Ombudsman Asks P1 Million Confidential Fund Instead of P51 Million — Good Move!

Ombudsman Samuel Martires

Ombudsman Requests Senate, House To Reduce Confidential Fund I believe that the move of the Ombudsman is one good example for the other offices whose mandate is not directly connected for which the Confidential Fund is designed for. The issues surrounding the Confidential Funds of the Office of Vice President Sara Duterte in 2022 sparked … Read more

Ex-QC Mayor Herbert Bautista, City Administrator Charged with Graft

Ex-QC Mayor Herbert Bautista Charged with Graft Over P25-M Solar Project Former Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista and his city administrator were charged with graft over a P25 million solar project. Ex-QC Mayor Bistek and former municipal administrator Aldrin Cua are both facing graft charges before Sandiganbayan. This comes after alleged discrepancies in projects totaling … Read more

“SALN Critics Should Be Jailed”, Palace Respects Ombudsman Proposal

Following Pressure From Critics, Ombudsman Proposes SALN Critics Should Be Jailed SALN CRITICS – Recently, the Ombudsman proposed a new law that would leave SALN critics jailed. Following pressure from critics and the opposition to show President Rodrigo Duterte’s Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN), Ombudsman Samuel Marites suggested those commenting on the … Read more

Duterte Reveals 89 Barangay Chairpersons Under Preventive Suspension

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

Pres. Duterte Speaks on Chairpersons Linked to SAP Anomalies DUTERTE – Philippine Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte said around 89 barangay chairpersons are under preventive suspension by Ombudsman. Amid the COVID-19 crisis in the Philippines, a lot of Filipino families were aided through the Social Amelioration Program. More commonly called as SAP, it provided certain amounts … Read more

Ombudsman Doubts “Pastillas” Scheme Ring Leader In Anti-Graft Office

Ombudsman Express Doubts Of Pastillas Scheme Masterminds’ Pull In Anti-Graft Office OMBUDSMAN ON PASTILLAS SCHEME – Ombudsman Samuel Martires expressed his doubts regarding allegations on the pastillas scheme. Recently, a whistle blower known as Jeffrey Dale Ignacio tagged former Ports Division Chief Marc Red Mariñas as the mastermind behind the scheme. Furthermore, the immigration officer … Read more

DILG Urges Ombudsman To Suspend 50 Village Chiefs Over Cash Anomalies


DILG Urges Ombudsman To Suspend 50 Village Chiefs Over Cash Anomalies 50 VILLAGE CHIEFS – DILG recently urgd the Ombudsman for the preventive suspension of 50 village chiefs over cash aid distribution anomalies. Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said that the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) have … Read more

Ombudsman Confirms Receiving Complaints Vs. Gov’t Officials Over SAP


Complaints Submitted To Ombudsman Over SAP Cash Aid OMBUDSMAN – The Office of the Ombudsman confirmed that they received complaints against the government officials over the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) cash aid. The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected a lot of people in the Philippines. The quarantine measures have to be implemented to prevent the … Read more

JUST IN: 119 Bureau of Customs Officials Faced w/ Charges

Bureau of Customs Officials

Charges Filed Against 119 Bureau of Customs Officials BUREAU OF CUSTOMS OFFICIALS – BOC Chief Rey Leonardo Guerrero revealed that 119 officials of the government agency are faced with charges. Currently, not only the campaign against drugs is being heightened but as well as the campaign against corruption. Cleaning the country from these two are … Read more

JUST IN: Ombudsman Removes 7 Customs Employees from Posts


Ombudsman Releases Decision on Accusations Against 7 Customs Employees OMBUDSMAN – The government body released a decision that removed seven(7) employees of the Bureau of Customs from their posts. Undeniably, several employees and officials of government agencies are faced with accusations. Some were accused of neglect of duty, corruption, serious dishonesty, and grave misconduct. These … Read more

Ombudsman Called For Acosta And Erfe’s Suspension

Lawyer Filed For Acosta And Erfe’s Suspension OMBUDSMAN – A petition has been filed in the Ombudsman’s office calling for the suspension of Acosta and Erfe over PAO Forensic Laboratory. The office of the Ombudsman received a petition calling for the preventive suspension of the chief of Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Persida Acosta and the … Read more