Opposition lawmakers continued to throw brickbats at Malacañang’s controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) although a local government leader in Muslim Mindanao came to its defense.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) issued a thousand Special Allotment Release Orders (SAROs) to facilitate the release of funds to the spending agencies for its Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) from 2011 to 2013, the Philippine Daily Inquirer has learned.
By Nestor Corrales
The bill seeking to create separate detention facilities for lawmakers indicted in the multi-billion pork barrel scam will only reflect inequality between the rich and the poor, a lawyer said Wednesday.
By Christine O. Avendaño
The third and last batch of pork barrel cases related to the alleged P10-billion scam allegedly perpetuated by Janet Lim-Napoles will be filed in the Office of the Ombudsman either on Friday or early next week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday said.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Cabinet officials and other personalities linked to the pork barrel scam could have their bank accounts opened to clear their names, party-list representatives said on Wednesday.