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Questions for COA (Part 2)

More than two years have now gone by since the anomalous bidding was conducted by the Iloilo City government for the City Hall building project with an approved budget for the contract (ABC) of P455 million. 843 more words

Jed Patrick Mabilog

Questions for COA (Part 1)

It’s hard to get information from the Commission on Audit. Almost everything that it handles is shrouded in a veil of secrecy. But it doesn’t mean we will just resign to this sense of helplessness. 846 more words

Jed Patrick Mabilog

My Fourth Job

And this was my most complicated work if not to be surpassed by the present job. It was June 2003 when I entered F.F. Cruz & Co. 153 more words



I read and re-read the statement of City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog trying to justify his actions on the proposed P294-million revision and furnishing plan to make the New City Hall ready for occupancy on Aug. 609 more words


Leadership quagmire

With only four months left before a self-imposed deadline to finish the seven-story Iloilo City Hall is reached, City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is encountering heavy turbulence over how he plans to borrow an additional P260 million to make the seat of government “comfortable” and “impressive”. 730 more words


Supposed Link of Key Bidder To FG Mike Arroyo Reported

The scenario in the ongoing bidding for the automated system intended for next year’s elections is appears to be getting murkier.

While COMELEC functionaries are insisting that they will complete the bidding for the PhP 11.3-B undertaking by month’s end new suspicions are surfacing. 433 more words

Philippine News

My notes on d video of alleged signing of Comelec bid docs on P11.3 billion poll automation inside a Comelec toilet

Photo right-clicked from the Comelec website used here for non-commercial purposes


         My notes on the video of the 11.2- billion-peso poll automation bidder allegedly being assisted by the Comelec bid chair in signing bid documents inside a Comelec toilet last May 6 during a recess in the bidding process: I embedded the video below without endorsing it and, since i do not know the source, without giving it any kind of credence, and shown here only for purposes of ease of explanation. 568 more words

Criminal Law