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Annual audit reports of the Commission on Audit (COA) show that the Philippine Army chiefs rom 2003 to 2007 have accumulated P1.6 billion or US$34.396 million (based on exchange rate of US$1: P46.516) in unliquidated cash advances. Bayan Muna Represesentative Satur Ocampo said, “The COA rendered an adverse opinion on the fairness of presentations of…

BY Bulatlat.com September 5, 2008 The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan-New Patriotic Alliance) said that the recent Supreme Court decision on the Senate versus Romulo Neri gives present and future government offenders ‘unbelievably wide latitude to commit misdeeds.’ Voting 9-6, the Supreme Court yesterday upheld its earlier decision that former National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary…

The scandal rocking the Court of Appeals is not merely a manifestation of the impunity prevailing under the Arroyo administration: the impunity in corruption and human rights violations. It is already a manifestation of a failure of justice and a failure of governance. BY BENJIE OLIVEROS ANALYSIS Vol. VIII, No. 26, August 3-9, 2008 Is…

Ayaw nating maging jologs pero ito na ang karumal-dumal na nagawa sa atin ng rehimeng Arroyo. Lumilingon ang marami sa atin sa kaliwa’t kanan at nag-iisip kung paano makakalamang sa kapwa gayong ang pambansang pangulo na sukdulang nakakalamang sa lahat ay hindi napapansin. NI ROLAND TOLENTINO KULTURANG POPULAR KULTURA Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 25, July…

“An empty kaing, an empty balikbayan box, an obsolete school book and a worn-out, blood- stained sack represented the empty stomachs, the worsening state of education and state-sponsored violence that Filipino children are experiencing today.” BY BULATLAT Volume VIII, Number 25, July 27-August 2, 2008 A non-government organization branded Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the number…

The militant federation of public sector unions, the Confederation for the Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (Courage), says it was mismanagement and corruption that depleted the Government Service Insurance System’s (GSIS) funds. Courage added that it is not only Winston Garcia, GSIS president and general manager, who must be held accountable, but Mrs.…

Too many things have been happening recently that triggers the alarm bells of corruption. BY BENJIE OLIVEROS ANALYSIS Vol. VIII, No. 24, July 20-26, 2008 Too many things have been happening recently that triggers the alarm bells of corruption. Former Commission on Higher Education Chair Romulo Neri was transferred to head the Social Security System…