Koko faces raps for defying protocol

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:35:32 +0000

Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd shopped at an upscale supermarket at Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig City despite placing himself in self-quarantine after experiencing the symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). S&R Membership Shopping on Thursday confirmed that Pimentel was in its BGC branch on March 16. The senator is already facing a torrent […]

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Update: Office of the Ombudsman closed until April 13

Credit to Author: Ma. Reina Leanne Tolentino, TMT| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:06:38 +0000

The Office of the Ombudsman will be closed until April 13 after the government placed Luzon under an enhanced community quarantine due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak. “Pursuant to the declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte placing the entirety of Luzon under enhanced community quarantine, and the declarations of pertinent local executives placing their […]

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Roxas says IRR ‘faithfully reflects provisions’ of RA 10592

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:10:09 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II has remained firm that the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10592 is consistent with the law. Roxas said this Wednesday, in his official reply to the Office of the Ombudsman’s request for him to explain why heinous crime convicts were removed from […]

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SC junks petition to nullify Ombudsman ruling dismissing Aquino homicide raps over Mamasapano massacre

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 08:42:45 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday junked a petition to reverse an Ombudsman ruling that dismissed homicide charges against former president Benigno Aquino 3rd and several others in connection with…READ

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Ombudsman to look into corruption claims vs PAO’s Acosta, Erfe

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:35:42 +0000

Ombudsman to look into corruption claims vs PAO's Acosta, Erfe

MANILA, Philippines – Ombudsman Samuel Martires assured that his office will investigate the latest accusations being hurled against Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta and PAO forensics head Dr. Erwin Erfe. “The corruption allegations against the high-ranking PAO officials will be judiciously scrutinized and the cases shall be resolved solely on the basis of […]

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PAO chief’s accuser urges Duterte: Fire Acosta if Ombudsman won’t act

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 21:34:12 +0000

PAO chief’s accuser urges Duterte: Fire Acosta if Ombudsman won’t act

A lawyer who has accused Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Chief Persida Acosta of graft says President Duterte should fire her if the Ombudsman would not immediately suspend her. “If the Ombudsman cannot act on my request for preventive suspension, which has been pending for months, the President can fire her,” lawyer Wilfredo Garrido Jr. said […]

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Customs Commissioner Guerrero, 4 others accused of graft before Ombudsman

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 12:06:20 +0000

CUSTOMS Commissioner Leonardo Rey Guerrero was accused of graft before the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the alleged illegal designation of four persons. The four, who were named respondents…READ

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‘Corrupt’ Customs workers to face admin raps before Ombudsman – Palace

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:46:17 +0000

‘Corrupt’ Customs workers to face admin raps before Ombudsman - Palace

Malacañang will file corruption charges before the Ombudsman against officials of the Bureau of Customs

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