• LWUA tops GOCCs with illegal allowances

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    The Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) had the highest amount of unlawful allowances among 23 government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs), a Commission on Audit (COA) report showed.

    COA ordered officials and employees of the 23 GOCCs to return P815.422 million paid to them in 2013, mostly allowances, benefits and incentives.

    According to COA’s 456-page 2013 Annual Financial Report released on October 20, LWUA granted P436.183 million illegal allowances.

    “Personnel allowances, benefits, bonuses, incentives [were]granted or paid without legal basis,” it said.

    The other GOCCs that released illegal allowances include Duty Free Philippines Corp., P141.272 million; Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-Ibig Fund), P130.375 million; National Housing Authority, P48.708 million; Overseas Workers’ Welfare Administration, P14.36 million; Development Bank of the Philippines, P11.713 million; Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System, P9.921 million; National Transmission Corp. (TransCo), P5.739 million; National Power Corp., P4.704 million and; Light Rail Transit Authority, P2.905 million.

    Likewise included in the report were DBP Management Corp., DBP Data Center Inc. (DCI), Intercontinental Broadcasting Corp. (IBC), Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC), Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC), Philippine Mining Development Corp. (PMDC), Philippine National Oil Company – Exploration Corp. (PNOC-EC), and PNOC Renewables Corp., Philippine Postal Savings Bank Inc. (PPSBI), Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), Power Sector Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM), Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PTAHC), and Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP).

    State auditors told officials and personnel of these GOCCs to “refund the amount disbursed for allowances, benefits or incentives without legal basis.”

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    1. Di ba nuon unang ” SONA ” mo Pnoy nuon 2010, ito mga GOCC nito ang unang binanatan mo na sobra-sobra ang bonus, allowances, incentives, benefits etc., na kahit na mga janitors at drivers ay may mga bagong kotse at talo pa ang managers ng ibang private companies? Bakit Pnoy nangyayari pa ito? Saan hinuhugut ng mga GOCC ang KAPALMUKS NILA NA SUWAYIN ANG UTOS MO, SIR? Sana meron ka masampulan alisin at parusahan sa mga appointed officials mo na di SUMUSUNOD sa MATUWID NA DAAN, DI BA SIR? KUNDI MO PARUSAHAN ANG MGA DI SUMUSUNOD SA MGA APPOINTMENT MO, PAGTAPOS NG TERM MO SA 2016, BSDU ( BALIK SA DATING UGALI ) ULI SILA, DI BA SIR?