The 2016 Annual Audit Report of the Commission on Audit (COA) was released on Saturday. Leyte was included in the TOP 10 Richest Provinces in the Philippines.
According to COA, Cebu is the richest province here in the Philippines which has the number 1 spot with the total assets amounting to P32.43 billion.
Second is Rizal Province with the total assets amounting to P11.73 billion.
Third is Negros Occidental that has P11.042 billion.
Fourth is Batangas that has P9.97 billion.
Fifth is Bulacan that has P8.96 billion.
Sixth is Palawan that has P8.19 billion.
Seventh is Iloilo that has P8.14 billion.
Eighth is Laguna, P7.5 billion.
Ninth is Nueva Ecija, P7.22 billion.
And the Tenth spot goes to Leyte with the total assets amounting to P7.03 billion.
Source: RMN News
Reported by: Chloe Anne Bual and Francia Kaye Uyvico