89 barangay chairpersons suspended over social amelioration anomalies — DILG

MANILA, Sept 12 (Mabuhay) — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Saturday said 89 barangay chairpersons have been suspended for six months due to anomalies in the distribution of the first tranche of the Social Amelioration Program. The barangay...

OP, Ombudsman forge MOA to intensify government’s drive vs corruption

The Office of the President (OP) and the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that aims to strengthen and rationalize government’s initiatives against corruption. Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales...