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PACC powers vs corruption expanded

PACC powers vs corruption expanded.....»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardJan 11th, 2019

Duterte expands PACC powers | The Manila Times Online

Duterte expands PACC powers The Manila Times The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) can now recommend violations of the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007 after President Rodrigo Duterte signed......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

Anti-Corruption Commission gets anti-red tape recommendatory powers

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed an executive order mandating the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) to recommend complaints of violations of the Anti-Red Tape Act to the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA)......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Rody’s PACC can’t touch ombudsman – Koko

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III warned yesterday the powers of the newly created Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2017

Fugitive Chinese govt officialnabbed, turned over to Beijing | The Manila Times Online

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI), together with the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), arrested a former Chinese government official wanted in Beijing for allegedly embezzling P11 billion......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Fugitive Chinese govt officialnabbed, turned over to Beijing

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI), together with the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), arrested a former Chinese government official wanted in Beijing for allegedly embezzling P11 billion. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente…READ The post Fugitive Chinese govt officialnabbed, turned over to Beijing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Anti-corruption body gets more powers

Anti-corruption body gets more powers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

Bello seeks ouster of PACC exec over probe ‘abuse’

After announcing an ongoing investigation against three Cabinet officials, Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Commissioner Manuelito Luna faces possible removal from his post......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Bello: PACC should be fair

Embattled Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) secretary Silvestre Bello III lashed out at the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Tuesday and revealed that he will seek the ouster of its commissioner following for alleged abuse of authority in an investigation against him and two other Cabinet members. The Labor secretary, in a radio interview, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Palace: Erring Cabinet men to be held accountable

Erring officials will be held accountable for their actions, Malacañang assured the public yesterday after the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) announced that it is investigating three officials accused of irregularities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Bangsamoro Law case moves at Supreme Court 2 weeks before plebiscite

MANILA, Philippines – Two weeks before the scheduled plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), the discussion on its constitutionality steps into high gear after administration officials sent in their defense of the law to the Supreme Court. Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

DOF, PACC to focus on catching ‘big fish’

The Department of Finance (DOF), which oversees the country's biggest revenue-collecting agencies, on Thursday said it would work with the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) in catching big-time crooks who loot government coffers. During a recent meeting with PACC's Dante Jimenez, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III asked the commission to focus its investigations on big fishes involved in anomalous government contracts so it could make prudent use of its limited time and resources in the remaining half of the Duterte presidency. "We have a limited amount of time. I'm not saying we should not go after the small ones, but you know, if you only have so much time, we be...Keep on reading: DOF, PACC to focus on catching ‘big fish’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Finance chief wants ‘big fish’ catch for PACC

The Department of Finance (DOF) has urged the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) to focus its investigations on “big fish” involved in anomalous government contracts to make prudent use of its limited time and resources in the remaining half of the Duterte administration......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Australia proposes stripping native-born extremists of citizenship

SYDNEY, Australia – Australia unveiled a radical plan Thursday, November 22, to strip convicted terrorists of their citizenship even if they are native-born Australians. Acting after a series of Jihadist-inspired plots and attacks in the country, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government needed expanded powers to withdraw citizenship from anyone ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

DILG defends CIDG’s probe of LGU corruption

  The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) defended its decision to let the Philippine National Police (PNP) investigate allegations of corruption among local government units (LGUs), saying it was legal.   "The DILG is conscientious in exercising its powers vested by law. The Department would not give a directive to the PNP that is outside the bounds of the law," Spokesperson and Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya said in an interview on Tuesday.   He cited R.A. 10973 --- a newly passed law which amended the DILG Act of 1990 --- allowing the PNP Chief, and the Director and Deputy Director of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group ...Keep on reading: DILG defends CIDG’s probe of LGU corruption.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Aquino, former Cabinet officials, senators sued over DAP

Former president Benigno Aquino III, some of his Cabinet officials, and incumbent opposition senators face 274 counts of alleged malversation of public funds acquired through the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Truth and Justice Coalition President Greco Belgica led the filing of the complaints at the Office of the Ombudsman on Monday. "So nag-file po tayo ngayon ng ating kaso against DAP [...] dahil sa pagkaka-lustay nila ng pera ng taumbayan, para i-impeach ang Chief Justice na si Renato Corona," Belgica, who also heads the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC), told reporters. [We filed a case today against DAP... because they misappropriated public fund...Keep on reading: Aquino, former Cabinet officials, senators sued over DAP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Who’s on the list?

NO, the list will not contain those who probably will win next year. Instead it is a list being prepared by the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) of at least 50 government officials being investigated to determine their culpability before their names are reported to the President. The PACC is also working to establish a Truth […] The post Who’s on the list? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

UPDATE 2: Congress, DPWH ‘most corrupt,’ says govt watchdog

CONGRESS is the most corrupt institution in the Philippines while the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is the most corrupt agency of the government, according to the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC). Chairman Dante Jimenez, in his “Ulat sa Bayan” on the first anniversary of the creation of the PACC, on Thursday, disclosed that [...] The post UPDATE 2: Congress, DPWH ‘most corrupt,’ says govt watchdog appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Even the President cannot disregard COA, Duterte s anti-corruption body says

MANILA, Philippines – Despite President Rodrigo Duterte's earlier statements belittling the role of auditors, his own anti-corruption commission has formally linked up with the Commission on Audit (COA) for faster information-sharing on corruption cases. Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Chairman Dante Jimenez shrugged off Duterte’s ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Smart WiFi powers Super 8 stores

PLDT Enterprise, the B2B arm of the country’s leading ICT and digital services provider, expanded its partnership recently with Super 8 through the delivery of WiFi services in the grocery warehouse store’s chain of outlets......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

DTI invites PACC to help craft EoDB Act’s implementing rules

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has urged the Philippine Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) to take part in the crafting of the Ease of Doing Business law’s implementing rules and regulations (IRR) after the former criticized the “delay” in its completion. The post DTI invites PACC to help craft EoDB Act’s implementing rules appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018