Duterte: No corruption in Sinovac supply deal

As senators expressed suspicion about an attempt to overprice vaccines the government is procuring from China, President Duterte defended the deal yesterday, stressing that everything is aboveboard......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 18th, 2021

Senator wary of vaccine deal

Sharp differences in the quoted prices for the Sinovac vaccine in the Philippines and elsewhere seem to point to corruption, Senator Panfilo M. Lacson said Sunday, as the House of Representatives announced its own probe......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

A stinking deal

President Duterte has tasked Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra to investigate all forms of corruption in the government. To my mind, this is an impossible mission since corruption is embedded in and bred by the system......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 30th, 2020

Corruption via selective procurement?

You would think that after President Duterte made a big deal about corruption inside PhilHealth, that people would have second thoughts about engaging in any form of graft or corruption, particularly anything that has to do with Department of Health supplies and the like. But it looks like a bunch of political appointees allegedly from down south think they are smarter than others and they can slip quick deals in between without being noticed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2020

DA urged to cancel overpriced fertilizer supply deal

An alliance of farmers' groups in Central Luzon has called on President Rodrigo Duterte to crack the whip on Agriculture officials involved in the alleged overpriced supply contract for fertilizers under the government's emergency response program during the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

PNOC exec fired over Russian deal, Rody confirms

In line with his campaign against corruption, President Duterte said he fired Philippine National Oil Co. Exploration Corp. head Pedro Aquino Jr. for his role in a questionable deal with a Russian firm......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2019

Duterte says he fired Jesus Aranas

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte, said on Friday, July 5, that he axed Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) president and general Jesus Clint Aranas. "I will deal with corruption. I’m dealing it until now. I just fired the president of the GSIS yesterday," he said in a speech at the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2019

Farmers to supply P25-B rice needs of 4Ps beneficiaries

President Duterte has approved a Department of Agriculture (DA) proposal for local farmers to supply the rice allowance intended for beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). The supply deal is worth P25 billion a year. Agriculture S.....»»

Category: newsSource: NewsOct 4th, 2016

PH must have indemnity deal with Sinovac

PH must have indemnity deal with Sinovac.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Meralco set to award deal to two SMC power firms

Manila Electric Co. is set to award a 1,800-megawatt supply contract to two companies controlled by San Miguel Corp. this week following the successful competitive selection process, a top executive said Monday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Duterte, top officials can now try Sinovac

The Food and Drug Administration granted yesterday, just before the targeted start of the mass vaccination rollout, an emergency use authorization for the coronavirus vaccine developed by the Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Palace: Duterte not in age range for Sinovac jabs

The shots should also be given to clinically healthy persons aged 18 to 59 years old, the FDA said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

No indemnification deal between Sinovac, PH

No indemnification deal between Sinovac, PH.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Another dropped ball?

It looks like another ball was dropped by the Duterte administration in its Covid response. All we have now is the term sheet, no signed supply agreement yet, according to Sen. Nancy Binay......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

More pork imports at lower tariff await Duterte signature

The proposal to import more pork at lower tariffs is awaiting the signature of President Duterte as supply and prices remain volatile due to the African swine fever......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

AstraZeneca no longer taking new COVID-19 vaccine orders, Duterte adviser says

British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca is no longer accepting any new orders for its coronavirus vaccine due to supply constraints, an adviser to President Rodrigo Duterte said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Sinopharm or Sinovac? Duterte’s decision to get China-made vax final

President Rodrigo Duterte had decided which vaccine brand to receive and he remained “consistent” with his earlier pronouncements that it would come from China, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque said the Philippine leader has made up his mind on the matter and he himself would announce it. “I know of the decision […] The post Sinopharm or Sinovac? Duterte’s decision to get China-made vax final appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Rody OKs more pork imports, forms team to go after hoarders

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the creation of an “economic intelligence” group to go after profiteers and hoarders of meat and agricultural goods who are driving prices up and may approve an increase in pork imports to address a supply shortage, the Palace said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2021

Duterte approves creation of intel group vs. agri smugglers, profiteers

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the creation of an “economic intelligence” group to go after smugglers, profiteers, and hoarders of agricultural products, the Palace announced Thursday, after the prices of pork recently skyrocketed to P450 due to supposed low supply. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the President approved during the Cabinet meeting the creation of […] The post Duterte approves creation of intel group vs. agri smugglers, profiteers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2021

Resolution on charter change, ‘insensitive, ill-timed’ — groups

“The Duterte administration's cha-cha will also pave the way for greater depletion and plunder of our natural resources due to corruption and fascist rule. It will also open up space for amendments to political provisions such as lifting of the term limits." The post Resolution on charter change, ‘insensitive, ill-timed’ — groups appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2021

Malakanyang nakiramay sa pamilya ni PACC chairman Dante Jimenez

Nagpaabot ng pakikiramay ang Palasyo ng Malakanyang sa pamilyang naulila ni Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission chairman Dante Jimenez. Pumanaw si Jimenez kahapon sa edad na 68 dahil sa aortic aneurysm. Ayon kay Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, malaki ang naitulong ni Jimenez sa administrasyon ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. “PACC Chair Jimenez spent most of his productive life […] The post Malakanyang nakiramay sa pamilya ni PACC chairman Dante Jimenez appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2021