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Senate to probe PCSO controversies

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

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJan 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

Senators seek probe into Navy frigate controversy

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate minority bloc has called for an inquiry into the controversial purchase of two frigates for the Philippine Navy and the over.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

Palace welcomes probe into frigate weapons deal

MALACAÑANG yesterday welcomed the call in the Senate to look into the controversial P15.7-billion frigate acquisition project of the Philippine Navy. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. believed that the planned Senate investigation would help determine the alleged anomalies committed by the Aquino administration, which he earlier claimed had selected the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

If invited, Bong Go says he ll attend Senate probe on frigate deal

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Special Assistant to the President Bong Go said he would attend the Senate probe on the P15.5-billion frigate deal if he receives an invitation. "Kung sakaling ipatawag man ako ng Senado hinggil sa (If ever I'm called to the Senate on the) frigate issue, anywhere, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Go on Senate probe, NBI on Rappler case, Pope Francis weds couple on papal plane | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Special Assistant to the President Bong Go says he will attend the Senate probe on the P15.5-billion frigate deal if he receives an invitation.  The National Bureau of Investigation said Rappler could still be liable for cybercrime even if the law is not retroactive.  Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez threatens to give 'zero budget' to the provinces ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Bong Go willing to attend Senate probe on PH Navy weapons program

        Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go is willing to attend the possibleSenate investigation into the P15.7-billion frigates acquisition project of the Philippine Navy if, in case, he would be invited.   "Oo, dadalo ako (Yes, I will attend)," Go said in a text message to reporters. In another statement he sent to the media, Go said he was willing to face his accusers "anywhere, anytime."   "Kung sakaling ipatawag man ako ng Senado hinggil sa frigate issue. Anywhere, anytime I'm willing to face the accusers," he said.   He reiterated that the allegations that he meddled on the Navy's selectio...Keep on reading: Bong Go willing to attend Senate probe on PH Navy weapons program.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Senate to probe P15.5-B PH warships project - Rappler

Senate to probe P15.5-B PH warships project - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Minority senators seek probe into Navy frigate deal

MANILA, Philippines — Members of the Senate minority bloc have filed a resolution calling for an investigation into the controversial multibillion-peso friga.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Senate to probe P15.5-B PH warships project

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Senate is set to investigate the P15.5-billion Philippine warships deal, amid allegations that Special Assistant to the President Bong Go  intervened  in the project. The minority bloc filed Senate Resolution 584 on January 16, directing the Senate committee on national defense and security and the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Zubiri calls for probe vs illegal profiteers of TRAIN Law

Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said he is poised to file a resolution asking to conduct an inquiry into the reported illegal price increase and profiteering made by some unscrupulous businesses after the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law took effect last Jan. 1.   In a press briefing on Thursday, Zubiri, who chairs the Senate trade, commerce and entrepreneurship panel, said he was alarmed over the reported price increases even without the advise of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Department of Finance (DOF), and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).   "Naalarma nga ako na nagkaroon ng price increases na wala pang utos ang BIR, DOF, wala p...Keep on reading: Zubiri calls for probe vs illegal profiteers of TRAIN Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

NBI to probe Rappler, Malacanang defends Go, Senate rejects joint voting on Cha-Cha | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II authorizes the National Bureau of Investigation to investigate Rappler for 'possible violation of the Constitution and laws.'  Malacañang comes to the defense of Special Assistant to the President Bong Go in response to allegations he intervened in a government project for the construction of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Gatchalian: Probe Malampaya fund disbursements

Insisting on the need to hold answerable the alleged culprit behind the anomalous disbursements of Malampaya funds under the past two administrations, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said he is calling for a full-scale investigation into billions of pesos worth of disbursement. In Senate Resolution No. 579, Gatchalian said it is important….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Duterte appoints Faeldon to Office of Civil Defense

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Nicanor Faeldon as Deputy Administrator III of the Department of National Defense-Office of Civil Defense (DND-OCD). Currently, Faeldon is detained at the Senate after refusing to testify on the probe of the P6.4-billion shabu shipment from China that slipped past the BOC’s… link: Duterte appoints Faeldon to Office of Civil Defense.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

Duterte appoints Nicanor Faeldon to Office of Civil Defense

MANILA, Philippines — In detention for snubbing a Senate probe on the smuggling of P6.4 billion worth of shabu, resigned Bureau of Customs chief Nicanor Fael.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Lawmaker wants PCSO probed for irregularities, lavish bash

MANILA, Philippines – Congress should look into the various controversies hounding the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), saying the charity funds involved could run up to several millions, Bayan Muna partylist Representative Carlos Zarate said. “From the extravagant Christmas party celebration to the irregularities and alleged corruption in the small town lotteries operations and the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Aguirre orders criminal probe of mall blaze

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday ordered a criminal investigation into a shopping mall fire in Davao City that authorities said killed 37 employees of an American call center company. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III also urged fire authorities to determine why the 37 people were trapped inside the four-story New City Commercial Center (NCCC) in President Duterte's hometown. The NCCC Mall is operated by Lim Tian Siu trading company, whose owner is close to the Duterte family. Aguirre announced the inquiry as firefighters entered what remained of the NCCC Mall to recover the bodies. Bodies found Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte later announced that 36...Keep on reading: Aguirre orders criminal probe of mall blaze.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017