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under E.O. No. 24, s. 2011, “
Prescribing Rules to Govern the Compensationof Members of the Board of Directors/Trustees in GOCCs, including GFIs”
.This contributed to the reduction by 57 percent of the total MWSS payroll for 2011, from P248.5 million in 2010 to P105.98 million in 2011, inclusive of salaries, allowances, bonuses and incentives. In addition, MWSS realized afinancial turn-around in 2011. From a reported net loss of P34 million in2010, MWSS realized P330 million in net income in 2011, allowing it to turnover P150 million in dividends to the government, even after paying P237million to more than 1,000 retired employees from 1996/1997.
Philippine National Construction Corporation (PNCC).
COA has issuednotices of disallowance for unauthorized and excessive disbursements andexpenditures that former heads of PNCC gifted themselves in 2010. Incompliance with EO No. 24, PNCC abolished all excessive allowances andbenefits, limiting per diem for en banc board meetings to P15,000 andP9,000 per committee meeting in 2011.-
Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR).
Violations of procurement laws, such as the disbursement of P1 billion to coffeeconcessionaires alone from 2001 to 2010 without the benefit of publicbidding, were uncovered. Plunder and graft charges were filed before theOMB against former PAGCOR officials, including Chairman Efraim Genuino,in relation to the excessively priced coffee products that were sold in at leastfive Casino Filipino branches during the term of the previous administration.
Irregularities in government contracts.
Bidding irregularities in DPWH Region 4-B.
The District Engineering Office inMamburao, Occidental Mindoro began a project worth P300 million, wellbeyond the P50 million that district engineers can sign off on their own. Tobypass clearance from regional and central offices, they cut the project intocomponents that would not breach the said limit. DPWH cancelled thebidding of these projects, clustered them into six projects, and rebid these inSeptember 2011. Implementation is on-going under close monitoring by theDPWH Central Office. A new district engineer has been assigned in the area.-
Spurious procurement of PNP helicopters
. The Ombudsman filed with theSandiganbayan in June 2012 a graft case against former PNP Director General Jesus Verzosa, other PNP officers and personnel, and privateindividuals, including former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo for their alleged roles in the controversial procurement of PNP helicopters. Fourteen(14) PNP officials and personnel have been dismissed from the service, andsix (6) were suspended for 6 months without pay, for their involvement in thesaid transaction.
Intensified anti-corruption drives in revenue-generating agencies through thefollowing programs:
Run after Tax Evaders (RATE). One hundred fifteen (115) tax evasion caseshave been filed by BIR before the DOJ, with an estimated total tax liability of P40.193 billion, compared to the 127 cases filed in five years during theprevious Administration (from 2005 to March 2010).