Anti-Corruption Commission to probe Bello

THE Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission will investigate Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd amid allegations of corruption by a so-called movement for change, an official told The Manila Times on Wednesday. Commissioner Manuelito Luna, in a text message, said the commission took cognizance of the “seriousness of the allegations made against Bello” as contained in a complaint […]

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Court affirms graft, multiple falsification raps against Paulate, aide

THE Sandiganbayan has denied a motion by actor-turned-Quezon City councilor Roderick Paulate to dismiss graft and falsification charges against him and his liaison over the hiring of 30 alleged ghost employees eight years ago. In their motion, Paulate and Vicente Bajamunde argued that the charges lacked merit because of the time it took government prosecutors […]

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Sharif in custody as 132 die in Pakistan election violence

Sharif in custody as 132 die in Pakistan election violence

LAHORE, Pakistan — Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate.

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LOOK: Cebu citizen’s angry billboard message to contractor

LOOK: Cebu citizen’s angry billboard message to contractor

Someone has put up a billboard at the boundary of Barangays Magay and Guimbal in Compostela town, northern Cebu to express the sentiment over the apparent delay in the construction of a road project, which is causing a bottleneck and creating clouds of dust.

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Public asked to help track down 50 ‘corrupt’ Chinese officials in US, Canada

Chinese authorities have called on the public to help track down fugitives abroad by publishing the names, photos and even addresses of 50 high-profile suspects beyond its grasp.

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Palace banking on Tulfo brothers’ promise to return P60M to gov’t

Malacañang is counting on the commitment of the Tulfo brothers to return the P60 million paid by the Department of Tourism (DOT) to state-run PTV-4 for advertisements placed in the program produced by Bitag Media Unlimited Inc.

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