Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Jejomar Binay gave monthly allowances to manipulate bidding

During the Thursday Senate sub-committee probe, former Makati City government employee Mario Hechanova said there was an anomaly in the bidding process of the Makati City Hall 2. He was the head of Makati City general service department. Hechanova said that as bid and awards committee member he did not personally benefited from the contract […]

Indian UNDOF commander says Filipino troops unprofessional

“The non-professional actions of the Filipino troops have endangered the lives of the Fijian soldiers. They have defied orders at a time when we had negotiated a ceasefire with the rebels to ensure that all troops in the conflict area could exit,” UN Disengagement Observer Force Commander Lt. Gen. Iqbal Singh Singha told India Times. […]

Philippines gets international advise on Laguna expressway-dike project

The Philippine government hired Jones Day, third largest law firm in the world, to provide advisory assistance to Department of Public Works and Highways in the procurement process of Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike Public-Private Partnership project worth PhP122.81 billion pesos. Jones Day will work hand-in-hand with DPWH together with all other sub-consultants ARC Developments International […]

Japan and PH want China to act within established principles

Lawmakers from Philippines and Japan signed a document entitled Joint Document for Cooperation on Promotion of the Rule of Law at Sea that calls on all parties involve to resolve maritime disputes peacefully. “Both [Japan and Philippines] are democratic states, we believe, parliamentarians, the legislatures have a role to play to discuss issues among themselves […]

Prosecutor sees no presidential pardon for Chinese poachers

Palawan chief prosecutor Alen Rodriguez said he sees no presidential pardon for 9 Chinese poachers, caught with live and dead sea turtles, in case they are convicted for poaching and possession of endangered species. It is expected that these poachers will be jailed for 12 to 20. “In the past, during the time of President […]