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Samar mayor to face graft charges over P2.6M catering deal

Mayor Jocelyn Uy-De Jesus of Jiabong, Samar, is set to face 16 counts of violation of Section 3(e) of Republic Act No. 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act) before the Sandiganbayan for the anomalous procurement of catering services in 2012. Also included in the...

Ombudsman indicts Napoles, 6 others in fertilizer fund scam

The Office of the Ombudsman found probable cause to charge Janet Lim Napoles and officials from the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit XIII (DA RFU) in Butuan City for the irregularities in the procurement of fertilizers for the Agricultural Reinforcement...