News Briefs: April 4, 2019

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 21:20:08 +0000

Ressa pleads not guilty to 4 tax evasion cases Rappler executive editor and CEO Maria Ressa pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to four tax evasion cases during her arraignment in the Court of Tax Appeals. The court’s First Division also allowed Ressa to travel to Italy and the United States for speaking engagements and set […]

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News Briefs: April 3, 2019

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 20:58:43 +0000

The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft charges against Alan A. Javellana, former president of the now defunct National Agribusiness Corp. (Nabcor), and seven other officials of the agency in the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division in connection with the allegedly irregular purchase of some P99.9 million in postharvest equipment and facilities.

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News Briefs: March 31, 2019

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 23:28:32 +0000

With barely two months left before voters head to the polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is doubling efforts to protect the integrity of the ballot, taking social media platforms as partners in taking down posts that would undermine the legitimacy of election results in May.

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News Briefs: March 28, 2019

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 21:00:48 +0000

Let seniors vote in malls, Comelec urged   The Commission on Elections (Comelec) should devise measures to ensure that senior citizens would be able to cast their votes on May 13, such as assigning them the most convenient rooms in voting precincts, or even allowing them to vote inside the mall. Senior Citizen Rep. Francisco […]

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