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Duterte fires FDA chief Puno over alleged corruption

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:42 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has fired Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director General Nela Charade Puno for alleged corruption, the Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo...

Duterte hints at firing gov’t officials next week

Posted on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 02:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte hinted at firing several government officials next week over corruption. The President said he is just waiting for the list to be finalized before...

Duterte orders probe on corruption claims vs Cabinet officials

Posted on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 03:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to probe the current and former members of his Cabinet, especially those who are accused of corruption....

Over 2,000 cops dismissed due to anomalous activities

Posted on Thursday, 7 March 2019 06:13 PM | No Comments
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has imposed disciplinary actions against 8,440 policemen involved in anomalous activities with 2,528 of them already dismissed. Among the over 2,000 dismissed cops, 400 were...

Duterte to fire two DAR officials over corruption

Posted on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 07:32 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte hinted that he will fire two officials of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) due to corruption and negligence over a land reform application...

Bolsonaro takes office in Brazil, says will ‘restore order’

Posted on Wednesday, 2 January 2019 10:29 AM | No Comments
    Brazil‘s newly inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday (January 01) that he would “restore order,” and he vowed to tackle corruption, crime and economic mismanagement in Latin...

REPASO 2018: High-profile acquittal, conviction and Duterte’s anti-corruption drive

Posted on Monday, 31 December 2018 09:28 AM | No Comments
  A number of big names made headlines this year in Philippine politics for their involvement in various controversies. Mocha Uson Celebrity blogger Esther Margaux Justiniano Uson a.k.a. Mocha Uson...

Duterte hints at firing another gov’t official over corruption

Posted on Thursday, 10 May 2018 05:35 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – After Wanda Teo, President Rodrigo Duterte hinted that another government official would be removed from office due to reports of corruption. Speaking before an audience in...

MMDA dismisses 900 traffic law enforcers over corruption

Posted on Wednesday, 28 February 2018 08:16 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Around 900 traffic law enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) were sacked due to their alleged involvement in corruption. With this, MMDA plans to ask Congress...

Malacañang ensures investigation on corruption allegations vs PH ambassador to Nigeria  

Posted on Wednesday, 28 February 2018 11:42 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has assured that the corruption allegations against Philippine ambassador to Nigeria, Shirley Ho-Vicario, will be investigated. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that actions will be taken by...