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Eliseo Rio

Contractors of DICT’s VSAT project eye court case against Rio

Ex-DICT undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. said, however, that he was questioning the processes of DICT and not the track record and integrity of the private suppliers.

Ex-usec Rio hits DICT’s satellite Internet contracts worth P466M

Despite the huge budget totaling almost half a billion pesos, former DICT undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. pointed out that the project is for 1,035 sites only and will run for just a period of five months.

Rio hits DICT anew for inaction on major broadband project

A week after criticizing an assistant secretary of the DICT for apparent lack of concern on a proposed integrated contact tracing platform, former undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. took another swipe at the top officials of the agency for not acting on a crucial document for a broadband project in the country.

Presidential adviser RJ Jacinto named replacement for resigned DICT usec Rio

Presidential adviser for ICT Ramon “RJ” Jacinto had earlier clashed with the man he replaced at the DICT – resigned undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. -- regarding the government’s common tower policy.

Rio leaving DICT after all as Duterte accepts resignation offer

Despite the controversy generated by his offer to quit, it was generally assumed that DICT undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. would remain in his post after patching up his differences with DICT secretary Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II regarding the agency’s disbursement of its P300-million confidential funds.

First on Newsbytes.PH | Honasan puts Rio in charge of PH broadband project, free public WiFi

The new designation is seen as an attempt to make DICT undersecretary Eliseo M. Rio stay in his post and to allow him to stamp his authority over Honasan’s “tres amigos” who have been running the show at the DICT.

Honasan breaks silence, says Rio didn’t question use of intel funds

In a joint statement with undersecretary Eliseo M. Rio Jr. on Friday, Feb. 7, DICT secretary Honasan denied that Rio mentioned any anomaly in the disbursement of the intelligence fund of the DICT.

Rio hits DICT for ‘deceiving and unbelievable’ use of P300-M intelligence fund

DICT undersecretary Eliseo M. Rio Jr. has lashed out at his own agency for claiming in a public statement on Wednesday, Feb. 5, that the P300-million intelligence fund was “legitimately” spent on cybersecurity initiatives.

Rio firm on leaving DICT, cites strained relationship with Honasan

This is the inside story of the resignation of DICT undersecretary Eliseo Mr. Rio Jr.

First on Newsbytes.PH | DICT usec. Rio resigning from post

DICT undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. is leaving his post at the agency although his resignation is still "under negotiation".
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