The Judicial Investigations office said the scheme involved bonuses and improper payments to government workers sponsored by private construction firms, with bribes allegedly including cars, land and cash.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who cancelled the country's membership of the ICC's founding treaty in March 2018, is not willing to cooperate with the investigation.
Coronavirus has claimed lives of more than 3.8M people and infected over 177M globally. Here are the latest Covid-related developments for June 15:
United States has now lost over 600,000 people to Covid-19, a painful reminder that death, sickness and grief continue even as the country begins to return to something resembling pre-pandemic normal.
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