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Sandigan acquits Elenita Binay in P45 million graft case

The Sandiganbayan has acquitted Elenita Binay, wife of former vice president Jejomar Binay, of graft and malversation charges in connection with the allegedly anomalous purchase of P45.26 million worth of hospital beds and sterilizers for the Ospital ng Makati (OsMak) in 2000 and 2001 during her term as city mayor......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 10th, 2021

Sandigan junks graft raps vs ex-Camarines Sur governor

The Sandiganbayan has dismissed a graft case filed against former Camarines Sur governor now Cong. Luis Raymund “L-Ray” Villafuerte Jr. in connection with the allegedly anomalous awarding of a P6.3-million security service contract......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2021

Sandigan clears Pichay, 2 others in graft case

The Sandiganbayan has reversed its earlier decision convicting Surigao del Sur First District Rep. Prospero Pichay Jr. and two former officials of the Local Water Utilities Administration of graft for sponsoring a chess tournament amounting to P1.5 million in 2010......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Sandigan to resume trial of Cebu mayor’s case

The Sandiganbayan has upheld its earlier ruling to proceed with the trial of graft and malversation charges filed against Mayor Edgar Rama of Poro, Cebu in connection with his alleged involvement in the 2004 fertilizer fund scam......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Ex-mayor cleared in IT deal ‘anomaly’

The Sandiganbayan has acquitted a former city mayor in Negros Occidental and 25 other officials in a graft case involving the awarding of an P18-million information technology project......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

Sandigan junks Honasan ‘pork’ raps

The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft charges filed against Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio Honasan II in connection with the alleged misuse of his Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork barrel amounting to P30 million when he was senator in 2012......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Ex-Davao Oriental mayor gets 8 years for graft

A former municipal mayor in Davao Oriental has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison in connection with the anomalous procurement of P32.7 million worth of heavy equipment......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

The Myanmar junta has hit deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption charges over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more than half a million dollars in cash, state media reported......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

World Roundup: & bull; COVID death toll exceeds 3M & bull; 2nd blood clot case in Canada

The global COVID-19 death toll passed 3 million over the weekend as the pandemic sped up despite vaccination campaigns, leading countries such as India to impose new lockdowns to fight spiraling infection numbers......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Galvez sees vaccination of priority sectors in focus areas by May

"Just in case all of them (four million doses of vaccines) arrive, we can really inoculate those who are classified as A1, A2 A3, A4, and A5," Galvez said in Filipino......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

A man buys a Ferrari for 6 million pesos; Moments later it ends with a complete loss

At Super sports car It comes with a huge responsibility that not many drivers know how to handle. Such is the case with this driver.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

Ex-Lanao mayor gets 10 years for graft

A former municipal mayor in Lanao del Norte has been sentenced to six to 10 years in prison for granting P11.8 million in cash advances to a municipal employee......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 15th, 2021

George Floyd’s family receives $27 million settlement from Minneapolis over his death

The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a lawsuit by the family of George Floyd over his death in police custody, a case that stirred national protests over racial injustice and police brutality. Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died in May as Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, […] The post George Floyd’s family receives $27 million settlement from Minneapolis over his death appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2021

Ex-Cagayan governor cleared of graft

A former governor of Cagayan has been acquitted of graft charges in connection with the allegedly anomalous construction of the P213-million Cagayan Town Center, which was funded through the province’s bond sales......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Ex-judge’s appeal to dismiss graft denied

The Sandiganbayan has denied an appeal of a former judge in Tacloban for an early dismissal of a graft case filed against him in connection with the allegedly anomalous granting of bail to two trafficking suspects......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

Ex-BFAR exec cleared of graft

A former regional director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has been cleared in a criminal case involving the alleged malversation of proceeds from the sale of fuel intended for BFAR’s patrol boats......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

Ombudsman junks case vs ex-DOTC chief Abaya

The Office of the Ombudsman has cleared former transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya of graft charges in connection with the allegedly anomalous P4.25-billion contract awarded to South Korean firm Busan Universal Rail Inc. for the maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Sandigan junks ex-mayor’s bid

The Sandiganbayan has denied a motion of Diocaesar Suero, former mayor of Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, to present a new witness in graft and malversation cases filed against him in connection with the allegedly anomalous farm-to-market road project in 2010......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

PSC s Ramirez cleared of graft charges

The case stemmed from the accusation that Ramirez allegedly tapped Exelgard Security and Research Services without approval from the government sports-funding agency board and public bidding......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

DPWH exec cleared of graft

An official of the Department of Public Works and Highways has been cleared in a graft case involving the allegedly anomalous release of payment for a road project in General Santos City in 2001......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 21st, 2020

Bid to dismiss raps vs North Cotabato gov junked

The Sandiganbayan has denied the motion of the Office of the Ombudsman to withdraw the graft case filed against North Cotabato Gov. Nancy Catamco in connection with the fertilizer fund scam......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020