By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
An assistant commissioner from the Commission on Audit (COA) told the Sandiganbayan on Thursday that Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. endorsed the bogus foundations of businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles that received his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel.
By Doris C. Bongcac
Three councilors have returned the P20,000 calamity assistance each of them received from the city government in the wake of public criticisms and a Commission on Audit (COA) report questioning the allocation.
By Tina G. Santos
The president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has urged the country’s political leaders and the public to respect the Supreme Court after President Aquino publicly challenged the high court’s ruling on his disbursement acceleration program and even warned of a clash between co-equal branches of government.
By Tarra Quismundo
One of the petitioners that scored a victory with the Supreme Court’s decision striking down Malacañang’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) questioned on Wednesday, the nomination of the country’s chief state auditor to the vacant seat in the high tribunal, citing her ties with the administration.