the ceiling of the jeepney. But for most kids, it was more fun to walk to and from school and save the fare money for more sweets from the school canteen......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Ombudsman Morales P4.4 million richer in 2017

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales posted a net worth in 2017 of P56.615 million—44 percent higher than when she first assumed leadership of the Office of the Ombudsman in 2011......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Who s who: A look at candidates aspiring to be the next ombudsman

Here is a brief look at their profile......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Female youth leaders slam Duterte’s ‘misogyny, macho-fascism’

President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark that he does not want a woman to be the next ombudsman dismisses the role of women in society, young women leaders all over the country said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

EDITORIAL – The fighting 14

In the ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice, the House of Representatives has all but relinquished to the executive and judicial branches its constitutional power of impeachment......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Week of Peace

Coinciding with the start of Ramadan this year, a government-organized task force has launched a weeklong commemoration of the siege that destroyed the city of Marawi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

The search for the next Ombudsman

MANILA, Philippines – The job of being an Ombudsman is so difficult that Conchita Carpio Morales is the first one in 16 years to finish a full term. Simeon Marcelo was hit by "burnout" and quit only 3 years into the job, while Merceditas Gutierrez resigned due ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

PNP, Ombudsman dispute UNTV lead - Philippine Star

PNP, Ombudsman dispute UNTV lead - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL -Hit them where it hurts

A drug pusher may be widely known in the neighborhood. For criminal charges against him to stick, however, he must be caught not only in possession of illegal drugs but also in the act of selling them......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

EDITORIAL – Lessons from a crisis

With the ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait completely lifted, bilateral ties are now headed for normalization......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018