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Milked dry? COA calls for probe into Nabcor's P100-million dairy goat project

Oct 14, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The Commission on Audit says the goals of the 2009 Dairy Goat Development Project 'were not fully realized' due to anomalies

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Ombudsman: 18 gov't officials dismissed over PDAF scam

Jun 28, 2017 - 2:51 PM

(UPDATED) The dismissed officials are also facing graft and malversation charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

Office of the Ombudsman Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ombudsman dismisses Jinggoy's aide, 13 others over PDAF scam

Mar 02, 2017 - 2:43 PM

The dismissed officials are facing separate criminal charges for their alleged role in the misuse of former senator Jinggoy Estrada's pork barrel

Court orders arrest of ex-Bukidnon congressman for PDAF misuse

Mar 31, 2016 - 11:19 AM

Former Bukidnon representative Candido Pancrudo Jr and 5 others are accused of conspiring to funnel P1 19 million of his PDAF to ghost projects

NEW ARREST. The Sandiganbayan orders the arrest of another lawmaker implicated in the pork barrel scam. Rappler file photo

Ombudsman dismisses 12 govt execs over P54M PDAF scam

Dec 03, 2015 - 11:23 AM

The Ombudsman says the government officials expedited with indecent haste the release of funds for ghost projects

Ombudsman charges 2 ex-congressmen over PDAF scam

Jul 22, 2015 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED The case involving the pork barrel of Alvin Sandoval of Navotas and Candido Pancrudo of Bukidnon is the first that identifies NGOs outside the Napoles group

COA to agriculture dep't: Account for P1.18B PDAF

Apr 21, 2015 - 9:46 PM

The pork barrel of various lawmakers were released to attached agencies of the Department of Agriculture NGOs and local governments from 2005 to 2013

LIQUIDATION. More than P1 billion worth of lawmakers' discretionary funds that were supposed to be used for agriculture projects have yet to be accounted for, the Commission on Audit said in a 2013 audit report. File photo by Rappler

P7B worth of transactions unaccounted for after Nabcor shutdown

Nov 23, 2014 - 8:03 PM

The Commission on Audit COA audit team is not able to do a financial audit on the National Agribusiness Corporation due to the absence of financial statements and breakdown of expenses for 2013

COA to Nabcor: Refund P5.5-M illegal perks

Apr 22, 2014 - 7:39 AM

COA says Nabcor sourced performance bonuses for its employees from project funds and not savings in 2006 and 2007

Former Nabcor execs tip De Lima about P5-B agri funds misuse

Mar 25, 2014 - 7:26 PM

Among the anomalies in the DA that were cited include overpricing false quantities of products purchased and technical studies that were not carried out

Miriam: Probe excessive spending for Napoles

Mar 18, 2014 - 6:10 PM

Santiago urges the Senate to investigate the PNP s P150 000 monthly expenses for the detention of Janet Napoles

SENATE SCREENING. Senate foreign relations committee chairperson Miriam Defensor Santiago said the Philippine-US military bases access deal should be considered a treaty, requiring Senate concurrence. Photo by Romy Bugante/Senate PRIB

Almost half of PDAF goes to favored NGOs

Jul 26, 2013 - 1:27 PM

In Nabcor alone 7 NGOs with interlocking interests – including Napoles groups – repeatedly got solons’ funds over 5 years despite unfavorable findings by state auditors