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Luistro defends direct contracting for textbooks By Jason Faustino 04/18/2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Luistro defends direct contracting for textbooks

By Jason Faustino 04/18/2012

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro defended his office against accusations that it broke the law when it when it procured textbooks for public schools through a direct contract instead of bidding it out, saying the department cannot only consider the cheapest price but also quality and other factors.

Nationalist People’s Coalition Rep. Juan Ponce Enrile Jr. of Cagayan earlier said various civil society groups have claimed that the DepEd violated the law on government procurements.

Enrile also said the department’s questionable procurement of textbooks amounting to P1.3 billion defeats the Aquino administration’s “straight-path” policy..... MORE

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