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PhilippinesPlunder or malversation cases will be filed against more lawmakers in connection with the misuse of public funds using nongovernment organizations (NGOs) controlled by businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles and other similar racketeers,
Public funds misused Comments Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok. Turkana MPs have alleged that Governor Nanok is misusing public funds and urged President Uhuru Kenyatta or his deputy, William Ruto, to send a team to investigate the allegations.
09pm Anyone born, bred, raised, and educated in the Philippines instinctively knows what it really means to "weather" through adversity, and literally getting up to rebuild again. It's a cycle we live with every year a cycle more terrible to
In a statement, the Office of the Ombudsman said Rabuya was found guilty of malversation under Article 217 of the Revised Penal Code. He was also sentenced to "an indeterminate penalty of eight years and one day of prison mayor in its minimum period
The sheriff's department alleged in a report that Audrey Jaycox violated a village ordinance prohibiting elected officials from taking more than two work-related trips per year using public money. Jaycox also "violated the state elections statute"
Philippines Former Ilocos Sur Governor Luis Chavit Singson posted bail totalling P90,000, on Wednesday, for the three graft cases that the Office of the Ombudsman had filed against him for the questionable use of P26 million in public funds in 2001.
In a text message, Escudero, who heads the Senate finance committee, maintained that Congress was given the "power of the purse" under the 1987 Constitution, and thus can utilize public funds. "The authority given to the Executive to disburse
32pm A person I have always admired for his courage ,and continue to hold in high regard, is NBN-ZTE whistleblower Jun Lozada. I distinctly remember visiting him several times during the Arroyo administration at La Salle Greenhills and conversing
On one hand, there are currently four petitions pending with the high court seeking the abolition of the pork barrel system and the Malampaya gas funds. On the other hand, the Office of the Ombudsman has just taken over a plunder case against
NGOs as conduits to launder public funds, see the faults and cracks in the system and then strategize on how these can be dealt with, she said in a statement on Tuesday. In the interest of true transparency and accountability, the committee should