Officials of AMA Computer University may still face criminal charges even if they have returned the P10-million payment they received from the government for the so-called “ghost scholars” who enrolled in their Manila campus, Senator Francis Escudero said.
Although the Commission on Audit (COA) has praised the municipality of Mamasapano, Maguindanao, for its effective use of public funds, it has called out its bids and awards committee (BAC) for failing to prepare its procurement report (PMR).
MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has reimbursed almost all State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) for academic year 2017-2018, refuting a Commission on Audit (COA) report on its low utilization of the P8-billion budget for the free tuition law.
The government lost out on P2.67 billion in royalties which were not collected from five mining firms operating outside mineral reservation areas (MRAs) in the Caraga Region from 2012 to 2016, according to the Commission on Audit (COA).
The Commission on Audit (COA) has called on the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) to go after the students who take non-science college courses in violation of the scholarship agreement, as well as their parents.
There is a clear case of graft and corruption as well as conflict of interest in the television advertisement contract between former tourism secretary Wanda Teo and a media outfit owned by her brother Ben Tulfo.
The controversial P8.13-billion Barangay health stations project of former Secretary Janette Garin was hardly the only infrastructure project of the Department of Health (DOH) found to be riddled with problems.
The Commission on Audit (COA) has questioned the validity of the bidding process for more than half of the barangay health stations (BHS) built under the P8.13-billion Tamang Serbisyo sa Kalusugan ng Pamilya (TSeKAP) project of the Aquino administration.
Former Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo isn’t alone in returning the P114 million disallowed by the Commission on Audit (COA) in connection with the advertisement deal sealed by the Department of Tourism and People’s Television Network Inc. (PTNI).
Even if the Senate Blue Ribbon committee does not conduct a probe on the allegedly anomalous P60 million advertisement deal between the Department of Tourism (DOT) and state television network PTV-4, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said this issue would be brought up during the agencies’ budget deliberations instead.
With the Senate not yet conducting probes into alleged anomalies in the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV aims to grill the government agency during budget deliberations.
The Commission on Audit (COA) has called the attention of Department of Public Works and Highways over some P73.3-billion worth of infrastructure projects that were either delayed or no longer implemented.
The Commission on Audit has discovered “padded payments” made by the Radio-Television Malacañang (RTVM) personnel who covered the official presidential functions of former President Benigno Aquino III in 2016.
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