Gwen on Balili graft dismissal: I feel vindicated

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn was all-smiles when she faced the press on Wednesday, December 2 to give her comments on the Sandiganbayan’s decision that dismissed graft cases filed against her in relation to the…

Sandiganbayan orders jail time for individuals convicted over ASEAN Summit lamp posts

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After more than 10 years since the scandal on the overpriced decorative lamp posts for the 2007 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) Summit erupted, several public officials and private individuals involved were…

Labella believes Rama is innocent of graft charges

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella believes Vice Mayor Michael Rama is innocent of graft and corruption. “I believe the innocence of the Vice Mayor,” said Labella Rama is facing graft and corruption cases…

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…

COA: Decision vs. overpriced streetlights final

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) affirmed with finality their decision to issue a notice of disallowance on the partial payment made to the contractor of streetlights in the cities of Mandaue and Cebu.…

Graft case vs Ronda, Cebu accountant junked

Patricia Denise M. Chiu 03/01/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan Sixth Division has dismissed the graft case of Ronda, Cebu, municipal accountant Genera Kasayan after she turned state witness in the same case against ex-Ronda Mayor Esteban Sia. Sia and Kasayan, along…

BREAKING: Sandiganbayan dismisses P200-B forfeiture case vs Marcoses

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 12/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Sandiganbayan has dismissed another civil case against the late dictator, former president Ferdinand Marcos, and his family, where P200 billion worth of alleged ill-gotten wealth was involved. In its 58-page decision, the anti-graft…

Negros Occidental mayor convicted of graft

Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/08/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan Seventh Division has convicted former Valladolid, Negros Occidental, Mayor Romel Yogore of graft in connection with the municipality’s procurement of construction materials in 2008 from his brother-in-law without public bidding. The antigraft…

Samar governor Milagrosa Tan passes away at 61

Joey Gabieta, Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 12/01/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Samar Governor Milagrosa Tee Tan passed away Saturday at the age of 61, her daughter Samar 2nd District Representative Sharee Ann Tan said. Sharee Ann said Milagrosa died at 7:50 p.m. Saturday at St.…

Samsam: Soc Fernandez has Alayon party’s support

Rosalie Abatayo 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The camp of former Talisay City mayor and now Councilor Socrates Fernandez is set to appeal the decision of the Sandiganbayan to perpetually disqualify him from holding public office. Until a final decision…

Sandiganbayan suspends Siquijor provincial officials

Philippine Daily Inquirer 11/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan Fourth Division has ordered the 90-day preventive suspension of Orville Fua, Siquijor provincial board member, for graft over the allegedly irregular purchase of fertilizers in 2005. The antigraft court also suspended two…

Sandiganbayan acquits 9 ‘Eurogenerals’

Patricia Denise Chiu - Inquirer.net 10/27/2019

The Sandiganbayan second division has acquitted nine retired police generals of graft and technical malversation. Dubbed the “Eurogenerals,” the nine former military officials earlier faced charges for their involvement in the allegedly illegal disbursement of P10 million…

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