The Supreme Court also tells petitioner Danilo Lihaylihay that 'frivolous litigation...hampers the resolution of more meritorious cases'
While money is behind many things that are good and progressive about human lives, it is more notoriously known for being the root of unethical behavior
The Sandiganbayan says it's the Office of the Solicitor General and not the Office of the Ombudsman which should pursue the forfeiture case
The Supreme Court's First Division upholds a 2010 Sandiganbayan ruling which dismissed a PCGG complaint that sought damages from the estate of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his cronies
'Dagdag rin sa ating pangamba na mauwi ang pagsasawasto ng naging kasalanan ng pamilyang Marcos sa sambayanang Pilipino sa kasalukuyang Solicitor General,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
'Wala pong revisionism diyan dahil lahat ng katungkulan ng PCGG, ipagpapatuloy po ng Office of the Solicitor General,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
(UPDATED) If the bill is passed, the powers of the Presidential Commission on Good Government would be transferred to Solicitor General Jose Calida, who had defended the hero's burial for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
PCGG chief Reynold Munsayac says he was held back by the notice of charge that the COA issued on past sales of the agency
President Rodrigo Duterte says the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission is free to check his bank accounts but he won't give the same access to his political opponents
'Duterte should never be exempted from investigation and accountability,' says Senator Leila de Lima
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This development raises more questions: where did the bank records come from, and why did a different deputy ombudsman terminate the investigation?
(4th UPDATE) Calida asks the Office of the Ombudsman: Why not announce the termination?
The core issue is hidden, possibly ill-gotten, wealth. It began hounding Duterte during the electoral campaign. During his presidency it has been overshadowed by other, graver, issues he can’t seem to stop provoking.
Almost two years after allegations of hidden wealth were first made, President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to issue a waiver allowing the release of his bank accounts' transaction history
From complaints against former president Benigno Aquino III to controversies at the Bureau of Customs, here are high-profile cases to watch this year
The senator says ongoing probe into the spread of fake news can cover the recent case of posts on the Marcos wealth compromise deal being taken down
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Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo says the response to lawyer Oliver Lozano regarding a draft document on the matter is only a matter of courtesy
How Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales have stood up to the President
'To say that I refused to attend the hearing or that I am in hiding is untrue,' says former Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Solicitor General Jose Calida is a 'decent person' who is 'impartial'
Compared to our ASEAN neighbors, the Philippines has treaded on a deviant growth path. Now, our poorer neighbors are growing faster than us. As we lead this year’s special ASEAN Summit, we might ask ourselves: How can we bolster our shaky standing in the region?
The case stems from a complaint that questioned the P8.9-million increase in Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog's net worth from 2012 to 2013
The Sandiganbayan says the claims of the Philippine Agri-Business Center Corporation are 'distinct' from the main issue
Now we understand why President Duterte is being a bigger bully than he ever was, seemingly intent on destroying institutions that check abuses and excesses in the executive. He is in panic.
Ex-senator Bongbong Marcos says the family is not demanding they be granted immunity from suit once they return some of their wealth to the government
'Ang kilala kong Snooky, 'yung artista at saka 'yung sa comics, sa totoo lang,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) 'We will file an impeachment case against her,' President Rodrigo Duterte says as the Ombudsman investigates the Duterte family's wealth
'They are destabilizing the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte, and we will not let that happen,' says Solicitor General Calida
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The provision granting the President the power to remove a Deputy Ombudsman was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 2014
Lawmakers from the House's independent minority bloc slam President Rodrigo Duterte for 'aiming to discredit' the Office of the Ombudsman
'Ano ba pinagkakakitaan mo, Mr Duterte? Mayor ka lang naman ng Davao City ng panahon na 'yan. Wala ka naman negosyo,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
'What all this confirms is that there is indeed a deliberate effort to discredit the President, to mislead the public, and to create popular outrage against the duly elected chief executive,' says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella
The investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte's wealth continues
Complainants say the Ombudsman investigation into the Duterte family's wealth is part of a 'synchronized' attempt to 'destabilize this government'
Carandang issues the statement in the face of threats of cases to be filed against him for breaching confidentiality in investigating the wealth of the President and his family
The Constitution doesn't spell out acceptable grounds for a president's resignation, and in recent history, one president's resignation has also raised legal questions
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Amid threats from President Rodrigo Duterte, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales maintains that her office will look into his bank accounts
'If we cannot agree with each other, then let us decide to submit it to the Armed Forces kasi magkagulo tayo,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) The Ombudsman said last week it was investigating claims Duterte's bank accounts had hundreds of millions of pesos which he failed to disclose as required by law
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Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo warns Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang that this could mean administrative sanctions
The Ombudsman says it has found basis to start an investigation into the assets of the President's family based on the complaint of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
(UPDATED) The Ombudsman now has a copy of bank records from the AMLC which, according to the Overall Deputy Ombudsman, 'more or less' look like the documents submitted by Trillanes
'The President respects the internal processes of the Ombudsman as an independent body,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella