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The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission is also investigating 15 Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office officials, including former general manager Alexander Balutan
'As a matter of policy, employees under the DILG, including police officers, will be held criminally and administratively liable,' says DILG Secretary Eduardo Año
'The giving of the gift is simply an appreciation by a thankful community for a job well done performed by the law enforcers,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
'We always explain to the public that there is no need for them to give gifts as we are just doing our job and we get paid by the Filipino people through our salaries,' the Philippine National Police says in a statement
The Senator and former police chief criticizes the President for condoning 'petty graft' that could lead to 'insatiable greed'
'If there is generosity in them, sabi ng anti-graft law, you cannot accept gifts? Kalokohan,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The Sandiganbayan orders former Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System deputy administrator Virgilio Ocaya to rebut allegations he received double compensation in 2002
Senator Panfilo Lacson says official action on his exposés on anomalies in government would show whether the President's anti-corruption vow is just 'lip service or a serious call to arms'
LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III also issues a memorandum asking all regional directors to undergo a 'voluntary lifestyle check'
Senator Richard Gordon says his committee will look into 'conflict of interest' allegations against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, and also President Rodrigo Duterte's shutdown of PCSO gaming operations
Former mayor Camilo Lammawin Jr of Tabuk, Kalinga, and his wife are found guilty of extorting money from a private contractor
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra directs the National Bureau of Investigation to 'conduct a thorough investigation and case build-up on the alleged graft and corrupt practices in the Bureau of Customs'
'Noong araw, walang nanganganak na walang asawa; bihira 'yun. Walang nagsasama na walang kasal. Subalit dahil sa tolerance ng ating society, puwede na.... That is the values derived from society,' says Ombudsman Samuel Martires
(UPDATED) Customs officials may face preventive suspensions as the investigation progresses, says Ombudsman Samuel Martires
'I do not want them back,' says President Rodrigo Duterte in his 4th State of the Nation Address
President Rodrigo Duterte meets with Customs officials and employees accused of corruption a week after he announced that they would be relieved
Retired Lieutenant General Jacinto Ligot may have won a tax case over the military 'pabaon' scandal but he has no choice but to proceed to presentation of evidence in a related forfeiture case
Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 2 tackles excesses in spending, travels and ghosts of the pork scam.
Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 1 is all about the fake and the doubtful.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the names of those facing administrative and criminal charges will be disclosed 'at the appropriate time
Mayor-elect Isko Moreno says leading Manila is a 'one-in-a-million' opportunity he doesn't want to waste
He is the latest prominent figure to be caught up in the widening fraud probe launched by prosecutors since the ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika was forced to step down in early April following weeks of mass protests
'I've seen others paraded in handcuffs and living a miserable existence, but Alan Garcia will not suffer such an injustice or circus,' the late ex-president writes in a note to his six children
Dapat nang intindihin na ang galit natin sa kahirapan at kriminalidad ay hindi dapat ipagamit sa kanino man upang pag-awayin tayo. Sa halip, ang galit ay dapat maging dahilan ng sama-samang paghahanap ng mga solusyon.
Police Colonel Limuel Obon, chief of Lapu-Lapu City police, confirms the arrest but does not give further details about the operation
Immigration bureau personnel allegedly tell Korean nationals they are 'fundraising' for the senatorial campaign of former Duterte aide Bong Go
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission says the 'illegal' use of P50.9 million in railway funds as payment for security services constitutes technical malversation
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission recommends the filing of charges against Duty Free officials who are behind Supply and Delivery Agreements which allegedly allow private firms to use tax-free privileges to bring in high-end goods
(UPDATED) The investigation into Temer has uncovered 'the existence of a criminal organization in full operation, involved in concrete acts of clear gravity,' the federal prosecutor's office says
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and 23 other news groups expose how billions of money were sent out of Russia to bank accounts registered in Lithuania
The reports come with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the midst of a tough reelection campaign ahead of April 9 polls
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and Commission on Elections urge the public to file complaints for any possible offenses
Traditional politicians take advantage of vulnerable individuals who are willing to sell their votes in order to survive
Former prime minister Najib Razak and his cronies are accused of stealing $4.5 billion from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB
The country gets a score of 36, up from 34 in 2017. It ranks 99th out of 180 countries in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index.
A report says several bank deposits have been made to Bolsonaro's son in 2017, totalling to 96,000 reais, or about $30,000 at the average exchange rate of that year
The Court of Tax Appeals acquits former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot of tax crimes, but says the deficiency assessment of the Bureau of Internal Revenue stands
Marchers wave banners saying 'We reject the government of the corrupt' amid rising international concern
Okoi Obono-Obla discloses that the body is in the process of finalizing charges and that a 'prima facie case' has been established
A new executive order also states that President Rodrigo Duterte can 'directly investigate' administrative cases against his appointees
The constitutional court orders government authorities to tell staff and civil servants to cooperate with the UN mission
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he 'strongly' rejected the decision, insisting the government abide by an international agreement in place since 2007
The Wall Street Journal reports Chinese officials offered in 2016 to help bail out the debt-mired 1MDB, and said they would try to use their influence to get countries to drop investigations into the case
Anti-corruption Commissioner Manny Luna files an answer-in-intervention, defending the Bangsamoro Organic Law from a petition filed against it by Governor Abdusakur Tan II of Sulu
Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission says Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan had no intention to 'hide the origins' of his assets, noting that the watches belonged to Prawit's friend
Goldman says in a statement that 'certain members of the former Malaysian government and 1MDB lied to Goldman Sachs, outside counsel and others about the use of proceeds from these transactions'
Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak has now been hit with a total of 39 charges since losing power, most related to his alleged role in looting 1MDB
(UPDATED) Ombudsman Samuel Martires files complaints of corruption and obstruction against lawyer Edna Batacan, who told the JBC she had paid a fee for a case status
Vice President Leni Robredo says government should instead focus on reviewing systems that allow corruption to thrive
Low Taek Jho, commonly known as Jho Low, is still at large. His current whereabouts are unknown, although reports have suggested he is in China.