Monthly Archives: August 2017

Morales disputes Duterte on ‘selective justice’ claim

MANILA — Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales disputed on Thursday President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that her office is being selective in handling high-profile cases such as the pork barrel scam. Speaking to reporters

Gordon, Trillanes lock horns during probe on P6.4-B shabu shipment

MANILA — Senators Richard Gordon and Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday locked horns at the resumption of the Senate blue ribbon committee’s probe into the P6.4-billion shabu shipment after the latter tagged

Davao group got P8M – Taguba

MANILA — Customs broker and self-confessed “fixer” Mark Ruben Taguba, told the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Thursday he paid a total of P8 million to the Davao Group, in which Davao City

Asian women leaders demand release of De Lima

MANILA — A group of Asian women leaders urged the Philippine government on Thursday to release Senator Leila de Lima and absolve her of the drug charges, which they branded as “politically

Martial law victims slam Marcos deal

MANILA — Return all the ill-gotten wealth. Disclose any condition for its return. Hold the Marcoses accountable for raiding the public coffers. Several lawmakers and victims of abuses under the Marcos regime

Ombudsman overstaying? Let SolGen file case

MANILA — Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Wednesday said doubts on the term of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales must be brought to the court by the Office of the Solicitor General.