Ombudsman dismisses Junjun Binay over ‘overpriced’ Makati parking building

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay in connection with the alleged overpricing in the Makati parking building construction. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales confirmed this in an interview with...

Dismissed PMA cadet fails to get SC relief

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal of Cadet Jeff Aldrin Cudia from the Philippine Military Academy (PMA). Cudia’s petition seeking a reversal of the dismissal was filed by Cudia and his father Renato on March 15, 2014. Cudia’s...

De Lima: Ong’s dismissal highlights ‘restrictions’ in judiciary members’ social life

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Following the dismissal of Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong, members of the judiciary should be conscious of the “restrictions” in their social life, particularly in attending parties where the organizer is not their relatives, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima...

Ai Ai has 20-year-old La Salle boyfriend

After her short-lived marriage last year, veteran comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas is in love again with another young man. In a report published by entertainment site PEP, 20-year-old Gerald Sibayan, a former badminton player from De La Salle University confirmed his relationship...

Cudia asks SC to consider CHR findings regarding dismissal

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Dismissed PMA Cadet Jeff Aldrin Cudia has asked the Supreme Court to consider the Commission on Human Rights findings that he was not guilty of the offense as earlier decided by the Philippine Military Academy. In his motion filed with the high court on...

Aquino unfazed by dismissal of graft case against Arroyo

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, May 12 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said he is confident that former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will be brought to justice despite the Ombudsman’s dismissal of a graft case filed against her in connection with a P728-million fertilizer...

DOF’s One-Stop Shop tax specialist dismissed from service

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed a tax specialist of the One-Stop Shop Inter-agency Tax Credit and Duty Drawback Center of the Department of Finance (DOF). Jessie Javier Carlos, Tax Specialist I, was sued by the Revenue Integrity Protection Service...

Dismissed cadet’s case not about being late in class – PMA

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Cadet Aldrin Jeff Cudia’s dismissal is not an issue of tardiness, the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) said in a statement Thursday as it defended itself from negative public perception stemming from a Facebook post that went viral. The Facebook post on...

AFP chief orders PMA to re-investigate case of cadet recommended dismissed for being 2 minutes late

MANILA, Feb 19 (Mabuhay) — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Emmanuel Bautista on Wednesday has ordered the re-investigation on the case of a cadet who was recommended dismissed from the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) after being allegedly found...