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>Funny COA people


>BY PET MELLIZA, The Beekeeper The way officials of the Commission on Audit (COA) deal with public offices other than theirs, is amusing. They can be strict, quick to issue “notices of disallowances” on expenditures a public officer incurred in good faith, that is, he/she did not benefit personally from but just the same, the […]

>Funny COA people


>BY PET MELLIZA, The Beekeeper The way officials of the Commission on Audit (COA) deal with public offices other than theirs, is amusing. They can be strict, quick to issue “notices of disallowances” on expenditures a public officer incurred in good faith, that is, he/she did not benefit personally from but just the same, the […]

>ON THE JUNKING OF THE TRUTH COMMISSION BY THE PHILIPPINE SUPREME COURT


>STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF PEOPLE’s LAWYERS NUPL-Iloilo Statement All is not lost yet with the Supreme Court ruling on December 6,2010 declaring Executive Order No. 1 that created the Truth Commission formed by P-Noy as “unconstitutional”. The President can proceed with what he has to do without such body. However, as lawyers, we […]

>Duped by Globe Tattoo


>By Pet Melliza, The Beekeeper The giant Globe telecom is only doing itself a disservice and paving its own destruction selling a wireless broadband that, for all intents and purposes, is bogus. Yours truly happens to be among the thousands lured into buying its Globe Tattoo. For a while, it chipped off a big chunk […]

>No closure to the Pavia Housing scam


>BY PET MELLIZA, The Beekeeper Ace Builders, Inc. already laughed its way to the bank by the time Iloilo City chief legal counsel Junio Jacela dropped by its office in Metro Manila last September to serve a notice of rescission of the infamous P135-million contract to construct low cost housing units in Pavia, Iloilo. Atty. […]

>Where are the scraps?


>By: PET MELLIZA/ The Beekeeper Heaps of scrap metal and driftwood dotted the lower ground of the public market when Jaime Esmeralda, MD, stepped down from the mayoral seat to assume the post of vice mayor of the municipality of Igbaras on July 1. In two month’s time, the gold mine disguised as scraps disappeared. […]