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CSC voids suspension of worker behind Pilipinas-to-Filipinas exposé

CSC Chairperson Francisco Duque INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has declared “void” the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino’s (KWF) twin directives placing under preventive suspension the agency’s human resource officer who earlier blew the whistle on the KWF head for his unauthorized alteration of the country’s name from Pilipinas to Filipinas.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Language body hit for text tampering

Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino chair Virgilio Almario: Rebuffed anew. FILE PHOTO

“Pasaway” (stubborn) was how Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairman Francisco Duque III called the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF) for tampering with the official messages of the CSC and three other government agencies on last month’s celebration of the National Language Month.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pork barrel sought to be included in lawmakers’ SALN

Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairman Francisco Duque. AFP FILE PHOTO

Amid calls to junk the pork barrel system, a veteran tax collector urged the Civil Service Commission to require members of Congress to include their yearly allocation in their Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN).

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Simpler,’ more detailed SALNs for all gov’t workers


All government workers, from the President to administrative aides, are now required to file a statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) based on “simpler” but more detailed forms intended “to maximize the SALN’s potential as a transparency and accountability tool,” Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chair Francisco Duque III said Friday.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Health secretaries all against Recto sin tax bill

Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The country’s health secretaries—past and present—are all solidly behind the drive to increase the sin taxes on tobacco products to avoid a projected lung cancer pandemic hitting the country in the next 10 years.

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »