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NATIONAL EVALUATION POLICY NEEDED FOR EVIDENCE-BASED BUDGETING – MARCOS, GATCHALIAN

Lawmakers called for a national evaluation policy that will ensure evidence-based budgeting for all government programs and the accountability of civil servants. “Clearly there has been limited attention, budgetary support, provision of personnel for monitoring and evaluation and only lip service has been given all these years to M&E (monitoring and evaluation),” Senator Imee Marcos, […]

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GO TO PHILHEALTH: REGAIN TRUST OF THE PEOPLE

Senator Bong Go has challenged the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to regain the trust of the people after being embroiled in corruption issues. “I challenge the new management of PhilHealth to check on these anomalies and irregularities,” Go said in an interview in Davao City regarding the alleged fraudulent claims, ghost payments and upcasing […]

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NEA GETS HIGHEST AUDIT RATING – COA

The Commission on Audit (COA) has declared the National Electrification Administration (NEA) as compliant with government transparency standards in its operations and financial management. According to the latest COA Independent Auditor’s Report (IAR), the NEA received an unmodifed opinion on the fairness of presentation of its financial statements as of December 31, 2018.  This means […]