procurement law - updates

Rappler's latest stories on procurement law


Instead of bidding, COA chief wants shopping portal for common supplies

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:19 AM

'The focus has really been more on accountability. But has this greater focus on accountability achieved its purpose?' says audit chairman Michael Aguinaldo

PROCUREMENT. COA Chairman Michael Aguinaldo proposes using the system of the government fares agreement to the procurement of common use supplies. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

COA finds anomalies in Supreme Court’s purchase of P7.9-M computers

Sep 25, 2018 - 1:12 PM

Purchases are made without public bidding, bought from a supplier with a higher price, and done with incomplete documents

Supreme Court of the Philippines in PAdre Faura on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Procurement, rightsizing bills tackled at 2nd Ledac meeting

Aug 30, 2017 - 9:48 AM

Amendments to the procurement law and bills to rightsize government are among the 6 priority bills that President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned in his second SONA

Duterte EO simplifies process for alternative procurement

Jul 19, 2017 - 1:03 PM

Under EO 34 government agencies no longer need to get an exemption from public bidding from the Government Procurement Policy Board if certain conditions are met

Several units of Armscor TAC Ultra FS .45 caliber pistols were distributed to the Armed Forces of the Philippines in a turnover ceremony led by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Heroes Hall of Malacañan Palace on July 18, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Last minute, again: Comelec to lease more satellite devices

May 05, 2016 - 7:48 PM

Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon who dissented says of the decision to lease more BGAN satellite devices: Why only now?

LAST MINUTE. Headed by Chairman Andres Bautista, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) makes another last-minute decision: to lease BGAN satellite devices for the May 9 elections. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PLM officials, ex-Corona lawyer, dismissed from service

Mar 01, 2016 - 11:16 AM

The Ombudsman orders the dismissal after officials are found to have illegally procured in 2006 a van worth P1 1 million

WATCH: Red flags in 'overpriced' Makati infra projects

Jul 01, 2015 - 4:15 PM

UPDATED WITH VIDEO Contrary to what bid documents show one contractor denies participating in the 2007 bidding for Phase 1 of the controversial Makati City Hall parking building

Customs’ Lina: Cancel P650-M e-procurement project

Jun 01, 2015 - 9:24 PM

There may be other Customs data systems that are more efficient cost effective and advantageous to the government Commissioner Alberto Lina says

Binay's Makati building overshoots approved budget

Sep 20, 2014 - 5:26 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Data show that total expenses for the parking building exceeded the originally approved budget for the contract ABC

Gov't projects under Aquino up to 30% cheaper

Sep 18, 2012 - 11:20 AM

Reforms in the country s procurement processes have now made projects cheaper by as much as 30