Posts Tagged COA

Deployment of resident ombudsmen to graft-prone agencies to start this month — DOJ

Robie de Guzman   •   September 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The deployment of prosecutors and state auditors who will serve as resident ombudsmen to government agencies prone to corruption is expected to begin this month, the Department...

Palace insists COA has jurisdiction to audit Red Cross, other NGOs

Robie de Guzman   •   September 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Tuesday maintained that the Commission on Audit (COA) has the authority to look into the finances of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and its use...

Duterte says he will audit gov’t agencies if elected as VP

Robie de Guzman   •   August 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte vowed he will audit government agencies, including the Commission on Audit (COA), if he wins as vice president in the 2022 elections. During his...

De Lima slams Duterte for digging up COA findings on DOJ, DILG under Aquino admin

Robie de Guzman   •   August 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Leila de Lima on Wednesday clapped back at President Rodrigo Duterte for bringing up old Commission on Audit (COA) reports on the supposed unliquidated funds of...

DOH vows to release special risk allowance to health workers within 10 days

Robie de Guzman   •   August 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday assured it is now working with concerned agencies to comply with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to immediately release the special...

DOJ Sec. Guevarra says Duterte ‘fully understands’ COA’s mandate

Robie de Guzman   •   August 20, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday said President Rodrigo Duterte is fully aware of the constitutional mandate of the Commission on Audit (COA) to...

Dating opisyal ng DBM, iginiit na hindi overpriced ang biniling medical supplies

Robie de Guzman   •   August 20, 2021

MANILA – Iginiit ng isang dating opisyal ng Department of Budget and Management (DBM) na hindi overpriced ang binili nilang medical supplies para sa Department of Health (DOH). Ayon kay...

PNP units told to improve coordination, act swiftly on COA findings

Robie de Guzman   •   August 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Guillermo Eleazar on Thursday said he has directed all police offices to further improve their coordination with resident auditors and...

Poe on alleged deficiencies in DOH fund use: ‘Shouldn’t Duque be suspended by now?’

Robie de Guzman   •   August 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III should have been suspended following a recent report on the agency’s alleged deficiencies in the use of its COVID-19...

Lacson says Duterte ‘out of line’ in publicly castigating COA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Panfilo Lacson reiterated on Tuesday that the Commission on Audit (COA) is independent of the executive or legislative branches of government. In a statement, Lacson said President Rodrigo...


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