US Nuclear Site Cleanup Underfunded By Up To $70 Billion

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 18:03:17 +0000

Wind and solar decommissioning costs are trivial. That’s yet another reason why nuclear is dead, but pretending it’s not

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Come out, PACC urges whistleblowers

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 16:15:59 +0000

THE Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Tuesday encouraged whistle-blowers to come forward and help the government in its efforts to curb corruption. PACC Chairman Dante Jimenez said whistleblowers could speed up the prosecution of cases “because their evidences are usually in the form of insider documents or first-hand information.” “Whistle-blowers can always seek protection through the Witness Protection Program under the DoJ (Department […]

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Witnesses to expose corrupt DPWH officials

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 16:16:19 +0000

Witnesses are prepared to expose officials in the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) who are tainted with corruption, Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Chairman Dante Jimenez said on Sunday. He bared that the witnesses would name DPWH officials involved in anomalies in bidding out billions of pesos worth of infrastructure projects. “In the coming days ay […]

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Duterte approves recommendation to file charges vs ex-PhilHealth chief, others

Credit to Author: Reina C. Tolentino, TMT| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 17:01:42 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the recommendation of a task force to file criminal and administrative charges against former Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) President and CEO Ricardo Morales and other officials. The task force recommended that Senior Vice President Jovita Aragona, Officer-in-Charge Calixto Gabuya Jr., and a division chief be charged with graft. President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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PACC backs Go in war vs crime, corruption 

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 05:17:17 +0000

THE Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Wednesday  expressed its support to Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go after the lawmaker accepted President Rodrigo Duterte’s challenge to use the Senate forum to expose “wrongdoings” and “criminality” in government.PACC head Dante Jimenez, who is also co-chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs, welcomed Go’s commitment to the […]

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PhilHealth assures payment of benefits amid scandal

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 06:14:41 +0000

THE Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) assured Filipinos that despite the corruption scandal it is facing, it will continue to cover medical treatment and procedures as provided under the Universal Health Care Law. PhilHealth President and Chief Executive Officer Ricardo Morales also allayed fears of service disruption amid an investigation into allegations that some officials […]

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