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2 Spanish firms file graft raps vs CAAP execs

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Two Spanish companies and their local partner here have filed a complaint against officials of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) for disqualifying them from a P1.24-billion airport fire truck procurement project.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Like fees out of water

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The crucial point in the hot issue over the water concessions in Metro Manila is actually the contract between the two water companies and government outfit MWSS.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Ongpin files suit vs AMLC chief

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After launching his legal battle against a top banking regulator, businessman Roberto Ongpin has also challenged before the Ombudsman the chief of the country’s Anti-Money Laundering Council.

Posted: January 14th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

13 DBP execs dismissed over behest loan fiasco

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Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales dismissed from service 13 officials from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) for granting P660 million in behest loans to Deltaventures Resources, Inc. (DVRI) in 2009.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Retirees group asks Ombudsman to act on complaints vs ex SSS execs

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A group of retirees has called on the Office of the Ombudsman to stop sitting on the complaints against former top officials of the Social Security System and start doing something to recover SSS members’ money.

Posted: November 12th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Ongpin rapped for LBP deal

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A private complainant with a history of litigation against the Land Bank of the Philippines on Monday filed a complaint against the government bank, along with businessman Roberto V. Ongpin, over its 2008 sale of shares in Manila Electric Co.

Posted: September 24th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Scope of Ombudsman’s powers

Finally, it’s over. Chief Justice Renato Corona has been dismissed from the Supreme Court. After five long months, his impeachment trial is now history. Regardless of our thoughts about his guilt or innocence, the senator-judges have spoken and their verdict should be respected by everybody.

Posted: May 31st, 2012 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

It’s the economy, intrepid!

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It looks like serial state visits for our leader Benigno Simeon (a.k.a. BS), who reportedly is doing two of them early next month, both first-time “state” visits, and all in one go for a total of four days.

Posted: May 20th, 2012 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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