EXCLUSIVE: A 2004 military document shows AFP used bulk of its P101-M election funds on ‘intelligence.’
By EDWIN ESPEJO Maggie De Pano Fellow MANILA, Philippines—Of Philhealth’s total P26.4 billion premium contribution collection of as of November 2010, about 6 percent or P1.7 billion was sourced from sponsored programs by local government units (LGUs). At present, the monthly premium contribution of fixed income-earning members is 2.5 per cent of their monthly salary [...]
Conniving hospitals and doctors defraud the state-run health insurer
Government has a policy aimed at ensuring proper treatment for women suffering from post-abortion complications. But has it worked?
Poor pregnant women are faced with very few choices
That it’s illegal exacerbates the situation, say experts
Annual reports of the Commission on Audit for two years, 2008 and 2009, show that the Supreme Court did not manage its finances well and even violated executive orders that require trust funds to be deposited to the Bureau of Treasury and interest earned on fiduciary funds to be remitted to the bureau.
Amendments in the supply contract for the North Luzon Railway (Northrail), former President Gloria Arroyo’s biggest planned infrastructure project, have increased the cost to complete the 80-kilometer rail link between Manila and Central Luzonto $1.8 billion, potentially making it the most expensive government project since the mothballed $6 billion nuclear power plant in Bataan.
Last of 3 parts MANILA, Philippines – Presidential aspirant Manuel Villar may have built his P25-billion wealth on providing low-cost homes, but the practices of acquiring properties where real estate projects now stand showed a pattern of deceipt and corruption.
MANILA, Philippines – Customs officials were peppered with calls in 2009 to release a shipment that was confiscated because they were undervalued
MANILA, Philippines – The parcel of land in Imus Estate was crucial to Adelfa Properties and to the entire Villar Group since this was part of what was then a pending financial transaction with another property company, Ayala Land.
Philhealth’s capitation fund: yet another source of abuse?
Bogus claims haunt Philhealth
Compassionate care eludes post-abortion patients
Desperate women seek desperate measures
‘Hello, Garci’ officer returns to intel community
Leaked copy of PNoy’s ‘SONA’
Our Beijing envoy
Quiet protest at the DOTC
Your war, our fatal assumptions
Celebrating the power of the human spirit
Of book writing and Chocolate Kiss-ing
I could have done a Vargas