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What is a good thing – making top officials accountable – has now been distorted as a way of defeating the will of the people
(UPDATED) The High Court affirms that the Ombudsman cannot be disbarred while she's still holding office
The SC has issued several rulings which state that the Ombudsman has to be impeached and convicted first, before he or she can be made to answer for any other violations
(UPDATED) Lawyer Oscar Franklin Tan points out, however, that the Ombudsman may only be disbarred after impeachment and conviction, as the Constitution allows removal of the Ombudsman from office only through impeachment
Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay suggests that the High Court ask Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to submit her comment on the jurisdiction issue on the case of detained Senator Leila de Lima
If the criminal acts imputed on the President were committed when he was not yet a president, he cannot be protected by presidential immunity
An investigation is underway to determine the exact circumstances and attribute criminal responsibility
(3rd UPDATE) The blaze is believed to have started during disturbances in the packed center, which holds nearly double the 400 people it was designed to house
The Office of the Ombudsman dismisses 71% of corruption cases in 2016
(3rd UPDATE) The Ombudsman indicts former budget secretary Florencio Abad for usurpation of legislative power, but dismisses charges against ex-president Benigno Aquino III
Morales becomes the first-ever back-to-back champion in the annual competition considered the biggest cycling race in the Philippines
PCIJ reports that this heralds a policy shift in how the Duterte administration wants to deal with Napoles and other lawmakers accused of misusing pork barrel funds
The Ombudsman filed a total of 1,311 cases in 2016. It is the first time since 1995 that the agency filed more than a thousand cases.
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Families of the slain Special Action Force (SAF) cops are unsatisfied with the criminal charges recently filed against Purisima and Napeñas, and are demanding homicide charges against Aquino
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'Gender and age are irrelevant in this advocacy,' says Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, recipient of the 2017 Tandang Sora Awards given to outstanding Filipino women with the same values as revolutionary Melchora Aquino
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says the complaint against former president Benigno Aquino III is still being investigated to see if there are grounds for a preliminary investigation
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The Ombudsman files two sets of graft charges against former North Cotabato representative and current Vice Governor Gregorio Ipong involving TLRC and DSWD as implementing agencies
The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan says former Baganga mayor Gerry Morales and 3 others acted in evident bad faith in procuring P196,900 worth of deworming tablets under the pretense of an emergency purchase to skip public bidding
Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is among 6 facing charges over the reported misuse of P15 million in PDAF
The Ombudsman charges 2nd district Representative Simeon Datumanong of Maguindanao in relation to the misuse of his Priority Development Assistance Fund
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says, 'We need leaders who uphold the rule of law regardless of the times. We need leaders who strengthen public institutions, who serve as a moral compass, and the beacon of righteous public service.'
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has directed Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade to implement the preventive suspension order on 25 PCG officers pending their investigation for alleged procurement irregularities
Senator Joel Villanueva remains a senator, after none of his colleagues oppose the Senate legal counsel's opinion favorable to him
'The relevant message is that we cannot pretend to end impunity by clothing ourselves with impunity as well,' Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales also says, 'As it turns out nowadays, those who could not remember history have the tendency to write a new one'
Since the appointment in 2011 of former Supreme Court Justice Conchita Carpio Morales as Ombudsman, her office has filed 3,733 cases with the Sandiganbayan
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Villanueva and 9 others are found liable for misuse of P10 million of his pork barrel funds back in 2008. The senator maintains his innocence and files a motion for reconsideration.
A couple of lawmakers ask Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial about her department's capability to implement certain programs
Sinsuat is found guilty of simple negligence for the misdeclaration of properties in his 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2012 SALNs
Valentino Rossi gagal memenangkan balapan Moto GP di "rumah" sendiri
Mampu kah pembalap Jorge Lorenzo mengalahkan jumlah kemenangan yang pernah diraih oleh Valentino Rossi di sirkuit San Marino?
Valentino Rossi berharap dapat kejar ketinggalan dari Marc Marquez yang memimpin klasemen sementara MotoGP
Award-winning short film 'TheRapist' is about an alleged rapist undergoing a psychiatric evaluation
Vice President Leni Robredo delivers an inspirational speech, noting that her late husband, Naga City Mayor Jesse Robredo, received the Magsaysay Award for Government Service on the same stage in 2000
Davao Oriental 2nd District Representative Joel Mayo Almario asks Conchita Carpio Morales what the word 'ombudsman' means
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno clarifies that the Office of the Ombudsman may use its savings, but it is time-bound
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales also says they are not worried by President Rodrigo Duterte's plan to revisit the Napoles list
Mabalacat Mayor Marino Morales is on the 'drug list' of President Rodrigo Duterte
(3rd UPDATE) Several local officials accused by President Rodrigo Duterte of involvement in the drug trade vow to prove their innocence
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says the former president was complicit in the whole scheme to raid the coffers of the PCSO