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Malacañang has no power to discipline Ombudsman, says Pimentel - Inquirer.net

FOR REAL, THIS TIME? After admitting that he had invented the bank account number he attributed to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, President Duterte bares the matrix of what he described as the real offshore bank accounts of the senator. Mr. Duterte said ...and more »

Duterte to Sereno, Morales: Let's show our bank books to lawmakers - Inquirer.net

President Duterte shows a document in his interview during Erwin Tulfo's program 'Sa Totoo Lang' which was aired on the People's Television on September 29, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO. MARAWI CITY – President Duterte on Monday challenged ...and more »

Poll law expert: Where should the President submit his resignation? - Inquirer.net

This was the question posed by an election law expert on Monday after Mr. Duterte dared Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to resign with him. ADVERTISEMENT. “There is no problem as to whom Sereno and Morales would ...and more »

Raps filed vs Ombudsman execs probing Duterte family wealth - Inquirer.net

Two lawyers on Tuesday morning filed administrative complaints against Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang and Deputy Ombudsman for Mindanao Rodolfo Elman at the Office of the President in Malacañang. Lawyers Manuelito Luna and Emilio ...and more »

Duterte dares Sereno, Morales to resign with him - Malaya

PRESIDENT Duterte on Saturday dared Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Morales to resign with him amid allegations of unexplained and undeclared wealth. The President, in his speech at the installation of new officers and ...and more »

Rights lawyer sees despotic ploy in Duterte threat - Inquirer.net

Human rights lawyer Jose Manuel “Chel” Diokno on Sunday said President Rodrigo Duterte's threats against independent constitutional bodies tasked with making government officials accountable were meant to “intimidate these institutions.” Diokno was ...and more »

Deputy Ombudsman says 'AMLC documents' he was reading were just shown him by reporters - InterAksyon

MANILA – Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang said Monday he was just reading through supposed “AMLC documents” shown to him by the media in an ambush interview when he was quoted saying that the “AMLC” papers seemed to jibe with the ...and more »

Lawyers seek dismissal of Ombudsman officials - ABS-CBN News

MANILA (UPDATE) – Lawyers on Tuesday filed separate complaints against officials of the Office of the Ombudsman citing alleged irregularities in their investigation into the wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte and his family. The complainants ...and more »

Duterte says he will snub Ombudsman's graft probe - Inquirer.net

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gestures during an interview on Erwin Tulfo's program 'Sa Totoo Lang' which was aired on the People's Television on September 29, 2017. RICHARD MADELO / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO. President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would not ...and more »

Carandang: Ombudsman has observed confidentiality in probe on Duterte - Inquirer.net

(L to R) Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval, Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang and Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon Gerard Mosquera hold a briefing. File Photo: Vince F. Nonato. Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang maintained ...and more »