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Binay on Ombudsman Morales: Bobo na, biased pa!

Vice President Jejomar Binay has stopped short of calling Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales a dim-witted lawyer when he assailed her decision dismissing Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay from public service. Speaking to reporters…

LP has P581-B campaign money, thanks to Abad

The Liberal Party (LP) is sitting on a pot of gold ahead of the 2016 national elections, and United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) interim president Toby Tiangco has tagged Florencio Abad as the leprechaun. According to Tiangco, the P581…

Binay promises to spare PNoy from legal persecution after 2016

Vice President Jejomar Binay declared he would go after corrupt members of the Aquino administration when, and not if, he becomes President next year.  The survey-leading presidential bet promised he would spare President Benigno Aquino…

Enrile, Honasan tagged in new pork, DAP scam

Senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Gregorio Honasan II allegedly funneled a total of P50 million in funds meant for the improvement of Muslim Filipinos lives to questionable non-government organizations from 2011 to 2013, the Commission on…

Jinggoy to Ed Angara: Don’t look far on DAP scam

Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday, May 6, turned the tables on former Senator Egardo Angara who claimed that he did not know where his P50 million Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) fund went. “Sen. Angara actually need not look…

Tupas: No more excuses for Sereno to snub House probe on JDF

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno no longer has a reason to snub the House of Representatives’ inquiry into the use of the Judiciary Development Fund (JDF) because the Supreme Court has resolved the controversy surrounding the Disbursement…

SC Justices: PNoy, Abad liable for DAP

Two magistrates of the Supreme Court believe President Benigno Aquino III and Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad can’t invoke good faith in implementing the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and thus must be liable for…

Justices speak in one voice to defend JDF slush fund

MANILA, Jan. 22 (PNA) -- The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday defended the Judiciary Development Fund (JDF) which it used  to augment the scant resources of the judiciary. This was the first time that the SC has spoken as a collegial body…

COA may disallow P138-M in TRC DAP

THE Commission on Audit (COA) is eyeing the disallowance of over P138 million in funds released to the Technology Resource Center (TRC) via President Benigno Aquino III’s controversial and now illegal Disbursement Acceleration Program…

DAP killer: Bersamin gets SC petitions on LRT, MRT fare hike

The petitions pending before the Supreme Court questioning the legality of the fare hikes for the Light Rail Transit and Metro Rail Transit have been raffled off to Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin, the ponente of the decision striking down…

Abad belittles Syjuco, malversation raps

DEPARTMENT of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad belittled the malversation charges that have been filed against him before the Office of the Ombudsman. This is because Abad doesn’t think so much of the filer of…

Aquino’s transparency a breath of fresh air — Angara

Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara lauded the Aquino administration for being "very open" in confronting issues. “When the DAP (Disbursement Acceleration Program) decision came out, President Noynoy sent a whole battalion of Cabinet…

Ombudsman asked to probe and suspend PNoy, Abad over DAP

A losing senatorial candidate in the 2013 elections has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to investigate, prosecute and suspend President Benigno Aquino III, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and all other officials involved in the…

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