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Retired generals to BBM: ‘probe plunderers, stop corruption’

Twenty-three retired generals and colonels have signed the petition so far. Active duty officers are proscribed from political actions

Floods worsen as corruption widens

Flood controls are political dynasties’ favorite pork barrel. Lawmakers and local kinsmen divvy up the money via three scams

How a new corruption euphemism contributed to the Laguna de Bay...

Other corruption-related words that have become bywords in political discussions are “tong-pats”, “bukol”, “padulas”, “for the boys”

Corruption, not soldiers’ pensions will cause Diokno’s ‘fiscal collapse’

"The economy will soon snap from plunder... Workers will be laid off. Poverty and hunger will spread. Civil unrest will ensue."

Magalong: Has corruption become the norm?

“Is corruption now the norm in government?” Magalong asks. “Shouldn’t Filipinos demand accountability from their officials?”

Opisyal ng CBCP, duda sa pagpapawalang sala kay Napoles

It’s of course a tremendous surprise to learn about her acquittal. But public opinion... is totally different from a court decision

Filipinos practicing how to live rich

We Filipinos have always wanted to be rich. We’ve been practicing how to live rich.

If not videoed, ‘destroyed’ contraband can be recycled

Something’s missing in the picture. What happened to the onions?

Decades of flood controls yet we’re still underwater

Congressional pork barrels are mainly in Flood Management Programs. Rivers are to be dredged, but none actually takes place.

Church will remain vigilant vs corruption, human rights abuses, says Catholic...

“We will also remain vigilant and critical to all forms of corruption, mishandling of public funds and violations of human rights”

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