Ombud tasked to finish admin cases ahead of polls

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/17/2015

With less than a year before the elections, the Ombudsman-Visayas said it is speeding up the resolution of administrative cases filed against local elective officials. Paul Elmer Clemente, Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas, said there are 29…

Unfortunate doctrine

04/27/2015

It’s high time that Congress and the Supreme Court revisit the so-called Aguinaldo doctrine in light of Makati City Mayor Junjun Binay’s escape act from the suspension imposed on him by the Ombudsman. The Aguinaldo doctrine was…

Condonation

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/20/2015

The so-called Aguinaldo doctrine is being debated nowadays after the camp of beleaguered Makati City Mayor Junjun Binay secured a temporary restraining order (TRO) from the Court of Appeals, effectively stopping the Ombudsman from investigating him on…

Visayas Ombud to wrap up cases before 2016 election

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/12/2014

People have to know whether an elective official is fit for public service,” said newly installed Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Paul Elmer Clemente. He announced yesterday that Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has set a new target…

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