By Christine O. Avendaño
Aside from the numerous syndicated estafa charges they are facing, the top officials of Aman Futures have been slapped with complaints by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for engaging in fraudulent transactions and operating without the proper registration.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) is seeking to reverse the sale of a P4.3-billion state-owned lot in Pasig City to an affiliate of property giant SM Development Corp. — a transaction which it has called a “midnight deal” of the Arroyo administration, and a “grossly disadvantageous sale.”
By Conrado Banal III
THINGS never change at the National Printing Office, or the NPO, the government agency in charge of the printing of official forms. From what we hear, the same monkey business still happens at the NPO, possibly with the guidance from somebody high up in the Palace, said to be one of the trusted communications men. [...]
LOS ANGELES—Jury selection began Thursday to choose those who will decide the fate of Michael Jackson’s personal doctor, charged with involuntary manslaughter over the pop icon’s 2009 death. Some 300 candidates are expected to be questioned to ensure their impartiality as jurors for the trial of Conrad Murray, originally scheduled for this week but then [...]