Secretary de Lima’s letter to Sen. Guingona re: “Alleged Napoles list”

On May 12, 2014, the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, chaired by Senator Teofisto Guingona III, issued a subpoena for the Sec of Justice to submit the “Alleged Napoles list/Affidavit on the PDAF Scam” to the Senate on or before May 15. This afternoon, Sec de Lima submitted the following letter to the committee, pledging compliance but requesting a week’s extension.

DOJ anticorruption ratings improved

At the public presentation of the Social Weather Station (SWS) 2013 Enterprise Survey on Corruption held on February 4, 2014, at the AIM Conference Center in Makati City, the Department of Justice (DOJ) was cited as one of four agencies with a net sincerity rating of Good in 2013. The +35 score was a turn-around from the -5 low in 2009 representing a significant 40-point increase.