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Ombudsman confirms Calida probe

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has confirmed that her office is investigating Solicitor General Jose Calida Jr. in connection with the multimillion-peso contracts with government agencies bagged by his family’s security firm......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 13th, 2018

Ombudsman finally confirms termination of Duterte probe - Inquirer.net

Ombudsman finally confirms termination of Duterte probe - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

Duterte probe terminated because AMLC refused to cooperate – Ombudsman

MANILA, Philippines – The refusal of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) to cooperate left the Office of the Ombudsman with no choice but to terminate the investigation into the plunder complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte. "The Office of the Ombudsman confirms that the fact-finding or field investigation ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

Ombudsman drops Duterte wealth probe

THE government’s top lawyer on Tuesday said plunder charges against President Rodrigo Duterte have been dropped. In a statement, Solicitor General Jose Calida said his office had received a letter confirming the termination of the probe from Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang. “I received a letter from Carandang stating that the investigation has already [...] The post Ombudsman drops Duterte wealth probe appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Calida on Ombudsman probe, Roque on fake news bill, HRW on Duterte | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Solicitor General Jose Calida says the Office of the Ombudsman has already 'closed and terminated' the probe into President Rodrigo Duterte stemming from the plunder complaint filed against him by Senator Antonio Trillanes.  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque  vows to resign from his post if Senator Grace Poe's bill on 'fake news' and similar initiatives become ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Ombudsman does not publicize probe result as matter of policy – official

The Office of the Ombudsman does not make public the result of a fact-finding investigation as a matter of policy, regardless of who is the subject of a complaint, an official from the office explained. "The result of a fact finding probe is contained in an investigation report which are internal documents," the official, who refused to be identified for lack of authority to talk on the matter, said. "They are confidential." Earlier, Solicitor General Jose Calida said Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales tried to keep from the public result of its investigation of the alleged undeclared wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte. But the official explained the procedures followed by t...Keep on reading: Ombudsman does not publicize probe result as matter of policy – official.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Ombudsman probe into Duterte wealth already ‘terminated’ – Calida

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – The Office of the Ombudsman has "closed and terminated" the investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte that stemmed from the plunder complaint filed against him by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, Solicitor General Jose Calida said on Tuesday, February 13. Calida said Overall Deputy ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

COA wants probe into DepEd Western Visayas P68-M supplies purchase

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) wants the Office of the Ombudsman to probe alleged irregularities in the purchase of educational materials done by the Department of Education (DepEd) Western Visayas office in 2005. COA records showed that Book Craft Publishing Company Incorporated delivered educational materials to several ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Ombudsman: No probe yet on flood-control scam | The Manila Times Online

The Office of the Ombudsman has not seen any red flag in connection with an alleged flood-control scam in Sorsogon, Bicol, as it has not yet conducted an investigation, OmbudsmanREAD The post Ombudsma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

Martires blasts Andaya, denies probe into flood control scam

MANILA, Philippines – Ombudsman Samuel Martires denied that the Office of the Ombudsman has opened a formal investigation into the alleged flood control scam , contrary to the claim of House Majority Floor Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. In a strongly worded statement sent after office hours on Thursday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Ombudsman to probe flood control scam | The Manila Times Online

THE Office of the Ombudsman has sought documents from the House of Representatives in preparation for a probe into the alleged flood control scam in Sorsogon involving Budget Secretary BenjaminREAD Th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Ombudsman starts probe on flood control scam

The Office of the Ombudsman has started its own investigation into the alleged multibillion-peso flood control scam under the Duterte administration, House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. revealed yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Ombudsman to probe ‘flood control scam,’ says Andaya

MANILA, Philippines --- Field investigators from the Office the Ombudsman have already reached out to the House rules panel and would begin their own probe on the so-called "flood control scam," Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said Wednesday.   In a statement, Andaya said probers have requested copies of testimonial and documentary evidence that the committee generated during the public hearing in Naga City last week.   READ: House probe tackles 'flood-control scam' in Bicol   "Apparently, the Office of the Ombudsman has noticed red flags of corruption on the evidence presented and on the testimonies made during the hearing. We have seen these red ...Keep on reading: Ombudsman to probe ‘flood control scam,’ says Andaya.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Trillanes, Calida asked to comment on Senate probe of SolGen& apos;s family firm - INQUIRER.net

Trillanes, Calida asked to comment on Senate probe of SolGen's family firm - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

SC to act on Calida attempt to stop Senate probe

MANILA, Philippines – The battle between opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and Solicitor General Jose Calida continues as the Supreme Court (SC) moves forward with the latter's complaint to block the Senate investigation into his family firm's government contracts. "Considering the allegations, issues, and arguments adduced in the petition, as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

SC gives due course to Calida s petition vs Senate inquiry into security agency

The Supreme Court has given due course to Solicitor General Jose Calida’s petition asking for a halt order against a legislative probe into his improper ownership of a security agency, led by Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Joe III downplays Ombudsman probe

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III insists that he never violated any law when he appointed a new set of directors of Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) This is Espinosa’s reaction after the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas ordered him to file his reply-affidavit to the criminal and administrative charges filed by MIWD […] The post Joe III downplays Ombudsman probe appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Ombud to probe mayor over MIWD board row

THE Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas found sufficient grounds to investigate Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III for the criminal and administrative charges filed by Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) in July 2018. In a joint order issued on September 19, 2018 and signed by Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Paul Elmer Clemente, Espinosa was ordered […] The post Ombud to probe mayor over MIWD board row appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

Not off the hook: Ombudsman to probe Mocha - INQUIRER.net

Not off the hook: Ombudsman to probe Mocha - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Ombudsman starts probe on Mocha Uson ‘pederalismo’ case

Her resignation does not spare former presidential communications assistant secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson from being investigated by the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the controversial videos promoting federalism that were posted on her social media accounts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Ombudsman probes into complaints vs Uson continue

The Office of the Ombudsman continues its probe into possible violations of former Palace official Mocha Uson over complaints filed when she was in government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018