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PIMENTEL WANTS CONTRACTORS IN LAPTOP DEAL PROBED

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Saturday called on the Ombudsman to go after the contractors involved in the multi-billion-peso laptop procurement deals, marred by allegations of irregularities.  The senator likewise urged the anti-corruption body to undertake vigorous efforts in reclaiming public funds used in the anomalous deals.  The contract was awarded by […]

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Government

CONTRACTORS TOLD: CLEAR ROAD CONSTRUCTION SITES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is set to issue a notice of violation against a construction company for blocking the flow of vehicular traffic at the construction site. According to MMDA Acting Chairman Atty. Don Artes, the agency does not tolerate obstruction in any form. “Traffic rules against any encroachments and road obstructions apply […]

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Government

DTI PARTNERS WITH PAYMAYA FOR PCAB’S ONLINE TRANSACTIONS – LOPEZ

PayMaya Philippines, Inc. is now an official partner in automating the transactions of the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB), particularly its pilot on online contractor’s license renewal portal (pcabgovph.com) that serves around 15,000 contractors all over the country.  The service of PayMaya is an additional digital payment option for contractors aside from the existing Land Bank LinkBiz Portal.   The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed by the Department of Trade and Industry, PayMaya, Land […]

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CHINESE CONTRACTORS DONATE FACE MASKS, PPEs FOR FRONTLINERS – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will once again turn over protective items such as surgical face masks donated by Chinese contractors to hospitals and other service frontliners. About 18,000 pieces of surgical face masks, 1,000 pieces of N95 masks, and 90 pieces personal protective equipment (PPEs) were received recently by the DPWH […]