By Christian V. Esguerra
, Leila B. Salaverria
“The question now is: Who is accountable and who should be penalized?” Groups seeking to nail President Aquino over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) would have to consider a key document previously mentioned by Budget Secretary Florencio Abad while trying to defend the controversial budget impounding system.
By Leila B. Salaverria
The proponents of the Charter change resolution in the House of Representatives have asked their colleagues to help them amend the 1987 Constitution in the spirit of nationalism and in response to calls for inclusive and balanced growth.
Pope Francis on Monday created a new finance ministry to oversee the Holy See’s economic affairs in a move aimed at increasing transparency and boosting funds for the poor following a wave of scandals at the Vatican bank.
By Norman Bordadora
Three members of President Aquino’s economic team are facing graft and malversation charges before the Ombudsman for allegedly failing to account for P136 billion worth of royalties from the Malampaya natural gas project.
Pope Francis is trying to get a better handle on the reform of the troubled Vatican bank and the Holy See’s finances, naming his top assistant to look into the work of two commissions of inquiry he set up this year.