Browsing All posts tagged under »COA«

Ombud to check lapses in NFA and COA in missing rice case

November 23, 2012


The Ombudsman-Visayas will focus its investigation on the possible monitoring lapses of officials of the National Food Authority (NFA) and the Commission on Audit (COA) in connection with the mysterious disappearance of P10 million worth of imported rice from the NFA’s warehouse in Badian town. Aside from looking into the culpability of the Benedicto Bernal, […]

SALN deadline today

April 30, 2012


 ALL government officials and employees in Cebu have until today to submit their respective Statements of Assets Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) to the Visayas-Ombudsman.But they don’t have to use the revised SALN form which mandates them to declare their personal and family expenses like food, clothing, phone bills, electricity, water, tuition, toiletries, and laundry […]

Benhur, Junie squabble over fund use

April 18, 2012


THE Commission on Audit (COA) is verifying claims by the Bogo city government that they didn’t receive any livelihood trainings from the office of Rep. Benhur Salimbangon of Cebu’s 4th district despite being listed as beneficiaries. Susan Garcia, director of COA’s Special Audit Office, said they were told by Bogo City Mayor Celestino Martinez Jr. […]

City dads to seek COA opinion on Rallos case order

March 16, 2012


MAJORITY of the Cebu City councilors have agreed to get the opinion of the Commission on Audit (COA) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on the court order directing the council to enact a budget ordinance to settle the city’s obligation with the Rallos heirs. Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young said they feared […]

City Hall asks COA intervention

March 12, 2012


CITY Hall is not giving in to the court order for it to pay P133 million to the Rallos family for a 1963 land expropriation. Lawyers of City Hall filed a motion for reconsideration last week arguing that all monetary claims or auctions against a government agency shall be coursed through the Commission on Audit […]


November 24, 2011


EVEN with a Commission on Audit (COA) refund order, workers of the Cebu Ports Authority (CPA) each received their P10,000 cash gifts and year-end two-month basic-salary bonus this month. “I already got my share,” CPA deputy general manager Yusop Uckung said. He said the midyear one-month basic salary bonus was released last June while the […]

Council questions funds under mayor

November 24, 2011


The Cebu City Council questions the appropriations for capital outlay of the different departments and special bodies under the mayor’s office Councilor Margot Osmeña, chairman of the budget committee, said she is certain this was not practiced before. She recounted that when she chaired the Commission for the Protection and Welfare of Children her husband, […]

Auditors question cash perks of Cebu Ports Authority staff

November 21, 2011


Agency says court ruling mandates them to give benefits to workers   The Commission on Audit may sound like a Scrooge for contesting and seeking the refund of P31.79 million in Christmas and midyear benefits that the Cebu Ports Authority granted its employees in the past two years. But the COA said it had a […]

‘COA order won’t affect auction’

November 17, 2011


The public auction of a 9.7-hectare lot in the South Road Projects (SRP) of Cebu City will push through on Dec. 13 despite the pronouncement of the Commission on Audit that money claims against the government are beyond the jurisdiction of the court. Sheriff Eugenio Fuentes said no one can stop him from conducting the […]

Cebu PB to review auditors’ advice

October 14, 2011


  THE Cebu Provincial Board is reviewing recommendations of auditors who questioned the hiring of 45 consultants without public bidding and approval of the legislature. In the report, the Commission on Audit (COA) said the governor’s office has 23 consultants, the vice governor has one consultant and the Provincial Board has 21 consultants who are […]