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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 – 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:  philstarRelated NewsMay 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

EDITORIAL - Successful rehabilitation

In polluted, overcrowded Metro Manila, good news comes rarely on the environmental front......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

Lena Dunham shutting down online feminist newsletter

NEW YORK --- Lena Dunham is shutting down her online feminist newsletter. The author and creator of "Girls" announced Friday that the publication she co-founded three years ago, Lenny, had reached its "final chapter." In a message to readers, Dunham wrote that there was "no one reason" for the decision and said she was proud that Lenny had provided a forum for "new voices." The message was also signed by Lenny co-founder Jenni Konner and by editorial director Molly Elizalde. Dunham and Konner were executive producers of "Girls," the acclaimed HBO series in which Dunham starred. They had ended their producing partnership over the summer.MKH RELATED STORIES: Let's talk a...Keep on reading: Lena Dunham shutting down online feminist newsletter.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News21 hr. 6 min. ago

Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19)

Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 14, 2018 The Philippine Star, October 14, 2018 The Manila Times, October 17, 2018 Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 18, 2018 Malaya Busin Source link link: Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19).....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago

ICUPAO execs indicted for illegal lot award

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Office of the Ombudsman Visayas found probable cause to indict two officials of the Iloilo City Urban Poor Affairs Office (ICUPAO) for violation of Section 3 (e) of Republic Act 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corruption Practices Act). Wilfredo Jurilla and Nelia Secusana were charged before the Sandiganbayan for allegedly manifesting partiality in […] The post ICUPAO execs indicted for illegal lot award appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19)

Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 14, 2018The Philippine Star, October 14, 2018The Manila Times, October 17, 2018Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 18, 2018Malaya Busin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Fund raising season

’Tis the season – not just to be merry for the holidays, but also to raise funds for election campaigns. In the past, members of the Tsinoy community had warned that kidnapping for ransom usually spiked when elections approached......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Not 274, but 1,997 counts of malversation vs Aquino and his gang

RIGOBERTO D. TIGLAO I’M starting to believe that we do have a rule of law, even if the axe falls on the mighty, and the rich. Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission commissioner Greco Belgica and several other citizens have filed at the Office of the Ombudsman 274 counts of malversation against former President Benigno Aquino 3rd, his… link: Not 274, but 1,997 counts of malversation vs Aquino and his gang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19)

Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 14, 2018 The Philippine Star, October 14, 2018 The Manila Times, October 17, 2018 Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 18, 2018 Malaya Busin Source link link: Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19).....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Editorial Cartoons of the Week (October 13 to October 19)

Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 14, 2018The Philippine Star, October 14, 2018The Manila Times, October 17, 2018Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 18, 2018Malaya Busin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

‘WORST CORRUPTION0’: Gov. Defensor faces graft, technical malversation raps

By: Gail T. Momblan FORMAL criminal and administrative complaints were filed against Iloilo Governor Arthur D. Defensor Sr. before the Office of the Ombudsman on Oct 18, 2018 by former provincial administrator Manuel “Boy” Mejorada. Defensor faces offenses on technical malversation of public funds under Article 220 of the Revised Penal Code, violation of  the Anti-graft […] The post ‘WORST CORRUPTION0’: Gov. Defensor faces graft, technical malversation raps appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Preventing a repeat

Soldiers and police who fought in the siege, a number of whom suffered permanent disabilities, as well as relatives of the security forces and civilians killed in the fighting gathered in Marawi this week to mark the first year since the city was officially liberated from Maute terrorists......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Sustainable tourism

Tourists began trickling back to Boracay over the weekend and the soft reopening of the island for its main economic activity pushed through on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Yellow gang should hang

“Letting off Noynoy with a P1,000 fine for plundering P200 billion is the worst insult to humanity’s sense of fairness. The Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) controversy is expected to get a better shake under Ombudsman Samuel Martires rather than the slap on the wrist ruling his predecessor Conchita Carpio-Morales imposed on former yellow officials. Morales […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018