House bill seeks stronger illegal wealth forfeiture law

House bill seeks stronger illegal wealth forfeiture law By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 22, 2014 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/09/22/1371791/house-bill-seeks-stronger-illegal-wealth-forfeiture-law MANILA, Philippines – Two Mindanao congressmen have filed a bill that seeks to strengthen the law on forfeiture of illegal wealth acquired by government officials and employees. Cagayan de Oro City … Continue reading

Raps filed vs LP, Noy ‘unsavory’ allies | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Raps filed vs LP, Noy ‘unsavory’ allies | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/raps-filed-vs-lp-noy-unsavory-allies retrieved on October 15, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Alvin Murcia Thursday, 15 October 2015 00:00 For going against the ruling Liberal Party (LP) ahead of the 2016 elections, two allies of President Aquino … Continue reading

Abad, Relampagos up for DAP mess probe | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Abad, Relampagos up for DAP mess probe | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/abad-relampagos-up-for-dap-mess-probe retrieved on October 2, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Alvin Murcia Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:00 The Ombudsman will hold pre-liminary investigations on Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and his Undersecretary, Mario Relampagos, for technical … Continue reading

Abad: Noynoy’s nod needed for DAP money | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Abad: Noynoy’s nod needed for DAP money | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/abad-noynoy-s-nod-needed-for-dap-money retrieved on October 2, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Tribune Wires Friday, 02 October 2015 00:00 DBM CHIEF, HOWEVER, TO TAKE BULLET IN SCAM President Aquino is inextricably linked to the Disbursement Acceleration Program … Continue reading

Prosecution provides court with questionable bank report | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Prosecution provides court with questionable bank report | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/prosecution-provides-court-with-questionable-bank-report retrieved on August 5, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Alvin Murcia Wednesday, 05 August 2015 00:00 The Prosecution in detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada’s bail hearing yesterday tried to pull a fast one on the … Continue reading

Cayetano to Binay: Show ‘true SALN’ first | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Cayetano to Binay: Show 'true SALN' first | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Patricia Lourdes Viray (philstar.com) | Updated August 4, 2015 – 10:41am MANILA, Philippines – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday took a swipe at Vice President Jejomar Binay’s own version of the State of the Nation Address … Continue reading

FOI bill ready for House plenary, says Akbayan solon | Inquirer News

FOI bill ready for House plenary, says Akbayan solon | Inquirer News. By: Vincent Cabreza @inquirerdotnet Inquirer Northern Luzon 04:35 AM July 29th, 2015 Read more: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/708727/foi-bill-ready-for-house-plenary-says-akbayan-solon#ixzz3hFJzASS1 BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—The freedom of information (FOI) bill pending in the House of Representatives would be ready for plenary discussions next month, said Akbayan Rep. Ibarra Gutierrez III. … Continue reading

VP hits AMLC’s selective probe on bank accounts | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

VP hits AMLC’s selective probe on bank accounts | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/vp-hits-amlc-s-selective-probe-on-bank-accounts retrieved on May 25, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Tribune Wires Monday, 25 May 2015 00:00 Vice President Jejomar Binay lashed out at the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) yesterday as he questioned the … Continue reading

Binay challenge accepted | Malaya Business Insight

BINAY CHALLENGE ACCEPTED | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/binay-challenge-accepted retrieved on October 27, 2014 from Malaya Business Insight website October 23, 2014 SEN. Teofisto Guingona Jr. yesterday said he is accepting the “challenge” of Vice President Jejomar Binay that he would appear before the Senate only if the mother committee, the Blue Ribbon, and not … Continue reading

Solon wants lifestyle checks on all gov’t officials

Solon wants lifestyle checks on all gov’t officials By Patricia Lourdes Viray (philstar.com) | Updated September 23, 2014 – 5:01pm Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/09/23/1372335/solon-wants-lifestyle-checks-all-govt-officials MANILA, Philippines — Lifestyle checks should be done on all government officials and not just on lawmakers, Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II said Tuesday. “Bakit iyong mga mayor hindi mo isama diyan, mga … Continue reading

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