The task force has decided to investigate corruption in government involving amounts of at least P1 billion, Department of Justice (DOJ) Undersecretary Emmeline Aglipay-Villar said on Friday (Oct. 30).
A regional director of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is facing corruption charges before the Office of the Ombudsman for allegedly throwing cash worth at least P2 million at a party.
MANILA – Employees of Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC-13) may send a letter to President Rodrigo Duterte to request an investigation into corruption allegations within their agency, Malacañang said Tuesday.
Instead of offering to resign, President Rodrigo Duterte can do more against corruption just by being consistent in applying anti-corruption laws, both to friends and foes, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Newly appointed Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) president and chief executive officer Dante Gierran is set to reshuffle all regional directors and other key officials of the state health insurer amid allegations of corruption, Politiko has learned.
The Universal Health Care program should still get full support from Congress in 2021 despite the shameless corruption at the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III is confident that officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) will be charged based on the Senate’s recommendations following an exhaustive probe on allegations of corruption.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s designation of former National Bureau of Investigation director Dante Gierran as the new head of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. will help restore the public’s trust in the corruption-ridden state insurer, Malacañang said.
While there may still be possible questions about charges against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III over the corruption in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), one thing is certain: Senators want him replaced soonest.
Newly installed Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) chief Dante Gierran will establish his own “management committee” as he buckles down to work to rid the state health insurer of corruption.
Corruption within the bureaucracy has been a scourge that all past presidents had to battle with – some winning more than the others, but none emerging truly victorious. It remains a social menace that President Rodrigo Duterte has been trying to address since Day One of his administration, and will continue to be a headache for future leaders long after the next presidential elections in 2022.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon believes there will be no overhaul of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) with Chief Operating Officer Arnel De Jesus appointed as officer-in-charge.
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