COA: Over P400-M cash bonus for sugar farmers unremitted, undistributed

          MANILA, Philippines --- The Commission on Audit (COA) has bared that P412, 838,799.55-worth of cash bonuses remained unremitted and undistributed to sugar farmers as of 2018, partly due to the Department of Labor and Employment's (Dole) lack of public announcements on the benefits.   In its annual report, the audit agency said the undistributed share of Cash Bonus Fund (CBF) for sugar farmers from 1991 to 2018 ballooned to P528,082,529.89. Of the total fund, P313,498,886.14 was already forfeited and accrued to the Socio-Economic Project Fund.   "Examination of the fragmented records available showed that instead of r...

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