By Maricar B. Brizuela
To solve the increasing number of robbery and holdup cases in Makati—particularly in public utility vehicles (PUVs) like passenger jeepneys and taxicabs—the Philippine National Police (PNP) has assigned additional 50 policemen to the area upon the request of the city government.
Once the accusations are proven false, he better apologize.
The ongoing reforms being implemented by the city government to promote transparency was among the reasons Makati was cited as the country’s “Most Competitive City” at this year’s 2nd Regional Competitiveness Summit.
By Leila B. Salaverria
, Maricar B. Brizuela
Saying the findings would either clear the man hoping to be the country’s next president or expose his true colors, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has asked the Senate to look into allegations that two Makati buildings constructed when Vice President Jejomar Binay was still the city’s mayor were overpriced.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered five cities and one town in Metro Manila to return to the National Treasury P340 million worth of unused pork barrel funds that had been rendered illegal after the Supreme Court’s ruling nine months ago.