Sandiganbayan orders jail time for individuals convicted over ASEAN Summit lamp posts

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After more than 10 years since the scandal on the overpriced decorative lamp posts for the 2007 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) Summit erupted, several public officials and private individuals involved were…

COA: Decision vs. overpriced streetlights final

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) affirmed with finality their decision to issue a notice of disallowance on the partial payment made to the contractor of streetlights in the cities of Mandaue and Cebu.…

DPWH official faces trial for Asean lamppost scam

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/07/2015

Another public works official in Central Visayas will face trial for  the  purchase and installation of “overpriced” lampposts for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit held in 2007. Leah Negre, chairman of the regional estimating…

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