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List of PCOO expenses, delegation for President Duterte's Singapore and China visits

Requested from PCOO by Patricia Marie Robles at 10:15 AM on Jan 19, 2017.
Purpose: News reporting
Date of Coverage: 10/01/2016 - 12/30/2016
Tracking no: #PCOO-019265008567

Patricia Marie 10:15 AM, Jan 19, 2017

Hi! I would like to request for two lists:

1.  List of expenses of the Presidential Communications Operations Office for the foreign trips of President Rodrigo Duterte in Singapore and China in 2016.

2. List of names of the entire PCOO delegation to the Singapore and China trips, including consultants or bloggers who PCOO arranged to join the trips

The list of expenses should include expenses for consultants who rendered services for the PCOO during these trips. They should include exact amounts spent on specific expenses.

Danica 02:27 PM, Jan 27, 2017

January 27, 2017

Dear Patricia Marie,

Thank you for your request dated Jan 19, 2017 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for List of PCOO expenses, delegation for President Duterte's Singapore and China visits.

We received your request on Jan 19, 2017 and will respond on or before Feb 09, 2017 10:15:21 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at http://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEVBDT08tMDE5MjY1MDA4NTY3DA, for request with ticket number #PCOO-019265008567.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Danica Orcullo
FOI Officer

Kris 07:55 PM, Feb 09, 2017

February 9, 2017

Dear Pia Ranada,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Jan 19, 2017 10:15:21 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for the following documents:

"1. List of expenses of the PCOO for the foreign trips of President Rodrigo Duterte in Singapore and China in 2016.

2. List of names of the entire PCOO delegation to the Singapore and China trips, including consultants or bloggers who PCOO arranged to join the trips.

The list of expenses should include expenses for consultants who rendered services for the PCOO during these trips. They should include exact amounts spent on specific expenses."

Response to Request

Your FOI request is APPROVED. 

We have prepared the list of all officials, employees and other personnel of the PCOO who were present during President Rodrigo Duterte's visits to China and Singapore, with corresponding foreign travel expenses incurred (See Annexes A and B, respectively). The foreign travel expenses are classified into four types, namely: Daily Subsistence Allowance, Airfare Charges, Operational Expenses, and Representation Allowance.

In addition, we also prepared the list of all the names who were given access passes to these visits (See Annexes A-1 and B-1, respectively).

The documents you requested are available for PICK-UP during regular office hours at the PCOO, 3F, New Executive Building, JP Laurel St., San Miguel, Malacanan Palace, Manila. Please look for Mrs. Eden Mendoza. She can be reached at 7338665. 

We greatly appreciate your eFOI inquiry. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us should you need further assistance.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Kris Ablan
FOI Decision Maker
PCOO

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