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COA faults LRTA on keeping boo

by PETER TABINGO on August 22, 2014
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THE Commission on Audit has questioned officials of the Light Rail Transit Authority on the improper handling of some P2.204 billion government funds under the Disbursement Acceleration Program after discovering the sum was co-mingled with the agency’s operating funds instead of being kept in a separate account.

Ready or not, draft of BBL law

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on August 22, 2014
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THE draft Bangsamoro Basic Law has finally been submitted to Malacañang last Wednesday night for the approval of President Aquino and submission to Congress, peace adviser Teresita Deles said yesterday.

Now all we need is enforcement

August 22, 2014
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THE Department of Justice has completed the new criminal code on crimes and penalties after three years of drafting work and consultation with various stakeholders nationwide.

Judges join clamor against BI

August 22, 2014
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A GROUP of judges, along with judicial employees, has asked the Supreme Court to stop the Bureau of Internal Revenue from implementing a new regulation that would impose taxes on non-taxable benefits such as allowances and bonuses received by state employees, including those in the judiciary.

Opposition eyes ‘Kill Cha-Cha’

by WENDELL VIGILIA on August 21, 2014
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OPPOSITION lawmakers will drum up support at the House of Representatives for a campaign against moves to amend political provisions of the Constitution to allow President Aquino to seek re-election.
 

Aquino appoints Jardeleza to H

August 21, 2014
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PRESIDENT Aquino yesterday named Francis Jardeleza as Supreme Court associate justice, and he took his oath the same day.
 

COA: No ‘adverse findings’ on

by JP LOPEZ on August 21, 2014
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THE Commission on Audit yesterday said there were no “adverse findings” when auditors evaluated the 11-storey Makati City parking building, or the Makati City Hall 2.
 

Graft, plunder complaints fil

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on August 21, 2014
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CRIMINAL complaints were filed yesterday before the Office of the Ombudsman against Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and his wife, Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano, over the alleged misuse of public funds and unexplained wealth.
 

‘Even cakes overpriced in Maka

by JP LOPEZ on August 21, 2014
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CAKES, anyone, for P1,000 each?
 

GMA allowed to challenge suffi

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on August 21, 2014
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DETAINED former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo yesterday obtained permission from the Sandiganbayan First Division to challenge sufficiency of the evidence presented by government prosecutors in her plunder case.
 

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Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’