By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
Despite its exposés on the pork barrel scam scandal arising from its special audit report, the Commission on Audit (COA) was only allowed by the government to seek P405,000 in budget for capital outlay.
By Marlon Ramos
The axe has fallen on the treasurer of the town of Tupi in South Cotabato for his failure to account for more than P700,000 in municipal funds and for using fake receipts to shortchange the government, including a receipt for more than P300,000 in taxes that was made to appear for only P30.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Sen. Nancy Binay expressed hope the Commission on Audit’s investigation of the P2.3-billion Makati parking building at the center of overpricing allegations would be fair since it was “public knowledge” that one of the COA commissioners was “out to destroy my family.”
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay and DJ Yap
This was the response of the Makati government to Sen. Antonio Trillanes’ claim that corruption in Makati City was probably bigger than the P10-billion pork barrel scam.
By TJ Burgonio
Senators will inspect Makati City’s allegedly overpriced parking building to verify claims it’s a “world-class” green building, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III said on Friday.