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The Office of the Ombudsman officially restricts public access to officials' Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth or SALN.

Senate President Tito Sotto says he was ‘dumbfounded’ the justice department spared Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and former PhilHealth legal chief Rodolfo del Rosario Jr in a probe into alleged corruption in PhilHealth.

Water rates in Metro Manila are set to go down starting October 1. This comes as the MWSS approves a downward adjustment for Maynilad Water Services and Manila Water for the 4th quarter of 2020.

International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney urges Filipino tycoons and business leaders to protect the press in the Philippines to ensure a functioning democracy.

A post claims Johns Hopkins University released an advisory about COVID-19 with 17 bullet points about coronavirus and how to prevent it. This is FALSE. –