By Gil Cabacungan
It’s the government’s Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), or Pag-Ibig Fund, that is responsible for defrauding legitimate home buyers who got caught up in the P6.6-billion Globe Asiatique scam, GA owner Delfin Lee insists.
Bacolor also has many other accomplishments. For example, poet Juan Crisostomo Soto wrote 50 full-length plays and over 100 poems.
By Tonette Orejas
Ornamental Christmas lanterns in various shapes and sizes handcrafted in this Pampanga capital have gone global, having been shipped out to many Filipino communities abroad for the Christmas season.
In August 2010, the Inquirer published a two-part special report on alleged irregularities in Pag-Ibig Fund loan transactions involving Globe Asiatique’s Xevera housing projects. The report quoted documents showing that Globe Asiatique had taken out as much as P6.6 billion in loan proceeds for close to 9,000 units in its Xevera projects in Bacolor and [...]