Tag Archives: ombudsman

Davao Oriental mayor guilty of neglect of duty

 June 28, 2021

MANILA – The Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) has found Mayor Alicia Mori of Caraga, Davao Oriental guilty of simple neglect of duty.The verdict stemmed from a Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) case against Mori for failure to comply with President Rodrigo Duterte’s… Read More

Duterte names ex-lawyer new Overall Deputy Ombudsman

Liong is also adviser of Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod, the regional political party of presidential daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte

 November 26, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed his former legal consultant Warren Rex Hernandez Liong to the second-highest position in the Office of the Ombudsman.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque confirmed Liong’s appointment as Overall Deputy Ombudsman (ODO) in a statement on… Read More


sser on Wednesday, Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) Executive Director Abraham Sales said the… Read More

No way to please Duterte critics

 November 25, 2020,

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Wednesday slammed critics for questioning President Rodrigo Duterte’s refusal to name lawmakers who allegedly received kickbacks from project contractors.In his commentary show “Counterpoint”, Panelo said detractors… Read More

DOJ to refer corruption raps vs. solons to Ombudsman

 November 25, 2020

MANILA – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday said he received instructions on going after public officials, who do not belong to the executive department, in the course of the investigations into corruption allegations.”The President stated that if the involvement of a member of… Read More

PACC insists only Ombudsman can probe elected officials

 November 25, 2020

MANILA – The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Wednesday reiterated that the agency cannot name or probe lawmakers linked in corruption at the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), insisting that only the Office of the Ombudsman has jurisdiction to investigate elected… Read More

Duterte renews appeal to public to report corruption in gov’t

Offers a PHP10,000 reward for any information on corruption

 November 24, 2020

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night reiterated his call to the public to report corruption activities in the government.“Huwag ka lang magbigay ng pangalan. Ang ibigay mo ang opisina at iyong tingin mo magkano at ‘yung tao. Ikaw, una ka na. Mag-report ka lang doon pa sa… Read More

Duterte to provide Ombudsman list of solons getting kickbacks

 November 24, 2020,

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said he would refer to the Office of the Ombudsman information he received about some members of the House of Representatives who allegedly received kickbacks from project contractors.In a taped speech, Duterte bared that he received a list of… Read M

ALSO READ: DOTr execs directed to submit SALNs to DOJ-led task force

DOJ to use SALNs in DOTr corruption probe

 November 23, 2020

MANILA – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Monday said the Task Force against Corruption (TFAC) would use the Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) of officials in investigating possible graft and corrupt practices in the Department of Transportation (DOTr).In a message to… Read More

Morales, other execs charged before Ombudsman for PhilHealth mess

Guevarra: More complaints will be filed in the next few days and weeks against other erring personnel and their cohorts

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday formally endorsed to the Office of the Ombudsman the complaint against senior officials including the chief of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).In his letter to Ombudsman Samuel Martires, Justice Undersecretary Adrian… Read More