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The Presidential Commission on Good Government fails to present new and compelling evidence to overturn the earlier decision, says anti-graft court Sandiganbayan
Justice Maryann Corpus Mañalac, although concurring in the dismissal of the case, says unequivocally that the assets of the Marcoses are ill-gotten wealth, many of which have already been recovered
The collection is ordered forfeited in favor of the Philippine government
(UPDATED) 'The bulk of documentary evidence offered by the plaintiff are mere photocopies, most of which are barely readable,' says the Sandiganbayan 4th Division
(UPDATED) The Sandiganbayan limits its forfeitures to telecom company shares illegally acquired, and dismisses government claims against other assets of Juan Ponce Enrile and the Marcoses
The Presidential Commission on Good Government loses again
The First Division makes it clear, however, that the government has not lost the money yet, as it is an issue still pending in a Marcos civil forfeiture case
(UPDATED) It's a mix of convictions, acquittals, and still pending cases for all camps involved, including Marcos cronies
The Philippine government submits heaps of bank documents and affidavits from bank executives to link the Marcoses to Fe and Ignacio Gimenez, but the Sandiganbayan dismisses the case as most of the evidence are mere photocopies
The case is related to Bienvenido Tantoco, his family members, and former Tourist Duty Free Shops chairman Dominador Santiago who were allegedly used as dummies for the Marcoses to obtain P1 billion in ill-gotten wealth
The signatures in the letter do not match those in government records
The Office of the Ombudsman, tasked with recovering ill-gotten wealth from corrupt public officials, gives integrity awards to ordinary Filipinos who returned money they found while doing their jobs
The monetary value of our marine ecosystems in 2007 was thought to be US$966.59 billion, or close to $1 trillion. Using the 2007 exchange rate, that’s P44.61 trillion or nearly 6.5 times our GDP back then.
The civil suit involves 3 cases of allegedly using dummies and government corporations to enrich the Marcoses
The missing paintings have 'a lot of value' that can be used to compensate victims of Martial Law, says human rights lawyer Robert Swift
Ombudsman Samuel Martires releases only a summary of his SALN and not a full copy
Ombudsman Samuel Martires implements the dismissal of Melchor Carandang, who looked into the alleged bank deposits of President Rodrigo Duterte and family in 2017
The Presidential Commission on Good Government secures Malacañang's approval to auction off Imelda Marcos' Hawaii Collection
The state auditors want to verify some $2.98 million disbursements made against the $5-billion recovered ill-gotten wealth of the Marcos family
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
The President's daughter says she will only respond to questions about her wealth if a complaint is filed alleging violations of the law
Vice President Leni Robredo says all government employees, regardless of position, are expected to be honest in declaring their wealth
(UPDATED) The government of Norway says the divestment is specifically targeting exploration and production companies, 'rather than selling a broadly diversified energy sector'
According to the list by Forbes, the riches of Jeff Bezos, 55, have swelled by $19 billion in one year and he is now worth $131 billion
The vice president says there are court decisions, not only in the Philippines but also is Switzerland and the US, to prove that the Marcosses stashed ill-gotten wealth
The anti-graft court has found evidence that Imee Marcos is a beneficiary of the illegal Swiss foundations created and maintained by their mother, Imelda Marcos
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says she cannot comment while the case is still under appeal
The majority decision acquitting Bong Revilla of plunder only says it has not been proven beyond reasonable doubt that his unexplained bank deposits are kickbacks from Janet Napoles
The Marcoses’ ill-gotten wealth has been proven in courts and the wealth recovered is accounted for by the PCGG
(3rd UPDATE) The civil case seeks to recover P200 billion worth of alleged ill-gotten wealth filed against Imelda Marcos and children Imee, Bongbong and Irene, plus billions in damages
A viral meme 'Wealth-Flaunting Challenge' on China's popular Weibo platform has been viewed more than 2.3 billion times, drawing more than a million comments
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