Sustaining the momentum of Ledac

Gary B. Teves - @inquirerdotnet 10/31/2022

President Marcos Jr. recently convened and presided over the first Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (Ledac) meeting under his administration, with Senate President Migz Zubiri, House of Representatives Speaker Martin Romualdez, and key Cabinet members in attendance. The…

Tabuelan town resident accuses mayor, vice mayor of graft and corruption

Doris C. Bongcac 04/02/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The top officials of Tabuelan town were accused of graft and corruption for allegedly allowing the implementation of an “illegal” reclamation project and the construction of a private wharf in Barangay Tabunok. Charged…

2 private individuals file corruption charges vs Lapu barangay officials

Futch Anthony Inso 03/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Two private citizens from Barangays Bankal and Maribago file separate graft and corruption complaints against their respective barangay officials for alleged questionable purchases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) related items in 2020 and…

Ahong files perjury charge vs 7 Lapu-Lapu brgy captains

Futch Anthony Inso 03/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” has formally filed a perjury case against seven barangay captains who earlier filed a case of Malversation of Public Funds and Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act against the…

Barangay officials facing graft and corruption charges to stay in office for now, says Barili mayor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/21/2020

Cebu City, Philippines — The barangay officials who surrendered to the police over graft and corruption charges in Barangay Tubod, Barili town, in the southwestern part of Cebu will remain in office for now amid graft and…

16 barangay officials, 27 others charged for ‘irregularities’ in SAP distribution

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Irregularities made during the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) cash aid will not go unpunished. Police Major Ronald Allan Tolosa, deputy chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas…

Apas brgy officials, BAC members face corruption charges for P3M garbage truck purchase

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/27/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines –A resident has accused Apas barangay captain Virgil “Jingjing” Cabigon and members of the barangay council and the bids and awards committee of overpricing and giving preference to a private supplier. Mathan Jechoniah…

Rama facing another graft case in Sandiganbayan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama will be once again be facing graft and corruption cases at the Sandiganbayan along with the members of Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) during his term as…

Rama, 4 others face graft raps over ‘garbage’ services

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City mayor, now Vice Mayor Michael Rama and four former members of the Bids and Awards Committee are facing charges of graft and corruption at the Sandiganbayan for procuring waste disposal…

Duterte faces impeachment

Inquirer.net 03/16/2017

A former soldier turned lawmaker on Thursday filed an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte, the first move to oust the Chief Executive just a few months after his election into office. Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano filed…

SUSPENDED

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Fe Marie Dumaboc, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/19/2017

The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas has ordered a six-month preventive suspension of all the village officials of Barangay Ermita in Cebu City pending an investigation on their alleged failure to cooperate in a drug…

Cuenco, Yapha charged with graft for 2004 project

Izobelle T. Pulgo 07/14/2016

FORMER congressmen Antonio Cuenco of Cebu City’s second district and Antonio Yapha Jr. of Cebu’s 3rd district were indicted for violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act (RA 3019) by the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman found probable…

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