Tag: procurement

Interview on DZMM | Jan. 29, 2018

In an interview on DZMM, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– On new corruption modus at the Bureau of Customs
– Gambling lords lording it at PCSO
– Swiss challenge for major infrastructure projects

Related: PCSO’s problems with illegal gambling operators

Quotes from the interview…  Continue reading “Interview on DZMM | Jan. 29, 2018”

Lacson Moves to Toughen Procurement Law vs Blacklisted Contractors

In the wake of contractors being allowed to bid for government infrastructure projects despite being blacklisted by the World Bank, Senator Panfilo M. Lacson sought to toughen the government’s procurement law.  Continue reading “Lacson Moves to Toughen Procurement Law vs Blacklisted Contractors”

Lacson: ASEAN Preps Probe to Prevent Abuse of Procurement Law

An upcoming Senate investigation into alleged irregularities in preparations for the 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit last January should prevent abuses of the government’s procurement law, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said Saturday.  Continue reading “Lacson: ASEAN Preps Probe to Prevent Abuse of Procurement Law”

Lacson Ends 2007 with Resolution to Probe ASEAN Preps Mess

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson ended Year 2007 with a resolution seeking an investigation into alleged irregularities in the Cebu government’s preparations for the 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit last January.  Continue reading “Lacson Ends 2007 with Resolution to Probe ASEAN Preps Mess”

Lacson Seeks Probe of Bloated Cebu ASEAN Summit Preparations

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson urged the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Thursday to investigate alleged overpricing in the construction of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) and other preparations for the 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit last January.  Continue reading “Lacson Seeks Probe of Bloated Cebu ASEAN Summit Preparations”