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Sandiganbayan suspends Pangasinan exec over MRT graft case

Jan 20, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Arturo Soriano the provincial accountant of Pangasinan is suspended for 90 days for graft charges over an alleged anomalous MRT3 contract

SUSPENDED. Sandiganbayan upholds the Ombudsman's earlier suspension order against Arturo Soriano

Vitangcol eyes charges vs DOTr execs over MRT-LRT common station

Jan 19, 2017 - 6:51 PM

Former MRT3 chief Al Vitangcol III claims transportation officials violated the procurement law when they allowed a compromise deal on the common station

TURNING AGAINST DOTR. While answering to his multiple graft charges before Sandiganbayan, dismissed MRT3 General Manager Al Vitangcol wants to sue officials of the DOTr over alleged violations of the procurement laws. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Sandiganbayan affirms criminal charges vs ex-MRT chief Vitangcol

Oct 11, 2016 - 6:47 PM

The Sandiganbayan s 3rd Division denies Al Vitangcol III s motion to quash for lack of merit

NOT INVOLVED. Ex-MRT general manager Al Vitangcol III says Mar Roxas and DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya should be held liable for the allegedly anomalous maintenance contract deal for the MRT3. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ex-MRT chief Vitangcol blames Roxas for MRT contract deal mess

Feb 18, 2016 - 5:42 PM

Ex MRT general manager Al Vitangcol III says presidential bet Mar Roxas ignored procurement requests for the train line when he was DOTC chief

NOT INVOLVED. Ex-MRT general manager Al Vitangcol III says Mar Roxas and DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya should be held liable for the allegedly anomalous maintenance contract deal for the MRT3. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

Ombudsman files criminal charges vs ex-MRT3 chief

Dec 01, 2015 - 12:35 PM

The case involves Al Vitangcol s move to award a contract to a firm where his uncle in law is an executive

CRIMINAL CHARGES. The Ombudsman has filed criminal charges against former MRT2 general manager Al Vitangcol III. File photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

Binay on MRT woes: DOTC, Aquino allies to blame

Aug 03, 2015 - 9:20 PM

In his True State of the Nation Address the Vice President says the current and former transportation secretaries are liable for the glitch ridden MRT3

OVERCAPACITY. Vice President Jejomar Binay hits the administration for failing to improve services for suffering riders of the MRT3. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler Mark Saludes Mark Saludes

Poe on MRT deal: Why exclude Abaya from graft charges?

Jul 05, 2015 - 7:05 PM

UPDATED The senator says if the Ombudsman dismissed PNP chief Alan Purisima for command responsibility in one case then why didn t it do it to Abaya of DOTC in another?

In this file photo, Sen. Grace Poe asks DOTC and MRT officials to ensure the completion of committed deliverables to upgrade and rehabilitate the MRT at the Senate public services subcommittee on transport hearing on Feb. 4.

Vitangcol: Uncle-in-law divested before MRT 3 contract awarding

May 27, 2014 - 7:19 PM

A solon offers a theory on the possible role PH Trams played in the alleged 30 million extortion attempt

CONTROVERSIAL. Lawmakers want to look deeper into maintenance contracts entered into by MRT. File photo by AFP

DOTC extends contract of MRT-3 maintenance provider

Aug 02, 2013 - 7:49 PM

Transportation chief Joseph Emilio Abaya said the contract of PH Trams CB T was renewed for another two months until August 19 for a consideration of 2 3 million