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Senate panel OKs lower budget for Binay’s office

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jejomar binay

The Senate committee on finance on Tuesday approved the proposed P222-million budget of the Office of the Vice President (OVP).

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CHEd chief says lawmakers got P14M each from realigned pork

Patricia Licuanan

The Committee on Higher Education (CHEd) has admitted that lawmakers received P14 million each from the P4.1 billion realigned pork barrel funds that the CHEd received in this year’s budget.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Congress can’t repeal anti-pork barrel law passed through people’s initiative’

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House of Representatives, Congress

Congress cannot repeal an anti-pork barrel law approved by the people through a people’s initiative, a lawyers group said on Tuesday.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Baguio activists launch signature drive for law vs ‘pork’

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Baguio Abolish Pork Barrel Movement

A group of activists launched the summer capital’s version of the “abolish pork” movement, aiming to gather signatures of the more than 150,000 voters here, as the city’s contribution to a people’s initiative for a law banning the pork barrel in the national budget.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Palace asks: What pork?

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On the eve of a massive protest to be held at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday, Aug. 25, Malacañang on Sunday maintained that the graft-ridden pork barrel had been scrapped. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

What pork? Define pork. On the eve of a massive protest to be held at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday, Malacañang on Sunday maintained that the graft-ridden pork barrel had been scrapped.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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