Czarina Nicole Ong Ki

Sandigan grants private individual's guilty plea to lesser offense

A private individual who pleaded guilty to a lesser offense of frauds against public treasury, instead of graft, in the fertilizer fund scam in Butuan City was convicted and fined P20,000.

COA flags Sorsogon City on hiring of job order personnel in 2022

The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged Sorsogon City's hiring of 2,704 job order (JO) personnel who were paid P163.5 million in salaries in 2022 due to deficiencies in the hiring process.

Intellectual Property Office’s space rentals ‘an avoidable expenditure’ – COA

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) could have saved at least P566.6 million had it invested on its own office space more than 15 years ago.

CHR to probe charges of child abuse vs QC orphanage

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it will conduct its own probe on child abuse allegations against Gentle Hands Incorporated (GHI), an orphanage in Quezon City.

P70-M financial help lost to ‘ineligible, probably ineligible beneficiaries’ of DOLE’s Covid-19 program

Despite the 99.87 percent utilization of the more than P10.8 billion poured into the Covid-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), there were issues unearthed on the beneficiaries of the financial assistance.