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

Requested from PCOO by Trisha Macas at 08:16 PM on Feb 09, 2017.
Purpose: News research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016
Tracking no: #PCOO-319113312472

Trisha 08:16 PM, Feb 09, 2017

Good day! 

I hope you can release the following information: 

-list of expenses of the PCOO for the foreign trips of President Rodrigo Duterte in Singapore and China in 2016 
(Please include the expenses for consultants who provided services for the PCOO during the said trips. They should include exact amounts spent on specific expenses.) 
-list of names of the entire PCOO delegation during Singapore and China visits, including consultants or bloggers who PCOO arranged to join the trips 

Thank you!

Danica 11:42 AM, Feb 10, 2017

February 10, 2017

Dear Trisha,

Thank you for your request dated Feb 09, 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 Feb 09, 2017 and will respond on or before Mar 02, 2017 08:16:42 PM, 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://efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEVBDT08tMzE5MTEzMzEyNDcyDA, for request with ticket number #PCOO-319113312472.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Danica Orcullo
FOI Officer

Kris 02:05 PM, Feb 10, 2017

10 February 2017

Dear Trisha Macas,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Feb 09, 2017 08:16:42 PM 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 PCOO for the foreign trips of President Rodrigo Duterte in Singapore and China in 2016. (Include the expenses for consultants who provided services for the PCOO during the said trips. They should include exact amounts spend on specific expenses.)

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

Response to the Request

Your FOI request is APPROVED.

We have prepared the list of all officials, employees and other personnel of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (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 containing 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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