Heidi Mendoza - updates

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Heidi Mendoza on Duterte's latest rant vs COA: Auditors doing jobs well

Jan 09, 2019 - 3:25 PM

'Kung maraming nagagalit sa iyo, ibig sabihin ay epektibo at makatotohanan ang iyong pagganap,' says former COA commissioner Heidi Mendoza

AUDITORS. Former Commission on Audit (COA) commissioner Heidi Mendoza comes to the defense of auditors in light of fresh threats from President Rodrigo Duterte. File photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Ompong, Duterte on Mendoza, Bert and Ernie | Evening wRap

Sep 19, 2018 - 9:12 PM

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Duterte on ex-COA commissioner Mendoza: 'She can't lecture me'

Sep 19, 2018 - 6:10 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte tells former COA commissioner Heidi Mendoza that he is 'ahead of her by a mile' in understanding the 'nitty-gritty' of auditing

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Gloria Arroyo, Mankhut in Hong Kong, Philippine dragon boat | Evening wRap

Sep 17, 2018 - 9:57 PM

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'COA deserves respect,' former commissioner tells Duterte

Sep 17, 2018 - 6:55 PM

'Not one of the past honorable presidents of our land has called on another institution subject under our authority to defy our rules,' says former COA commissioner Heidi Mendoza

Aquino appoints new COA commissioner

Jan 15, 2016 - 6:52 PM

CPA lawyer Isabel Dasalla Agito replaces Heidi Mendoza who was tapped to head the internal oversight body of the United Nations

Robredo’s numbers, Mendoza in UN, Air France strike | 6PM wRap

Oct 06, 2015 - 6:51 PM

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COA's Heidi Mendoza to head UN internal watchdog

Oct 06, 2015 - 8:33 AM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon intends to appoint Heidi Mendoza to a ‘5 year non renewable term’ as Undersecretary General for Internal Services

NEW UN OFFICIAL. United Nations (UN) chief Ban Ki-moon appoints Heidi Mendoza (R), a commissioner of the Philippines' Commission on Audit, as head of the UN's internal watchdog. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (L) appointed Mendoza as COA commissioner in 2011. File photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacanang Photo Bureau

MILF surrender, MERS-COV free, Pacquiao-Mayweather | The wRap

Feb 20, 2015 - 7:44 PM

The MILF can’t guarantee the surrender of troops involved in Mamasapano A Filipina nurse diagnosed with MERS COV is in the clear Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight could be coming soon

Heidi Mendoza designated as COA OIC

Feb 19, 2015 - 5:47 PM

She takes over the post until the appointment of a permanent chairperson of the Commission on Audit

NEW DESIGNATION. COA Commissioner Heidi Mendoza is named as the officer-in-charge of the Commission on Audit. File photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacanang Photo Bureau

What did Binay tell Church leaders?

Nov 19, 2014 - 5:33 PM

The Vice President s camp says he accepted the invitation of the CBCP for a meeting but a Church source says it was the other way around

No easy ride for Elenita Binay

Nov 10, 2014 - 6:14 PM

New factors – a reputable Ombudsman and a whistleblower – can’t get her away from graft cases

Mercado 'cleared' Mrs Binay in 'overpricing'

Oct 26, 2014 - 10:03 AM

[EXCLUSIVE] As early as 2002 former Makati vice mayor Mercado confirms there were anomalies in the bidding process but clears former Mayor Elenita Binay of any liability

Binay camp: Mendoza's COA report already 'discredited'

Oct 03, 2014 - 4:04 PM

A lawyer of former Makati Mayor Elenita Binay says the audit report cited by COA Commissioner Heidi Mendoza at a Senate hearing has been discredited by the Sandiganbayan

‘DISCREDITED.’ The camp of Elenita Binay (R) says COA Commissioner Heidi Mendoza should have been ‘candid enough to admit’ that the report she was testifying on had already been junked by the anti-graft court. Heidi Mendoza photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacanang Photo Bureau, Elenita Binay photo from the Office of the Vice President

COA: Red flags, undue haste in Makati building

Oct 02, 2014 - 12:24 PM

UPDATED A COA official reads the report verbatim after senators assure him that he will not face legal questions for revealing the report to the Senate Blue Ribbon sub committee

Philhealth ordered to return P14M 'illegal' bonuses

Aug 17, 2014 - 6:38 PM

The Commission on Audit upholds auditors findings that the P14 million bonuses given to Philhealth Region 12 employees were illegal

Rappler Newscast | June 11, 2014

Jun 11, 2014 - 9:46 PM

De Lima Paje Soliman confirmed after 4 years Estrada says he is not a thief China seeks International sympathy over South China Sea

De Lima, Paje, Soliman confirmed after 4 years

Jun 11, 2014 - 3:57 PM

COA Commissioners Heidi Mendoza Jose Fabia are also confirmed The only cabinet secretary left to be confirmed is Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla

FINALLY. The Commission on Appointments confirms the nomination of COA Commissioner Heidi Mendoza, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman, Environment Secretary Ramon Paje and COA Commissioner Jose Fabia. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/Senate PRIB

COA's Heidi Mendoza fails to secure confirmation anew

Jun 04, 2014 - 6:51 PM

This is the audit commissioner s third time to face the Commission on Appointments Senator Jinggoy Estrada vows to ask more questions in the next hearing

Palace: COA will be ‘fair and objective’ in validating Napoles claims

May 31, 2014 - 6:40 PM

Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma says the COA remains an independent body


Palace stands by Heidi Mendoza, unconfirmed Cabinet members

Mar 05, 2014 - 5:56 PM

Malacañang says it will re appoint officials if again bypassed by the Commission on Appointments

STAYING PUT. Malacanang stands by COA Commissioner Heidi Mendoza and Cabinet officials who have failed to secure the approval of the Commission on Appointments. Malacanang file photo

Heidi Mendoza to CA: My only fault is filing case vs Binay

Mar 04, 2014 - 3:38 PM

COA Commissioner Heidi Mendoza says her audit report against the Binays is the reason behind the 3 year delay in the confirmation of her appointment

Jinggoy to block confirmation of COA's Heidi Mendoza

Feb 27, 2014 - 6:10 PM

As early as 2012 the COA commissioner has been accused of alleged incompetence arrogance and untruthfulness in investigating officials

Not just audits: COA will now file graft cases

Feb 26, 2014 - 9:55 PM

It will no longer just passively point out anomalies in gov t funds and hope for agencies or concerned citizens to act on those findings

Estrada-Tan part 2: DAP funds used to buy COA car

Nov 26, 2013 - 12:23 AM

COA Chairperson Grace Tan admits she requested funds for a commissioner s car computers and hiring of consultants but didn t know these came from the DAP

Minority senators want answers from COA

Sep 10, 2013 - 5:53 PM

Senate finance committee chair Francis Escudero says questions from senators should not be interpreted as pressure on COA in relation to the pork barrel scam

The Gamechanger: Implications of the Ombudsman's testimony

May 15, 2012 - 10:29 PM

It’s not yet “game over” but certainly the game has changed The bar the Chief Justice must hurdle to be acquitted is much higher now than before Carpio Morales testified

Rappler Newscast | May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 - 8:23 PM

Ombudsman Morales testifies on at least 10 million dollars in 82 acounts of Chief Justice Corona Significant transactions in the dollar accounts were done in election year 2004 and the week Corona was impeached by Congress And Dean Tony La Vina says the Ombudsman’s testimony is the moment of truth in the impeachment trial

CV of Heidi Mendoza

May 14, 2012 - 5:40 PM

CV of COA Commissioner Heidi Mendoza

COA, Ombudsman team up vs corruption

Apr 18, 2012 - 9:57 PM

It will take more than team ups however to wipe out corruption that often begin at the Commission on Audit itself

TEAM-UP. The Commission on Audit and the Office of the Ombudsman launch a joint team to investigate and prosecute cases arising from COA's fraud audit reports.