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Court orders preventive suspension of Bohol Governor Art Yap

Oct 28, 2019 - 8:51 PM

(UPDATED) Yap is accused of helping funnel P62 million in pork barrel funds to phony non-governmental organizations

SUSPENDED. Bohol Governor Arthur Yap is suspended pending corruption charges related to an alleged pork barrel scam case in the Sandiganbayan. Photo from Art Yap's Facebook page

Davao City hog raisers ask mayor to keep ban on hogs and pork from Luzon

Oct 18, 2019 - 11:13 AM

Local producers tell Mayor Sara Duterte it would be a catastrophe if they allow the entry into the city of live pigs and products from ASF-infected Luzon

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SC allows Bohol governor-elect Arthur Yap to travel abroad

Jun 07, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Bohol governor-elect Arthur Yap, who faces a graft complaint, is allowed to travel to Belgium and the Netherlands and to go on a cruise from Japan to South Korea in June 2019

TRAVEL ALLOWED. Bohol governor-elect Arthur Yap is allowed to travel despite facing graft complaints at the Sandiganbayan. File photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Yap wins hairline victory against Evasco in Bohol gubernatorial race

May 16, 2019 - 10:06 AM

(UPDATED) Evasco is President Rodrigo Duterte's former Cabinet Secretary. He plans to file an electoral protest.

Yap leads in tight race against Evasco in Bohol gubernatorial race

May 14, 2019 - 5:25 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte endorses Evasco but it's Arthur Yap who is running under the administration party PDP-Laban

NO TO COAL. Bohol candidate for governor Arthur Yap faces businessmen in a candidates' forum on April 26, 2019, in Bohol. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Bohol gubernatorial race: Arthur Yap against coal power plants

Apr 28, 2019 - 6:05 PM

His rival, former Duterte Cabinet secretary Jun Evasco, does not join the candidates' forum arranged by businessmen due to disagreement over the format

NO TO COAL. Bohol candidate for governor Arthur Yap faces businessmen in a candidates' forum on April 26, 2019, in Bohol. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Duterte: Jun Evasco is my candidate for Bohol governor

Nov 27, 2018 - 7:37 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says Evasco's rival in the Bohol gubernatorial race 'never helped' him

Lawmakers oppose granting franchise to solar power company of Legarda's son

Nov 14, 2018 - 7:35 PM

Representatives Rosanna Vergara and Lito Atienza both want the bill granting a 25-year franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan to be returned to the committee on legislative franchises

SEEKING LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE. A House bill is seeking to grant a 25-year franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan Corporation. Photo and logo from Solar Para sa Bayan

Ex-DA chief breaks silence, denies being part of P15.78-M car loan mess

Jan 22, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Former agriculture secretary and incumbent congressman Arthur Yap says it was a policy that he did not vote on and approve

LOOK: 10 years after chairing ASEAN, Arroyo keeps it presidential

Nov 11, 2017 - 9:15 PM

With President Duterte still in Vietnam, his predecessor Gloria Macapagal Arroyo hosts the welcome dinner for Cambodia's Hun Sen and Myanmar's Suu Kyi

PRESIDENTIAL. Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo looks every bit presidential in the welcome dinner she hosted for Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. All photos are screengrabs from RTVM feed

Former president Gloria Arroyo joins PDP-Laban

Oct 11, 2017 - 3:16 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Four other former Arroyo Cabinet members and Lakas-CMD party mates take their oath before President Duterte's party

PDP LABAN. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo officially joins the ruling party. Photo courtesy of Representative Rudy Fariñas

Ex-Misamis Occidental lawmaker Clarete charged in pork barrel scam

Aug 17, 2017 - 6:33 PM

Also charged is Arroyo-time agriculture secretary Arthur Yap, now Bohol 3rd District Representative

Anti-graft court Sandiganbayan at Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City. Photo by Darren Langit

House panel OKs tax break for first-time home buyers

Dec 04, 2015 - 6:02 PM

Under the proposed measure first time home buyers are also entitled to at least 5 discount from housing contractors and suppliers

HOUSE FOR SALE. The bill aims to encourage people to purchase their own houses as construction boom may benefit the economy.

Ombudsman probes ex-agri chief, Joel Villanueva, 9 others

Aug 07, 2015 - 5:43 PM

The case involves a P10 million agri based livelihood project in 2008 implemented by Aaron Foundation Philippines Inc AFPI said to rival the fake NGOs ran by Janet Lim Napoles in the pork barrel scam

Arthur Yap, 2 ex-congressmen face PDAF scam charges

Jun 23, 2014 - 3:41 PM

The Arroyo administration s agriculture secretary and the congressmen of Nueva Ecija and Isabela have dealt with non Napoles NGOs the Ombudsman says

Alcala: Those hurt by agri reforms linking me to pork scam

Jun 02, 2014 - 3:16 PM

COA reports however show that Alcala s PDAF was misused while he was congressman and the scam continued at Nabcor when he was already DA chief

DEFENSE. Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala says he has never had dealings with alleged pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim Napoles, whether as congressman for the second district of Quezon or as DA chief. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

[Exclusive] Ex-Nabcor execs copied Napoles pork barrel scam

May 17, 2014 - 2:05 PM

The affidavits of Mendoza and Castelo indicate Javellana and other Nabcor officials were not just passive actors in the plunder of the entire P300-million GMA Fund, but may have also learned a trick or two from Napoles herself

Loi Estrada also channeled pork barrel to Napoles

Jan 31, 2014 - 6:16 PM

Letters sent to the agriculture department appear to tie up some loose ends regarding connections between the Estrada family and Janet Napoles

Leyte solons ask Aquino to declare state of nat'l calamity

Nov 11, 2013 - 3:10 PM

The Palace reserves comment on the proposal suggest that a state of calamity be declared in the province first

APPEAL. Leyte Rep Martin Romualdez wants President Aquino to declare a state of national calamity. Photo by Rappler

Presidential power over Malampaya billions

Sep 21, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Only the president can decide how to use these funds Will the Supreme Court change this?

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May 13, 2013 - 9:54 PM