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Ex-solon charged over ‘ghost projects’

A FORMER Iloilo congressman has been charged before the Sandiganbayan over alleged misuse of his P4.85 million pork barrel on “ghost projects” in 2008. Ex-Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. faced two counts of graft, and one count each of malversation and the complex crime of malversation through falsification. The charges stemmed….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJul 4th, 2018

Ex-Caloocan lawmaker charged over misuse of P10 million ‘pork barrel

Former Caloocan second district congresswoman Mary Mitzi Cajayon is facing charges before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the alleged misuse of P10 million of her Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork barrel in 2009 for supposed ghost projects......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Ex-solon charged over ‘ghost projects’

A FORMER Iloilo congressman has been charged before the Sandiganbayan over alleged misuse of his P4.85 million pork barrel on “ghost projects” in 2008. Ex-Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. faced two counts of graft, and one count each of malversation and the complex crime of malversation through falsification. The charges stemmed….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Nur Misuari charged for P115M ghost projects in ARMM

Nur Misuari charged for P115M ghost projects in ARMM.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2017

Nur Misuari charged for P115M ghost projects in ARMM - Rappler

Nur Misuari charged for P115M ghost projects in ARMM - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Ampatuan brothers Sajid, Andal Jr charged over alleged ghost projects

Ampatuan brothers Sajid, Andal Jr charged over alleged ghost projects.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2017

Ampatuan brothers Sajid, Andal Jr charged over alleged ghost projects - Rappler

Ampatuan brothers Sajid, Andal Jr charged over alleged ghost projects - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 1st, 2017

Sajid Ampatuan charged 161 times for Maguindanao ghost projects - Inquirer.net

Sajid Ampatuan charged 161 times for Maguindanao ghost projects - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 1st, 2017

Sajid Ampatuan charged 161 times over Maguindanao ghost projects - Inquirer.net

Sajid Ampatuan charged 161 times over Maguindanao ghost projects - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 1st, 2017

DPWH uses tech vs graft, inefficiency

Plagued with anomalies involving ghost projects in previous years, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking forward to permanently curbing corruption in the agency by geo-tagging all infrastructure projects being implemented across the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Solon: ₱550-M projects linked to Diokno in-laws

Solon: ₱550-M projects linked to Diokno in-laws.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Sorsogon solon denies getting P10B for infra projects in 2018

MANILA, Philippines --- A Sorsogon congressman has belied receiving P10 billion for infrastructure projects in 2018 amid controversy hounding the proposed 2019 national budget. Sorsogon 2nd Dist. Rep. Deogracias Ramos Jr. clarified he only received around P2 billion from theDepartment of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) this year, while he proposed P2.790 billion for next year's infrastructure fund. On Wednesday, House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. bared the entire Sorsogon province received P10 billion this year while another P6 billion was in the proposed 2019 budget for the province. READ:Andaya says Sorsogon got P10B in infra projects But Ramos also admitted some...Keep on reading: Sorsogon solon denies getting P10B for infra projects in 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Roger Ailes film puts focus on Fox after he left

NEW YORK (AP) --- More than two years after a sexual misconduct scandal forced Roger Ailes out at Fox News Channel, and a year after his death, his ghost walks the halls of the network he built and ran for two decades. Friday's theatrical release of the documentary, "Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes", puts his life story in the public eye again. Two other Ailes projects, a feature film from director Jay Roach and a Showtime miniseries, are also in the works. At a key moment in Alexis Bloom's documentary, former Fox and current CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota notes that Ailes "casts such a long shadow that his vision can actually go on without him." To a large extent, ...Keep on reading: Roger Ailes film puts focus on Fox after he left.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Satur Ocampo, solon, 17 others charged for illegally holding minors

Satur Ocampo, solon, 17 others charged for illegally holding minors.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme

WASHINGTON --- The Justice Department on Thursday charged a fugitive Malaysian financier in a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from a Malaysian investment fund created to promote economic development projects in that country. The three-count indictment charges Low Taek Jho, who is also known as Jho Low, with misappropriating money from the state-owned fund and using it for bribes and kickbacks to foreign officials, to pay for luxury real estate, art and jewelry in the United States and to fund Hollywood movies, including "The Wolf of Wall Street." Also charged was a former Goldman Sachs banker, Tim Leissner, who pleaded guilty to money launderin...Keep on reading: US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Tobacco farmers call FCC review

Tobacco farmers said they badly need funds to assist them in the transition Tobacco farmers in Ilocos Sur are asking President Rodrigo Duterte and lawmakers to probe a still unfinished infrastructure project in Vigan which they alleged is among the ghost projects in the province. In an open letter, the Federation of Tobacco Growers in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Solon: P4B in ARMM budget diverted

CEBU CITY — More than P4 billion in pork barrel funds for infrastructure projects in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) had been inserted in the budgets for three other regions in Mindanao, according to a lawmaker.   In a statement, Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo of Lanao del Norte’s 1st district questioned the move… link: Solon: P4B in ARMM budget diverted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Delayed projects cost government P230 million in penalty fees in 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Seven national agencies which obtained millions worth of loans for 2017 were not able to follow the schedule of projects, therefore costing the government P230.17 million worth of commitment fees. Commitment fees are charged by the creditor for loans that were not used. “Based ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Invisible DPWH contractor

August is called the GHOST Month by many Chinese friends and a lot of them were hurrying to finish deals and projects because they consider the Ghost Month largely difficult if not “unlucky.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Roderick Paulate to stand trial for graft, falsification of public documents

Actor and Quezon City Councilor Roderick Paulate will stand trial before the Sandiganbayan for graft and falsification of public documents. The Sandiganbayan denied his motion to dismiss charges filed against him for violation of the Anti-graft and Corrupt Practices Act section 3(e) and for falsification of public documents. The politician was previously indicted for allegedly hiring 30 ghost employees and for directing his chief of staff to use bogus job orders and salary records from July to November 15, 2010. In its ruling, the Sandiganbayan's 7th division said Paulate's motion lacks merit.--- Carol Balita/INQUIRER.net intern /ee READ: QC Councilor Paulate, aide charged ov...Keep on reading: Roderick Paulate to stand trial for graft, falsification of public documents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Solon warns vs floods days before Japan deluge

A HOUSE leader has asked the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to get its act together and hasten the bidding as well as implementation of flood control projects. Quezon City Rep. Winston “Winnie” Castelo, who chairs the House committee on Metro Manila development, said the swift action on the bidding….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018