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El Niño funds could be used in corruption, says Colmenares


As the hotter and drier days that the El Niño phenomenon would bring in, one militant lawmaker said the funds that would be used to alleviate the situation would just wet the pockets of “unscrupulous” personalities.

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did Aquino ‘veto’ Jinggoy Estrada’s controversial P200-M pork barrel?

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President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III may have effectively vetoed the P200 million in pork barrel funds under the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) that Sen. Jinggoy Estrada realigned to the local governments of Manila, Caloocan and Lal-lo, Cagayan province.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »