Tag: Department of Education (DepEd)

LETTER TO COA: Special audit on DepEd’s favored suppliers

After calling for COA special audit, Jinggoy seeks BIR probe on DepEd’s alleged ‘favored suppliers’ et al: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, in a letter dated October 7, 2022, to Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Lilia Catris Guillermo formally asked for a parallel investigation into the Department of Education’s (DepEd) alleged “favored suppliers” for possible…
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Sen. Estrada, hiniling sa COA na magsagawa ng audit inspection sa DepEd

(DZAR 1026) Hiniling ni Sen. Jinggoy Estrada sa Commission on Audit (COA) na magsagawa ng audit inspection hinggil sa laptop issue ng Department of Education (DepEd). Ayon sa nakaabot na ulat kay Sen. Estrada, may pinapaboran umano ang DepEd na suppliers. Ilan sa mga binanggit ng senador sa isang sulat na ipinadala nito sa COA ay ang Advance…
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Jinggoy seeks special COA audit on DepEd’s ‘favored’ ICT supplies

(GMA NEWS) Senator Jinggoy Estrada has formally asked the Commission on Audit (COA) to conduct a special audit on the alleged “favored” suppliers of the Department of Education (DepEd). In a letter dated October 3, 2022, addressed to COA Chairperson Jose Calida through DepEd Supervising Auditor Job Aguirre Jr., Estrada asked the state auditors to…
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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…
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Estrada: ‘Favored’ supplier bagged P6B in DepEd contracts

(JOURNAL NEWS) SENATOR Jinggoy Estrada bared Thursday that one of the alleged “favored” suppliers of the Department of Education (DepEd) has cornered close to P6 billion in contracts for the agency’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) requirements. Estrada said the IT supplier was awarded DepEd contracts several times, with the aggregate amount of these deals totaling…
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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…
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Jinggoy questions DepEd on allegedly favored contractors

(GMA NEWS) Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Thursday questioned the Department of Education’s award of its computer and other information technology contracts to a few suppliers. At the continuation of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee’s inquiry into the procurement of expensive and outdated laptops, Estrada said one of them, Advance Solutions Inc., had bagged close to…
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P6B worth of contracts questioned

P6B WORTH OF CONTRACTS QUESTIONED: Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, during the hybrid Blue Ribbon Committee inquiry Thursday, September 29, 2022, on the alleged overpriced and outdated laptops procured by the Department of Education (DepEd) through the Department of Budget and Management Procurement Service quizzes DepEd Information and Communications Dir. Abram Abanil on the multiple contracts the…
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Parang may ‘favoritism’: Jinggoy Estrada says supplier bagged P6B in DepEd contracts

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — One of the alleged favored suppliers of the Department of Education (DepEd) has cornered close to P6 billion in contracts for its information and communications technology (ICT) requirements. Senator Jinggoy Estrada disclosed this Thursday during the ongoing investigation of the Senate blue ribbon committee on the P2.4 billion “pricey but outdated”…
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Estrada: ‘Favored’ supplier bagged P6-B in DepEd contracts

Senator Jinggoy Estrada bared Thursday that one of the alleged ‘favored’ suppliers of the Department of Education (DepEd) has cornered close to P6 billion in contracts for the agency’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) requirements.  Estrada said Advance Solutions Inc. (ASI) was awarded DepEd contracts several times, with the aggregate amount of these deals totaling “close to…
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