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Senate to probe PCSO controversies

Senate to probe PCSO controversies.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJan 12th, 2018

Senate to probe LTFRB anomalies

The Senate committee on public services is set to start next week its inquiry into the alleged irregularities and controversies hounding the officials of the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Senate to probe LTFRB anomalies

The Senate committee on public services is set to start next week its inquiry into the alleged irregularities and controversies hounding the officials of the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Senate to probe Department of Tourism scandals

The Senate Blue Ribbon committee is set to conduct an inquiry into the various controversies hounding the Department of Tourism next week, a lawmaker said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Secretary Bong Go to attend Senate probe of P18-B frigate deal

The Senate begins on Monday, Feb. 19, its probe into the alleged controversies surrounding the PHP18-billion acquisition of two Philippine Navy frigates, with at least five members of the Cabinet expected to attend and shed light on the controversy......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

Balutan: PCSO detractors not happy with STL expansion

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office General Manager Alexander Balutan said he will not allow critics eyeing control of Small Town Lottery to destroy the agency.   "Only our detractors who want to control STL for their own personal interest are not happy with this because they hallucinate so much. Imagine the billions of pesos they are now losing because of our aggressive expansion of the STL where these notorious gambling lords used to monopolize their illegal numbers game such as jueteng, swertres, masiao, pares..." Balutan said during a presseron Sundayat the Summit Circle in Cebu.   On Monday, Balutan skipped the Senate hearing on various PCSO controversies...Keep on reading: Balutan: PCSO detractors not happy with STL expansion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Solon seeks PCSO probe

A PARTY-LIST solon wants the House of Representatives to investigate the controversial lavish party of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) as well as the power struggle between two officials. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate underscored the need to look into the controversies that presently hound the PCSO. Recently,… Source link link: Solon seeks PCSO probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Solon seeks PCSO probe

A PARTY-LIST solon wants the House of Representatives to investigate the controversial lavish party of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) as well as the power struggle between two officials. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate underscored the need to look into the controversies that presently hound the PCSO. Recently,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Sandra Cam seeks probe of PCSO s grandiose party at 5-star hotel

MANILA, Philippines — Sandra Cam, a board member of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, is seeking an audit and a possible Senate inquiry into the cha.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Sandra Cam seeks Senate probe of ‘lavish’ PCSO Christmas party

PCSO board member Sandra Cam on Friday said she will seek a Senate investigation into the agency’s Christmas party which allegedly cost about P10 million. Source link link: Sandra Cam seeks Senate probe of ‘lavish’ PCSO Christmas party.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Roxas ready to face MRT-3 probe

MANILA, Philippines - Former secretary Mar Roxas will face the Senate inquiry into the controversies and problems hounding the Metro Rail Transit-3 that crit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Recto seeks Senate probe into DILG s China-funded CCTV project

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto filed a resolution seeking an investigation into the surveillance system project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) funded by the Chinese government. "It is imperative that the Philippine government review and evaluate government programs and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Recto calls for probe on China-assisted ‘Safe Philippines Project’

    MANILA, Philippines --- Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has sought an inquiry into the Chinese government-assisted P20-billion "Safe Philippines Project," saying there is a need to mitigate potential risks to national security or public interest. In Senate Resolution No. 990 filed on Wednesday, Recto said the project, which includes the installation of an initial 12,000 closed-circuit television (CCTV) security cameras in public areas in Metro Manila and Davao City, should be reviewed and evaluated by the government. "It is imperative that the Philippine government review and evaluate government programs and projects and their impact on national sec...Keep on reading: Recto calls for probe on China-assisted ‘Safe Philippines Project’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

    WASHINGTON - Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe. The comments by William Barr at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday pointedly departed from Trump's own views and underscored Barr's efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to a president who has appeared to demand it from law enforcement. He also repeatedly sought to ass...Keep on reading: Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Senate probe sought into DFA passport data loss

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros wants a Senate investigation into the supposed passport data loss in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros filed Senate Resolution No. 981 on Monday, January 14, urging the appropriate Senate committee to conduct a probe into the alleged loss ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Robredo, senators: Probe DFA passport data mess

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo called on government to investigate and act on the supposed passport data mess in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Robredo agreed with Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon's call for government to file charges against the outsourced passport maker. "Nakakagimbal iyon at saka nakakatakot. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Sotto: Senate won’t probe Diokno, ‘too many things on our plate’

THE Senate is keeping a distance from an investigation by the House of Representatives into the alleged flood control fund scam involving Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and his in-laws, its…READ The post Sotto: Senate won’t probe Diokno, ‘too many things on our plate’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Senate urged: Probe P20-B CCTV deal

Sen. Leila de Lima is calling for a Senate inquiry into the government’s P20-billion loan agreement to fund the installation of an initial 12,000 closed-circuit television (CCTV) security cameras in public areas in Metro Manila and Davao City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

Sotto: It’s Ejercito’s call if he wants to probe legalized use of marijuana

        MANILA, Philippines---If Senator JV Ejercito was "enlightened," he would not indulge in conducting public hearings on legalizing marijuana for medical use considering it is almost campaign period, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said Wednesday.   Sotto said it is up to Ejercito, who is the chair of Senate committee on Health and Demography, if he wants to conduct public hearings on the matter.   "It's up to him. Each chairman has his own priorities," Sotto told reporters in an interview.   "I'm sure if he's enlightened, he will not indulge in such, considering it's almost campaign period time," he added. &...Keep on reading: Sotto: It’s Ejercito’s call if he wants to probe legalized use of marijuana.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Senate keen on probe of & lsquo;parked& rsquo; pork

Senate keen on probe of & lsquo;parked& rsquo; pork.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

Senate to probe P20 billion Chinese CCTV deal

The Senate is set to conduct an inquiry into the national security and fiscal implications of the P20-billion deal between the Department of the Interior and Local Governments (DILG) and a state-owned Chinese firm to put up a sophisticated surveillance system in Metro Manila and Davao City next year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018