House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco removed at least P386 million from the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) 2021 budget for key infrastructure projects in Camarines Sur even if they had been approved by a panel led by President Rodrigo Duterte.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is the agency with the most number of complaints received by the anti-corruption task force formed by President Rodrigo Duterte, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said.
Pity yourselves. This was Sen. Panfilo Lacson’s “advice” to his colleagues in the Senate early Thursday as he bared whopping allocations for infrastructure projects in at least 220 districts.
Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar is not corrupt as there is no proof of him engaging in corruption, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said early Thursday.
An executive order is being drafted to create the Build Back Better task force, which is tasked to streamline the government’s response in typhoon-affected area, Malacañang said Monday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday bared details of some P68 billion worth of “skeleton projects” of the Department of Public Works and Highways in the P4.5-trillion 2021 budget bill.
President Rodrigo Duterte believes there are irregularities in some road right-of-way projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the task force led by the Department of Justice (DOJ) will also be looking into the report of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) over the corruption investigation conducted on the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
The government has released P77,982,038,257 to various agencies for their ongoing response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte said in his second report since the implementation of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.
President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to investigate the quarrying operations in Guinobatan town, Albay after hundreds of houses got buried under volcanic rock and mudflows during the onslaught of super typhoon “Rolly.”
The task force led by the Department of Justice (DOJ) will be erecting an operations center, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Saturday (Oct. 31).
Special Envoy to China Mon Tulfo believes Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar should resign after President Rodrigo Duterte railed about the corruption in the agency.
Malacañang said it “fully supports” the decision of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to prioritize its corruption probe on the Bureau of Customs and Bureau of Internal Revenue, the Land Registration Authority, and the Department of Public Works and Highways.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesdayt (Oct. 28) has identified a number of government agencies that his task force will initially focus in its corruption investigation.
President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t impressed by Public Works Secretary Mark Villar’s credentials since the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) continues to be hounded by corruption allegations.
President Rodrigo Duterte has declared September 8 of every year as the “National Green Building Day.”
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate allegations of corruption in the government.
Senator Bong Go said on Sunday he will recommend to President Rodrigo Duterte the creation of an inter-agency task force that will employ a “whole-of-government approach” in the effort to end corruption.
Despite his denials to the contrary, Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar cannot but give in to the “influence” exerted by congressmen, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has created a task force that will look into alleged corruption involving officials and employees of the department.
Malacañang on Wednesday said it prefers an independent body to investigate the alleged corruption in the Department of Public Works and Highways (DWPH).
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) should be given a chance to probe the alleged anomalies within the agency, according to Malacañang.
While he is giving them the benefit of the doubt for now, Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday reminded the “young leadership” of the House of Representatives to adhere to the basic rules in the budget process.
President Rodrigo Duterte may call for an independent investigation into the corruption allegations inside the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), his spokesman said.