By Nikko Dizon
Malacañang admitted Saturday its work clarifying the Disbursement Acceleration Program was not done yet after opposition Sen. Nancy Binay said that Budget Secretary Butch Abad still had a lot of explaining to do following Thursday’s Senate hearing.
By Tarra Quismundo
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.
By Maila Ager
Detained Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada criticized the Senate on Friday for acting like a “rah-rah” squad for the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) during Thursday’s hearing on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
By Maila Ager
Senator Nancy Binay was overwhelmed Friday by praises she said she has been receiving for asking pointed questions to Budget Secretary Florencio Abad during Thursday’s Senate hearing on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
By TJ Burgonio
With a little help from Senate President Franklin Drilon and other administration senators, Cabinet officials on Thursday tried to convince the Senate finance committee that President Aquino was not “ill-advised” on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and that the economic stimulus plan that the Supreme Court had struck down had a legal basis.