The investigation showed that the doctor allegedly involved in the scam charged a consultation fee of P21,000 to P42,000 per ghost patient
The complainants ask where the remaining P2 million has gone
A Senate committee report on the killing of Albuera Mayor Espinosa Sr takes the President to task for intervening in the appointment of a cop linked to the murder
'We are one with the President for the development of our province and the country,' says Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr
The President reads his eldest daughter's defense of him on Facebook and says his feisty daughter knows how he thinks
The memorandum says local government officials may organize their constituents who are 'willing to participate' in pro-Duterte events scheduled this weekend
The rallies are meant to prove that support for President Rodrigo Duterte is 'not waning' despite criticism against his war on drugs and the revival of his links to murders in Davao City
Three months after the Ombudsman ordered the dismissal of Mayor Lucilo Bayron, the regional DILG implements it. Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III takes his oath as new chief executive.
Mayor Jefferson Soriano has faced 4 corruption charges and an electoral fraud case, but has been able to hold on to office for 4 years, with a re-election in between
The temperature in the City of Pines drops to 7.3°C on Wednesday, February 15
This is Soriano's second dismissal order for grave misconduct from the Ombudsman, for issuing a permit to a parking terminal without the city council's approval
This is the Ombudsman's 2nd dismissal order against Mayor Jefferson Soriano, on top of previous suspension orders and disqualification by the Comelec
The ruling comes after the Sandiganbayan dismissed criminal charges against the Valenzuela city mayor. The CA puts the responsibility of enforcing compliance with the fire code on the Bureau of Fire Protection.
(UPDATED) PDEA alleges the two mayors conspired to earn from the pigs confiscated during a drug raid
Former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile says the transfer of the foreign affairs office from Tuguegarao City in Cagayan to Santiago City in Isabela is against the law
Mayor Celso Regencia, who is on his second term, has been behind bars for the alleged ambush on the convoy of former Iligan congressman Vicente Belmonte
This is the third time in January that the Ombudsman is asking the anti-graft court to reconsider its decision to junk a graft case. This time it involves former Tuguegarao mayor Delfin Ting and the demolition of a market.
The local government of Coron, a tourism town in northern Palawan, says it has yet to receive an application or official communication from the private developer of an underwater attraction
Prosecutors say Anda Mayor Aldrin Cerdan 'willfully, unlawfully and criminally' rented out the town's equipment to JASA Builders and gave the company 'unwarranted benefits, advantage and preference'
The National Bureau of Investigation recommends criminal charges against 24 members of the team involved in the raid on the jail cell of the late Albuera mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr, as well as the team's informant
Ronnie Dayan and Kerwin Espinosa take the witness stand in the committee hearing
Mayor Leonardo Dangoy is unhurt, but his aide dies and two of his family members are injured
Butig Mayor Dimnatang Pansar tells his townmates, "Let us not support those who sow discord."
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada says many employees of the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau are allegedly involved in extortion and other illegal activities
Protesters include Martial Law victims from the Cagayan Valley region and their families, militant groups, and youth and student organizations
To the anti-corruption group that has filed a case with the Ombudsman against the Makati mayor, city hall says over 90 business establishments have been closed down in the anti-gambling campaign
The municipal hall of Carmona, Cavite has been employing persons with autism since April 2015, inspiring their coworkers and the community
The case involves the alleged fraudulent disbursement of P10 million of PDAF in 2002
(UPDATED) Why is he siding with the police in operations like this? President Duterte says: ‘Natural, utos ko iyon eh. The fight against drugs is mine. it was not somebody else’s order.’
Lorrymir Adaza has been declared as the duly-elected mayor of Mutia town, after a recount showed him 8 votes ahead of Mayor Arthur Tenorio
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'Nakakatawa na po sila. They are so absurd to the point of being pathetic already,' says Senator Leila de Lima on the accusations thrown by Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
The Commission on Human Rights says the killing of Albuera Mayor Espinosa while inside his jail cell 'raises serious questions'
Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba says priority will be given to 11 hardest-areas in the province
In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima), members of some of the hardest-hit communities and volunteers are coming together for relief and recovery efforts
At least 20,000 homes are partially destroyed in Cagayan, with another 6,900 completely damaged
There are no reports yet regarding the situation of towns away from Tuguegarao City since communication lines are still down
The strong winds, however, prevented authorities from immediately responding, Mayor Jefferson Soriano tells Rappler
The warning is issued as Magat Dam releases more water, with its 7 spillway gates opened as of 7 pm on Sunday, October 16
The police say Benson Aguisanda Sy, security aide of former Cagayan vice governor Melvin Vargas, was shot several times by suspects riding-in-tandem
(UPDATED) Mayor Sara was told about her loss last Monday, September 5, when she went to her doctor after the Davao City Hall flag ceremony
(UPDATED) Two persons riding a motorcycle threw an object onto the roof of the home of Polomolok Vice Mayor Eliazar Jovero; an explosion followed seconds later, police say
People get together in Tuguegarao City to celebrate the week-long Pavvurulun 'Afi' or 'fire' Festival. Take a look at those beautiful fire-themed costumes!