Senate may ask for ‘fraud audit’ on DoE, PNOC on Malampaya issue

BW FILE PHOTO Senate Energy Committee Chairman Sherwin T. Gatchalian on Thursday said there’s a possibility that the committee will ask the Commission on Audit (COA) to conduct a “fraud audit” on the Department of Energy (DoE) and the state-owned Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC). “It’s highly possible that we will request COA to conduct […]

Senate may ask for ‘fraud audit’ on DoE, PNOC on Malampaya issue

BW FILE PHOTO Senate Energy Committee Chairman Sherwin T. Gatchalian on Thursday said there’s a possibility that the committee will ask the Commission on Audit (COA) to conduct a “fraud audit” on the Department of Energy (DoE) and the state-owned Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC). “It’s highly possible that we will request COA to conduct […]

Senate committees set to deliberate bill formally identifying PHL’s maritime zones

SENATE committees will soon deliberate on a bill formally identifying the country’s maritime zones, said a Senator, following Chinese justification of its attack on Philippine supply ships and its demand to remove a grounded Philippine Navy ship in Ayungin Shoal. Senator Aquilino Martin L. Pimentel III, who chairs the Senate Foreign Affairs committee, and Senator […]

Senate committees set to deliberate bill formally identifying PHL’s maritime zones

SENATE committees will soon deliberate on a bill formally identifying the country’s maritime zones, said a Senator, following Chinese justification of its attack on Philippine supply ships and its demand to remove a grounded Philippine Navy ship in Ayungin Shoal. Senator Aquilino Martin L. Pimentel III, who chairs the Senate Foreign Affairs committee, and Senator […]

Senate committees set to deliberate bill formally identifying PHL’s maritime zones

SENATE committees will soon deliberate on a bill formally identifying the country’s maritime zones, said a Senator, following Chinese justification of its attack on Philippine supply ships and its demand to remove a grounded Philippine Navy ship in Ayungin Shoal. Senator Aquilino Martin L. Pimentel III, who chairs the Senate Foreign Affairs committee, and Senator […]

DepEd eyes additional 177 public schools for pilot face-to-face classes

PHILSTAR The Department of Education (DepEd) will be adding more public schools to the list of schools included in the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes as active coronavirus cases continue to decline. DepEd Undersecretary Nepomuceno A. Malaluan said on Friday that they are considering adding 177 public schools to the program. “[The] DepEd and DoH […]

DepEd eyes additional 177 public schools for pilot face-to-face classes

PHILSTAR The Department of Education (DepEd) will be adding more public schools to the list of schools included in the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes as active coronavirus cases continue to decline. DepEd Undersecretary Nepomuceno A. Malaluan said on Friday that they are considering adding 177 public schools to the program. “[The] DepEd and DoH […]

Transport, BPO, workers’ groups want IATF vax-for-work resolution junked

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS TRANSPORT, business process outsourcing, and workers’ groups on Friday urged the government to junk resolutions requiring COVID-19 vaccinations to work and to have access to services, with plans to stage a rally at the labor department on Monday. The online petition against Resolutions 148-B and 149 of the Inter-Agency Task Force […]

Transport, BPO, workers’ groups want IATF vax-for-work resolution junked

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS TRANSPORT, business process outsourcing, and workers’ groups on Friday urged the government to junk resolutions requiring COVID-19 vaccinations to work and to have access to services, with plans to stage a rally at the labor department on Monday. The online petition against Resolutions 148-B and 149 of the Inter-Agency Task Force […]

House bill seeks to provide communications allowance to public school teachers

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS A bill has been filed at the House of Representatives to provide data and communication allowances to public school teachers to help them provide quality education through distance learning. ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Eric G. Yap, chair of the House appropriations committee, filed House Bill 10526 as he noted that funds provided […]