ICYMI : Drilon wants a copy of the income tax records of three top officials of Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. before and after they acquired millions-worth of luxury cars.
MANILA, Philippines — Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon wants a copy of the income tax records of three top officials of Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. before and after they acquired
(If Pharmally had no income in 2019, how can they have purchased vehicles worth over P60 million?)The pricey rides bought by officials of an “undercapitalized” company that bagged P8.7-billion pandemic supply contracts, as presented by Sen. Richard Gordon at Friday’s
blue ribbon committee hearing. (PHOTOS FROM SEN. RICHARDGORDON’S TWITTER)Drilon said Pharmally had “zero” income in 2019 but after bagging over P8.6 billion in government contracts to supply medical supplies in 2020, the firm’s income soared to nearly P400 million.
During Friday’s Senate blue ribbon committee hearing, it was disclosed that three Pharmally officials acquired a total of at leastless than a year after the firm bagged over P8.6 billion worth of government contracts in 2020.COA ‘fraud audit,’ Ombudsman probe headtopics.com
Drilon, meanwhile, called on the Commission on Audit (COA) to conduct a “fraud audit” of the government deals awarded to Pharmally.“Hinihingi ko sa COA na magkaroon po ng sinasabi nating fraud audit, dahil may nakikita tayong pandaraya na ginawa ng [DBM-PS] (Department of Budget and Management-Procurement Service) at kasi ang ginawa ng COA noong nakaraan ay regular annual [audit]. Di naman talaga sinuri nang husto,” Drilon said.
(I am asking COA to conduct a fraud audit because we see fraud committed by the DBM-PS and because what COA previously did was a regular annual audit. It was not scrutinized thoroughly.)According to the senator, the findings of the Senate blue ribbon so far are enough “justification” for COA to conduct a “fraud audit.”
ADVERTISEMENTThe Ombudsman, Drilon added, should proceed with an investigation while the Senate continues its own probe on the matter.Overall Deputy Ombudsman Warren Rex Liong, a former DBM-PS director, should inhibit from any probe investigation the Ombudsman may conduct on the Pharmally deals, Drilon also said.
Pharmally has been under the scrutiny of the Senate blue ribbon committee, which is looking into the government’s pandemic purchases in 2020.It was previously disclosed thatPharmally had borrowed money from former presidential adviser Michael Yangto help them fulfill some of the government’s orders last year. headtopics.com
This, senators said, was an indication that Pharmally had no financial capacity to be given these procurement contracts.Yang, for his part, maintained he has no ties with the firm and only introduced them to Chinese suppliers.had also denied that they were favored in any way in the government’s procurement of medical supplies in 2020, saying the small company has been “unfairly prejudged.”
gsgSubscribe to our daily newsletter Read more: Inquirer »
She's back! Adele teases new music with video clip
Could this be the first single to a new album entitled '30?'
Maybe pharmally execs thought se
Special audit of PS-DBM deals with Pharmally soughtSenator Franklin Drilon on Monday called for a special audit on the multibillion-peso deals between the PS-DBM and Pharmally. Gastos na naman ng gobyerno yan dami nyo kasing palabas eh sinabi na nga ng coa walang overpricing Sinabi na nga ng coa na walang anomalya Walang anomalya sa kontrata ng pharmally congress na ang nagsasabi nyan
Michael Yang denies financing Pharmally: Not me, but my 'friends'Now it gets more interesting. 🤔 Ex-Duterte adviser Michael Yang contradicts Pharmally executives, who name him as their financier. BudgetWatch Turuan na ng turuan. Sinong friend naman? Ingat sa pagtuturo baka manuno “As a Friend” din? Putek!!! 🤬 Ngtuturuan sila.
House panel hits Senate: Pharmally probe is 'in aid of election'House panel chair Michael Aglipay says at least four senators 'savor every minute they can get for free TV coverage and publicity' the senate is more credible than the house of rep. The House of Representatives attacking their own, HOR and Senate are in the same legislative branch, now the public understands why HOR is called the lower chamber and the Senate as the HIGHER CHAMBER
Michael Yang denies financing Pharmally dealsFORMER presidential adviser for economic affairs Michael Yang on Monday, September 20, denied financing some of the transactions of Pharmally... So somebody lied as to their source of financing? Maybe galing ang pera sa kaban ng Davao group? paano nakabili ng 8.7 billion pesos worth of items with a paid up capitalnof 675,000(?). mukhand may milagro.
House panel slams Senate Pharmally probe: 'In aid of election or reelection?'Members of the good government and public accountability committee of the House of Representatives criticized the Senate's probe into alleged irregular government transactions with controversial firm Pharmally Pharmaceuticals Corporation. rubber stamp congress Good government House of Representatives ba talaga to o House of Digong? Buwis po ng mga Pilipino ang usapin dito. Mahiya naman kayo!! 🤬
Spouses earn a stable income after developing a mushroom product lineJade C. Calingasan, 33, and her husband Ruel B. Calingasan, 34, were able to make a business out of a 40 square meters space by turning it into a mushroom growing house that can accommodate up to 6,000 mushroom fruiting bags.