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State auditors urge the National Anti-Poverty Commission and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation to extend the validity of their original agreement to properly use the funding
The Commission on Audit's sterling opinion of the 2018 financial report of the Office of the Vice President is an improvement from previous years when the state auditors flagged some of its expenses
The state auditors want to verify some $2.98 million disbursements made against the $5-billion recovered ill-gotten wealth of the Marcos family
The Commission on Audit says the Office of the Solicitor General did not present attendance sheets nor complete supporting documents for the fees paid to the trainers and lecturers in 2018
Apart from flagged airplane tickets, state auditors also find violations in the purchase of office supplies
'We stepped in despite the two weeks notice because it has a vital purpose in our elections,' says Lente executive director Ona Caritos
COA's annual audit report finds red flags in the purchase of trauma and first aid kits, and the construction of below-standard buildings
The Ilocos Norte government says it hired private lawyers to assist the provincial legal officer, but the Commission on Audit says it could not find a valid reason for this move
The Supreme Court grants a petition questioning the Commission on Audit's notice of disallowance on the Development Bank of the Philippines' retirement program
The Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University reallocated nearly P32 million to incentives for officials and employees in 2018, says the Commission on Audit
This is equivalent to 50% of its net earnings in 2017, worth around P300 million
The Commission on Audit says some officials of the then-Department of Transportation and Communications failed to observe proper rules in procuring IT equipment in July 2010
The Commission on Audit says MWSS officials defaulted on the petition for review by sending the petition 362 days after receiving the notices – more than double the 180-day allowance
Ex-Baguio City mayor Reinaldo Bautista and 16 others are found liable for the unauthorized release of funds classified as cost of living allowance
EXCLUSIVE: The Philippine Coast Guard has to answer for billions worth of allotments without contracts, while some projects remain unliquidated
Book Craft Publishing says it has yet to receive payment for educational supplies delivered to divisions of the Department of Education's Western Visayas office in 2005
The Commission on Audit maintains that National Food Authority personnel in Cagayan Valley must return P2.3 million in food and grocery incentives given in 2012
Former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel III has the highest spending in 2017, including P3.9 million for foreign travels. But he says it comes with the position.
State auditors doubt the Bureau of Fire Protection can meet its targets by 2020
The Commission on Audit questions the delay in the distribution of funds to disaster victims, as well as the lack of proper monitoring of similar funds
'Kung maraming nagagalit sa iyo, ibig sabihin ay epektibo at makatotohanan ang iyong pagganap,' says former COA commissioner Heidi Mendoza
President Rodrigo Duterte rails against the Commission on Audit anew, claiming the agency makes life hard for local officials
It involves lease agreements which reportedly caused resignations in 2016. NPO Director Francisco Vales Jr is held liable for the disallowance.
The purchase of high-end gadgets amounts to 'unnecessary expenditures' especially since the LGU already went beyond its 2012 budget by P50.85 million
Starting January 1, 2019, the salaries of contract of service and job order workers will be equivalent to what others in comparable positions in government are getting, says the DBM
The Notice of Disallowance is on appeal, says current Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Gonzales
COA says former transport secretary Abaya need not return money related to the license plates deal but he and other officials should be investigated by the Ombudsman
The Commission on Audit says this is to 'prevent opportunities and circumstances that may impair the independence, neutrality, and professionalism of the Commission, its officers and employees'
Makati dislodges Quezon City as the richest local government unit in 2017, based on the Commission on Audit's Annual Financial Report on LGUs
These 3 institutions are the Office of the President, the Department of National Defense, and Congress
The Commission on Audit says each former employee must present adequate proof that he or she is qualified for the separation package
Audit reports do not contain the claim by Facebook page Silent No More PH that Mocha Uson and Alan Peter Cayetano had 'unliquidated funds' before they resigned from PCOO and DFA, respectively
The Commission on Audit finds no irregularities in the 2012 purchase of a minibus turned into a mobile clinic by the Davao City government
The Commission on Audit says contributions of PhilHealth members 'are treated as a trust fund and, thus, should be managed and protected with utmost integrity'
PACC is mandated to investigate only presidential appointees, but Executive Director Eduardo Bringas says they are investigating Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Purchases are made without public bidding, bought from a supplier with a higher price, and done with incomplete documents
The Commission on Audit ensures that hard-earned taxpayers' money is spent properly. Meticulous auditing has led to exposure of corruption in government.
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
On top of the millions in penalties, auditors doubt that the 17 projects will be completed within the loan period
President Duterte has vowed to crack down on corruption and unnecessary delays in government projects. The Commission on Audit has released reports on those very issues he wants to fix.
The Commission on Audit says the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources squandered patrol boats acquired from a US grant and loans from Spain
'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
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos complains about the Commission on Audit to President Rodrigo Duterte during their meeting on Typhoon Ompong's effects on the province
The Commission on Audit hits the National Housing Authority for failing to properly evaluate contractors, which led to the awarding of contracts to companies with limited capacity
State auditors question the lack of manpower, splitting of contracts, and extension of contacts which lead to the delayed completion of projects under the Yolanda Permanent Housing Program
Binay and 3 other former city officials are held liable by the auditors
The Commission on Audit says the Senate has removed excess items in its inventory, including rolls of toilet paper
The Commission on Audit flags the purchase in 2017 of the 10 SUVs after finding 10 cars in the court’s inventory listed as 'idle or defective'
The blog post invents some quotes which were not in COA's observations on the questioned project