By Jerry E. Esplanada
Beleaguered Coast Guard chief Vice Admiral Edmund Tan will retire on Dec. 16 while serving a 90-day preventive suspension ordered by the Sandiganbayan in connection with a 2009 graft case filed against him when he was still head of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Visayas Area Command.
Despite a Sandiganbayan ruling ordering the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to impose a 90-day preventive suspension on Philippine Coast Guard Commandant Vice Admiral Edmund Tan in connection with a pending graft case, the PCG head is still reporting for work at the agency headquarters in Port Area, Manila.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the Department of Transportation and Communication to enforce the 90-day preventive suspension it meted on Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant Rear Adm. Edmund Tan three months ago in connection with a pending graft case.
By Leila Salaverria
The Sandiganbayan has ordered the 90-day suspension of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) chief Edmund Tan due to a pending graft case over the allegedly unlawful detention of a barge in the Visayas five years ago.
By Norman Bordadora
President Benigno Aquino has appointed the Philippine Coast Guard’s chief for operations, Rear Admiral Edmund Tan, as the group’s new commandant.