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Airbus says it reached an 'agreement in principle' with French, British, and US authorities over corruption investigations
Worldwide, Transparency International notes in its 2019 report that many nations 'are showing little to no improvement in tackling corruption'
Issad Rebrab spends 8 months in custody awaiting trial, more than his sentence, so he is released by the court
An online database of the Navy's procurement projects and their progress will 'promote transparency and prevent corruption,' the Navy says
The Shariff Saydona Mustapha town mayor and ex-Maguindanao governor has been suspended since October
The former Isabela governor is sentenced to 12-14 years for a conviction for malversation, and 6-10 years for a conviction for graft. It is appealable.
The anti-graft court says mere endorsement to the implementing agency is not enough basis for conviction. Ombudsman decries it will allow other lawmakers to escape accountability.
President Duterte may have been prodigious at making a mess, and far from done with it, but his is only the latest in a rarely broken run of messy Philippine leaderships
This is despite a recent Supreme Court ruling saying Aquino cannot be charged with homicide. Chief Justice Peralta leaves it to Ombudsman Martires to decide.
The new chief justice wants to apply the principle of 'res ipsa loquitur,' where decisions that appear irregular on its face shall be investigated without the need for a complaint
LTO Bicol chief for operations Mar Jose Magistrado has been placed under preventive suspension as the agency investigates the corruption allegations against him
Jacob Zuma's last-minute appeal will delay the case over bribery allegations dating back to a 1990s arms deal. He dismisses the charges as a conspiracy.
(UPDATED) The early morning raids target more than 100 offices and homes in 30 cities, the opposition says, including the headquarters of Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) in Moscow
(UPDATED) High Court Judge Willie Seriti agrees with the prosecution that parts of Jacob Zuma's arguments to have the case thrown out are 'scandalous and or vexatious'
The Russian government has a controversial list of foreign agent organizations, which implies spying for a foreign government. This has led to many of the groups closing down.
The Ericsson investigation covers a period up to the first quarter of 2017, and involves operations in 6 countries: China, Djibouti, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam
Hindi na tayo iniisahan ng mga corrupt na pulitiko. Dahil paulit-ulit na, kawatan na sila. Pero wala tayong kadala-dala. Sanay na tayong maisahan, kaya ang tawag na sa atin ay pinagsasamantalahan.
The Marcoses not only ransacked the economy, they also flaunted their loot to the world
The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption says detained drug lords still manage to have cell phones, while some inmates 'post openly' on Facebook too, according to Senator Panfilo Lacson
PACC Commissioner Manny Luna wanted to exclude former Bureau of Corrections chief and now Senator Bato Dela Rosa from their probe, citing lack of authority to investigate a non-presidential appointee
The charges filed by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption against Senator Hontiveros are unrelated to any PhilHealth issues but concern the Kian delos Santos case
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