Tag: PCSO

🎥📷 At the Kapihan sa Senado forum | Jan. 11, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Charter change
– death penalty legislation
– effects of TRAIN
– alleged irregularities in PCSO
– allegations of CPP/NPA plotting to overthrow government

Quotes from the interview…
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Read: Senate Resolution 577, calling for an inquiry in aid of legislation on the controversies surrounding the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office

Senate Resolution 577 calls for an inquiry in aid of legislation into the recent controversies surrounding the PCSO.

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📰 The Manila Times: PCSO open to charter amendment

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From The Manila Times: THE Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is open to the proposal to reduce its mandatory contributions to other government agencies.  Continue reading “📰 The Manila Times: PCSO open to charter amendment”

📰 Manila Bulletin: Lacson says PNP needs the will to end ‘jueteng’

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From Manila Bulletin: Lacson estimated that the daily take from jueteng operations, usually in the Luzon area, reaches P267 million a day or about a potential P96 billion a year.  Continue reading “📰 Manila Bulletin: Lacson says PNP needs the will to end ‘jueteng’”

🎥📷 Pagdinig sa panukalang baguhin ang mandato ng PCSO [Senate Bill 1470] | Agosto 15, 2017 🇵🇭

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Narito ang dagdag na inpormasyon sa Senate Bill 1470, ang Philippine Charity Act of 2017. #PingBills

PCSO gets new name, much-needed charter update vs graft via Lacson bill

After being mired in irregularities in past years, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office may get a much-needed update in its charter to help it keep up with new variations of lotteries and make it more accountable.

Senate Bill 1470, filed by Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, also gives the agency – whose present charter dates way back to 1954 – a new name: the Philippine Charity Office.

“The provisions in this bill allow the PCSO Charter to adapt to the changing system of and emerging variations of lotteries and similar activities. The bill also seeks to strengthen the Charter by one, making the PCSO more accountable to the public; and two, limiting its discretion in the distribution of its funds,” Lacson said.  Continue reading “PCSO gets new name, much-needed charter update vs graft via Lacson bill”