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Senate to probe PCSO controversies

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

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJan 12th, 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

Senate to probe missing P59.8-M SAF allowance

The Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs is set to conduct an investigation into the alleged withholding of some P59.8 million in daily subsistence allowance and hazardous pay for members of the Special Action Force......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Senate to probe missing P59.8-M SAF allowance

The Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs is set to conduct an investigation into the alleged withholding of some P59.8 million in daily subsistence allowance and hazardous pay for members of the Special Action Force......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

PCSO urged to probe STL operation in Capiz

ROXAS CITY, Capiz—A concerned citizen here urged the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office(PCSO) to conduct an investigation on the alleged anomalous operation of Small Town Lottery(STL) in Capiz, particularly in Roxas City. The same concerned citizen also asked the Department of Interior and Local Government(DILG) to look into the status of an incumbent village chief in […] The post PCSO urged to probe STL operation in Capiz appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Gordon: 10 senators to sign committee report on Dengvaxia probe

Sen. Richard Gordon on Sunday said he expected at least 10 senators to sign his 17-member Senate blue ribbon committee report holding liable former President Benigno Aquino III and his officials for the dengue vaccine controversy and recommending the filing of graft charges against them. Gordon said at least four senators had signed his committee report --- Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, Sen. JV Ejercito, Sen. Gregorio Honasan II and Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri. 'Won't preempt them' Gordon, who chairs the Senate blue ribbon committee that investigated the Dengvaxia controversy, said Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto had committed to sign the report on Monday. ...Keep on reading: Gordon: 10 senators to sign committee report on Dengvaxia probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

LP questions Gordon’s hasty release of Dengvaxia report

    Liberal Party (LP) stalwarts on Thursday questioned the timing of the release of the Senate draft committee report on the botched Dengvaxia mass vaccination drive, saying it could be a move to cover up controversies hounding the present administration. "This is simply a smokescreen of the administration to hide the issues hounding its officials," LP Vice President for external affairs Erin Taada said in a statement. "Why was the committee report released to the public before it has been filed or sponsored? Are not the signatures of majority of the committee members required before the report can be filed?" he asked. "What happens to the report if the majorit...Keep on reading: LP questions Gordon’s hasty release of Dengvaxia report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Trillanes seeks probe to uncover plan behind Boracay closure

        Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed a resolution on Wednesday to investigate the plan of Malacaang on the plight of the island resort Boracay following the closure order on April 26.   In filing Senate Resolution No. 705, Trillanes said "the government has yet to present a blueprint on how it will rehabilitate the island and mitigate the impact of the said closure to its inhabitants."   He added that "no clear plans and guidelines on how the government will handle the dislocation of workers and losses of business operators are in place."   READ:Trillanes questions 'real motive' behind Boracay closure/Trillanes to...Keep on reading: Trillanes seeks probe to uncover plan behind Boracay closure.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Palace: Boracay closure to push through, no casino construction

        Malacaang has dismissed the move of two lawmakers to investigate the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to close Boracay island for six months.   Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed a resolution asking the Senate committee on tourism, headed bySenatorNancy Binay,to probe the island's closure.   READ: Trillanes to Boracay residents: Seek TRO at SC vs island closure /   Trillanes alleged that Boracaywould be shut down for six monthsto allow andfast-trackthe construction of a casino on the island.   READ: Trillanes seeks probe to uncover plan behind Boracay closure   Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. C...Keep on reading: Palace: Boracay closure to push through, no casino construction.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Trillanes to seek Senate probe into Boracay closure

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is set to file a resolution calling for a Senate investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to close Boracay Island. Trillanes said  in a press conference on Tuesday, April 10, that he would file the resolution on Wednesday, and refer it to the Senate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Trillanes to seek probe on Boracay closure

SENATOR Antonio F. Trillanes IV said he will file a resolution on April 11 seeking to investigate the six-month closure of Boracay and the government’s rehabilitation plan for the popular tourist destination. “To clear this out once and for all, I will file a resolution calling for a Senate investigation regarding the plan to close […] The post Trillanes to seek probe on Boracay closure appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Trillanes eyes Senate probe into Cambridge Analytica s role in 2016 polls

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is set to file a resolution calling for a Senate probe into the role of British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica in the 2016 presidential elections. Trillanes said he wants the Senate to investigate reports that the 2016 polls was compromised “through ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Gordon suspends probe into BoC ‘tara’ system

SENATOR Richard Gordon, chairman of the Senate Blue Ribbon committee, said lack of witnesses compelled him to suspend the inquiry into the tara or bribe system in the Bureau of Customs (BoC), which still exists according to the testimony of Customs chief Isidro Lapeña. Gordon said there were no direct….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

NOT SO FAST | Why PH’s ICC withdrawal can’t be soon, and why Duterte can’t avoid probe

while the Duterte administration is in a hurry to get out of the treaty that was ratified via the Philippine Senate's concurrence on August 23, 2011, the process of withdrawing takes time and will not preclude ICC from investigating the President's war on drugs campaign......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

Probe alleged fraud in 2016 polls soonest — VP Leni Robredo

MANILA, Philippines — The investigation into Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III’s allegations of irregularity in the May 2016 elections must be conduct.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018