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.
The fans were disappointed. We were expecting a great match between Gilas Pilipinas and those NBA stars, only to be caught in the middle of a basketball drill.—Sen. JV Ejercito on the supposed tune-up game between the Philippine basketball team and visiting NBA players at Tuesday night’s “Last Home Stand” event that drew loud boos at Smart-Araneta Coliseum
By Maila Ager
Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito admitted on Thursday that the P10-million Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds that he received when he was congressman might have been his reward for voting to impeach then Chief Justice Renato Corona.
By Leila B. Salaverria
More senators disclosed details of their Disbursement Accelesration Program (DAP) projects on Wednesday.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Senator JV Ejercito on Wednesday said authorities should be considerate and allow Senator Juan Ponce Enrile to use his favorite gadget, an iPad, inside jail so he can “exercise his brain.”