DepEd okayed laptop purchase for fear P2.4B will revert to Treasury

(MALAYA) A Department of Education official yesterday said the agency finalized the laptop contract with the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management even without a final Memorandum of Agreement for fear that the P2.4 billion allocated funds will revert to the National Treasury if not used on time. DepEd Undersecretary for Finance…
Read more

Heads to roll over laptop mess

(MANILA STANDARD) Sen. Tolentino says ‘revealing and explosive’ evidence unearthed Heads will roll over the controversial P2.4-billion purchase of overpriced laptops for the Department of Education, Sen. Francis Tolentino said Thursday, guaranteeing that “many” will face charges following what he described as “revealing and explosive evidence” unearthed in yesterday’s Blue Ribbon Committee hearing. Tolentino declined…
Read more