Monthly Archives: December 2016

Sandigan affirms Neri acquittal in NBN-ZTE case

MANILA — The Sandiganbayan anti-graft court has dismissed with finality the graft case against former socio-economic planning chief Romulo Neri, which stemmed from the botched $329-million National Broadband Network deal with Chinese

Plunder raps filed vs BI execs in casino bribe

MANILA – Former Bureau of Immigration intelligence chief Charles Calima yesterday filed plunder and graft complaints against former BI deputy commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles stemming from the P50-million bribe scandal.

AMLC to hold ‘emergency meeting’ after Duterte remarks

MANILA — The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) is having an “emergency meeting” at 2 p.m. on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte lambasted the agency anew and asked secretariat officials to

De Lima returns, says Duterte is the real addict

MANILA – Embattled Sen. Leila de Lima is back in the country after receiving an award abroad amid President Duterte’s allegation that she benefited from the illegal drug trade when she was

Duterte’s trust rating slips, but still ‘excellent’—SWS

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte’s trust rating declined during the last quarter of 2016 but still remained in the “excellent” bracket, according to the latest survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS). The

Plunder charges filed against Argosino and Robles

MANILA — Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre that the money used in the alleged extortion activity of two Immigration officials have been turned over to