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11 Coast Guard officers linked to P27M in anomalous purchases – COA

Jun 26, 2017 - 9:20 PM

The officers, including retired Rear Admiral Cecil Chen, allegedly violated the Government Procurement Reform Act

11 Coast Guard officers linked to P27M in anomalous purchases – COA

FAST FACTS: Avoiding double taxation for nonresidents

Apr 01, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The Philippines is currently a signatory to 41 tax treaties that address double taxation situations

FAST FACTS: Avoiding double taxation for nonresidents

FAST FACTS: Time to pay taxes, what should you know?

Mar 29, 2017 - 4:29 PM

As we approach the tax month of April, check if you know enough about the Philippine tax landscape

FAST FACTS: Time to pay taxes, what should you know?

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Is the proposed tax reform package really pro-poor?

Feb 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz shares what the public must know about the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Is the proposed tax reform package really pro-poor?

House approves bill that removes uniform cigarette tax

Dec 13, 2016 - 6:04 PM

The House of Representatives passes the bill despite opposition from the Department of Finance

House approves bill that removes uniform cigarette tax

House okays 2-tier cigarette tax bill on 2nd reading

Dec 07, 2016 - 7:50 PM

House ways and means panel chair Dakila Cua says HB 4144, if passed into law, would generate additional P14 billion in government revenue

House okays 2-tier cigarette tax bill on 2nd reading

DOF: Bill imposing 2-tier tax on cigarettes won't benefit farmers

Dec 06, 2016 - 4:18 PM

The House committee on ways and means approves HB 4144 after only two committee deliberations

DOF: Bill imposing 2-tier tax on cigarettes won't benefit farmers

Gatchalian calls for Senate probe into ERC mandate

Nov 24, 2016 - 9:20 PM

This comes as the Energy Regulatory Commission faces corruption allegations and a threat from President Rodrigo Duterte to have it abolished

Gatchalian calls for Senate probe into ERC mandate

Ex-Comelec chief Abalos charged for graft over car purchases

Oct 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM

A bail bond of P30,000 has been recommended by the Ombudsman

Ex-Comelec chief Abalos charged for graft over car purchases

COA: Office of the Ombudsman broke procurement rules in 2014

Sep 25, 2016 - 10:15 PM

(UPDATED) State auditors say the Office of the Ombudsman had unimplemented procurement worth P183.9 million or 65% of its Annual Procurement Plan for that year. The Ombudsman says no procurement regulations were violated.

COA: Office of the Ombudsman broke procurement rules in 2014

Duterte to COA: Lowest bidder won’t get gov’t contracts

Aug 03, 2016 - 1:24 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he has told state auditors that he would not follow the rule on awarding contracts to the lowest bidder – which is mandated by law – as it is 'the source of corruption' in government procurement

Duterte to COA: Lowest bidder won’t get gov’t contracts

Drilon: Anti-political dynasty bill 'highly possible' in 17th Congress

Jul 23, 2016 - 10:07 PM

Senator Franklin Drilon files Senate Bill 230 which seeks to 'level the playing field in the political arena'

Drilon: Anti-political dynasty bill 'highly possible' in 17th Congress

Ex-health chief Ona, two other former DOH execs face graft charges

Jul 11, 2016 - 1:06 PM

The charges stem from an anomalous P392M hospital project, says the Ombudsman, which has also ordered the 3 to be disqualified from holding public office

Ex-health chief Ona, two other former DOH execs face graft charges

Puerto Princesa mayor, city officials face complaint over bidding

Jun 29, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Mayor Lucilo Bayron and members of the city's bids and awards committee face a complaint before the Ombudsman over an allegedly questionable bidding process

Puerto Princesa mayor, city officials face complaint over bidding

Review of PH energy policy underway

May 26, 2016 - 4:57 PM

'It is the obligation of the government to act to save the people from climate change and not wait,' says Emmanuel De Guzman, vice chair of the Climate Change Commission

Review of PH energy policy underway

Election service no longer required for teachers

Apr 14, 2016 - 12:05 AM

The Election Service Reform Act allows the Comelec to tap other employees, such as private school teachers and national government workers, for poll duties

Election service no longer required for teachers

Petilla grilled on high electricity rates: 'What did you tell your president to do?'

Apr 08, 2016 - 5:41 PM

'Bulok ang administrasyon natin,' lawyer Lorna Kapunan tells former energy chief Jericho Petilla

Petilla grilled on high electricity rates: 'What did you tell your president to do?'

FDC calls Aquino 'biggest loan addict' among leaders since 1986

Feb 20, 2016 - 8:59 AM

(3rd UPDATE) An official of the Department of Finance, however, refutes the civic group's claims, saying that debt indicators are 'at the best they have ever been since 1986'

FDC calls Aquino 'biggest loan addict' among leaders since 1986

Teachers on poll duty to get extra P2,000 – Comelec

Jan 29, 2016 - 10:43 AM

'It’s really part of their patriotic service to the community to ensure that we have clean elections,' says Comelec chairman Andres Bautista

Teachers on poll duty to get extra P2,000 – Comelec

DepEd: Required or not, teachers ready to render election duties

Jan 28, 2016 - 3:14 PM

Education Assistant Secretary Tonisito Umali says the department is right on track in its preparations for the 2016 elections

DepEd: Required or not, teachers ready to render election duties

Aquino signs law for Sangguniang Kabataan reforms

Jan 19, 2016 - 6:57 PM

Lawmakers say the SK Reform Act is the first law with an anti-political dynasty provision

Aquino signs law for Sangguniang Kabataan reforms

New 300-MW power plant in Mindanao 'not enough'

Jan 09, 2016 - 1:27 PM

A sister company of AboitizPower's Therma South Incorporated says Mindanao needs at least 300 megawatts of new power capacity annually for the next 5 years to address the power deficit

New 300-MW power plant in Mindanao 'not enough'

Aquino inaugurates AboitizPower’s P35-B Davao baseload power plant

Jan 08, 2016 - 4:26 PM

President Aquino says while he is an advocate of developing renewable energy, 'right now, we cannot wean ourselves completely from relying on coal'

Aquino inaugurates AboitizPower’s P35-B Davao baseload power plant

BuCor execs face charges over Bilibid project bidding

Dec 08, 2015 - 11:59 AM

The Ombudsman says that in 2012, BuCor executives split the project into 4 contracts to evade the required public bidding. They awarded them to preferred suppliers who are also facing charges.

BuCor execs face charges over Bilibid project bidding

Graft raps vs 11 ex-GSIS execs over 'anomalous' project award

Dec 01, 2015 - 1:58 PM

(UPDATED) Ex-GSIS president Winston Garcia, a candidate in the 2016 polls, questions the case's timing

Graft raps vs 11 ex-GSIS execs over 'anomalous' project award

Petilla: Give Competitive Selection Process a chance

Nov 13, 2015 - 4:26 PM

'You need rules. CSP is where everything is a level-playing field and everybody competes other than just negotiates,' the former energy secretary and senatorial candidate says

Petilla: Give Competitive Selection Process a chance

Why PH has 2nd highest income tax in ASEAN

Oct 01, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Come ASEAN integration by yearend, the Philippines will have the most uninviting tax system in the region

Why PH has 2nd highest income tax in ASEAN

COA: DILG at fault for P3.8-B BFP procurement delay

Sep 30, 2015 - 2:31 PM

The Bureau of Fire Protection combats fire lacking basic protective gear

COA: DILG at fault for P3.8-B BFP procurement delay

How a citizen-led power system can disrupt energy sector

Apr 15, 2015 - 2:15 PM

A citizen-led power system will steadily serve as a threat to private companies and will dismantle monopolies in the power sector in the long run

How a citizen-led power system can disrupt energy sector

PH Navy OKd P340M supply deals w/o public bidding - COA

Jan 25, 2015 - 8:56 PM

Aside from entering into procurement contracts without public bidding, state auditors found the Philippine Navy paid for the transactions through cash advances - a practice prohibited under current rules

PH Navy OKd P340M supply deals w/o public bidding - COA

Gov't rejects labor suit dues, warns vs power rate hikes

Dec 04, 2014 - 6:12 PM

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima says that the beneficiaries of the P60.2 billion in back wages were mostly rehired after their termination anyway

Gov't rejects labor suit dues, warns vs power rate hikes

Health insurance for all senior citizens starts November 25

Nov 24, 2014 - 8:38 PM

PhilHealth President Alexander Padilla acknowledges there will be 'transition difficulties' as they implement the new PhilHealth law, but government wants to implement it as soon as possible

Health insurance for all senior citizens starts November 25

House panel approves emergency powers for Aquino

Nov 18, 2014 - 2:27 PM

(UPDATED) The joint resolution granting special powers to the President to address a looming power crisis is eyed for passage in the House of Representatives by end-November

House panel approves emergency powers for Aquino

Petilla gives up hope on additional power generation bid

Nov 12, 2014 - 12:07 PM

The energy department is banking on 4 options to help avert a power shortage in 2015

Petilla gives up hope on additional power generation bid

Aquino signs law giving health insurance to all seniors

Nov 11, 2014 - 5:20 PM

The new law removes the qualification that a senior citizen has to be an indigent before being covered by PhilHealth

Aquino signs law giving health insurance to all seniors

Aquino to have 'limited' emergency powers – Umali

Nov 02, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Rep Reynaldo Umali says a joint Congressional resolution will allow President Aquino to deal with the looming energy crisis, but without the option of contracting additional capacity

Aquino to have 'limited' emergency powers – Umali

House to approve joint reso on special powers this month

Oct 15, 2014 - 2:14 PM

The chairman of the House Committee on Energy says that as far as the House is concerned, it will approve in October the joint resolution seeking special powers for President Aquino to avert a power crisis in 2015

House to approve joint reso on special powers this month

Belmonte: Aquino to have emergency powers before 2014 ends

Oct 13, 2014 - 3:06 PM

It would be safer if Congress puts to law the President’s emergency power 'and have a certain margin that we can actually control,' says the House Speaker

Belmonte: Aquino to have emergency powers before 2014 ends

Meralco customers to pay for ILP?

Oct 09, 2014 - 7:12 PM

Meralco has to pay its Interruptible Load Program participants, thus its customers may have to shoulder an additional 7.5 centavos for monthly generation charge

Meralco customers to pay for ILP?

House to probe need for special powers for Aquino

Sep 26, 2014 - 11:44 AM

The House opts for a congressional hearing over the outright grant of special powers to President Benigno Aquino III to address a looming energy crisis in 2015

House to probe need for special powers for Aquino

Aquino asks Congress for powers to solve power shortage

Sep 16, 2014 - 2:50 PM

The joint resolution needs the concurrence of both the Senate and the House of Representatives before it can be approved

Aquino asks Congress for powers to solve power shortage

PH mining transparency report to be released in December

Sep 04, 2014 - 1:59 PM

The report will disclose mining contracts, revenue streams and export data of major mining companies and show how much mining contributed to the Philippine economy

PH mining transparency report to be released in December

MAP says emergency powers to address looming power crisis

Aug 25, 2014 - 3:37 PM

But the business group calls for a ‘limited’ implementation of Section 71 of EPIRA to avoid any abuse

MAP says emergency powers to address looming power crisis

No need to declare power sector emergency – PCCI

Aug 07, 2014 - 4:48 PM

Temporary measures to mitigate the looming power crisis in Luzon are fine for as long they are acceptable to all, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry says

No need to declare power sector emergency – PCCI

With 2 years left in his term, Aquino has more to do, biz groups say

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:42 PM

President Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address earns raves, rants from business groups and a former Cabinet official

With 2 years left in his term, Aquino has more to do, biz groups say

Power emergency: What it means

Jul 29, 2014 - 4:04 PM

By summer of 2015, there will be a power crisis – 20 days of rotating blackouts won't be remote. Emergency powers for the President is deemed to be the ‘fastest’ solution for now

Power emergency: What it means

Senate report: PH lacks rules for disaster shelters

May 28, 2014 - 7:29 PM

'You cannot fault someone for not following standards if those standards do not exist,' Senate public works committee chair Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr says

Senate report: PH lacks rules for disaster shelters

JV Ejercito: Not his brother’s keeper

May 13, 2014 - 1:00 AM

Ejercito surprises allies and the public

Amend EPIRA; stop selling gov’t power assets – Chiz

Mar 28, 2014 - 3:16 PM

Escudero files a bill prohibiting government from selling Napocor's remaining power assets

Amend EPIRA; stop selling gov’t power assets – Chiz

House bill seeks non-compulsory poll duties for teachers

Mar 19, 2014 - 8:40 PM

A 'wide, non-formal practice,' anyway. Research says 70% of interviewed election officers admitted to appointing non-public school teachers as a BET member.

House bill seeks non-compulsory poll duties for teachers