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MANILA, Philippines – The Senate probe into the allegedly overpriced Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) should continue, according to Senator Serge Osmeña III despite the admission of Senate President Franklin Drilon’s accuser that he has no solid evidence so far.

Osmeña said several aspects of the project remain “suspicious,” and there is a need to wait for all the facts to emerge.

“I’m not saying that bribes did happen, but what I am saying is, there are other aspects to the convention center issue that will make people suspicious that, to me, might be violative of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act,” Osmeña told reporters on Monday, November 17. Read more