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Ex-SAF chief faces P59 million plunder rap - Philippine Star

Ex-SAF chief faces P59 million plunder rap - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsApr 16th, 2018

Returning money won t stop probes vs ex-SAF chief – Dela Rosa

MANILA, Philippines – Even if every peso of the allegedly missing P59.8 million  intended for police Special Action Force (SAF) troopers is returned, all probes against the plunder-accused former SAF chief and officers will push through. This was revealed by outgoing Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Sereno faces P2-M tax evasion rap, says Internal Revenue official

CHIEF Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is facing a tax evasion charge when she failed to pay at least P2 million in taxable income for her services as government counsel in the case against Philippine International Air Terminals Co. Inc.  (Piatco), which built the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3, an official of the Bureau of Internal [...] The post Sereno faces P2-M tax evasion rap, says Internal Revenue official appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

& apos;Chief Justice Sereno paid P12 million to IT consultant in 5 years& apos; - Philippine Star

'Chief Justice Sereno paid P12 million to IT consultant in 5 years' - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2018

Meet 2017 s ten most powerful people in sports in Asia

In Asia, sports equals passion, and these ten big names in the sporting world today have led their respective organizations to amazing heights this year. Let’s take a look at 2017’s Top 10 People Behind the Biggest Sports Media Properties in Asia.   #1 Gianni Infantino, President of the FIFA World Cup Gianni Infantino is a football administrator and the current President of the FIFA World Cup. The FIFA World Cup is an international football association and tournament held every four years. Men’s football is arguably the most popular sport in the entire world and the same is true for Asia. The sport retains large numbers in viewership and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Countries like Singapore, Korea and Australia all follow football religiously.   #2 Aleksander Ceferin, President of UEFA Champions League Aleksander Ceferin heads the UEFA Champions League, an annual football competition, unlike FIFA which is only held every four years. The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is one of the most prestigious football tournaments in the world and is participated by top-division European football clubs. Although it does not consist of Asian teams, UEFA remains popular among the Asian people due to the popularity of football as a sport.   #3 Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship When billionaire Chatri Sityodtong conjured up the idea for ONE Championship, he envisioned the entire Asia united under a single sport. ONE Championship has achieved tremendous success since its establishment in 2011. Martial arts is considered a Pan-Asian sport and for the first time in Asian history, it is a sport that has transcended regional and cultural boundaries. Currently the largest global sports media property in Asian history. Today, ONE Championship is broadcast to over one billion viewers in over 128 countries across the globe.   #4 Horacio Muratore, President of FIBA Having been president of FIBA since 2014, Horacio Muratore has continued to develop the sport of basketball, not just in Asia, but in the entire world. The FIBA Basketball World Cup was established in 1950 and is an international basketball competition held every four years since its inaugural year. It also has popular variations in the FIBA Asia Championships and FIBA EuroBasket. The next tournament is scheduled for Beijing, China in 2019. Basketball’s popularity in Asia remains concentrated in the Philippines, Taiwan and China where the sport enjoys a very strong and faithful following.   #5 John Malone, Owner of Formula One Although Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One’s colorful chief executive remains at the helm of business operations, new owner American billionaire John Malone purchased the company in early 2017 and has since continued to deliver fans heart-pumping auto-racing action. Formula One, also known as Formula 1 or simply as F1, is the highest class of single-seater international auto-racing tournament in the world. Held in different variations depending on the region, the races are held regularly on an annual basis on purpose-built F1 circuits or public roads. The most popular variation in Asia is the Singapore Grand Prix which normally takes place on the Marina Bay Street Circuit. The Singapore Grand Prix was first held in 1966. It is the first of its kind in Asia.   #6 Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball Rob Manfred was named the 10th Commissioner in the history of Major League Baseball a wildly popular sport not just in the United States, but also in Japan, Taiwan, and China. Major League Baseball or the MLB is the most recognizable professional baseball organization in the world. It is immensely popular especially in Japan where baseball is almost considered a national sport. Since 1986, an all-star team from the MLB is sent to a biennial end-of-season tour of Japan. It is called MLB Japan All-Star Series wherein exhibition games are held in a best-of format against all-stars from the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) league. Aside from MLB Japan Serie, there also exists an MLB China Series and an MLB Taiwan Series.   #7 Hemang Amin, Chief Operating Officer of Vivo Indian Premier League Heman Amin has been a part of the BCCI, which governs the Vivo Indian Premier League, for the past seven years. The IPL is a professional Twenty20 cricket league established in India which is held every April and May of every year. Cricket is by far the most popular sport in India. Although a relatively new organization, having been established as recently as 2008, the IPL is one of the fastest growing sports media properties in Asia. It is currently valued at US$1.6 billion which is a monumental achievement for such a young property.   #8 Chito Narvasa, Former Commissioner of the Philippine Basketball Association Former basketball player and coach, Chito Narvasa is the ninth Commissioner of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Basketball is a wildly popular sport in the Philippines, and perhaps the most widely played in the entire country. The premiere proving ground of men’s professional basketball in the Philippines is the PBA, which owns the distinction of being the first professional basketball league in Asia, and the second-oldest continuously existing league in the world apart from the National Basketball Association (NBA). The PBA played its first game in 1975, and today fuels a hoop-crazy nation that loves its basketball.   #9 Cai Zhenhua, President of the Chinese Football Association China has a burgeoning football obsession, with support from Chinese President Xi Jinping himself who is helping to develop the sport. Cai Zhenhua is the current President of the Chinese Football Association, which governs the sport in China.China’s passion for football is manifest in the Chinese Super League (CSL), which is the highest tier of professional football in the country. With a season that starts in March and ends mid-November, the CSL features 16 football clubs in its current season. The league, the largest in China, now operates under the management of the Chinese Football Association. The current champions are the Guangzhou Evergrande.   #10 Mitsuri Murai, Chairman of Japan Professional Football League Inaugurated in 2014, Mitsuri Murai is the Chairman of the Japan Professional Football League, or more popularly known as the J.League. Japanese professional football league, J.League is one of the most successful football leagues in all of Asia. It is the top level of Japan’s professional football scene, which is one of the most popular sports in all the region. With an annual revenue of over $560-million, the J.League features three football levels: J1, J2, and J3. The league is also governed by FIFA on the global level......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

LTO chief faces another complaint over P830-M driver's license cards - Philippine Star

LTO chief faces another complaint over P830-M driver's license cards - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2017

DAR chief faces graft raps - Philippine Star

DAR chief faces graft raps - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

Ex-Philpost chief faces arrest over unremitted GSIS payments - Philippine Star

Ex-Philpost chief faces arrest over unremitted GSIS payments - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2017

Row Over P96-M Gov’t Project Linked to Mayor Bote Slay

A dispute over a PHP96-million government project to promote tourism in Nueva Ecija is the motive behind the murder of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija mayor Ferdinand Bote, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday. Speaking to newsmen, Police Regional Office 3 director Chief Supt. Amador Corpus said the leadership of the local Iglesia ni Cristo […].....»»

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Grab to appeal LTFRB& apos;s P10-million fine - Philippine Star

Grab to appeal LTFRB's P10-million fine - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Former Butuan mayor faces graft charges

Former Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr. is facing graft cases before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the alleged illegal disbursement of P15.48 million for acquisition of a defective machine. The case stemmed from the approval of Amante to release the amount from November 2012 to June 2013 in favor of World Medical Relief-Philippine National… link: Former Butuan mayor faces graft charges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

PNP plans to implement gun amnesty

IN a bid to account for an estimated over a million loose firearms in the country, the Philippine National Police is planning to implement a nationwide gun amnesty by next month, PNP chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde said yesterday. The amnesty will allow holders of unregistered firearms and those….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Leonen: No plan to apply for chief justice post - Philippine Star

Leonen: No plan to apply for chief justice post - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

DOH chief sounds alarm over rising lepto cases - Philippine Star

DOH chief sounds alarm over rising lepto cases - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Gigi Reyes won’t share Enrile luck as her bail bid is rejected

Unlike her former boss and mentor, Juan Ponce Enrile, Jessica Lucila "Gigi" Reyes will stay in jail. The antigraft court Sandiganbayan's Third Division has denied Reyes' motion for bail in a unanimous 16-page resolution dated June 28. It said the testimonies of pork barrel scam whistleblowers "remain trustworthy," and evidence of Reyes' guilt was strong enough to keep her detained pending trial for a P172.8-million plunder case which Enrile faces, too. Even if whistleblowers Benhur Luy, Merlina Suas and Marina Sula never met Reyes in person, the court said this had "no significant impact on the reliability of their respective testimonies." Detailed testimony The court ...Keep on reading: Gigi Reyes won’t share Enrile luck as her bail bid is rejected.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Sandiganbayan keeps ex-Enrile aide in detention

THE Sandiganbayan denied a petition for bail by the chief aide of then Senate president Juan Ponce-Enrile, a co-accused in the P172 million plunder case in connection with the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam, for lack of merit. In a 16-page decision last June 28, the anti-graft court said that lawyer Jessica “Gigi” Reyes’… link: Sandiganbayan keeps ex-Enrile aide in detention.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Carpio, 4 other senior justices nominated for chief justice post - Philippine Star

Carpio, 4 other senior justices nominated for chief justice post - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

DOJ: $10 million estafa raps vs Okada up for review - Philippine Star

DOJ: $10 million estafa raps vs Okada up for review - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Robredo: Filipinos& apos; freedom faces threats - Philippine Star

Robredo: Filipinos' freedom faces threats - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

CV cops seize P7-M shabu, nab 3 HVTs

AGENTS of the Philippine National Police on Saturday arrested three ‘high-value’ drug targets in Central Visayas during separate buy-bust operations in Cebu City which led to the confiscation of an estimated P7 million worth of shabu, Police Regional Office 7 Officer-in-Charge Chief Supt. Debold M. Sinas said yesterday. In a….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

New Cebu airport terminal to lure 12.5 million passengers - Philippine Star

New Cebu airport terminal to lure 12.5 million passengers - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018