Tag: Commission on Audit (COA)

Senator seeks probe into DepEd’s ‘favored suppliers’

SEN. Jinggoy Estrada yesterday sought a probe into the Department of Education’s alleged “favored suppliers,” saying he always “encounters the names” of these suppliers in nearly all of the department’s contracts “that run into billions of pesos over the years.” Estrada made the call as the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee resumed its inquiry into the…
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5 firms get ‘juicy’ DepEd deals – Jinggoy Estrada

MANILA, Philippines — Five “lucky” companies have been cornering billions of pesos worth of “juicy” contracts to supply the Department of Education (DepEd) with computers for several years, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said on Monday. Estrada, in a statement, said the practice of awarding the supply contracts to a select group of companies flouted the government…
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Jinggoy Estrada seeks inquiry into DepEd’s ‘favored’ suppliers

MANILA, Philippines — An investigation into the Department of Education’s (DepEd) “favored” suppliers must be conducted, Senator Jinggoy Estrada said. In a statement on Monday, Estrada said that the probe should be about the so-called “splits contracts” in awarding multi-billion-peso agreements to “favored” suppliers. Suggesting fraud at play, Estrada said the same names of suppliers…
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Mga pinapaburang ‘computer supplier’ ng DepEd, pinaiimbestigahan sa Senado

Hiniling ni Senator Jinggoy Estrada sa Senado na imbestigahan na rin ang mga dati pang pinapaburang computer supplier ng Department of Education (DepEd). Nais matukoy ng senador sa pagsisiyasat kung naging kasanayan na sa DepEd ang “splitting of contracts” o paghahati sa kontrata upang maigawad ang bilyung-bilyong pisong kontrata sa mga piling supplier ng ahensya.…
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Jinggoy urges Senate to probe deeper into DepEd’s ‘favored’ laptop suppliers

Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Monday, September 19 called on the Senate to dig deeper into the Department of Education’s (DepEd) computer procurement program to determine if it has resorted to the practice of “splitting of contracts” so it can grant multi-billion peso deals to only a few laptop suppliers of the agency. In a statement,…
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Pinaborang supplier ng DepEd, talupan — Jinggoy

Pinasisiyasat ni Senador Jinggoy Estrada sa Senado ang computer procurement program ng Department of Education (DepEd) para matukoy kung pinaiiral nila ang “splitting of contracts” para makapapagbigay ng multi-billion deal sa ilang pinaborang supplier ng ahensiya. Sa isang statement, sinabi ni Estrada na pag-award ng kontrata sa isang katulad ding set ng suppliers at paghati…
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Estrada wants probe on DepEd’s ‘favored’ computer suppliers

SENATOR Jinggoy Estrada is seeking a Senate investigation into the Department of Education’s (DepEd) computer procurement program to determine if it has resorted to the practice of “splitting of contracts” to be able to grant multi-billion peso deals to only a few “favored” suppliers of the agency. In a statement, Estrada said awarding contracts to…
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Jinggoy Estrada flags DepEd’s ‘repeat orders,’ ‘split contracts’

During the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee (BRC) hearing on the controversial overpriced laptops procured, Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Thursday (September 15) revealed that there had been a practice of “repeat orders” and “split contracts” in the procurement of the Department of Education (DepEd). Estrada noted that it could violate the Republic Act (RA) 9184 or the Government Procurement Act. “In the case…
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Jinggoy Estrada bares ‘repeat orders, split contracts’ in DepEd procurements

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Jinggoy Estrada uncovered on Thursday the practice of “repeat orders” and “split contracts” in the procurements of the Department of Education (DepEd). During the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing, presided by Senator Francis Tolentino, on the DepEd laptop purchase through the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management, Estrada inquired…
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