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Anti-DAP petitioners slam Senate hearing

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Greco Belgica. Photo by Ryan Leagogo/INQUIRER.net

How could the “culprits” investigate the alleged crime properly? Petitioners who brought Malacañang’s Disbursement Acceleration Program before the Supreme Court slammed Thursday’s Senate hearing on the nullified presidential discretionary fund scheme, saying an independent team should be in charge of the investigation.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

SC rejected Abad offer to use ‘pooled savings’

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The Supreme Court earlier this year rejected Budget Secretary Florencio Abad’s offer of “pooled savings” to augment the judiciary’s capital outlay for 2013 just after Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno withdrew a request to transfer P100 million from the justice department’s budget to the judiciary.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

SC: BIR chief’s request for justices’ SALN has no sufficient basis

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The Supreme Court. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

We’re not hiding anything.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t employees ask SC to stop BIR from taxing fringe benefits

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Bureau of Internal Revenue building.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Public-sector employee’s unions are to go to court Thursday to stop the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s new policy of taxing even fringe benefits, which they say are deductions that further reduce their already low salaries in the civil service.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Petitioners’ retort to Palace on DAP issue: We are taxpayers

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As taxpayers, they have every right to complain. Petitioners who won the Supreme Court’s favor in questioning the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program reasserted on Saturday their right to bring the case to court after Malacañang challenged their standing in seeking a reversal of the court’s ruling on Friday.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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