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The National Bureau of Investigation sends its findings to the Ombudsman, saying former president Benigno Aquino III is liable for technical malversation, and former health secretary Janette Garin for graft, among others
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Morales also confirms that Deputy Ombudsman Cyril Ramos is handling the investigation, the same deputy who terminated the bank probe into President Duterte’s alleged ill-gotten wealth
Rear Admiral Athelo Ybañez and Commodore Teotimo Borja Jr are suspended by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales over allegations of misusing P27 million, but they are promoted to higher ranks
'When all else fails, God forbid, please keep the institution to its minimum standard, nothing below,' Conchita Carpio Morales tells her successor
Former PCSO general manager Rosario Uriarte is off the hook, eliminating the P366-million intel fund scam which was a highlight in the term of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales
Informed sources from the judiciary tell Rappler that the list of applicants for the highly coveted Ombudsman spot includes 10 individuals – from private practitioners to long-time judges
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'We see this as part of the Ombudsman's constitutional mandate to ensure public accountability,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
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A list shows 5 docketed cases against Paolo Duterte, including one for ill-gotten wealth
(UPDATED) The Office of the Ombudsman is looking into the controversy that led to the resignation of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo
The Court of Appeals says the condonation doctrine still covers former Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin 'Junjun' Binay Jr in September 2015
A preliminary investigation will proceed against resigned Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and other BOC officials
The Supreme Court dismisses petitions to remove Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales for supposedly overstaying
The Office of the Ombudsman announces the charges two months before the retirement of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, who is criticized by President Rodrigo Duterte and his allies of meting out selective justice or favoring officials of the Aquino administration
'To place Napoles into the custody of the WPP despite being presently under detention for a lawful cause is contrary to the clear and express import of Article IX, Section 1 of the IRR of RA 6891,' says the Sandiganbayan's resolution
Former immigration intelligence chief Charles Calima is cleared
'It seems that we have discovered defects in the charges in the Sandiganbayan against her. The charges here are plunder, and plunder is a charge against a government official,' says Justice Secretary Aguirre in a mix of English and Filipino
This is the rate that cases reach trial and are not dismissed for lack of sufficient evidence
The embattled lawmaker says that the Constitution and existing laws not only lack provisions that say the Ombudsman may sanction her, it contains provisions that explicitly make it illegal
The former Cebu governor says the Ombudsman's decision goes beyond the Cebu land deal
(UPDATED) While the Ombudsman has tasked House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to implement the dismissal order, it's the House plenary that will ultimately decide
(UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales sends a copy of the order to Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for 'appropriate action'
But House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says he won't be endorsing the impeachment complaint himself
A compromised democracy results from arbitrary laws that define what is right and just according to standards of the ruling thugs
But are they the same? Not exactly because one involves a doctrine and the other, a statute.
'If Duterte acts contrary to the law in the Carandang case, he is violating his oath of office and culpably violating the Constitution,' says legal expert Tony La Viña
'I don’t think the President is comfortable in any notion that anyone can exercise a check on his office,' says constitutional law professor Dan Gatmaytan
(UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says the order is 'not an inadvertent error but a clear affront to the Supreme Court and an impairment of the constitutionally enshrined independence of the Office of the Ombudsman'
The complaint is filed before the Office of the President despite an SC ruling declaring the President's power to remove a deputy ombudsman and special prosecutor unconstitutional
Mabilog is a subject of a lifestyle check due to accusations from the President that he is linked to the drug trade in Iloilo City
The amendments heed the advice of the Supreme Court ruling which also says there is no need to set her free meanwhile
How Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales have stood up to the President
Morales makes light of the unendorsed impeachment complaint filed against her
Two factors are crucial to both impeachment bids: timing and the inside connections of those seeking to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno and Conchita Carpio Morales
Syjuco's complaints uses as exhibits 23 news reports
The former colleagues on the bench tease each other, but they also send a strong message
The Supreme Court’s main plunderer principle comes into play again, as it is used by both camps to boost their case
Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon reiterates that constitutional bodies are not part of a destabilization plot against the government – an accusation the administration and supporters have thrown in the past year
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Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales refuses to comment on accusations that their investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte's bank records is illegal
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(UPDATED) The former president is facing charges of graft and usurpation of official functions over the botched Mamasapano operation back in 2015
(3rd UPDATE) The lawmakers file a resolution seeking support for the Office of the Ombudsman as it looks into the wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte
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