1 week Lacson: ‘Troubled’ Duterte wants DOH procurement of supplies monitored Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government officials to keep an eye on the procurement of supplies by the Department of Health (DOH), Senator Panfilo Lacson revealed Saturday. Lacson flagged DOH's purchase of "grossly overpriced" health and medical supplies as the country deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. "Naibahagi ni (presidential spokesperson Harry) Roque na na-miss niya tawag ni Presidente kasi naka-mute ang phone niya, hindi niya natanggap hanggang nai-relay sa kanya, nabahala na nga ang Presidente at sabi sa kanya, bantayan ninyo ang procurement ng DOH," Lacson said in an interview over DWIZ when asked if Malacaang will ... more