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Recto, Poe to call for probe of pork scam

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Senators Ralph Recto and Grace Poe. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senators Ralph Recto and Grace Poe on Monday announced plans to file resolutions calling for an inquiry into the alleged misuse of lawmakers’ pork barrel funds.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘If we’re at fault, then let us suffer the consequences’

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Politically motivated or not, the pork barrel controversy should result in the prosecution of those who are liable, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile said on Thursday.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Flood control focus of DPWH after roads

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Rogelio-L.-Singson

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undergo a “substantial shift” to flood management once it is finished with road repairs and other related concerns, Secretary Rogelio Singson told senators on Monday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

President urged to take over BOC

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A neophyte senator urged President Aquino to temporarily take over the reins of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) until its stables are cleansed if he does not have the heart to fire its head, Ruffy Biazon.

Posted: August 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sotto shows proof: letters from mayors

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Belying claims that no requests were made for the pork barrel fund his office had released, Sen. Tito Sotto on Monday released copies of letters purportedly showing that the mayors of Teresa and Tanay towns in Rizal asked his office for “financial assistance” to combat dengue in their areas in 2011 and 2012.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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