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Inquirier.net
Ex-Bukidnon solon charged in P36.9-million pork scamwith the alleged misuse of his P36.9-million pork barrel funds on “ghost” livel
Inquirier.net / Posted 40 minutes ago
with the alleged misuse of his P36.9-million pork barrel funds on “ghost” livelihood projects from 2007 to 2008. The Office of the Ombudsman on Nov. 7 indicted Pancrudo and nine others for eight counts each of violation of Section 3(e) of the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
MRT contractor: Not our faulta day. The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, Bayan Muna, Tren and Agham said Sunday
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 hours ago
a day. The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, Bayan Muna, Tren and Agham said Sunday they would file a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman against former Transport officials led by Joseph Abaya and executives of BURI in relation to the... Read more
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Sun Star
Former Baguio rep, contractors post bail in 'La Presa' casestands as Aliping's counsel. Their camp has yet to issue a statement. Aliping
Sun Star / Posted 18 hours ago
stands as Aliping's counsel. Their camp has yet to issue a statement. Aliping and the contractors were charged by the Office of the Ombudsman for cutting, removing, gathering or collecting timber from a forest reservation, and unlawful... Read more
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The Manila Times
3 ex-DSWD officials plead not guilty to graftbefore the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division on Friday afternoon. Cabral, Montaño
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
before the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division on Friday afternoon. Cabral, Montaño, and Hayahay were earlier charged by the Office of the Ombudsman along with dismissed North Cotabato Vice Governor Gregorio Ipong over the alleged misappropriation of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Arthur Yap’s arraignment for graft moved to Janfor reconsideration on the court’s finding of basis to try the cases, as well a
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
for reconsideration on the court’s finding of basis to try the cases, as well as a pending motion to quash. Earlier, the Office of the Ombudsman filed at the Sandiganbayan charges of graft, malversation through falsification, and malversation... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Maguindanao vice governor charged over undisclosed propertiesMANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has filed criminal charges ag
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has filed criminal charges against Maguindanao vice governor Lester Sinsuat over his alleged failure to declare two real properties in his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth or... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ex-Baguio solon posts bail over environmental lawsuitRegional Trial Court Branch 10, which is hearing the complaint filed against hi
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Regional Trial Court Branch 10, which is hearing the complaint filed against his client and three Baguio contractors by the Office of the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman found Aliping and the contractors liable for violating the Revised Forestry Code of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ombudsman dismisses Batangas mayorThe Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Mayor Cristeta Reyes o
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Mayor Cristeta Reyes of Malvar town in Batangas for grave misconduct over the alleged anomalous procurement of a lot owned by her children. In a decision rendered by the Office of the Deputy... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ex-CHeD official pleads not guilty to graft chargethe Sandiganbayan’s First Division on Friday morning. In a charge sheet filed
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
the Sandiganbayan’s First Division on Friday morning. In a charge sheet filed before the Sandiganbayan in August, the Office of the Ombudsman accused him of violating Section 3(e) of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. The Ombudsman... Read more
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The Manila Times
Former Higher Education official pleads not guilty graft over transcript messoffered Bachelor of Science and Masteral Degrees in PE. In the charge sheet fi
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
offered Bachelor of Science and Masteral Degrees in PE. In the charge sheet filed before the Sandiganbayan in August, the Office of the Ombudsman alleged that Vitriolo “permitverbally the” PLM “to issue transcripts of record to its graduates,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No joking matterdeals awarded without public bidding to a well-connected group. Unfortunately f
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
deals awarded without public bidding to a well-connected group. Unfortunately for taxpayers and the riding public, the Office of the Ombudsman has shown remarkable reluctance in going after those responsible for this disastrous... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Ecija mayor suspended for graftA NUEVA Vizcaya mayor is facing a 90-day suspension for graft over the procurem
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
A NUEVA Vizcaya mayor is facing a 90-day suspension for graft over the procurement of a P1,350,000 van in 2009. The Office of the Ombudsman said Alfonso Castañeda Mayor Jerry Pasigian sustained the motion filed by the Ombudsman’s Office of the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Court denies prosecution’s plea to reconsider bail grant to Estradais one of three former senators — the other two were Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. a
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
is one of three former senators — the other two were Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Juan Ponce Enrile — whom the Office of the Ombudsman charged in 2014, along with Janet Lim-Napoles and other individuals, in connection with the PDAF... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte supporters file 'sedition, inciting coup' raps vs Trillaneswealth." On October, Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang walked
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
wealth." On October, Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang walked back an earlier statement that the Office of the Ombudsman received supposed bank transactions of Duterte. In a statement, Carandang maintained that his office... Read more
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Sun Star
Has Team Rama lost the battle?for Nendell Hanz Abella, who is now with the National Labor Relations Commissio
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
for Nendell Hanz Abella, who is now with the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), and with the dismissal by the Office of the Ombudsman of James Anthony Cuenco from public service, the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) has retained a... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Senate mediating heated disputeto take -over the cooperative’s internal and financial management. Buseco answ
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
to take -over the cooperative’s internal and financial management. Buseco answered by filing a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman questioning the legality of the order. “During the meeting we managed to find rational solutions... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ombudsman suspends Batangas officialsaid Provincial Director Adelma Mauleon personally served the suspension order
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
said Provincial Director Adelma Mauleon personally served the suspension order and submitted a compliance report to the Office of the Ombudsman making the suspension period effective until November 9, 2018. Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon Gerard... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ex-PNR general manager, 8 others face graft casesThe Office of the Ombudsman has filed two counts of graft before the Sandiganba
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Office of the Ombudsman has filed two counts of graft before the Sandiganbayan against former Philippine National Railways (PNR) General Manager Junio Norberto Ragragio and eight other individuals who were then with the PNR over alleged purchase... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ex-PNR general manager, eight others face graft rapsTHE Office of the Ombudsman has filed two counts of graft at the Sandiganbayan
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
THE Office of the Ombudsman has filed two counts of graft at the Sandiganbayan against a former head of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) and eight others. Charged were ex-PNR General Manager Junio Norberto Ragragio, then-Division Managers... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Southern Leyte mayor charged for firing employeeMANILA, Philippines — Former Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte mayor Napoleon Cuato
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Former Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte mayor Napoleon Cuaton was charged by the Office of the Ombudsman for allegedly firing a municipal employee without a valid cause. Filed before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on November... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PNR execs face raps over railroad ties made of wrong woodits former chief, are facing graft charges over the allegedly anomalous purchas
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
its former chief, are facing graft charges over the allegedly anomalous purchase of substandard railroad ties. The Office of the Ombudsman has filed charges of two counts of violation of Republic Act 3019, or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Syjuco, Echiverri indicted for graft anewmisuse of P5 million in the 2004 fertilizer fund scam. It was the latest in th
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
misuse of P5 million in the 2004 fertilizer fund scam. It was the latest in the string of criminal charges filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against Syjuco, who later headed the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ex-Iloilo lawmaker, 12 others face graft caseTHE Office of the Ombudsman has filed a graft case at the Sandiganbayan against
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
THE Office of the Ombudsman has filed a graft case at the Sandiganbayan against a former Iloilo lawmaker of the House of Representatives. Former Iloilo Second District Rep. Augusto Syjuco Jr. and other individuals allegedly executed a memorandum of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Syjuco charged over P5-million fertilizer scammisuse of P5 million in the 2004 fertilizer fund scam. This is the latest in t
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
misuse of P5 million in the 2004 fertilizer fund scam. This is the latest in the string of criminal charges filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against Syjuco, who later headed the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. The case... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sandiganbayan resolves 925 cases in 9 months504 officials and private individuals. More than half were cleared while the c
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
504 officials and private individuals. More than half were cleared while the cases against 254 were dismissed. The Office of the Ombudsman withdrew cases against 31 accused. ADVERTISEMENT The Sandiganbayan archived the cases against 59... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
SMC to appeal plunder case vs PSALMand set aside” in so far as the conduct of preliminary investigation. The reco
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
and set aside” in so far as the conduct of preliminary investigation. The records of the case were submitted to the Office of the Ombudsman for disposition. “SMEC shall be filing a motion for partial reconsideration of the said motion,” SMC... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ombudsman affirms CamSur mayor dismissalBAAO, Camarines Sur: The Office of the Ombudsman has denied the motion for reco
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
BAAO, Camarines Sur: The Office of the Ombudsman has denied the motion for reconsideration Mayor Melquiades Gaite filed on its resolution dismissing him from the service on a graft case saying the official failed to present new evidence to prove his... Read more
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The Manila Times
Corona widow, children ask court to affirm nullification of subpoenas over forfeiture caseBank of the Philippines. “The subpoenas directed them to appear for a conferen
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
Bank of the Philippines. “The subpoenas directed them to appear for a conference at the Office of the Special Prosecutor, Office of the Ombudsman and to testify pursuant to the Judicial Affidavit Rule under A.M. 12-18-8-SC,” the court said. On... Read more
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Gulf News
Aquino forced into making difficult decision — De Limathe decision that led to the tragedy, Aquino was charged last November 8 before
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
the decision that led to the tragedy, Aquino was charged last November 8 before the Sandiganbayan anti-graft court by the Office of the Ombudsman for graft and trying to persuade or influence another public officer to perform an illegal act.De... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Corona family appeals subpoena on bank recordsFILE PHOTO/SENATE POOL The family of late Chief Justice Renato Corona has appe
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
FILE PHOTO/SENATE POOL The family of late Chief Justice Renato Corona has appealed the Sandiganbayan’s ruling allowing the Office of the Ombudsman to scrutinize their bank accounts in connection with their P130.59-million forfeiture case. In a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sandigan hits 16-year high case disposal rate2017 with 4, 214 pending cases carried over from the previous years. The casel
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
2017 with 4, 214 pending cases carried over from the previous years. The caseload surged to as high as 6,039 cases as the Office of the Ombudsman filed a whopping 1,825 cases from January to September, significantly higher than the last six years... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Corona heirs appeal subpoena on bank recordslate Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, has appealed to the Sandiganbay
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
late Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, has appealed to the Sandiganbayan to reconsider its resolution allowing the Office of the Ombudsman to scrutinize her and her husband's bank accounts in connection with their P130.59-million civil... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Flanagan: €25.7m paid out to 682 Magdalene Laundry survivorsgroup has raised concerns about the administration of the scheme. Earlier this
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
group has raised concerns about the administration of the scheme. Earlier this year, it sent a 14-page letter to the office of the Ombudsman outlining eight areas where it claimed the scheme was not being administered fairly by the Department... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC voids GSIS resolutionsinsurance premiums of state employees to the GSIS from July 1997 to December 20
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
insurance premiums of state employees to the GSIS from July 1997 to December 2010. Remittance delay It likewise urged the Office of the Ombudsman to file the necessary charges against government officials liable for the delay in the remittance of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Iloilo lawmaker faces graft caseThe Office of the Ombudsman has filed a graft case before the Sandiganbayan aga
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Office of the Ombudsman has filed a graft case before the Sandiganbayan against Iloilo City Rep. Geronimo Treñas in connection with the P.5-million fund he allegedly caused to be released to the Iloilo Press Club (IPC) during his term as city... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
University of San Carlos bar topnotchers share winning formulagrandfather who is a former litigator and politician, Lao bears immense pride i
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
grandfather who is a former litigator and politician, Lao bears immense pride in forging her own path as a lawyer at the Office of the Ombudsman in Cebu. But her success story is not without a challenge, as Lao suffered an academic setback when... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
CASES FILED VS PNOY ‘TOO LIGHT’—VACCng aming mga abogado at pag-aaralan naming mabuti ang pag-imbestiga muli sa kas
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
ng aming mga abogado at pag-aaralan naming mabuti ang pag-imbestiga muli sa kaso. Masyadong mababaw ang kasong inihain ng Office of the Ombudsman laban kay Noynoy Aquino,” Jimenez said. Jimenez was referring to the case filed by the Ombudsman... Read more
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The Manila Times
Trillanes echoes Aquino on Mamasapano killings, says usurpation charge won’t prosperagainst former president Benigno Aquino 3rd will not prosper. Trillanes, in a
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
against former president Benigno Aquino 3rd will not prosper. Trillanes, in a radio interview, said the case filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against Aquino would be “eventually dismissed” because the incident in Mamasapano, Maguindanao where... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThe Office of the Ombudsman has set aside an earlier ruling against former Esca
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
The Office of the Ombudsman has set aside an earlier ruling against former Escalante City acting mayor Santiago Maravillas and dismissed the case lodged against him for lack of administrative jurisdiction. The Ombudsman, in an order last year, found... Read more
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Sun Star
Customs officer convicted of false asset statements8 of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employe
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
8 of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (Republic Act 6713), according to the Office of the Ombudsman on Saturday, November 11. Azaña was ordered to pay a fine of P1,000 for each count, or a total of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy posts bail, placed on hold order over SAF 441 The Third Division’s ruling came just a few hours after it was chosen to han
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
1 The Third Division’s ruling came just a few hours after it was chosen to handle the cases against Aquino filed by the Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday. The Third Division, chaired by Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang,... Read more
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Sun Star
Margot suedmalversation of public property and violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Pra
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
malversation of public property and violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. In August this year, the Office of the Ombudsman dismissed those charges for lack of evidence, paving the way for the barangay captains to counter-sue... Read more
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The Manila Times
2 Aquino appointees in Sandiganbayan panel to preside over graft, usurpation casesadditional evidence that will warrant the existence of probable cause, and two
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
additional evidence that will warrant the existence of probable cause, and two the court may just dismiss the case.” The Office of the Ombudsman recommended a P40,000 bail for Aquino’s provisional liberty. When asked if Aquino could post bail... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Aquino appointee set to handle his Mamasapano casesFriday morning for the weekly raffle of recently filed cases at the court, incl
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
Friday morning for the weekly raffle of recently filed cases at the court, including those against Aquino filed by the Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday. Tang, an appointee of Aquino, assured that her division will be fair in handling the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ex-President Aquino’s appointee in Sandigan to preside case vs himby Nikko Dizon The Sandiganbayan’s Third Division would handle the graft and u
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
by Nikko Dizon The Sandiganbayan’s Third Division would handle the graft and usurpation of authority charges filed by Office of the Ombudsman against former President Benigno S. Aquino III in connection with the 2015 Mamasapano incident The... Read more
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Sun Star
47 village chiefs file admin raps vs Margot Osmeñavillage chiefs of Cebu City yesterday lodged administrative charges against Cou
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
village chiefs of Cebu City yesterday lodged administrative charges against Councilor Margarita “Margot” Osmeña before the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas for filing an allegedly malicious complaint against them. They accused Osmeña of malicious... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Red Cross takes up cudgels for Gordoncomplaint was “based on misleading and outdated facts.” Trillanes, on Wednesda
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
complaint was “based on misleading and outdated facts.” Trillanes, on Wednesday, filed the plunder complaint at the Office of the Ombudsman. ADVERTISEMENT “We will simply have to restate our position that all those issues have been... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lawyers’ group to file sedition case vs Trillanesyesterday said they would file a consolidated criminal complaint against Trilla
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
yesterday said they would file a consolidated criminal complaint against Trillanes by Thursday next week either before the Office of the Ombudsman or the Department of Justice (DOJ). “Trillanes is inciting the military to kill the President... Read more
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The Manila Times
SAF kin seek homicide charges vs Aquinoshould also be filed on top of graft and usurpation of powers. The petition wa
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
should also be filed on top of graft and usurpation of powers. The petition was filed on Monday or two days before the Office of the Ombudsman indicted Aquino, former Phil-ippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima and former Special... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SAF 44 families won’t join ombudsman case vs Aquinoand the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption said yesterday they would not p
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
and the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption said yesterday they would not participate in the cases initiated by the Office of the Ombudsman against former president Benigno Aquino III because they were not satisfied with the... Read more
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