Posts Tagged corruption

Ombudsman orders probe on Customs officials over corruption allegations

Robie de Guzman   •   July 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday said it has ordered an “in-depth” investigation into the alleged corruption in the Bureau of Customs (BOC). The Ombudsman said...

Duterte orders freezing of several Customs officials, employees

Robie de Guzman   •   July 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the freezing of several high-ranking officials and employees of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) over corruption allegations. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said...

GSIS chief fired, says Duterte

Marje Pelayo   •   July 8, 2019

LEYTE, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte himself announced that he fired former Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) president and general manager Jesus Clint Aranas. “I’m dealing (with) it until now....

Duterte mulls another Customs revamp

Marje Pelayo   •   July 8, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte hinted on axing more employees from the Bureau of Customs (BOC) due to another cycle of corruption in the agency. “Iyan ang problema ng...

Duterte fires FDA chief Puno over alleged corruption

Robie de Guzman   •   May 16, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   March 27, 2019

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

Robie de Guzman   •   March 26, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 7, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   January 30, 2019

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’

admin   •   January 2, 2019

    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...


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