Ateneo backs whistle-blowers in AFP corruption scandals - Nation - GMANews.TV - Official Website of GMA News and Public Affairs - Latest Philippine News. The Ateneo de Manila University is set to hold a noise barrage on Friday afternoon in support of Heidi Mendoza, a former government auditor who followed the money trail left by former miitary comptroller Carlos F.
Garcia, who is facing a multimillion plunder suit. An advisory from Ateneo's University Communications and Public Relations said the protest is also in support of other whisteblowers in corruption scandals currently hounding the Armed Forces of the Philippines and its former chiefs of staff. The advisory said the noise barrage will be held at the university's Gate 2.5 at 5 p.m.
Mendoza had testified in inquiries being conducted separately by the Senate and the House of Representatives. The two chambers of Congress are looking into the plea baragaining agreement between Garcia and the Office of the Ombudsman. Mendoza had testified how millions of AFP funds from various sources have allegedly gone missing during Garcia's stint as comptroller. Rabusa bares how creative corruption in AFP was. MANILA, Philippines?
If ex-Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Angelo Reyes indeed got P50 million in alleged send-off gift (? Pabaon?) Filing of plunder charges vs Ligot up to Ombudsman - Palace. CEBU, Philippines - Dennis Trillo earned his first acting trophy for his portrayal of a cross-dressing spy in the Japanese occupation-era movie "Aishite Imasu" under Regal Films.
This year, one of GMA 7's most reliable leading men is set to sharpen his effeminate mannerisms anew for an upcoming Regal Films remake of "Mahinhin vs Mahinhin" where he will once again portray the role of a cross-dressing gay. This time, he will duke it out with a rival cross-dresser played by the multi-talented Ogie Alcasid whose "Bubble Gang" antics and previous movie roles made him a veteran in donning full-on drag. Dennis told The Freeman that as preparation for his character, he puts his habit of observation to good use. "By nature, tahimik akong tao.
The Philippine Star >> News >> Headlines. Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. MANILA, Philippines - A former aide of former military comptrollers appeared before the Senate on Thursday attesting to the widespread corruption in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). A teary-eyed Lt. Col. Antonio Ramon Lim appeared before lawmakers as he appealed for protection for his family.
He went on to affirm the statements of his former boss, ex-budget officer George Rabusa. In a prepared statement, Lim said in Filipino, “ever since news broke out regarding the search for truth, I started to think myself…I also want to tell the truth.” He said the security of his family as well as his remaining 9 years in the Air Force kept him from coming out earlier. Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. MANILA, Philippines - The wife of former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot bought 2 houses in the United States worth over US$687,000 (approximately P30 million) while Ligot was still in active service, a Senate investigation revealed Monday.
Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said Ligot's wife, Erlinda Yambao Ligot, bought a house in 7102 Stanton Avenue, Buena Park, California worth $183,168 in 2002. She followed it up with the purchase of another house in Cabernet Circle, South Anaheim, California on Dec. 23, 20023. The Anaheim property was worth $504,000. Estrada said the first house was paid in cash while the 2nd was bought with cash plus a loan. Asked about the purchase of the houses, Ligot said he had no knowledge of the purchases and said the properties were the subject of a forfeiture case before the Sandiganbayan.
He said he asked his wife about the properties but could no longer recall what his wife said. "Kulang daw so nagpadagdag pa ng allowance. "In fairness to Mrs. Lawmakers to further pursue military fund scandal probe. Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. The Philippine Star >> News >> Headlines. Palace backs Cimatu’s appearance at Congress’ probe on AFP corruption. MANILA, Philippines?
Special ambassador Roy Cimatu, a former Armed Forces chief of staff accused of receiving millions of pesos in slush funds during his term, should face the congressional inquiry on the alleged corruption in the military, Malacañang indicated on Wednesday afternoon. ? I did just pick it up in the news that he has denied the allegations. 'Military converted P179-B fund under GMA' I’m not a horological expert, not even an aficionado, but I think it’s safe to say that along with a man’s car and shoes, his wristwatch is an instant identifier of his station in life.
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“It is with deep regret that I announce my decision to formally resign as executive director of SBP,” wika ni Eala “My decision to relinquish my post is to enable me to return to the corporate world where new opportunities have been opened up to me,” dagdag ni Eala. Inilagay ang dating PBA commissioner bilang executive director ng SBP matapos mabuo ang samahang pinamumunuan ni Manny V. Pangilinan tatlong taon na ang nakalipas. Mabigat man sa loob ay tinanggap naman ng SBP ang pagbibitiw ni Eala. “Noli joined the SBP during it’s most difficult years and was able to steer the association successfully the return of the Philippines in international basketball as a member of good standing of FIBA,” wika ni Vargas.