By Nancy C. Carvajal
Former Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr. and his son, incumbent Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr., gave millions of pesos from their pork barrel entitlements to one of the dummy nongovernment organizations of detained businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles for livelihood projects in Mindanao, according to documents obtained by the Inquirer.
By Nestor Corrales
Malacañang on Saturday said the order of the Commission on Audit to four senators to return their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) allocations is strictly a matter between the lawmakers and the government agency.
By DJ Yap
The first step in adapting to climate change is protecting Filipinos from hunger, which naturally arises from extreme weather events like Supertyphoon Yolanda, a nongovernmental organization said Wednesday.
By Kimberlie Quitasol
Beneficiaries with no clear identities. A nongovernment organization (NGO) that held office in a shanty. A meeting held in a garage.
By Joey Gabieta
Funding is still available for legitimate nongovernment organizations (NGOs) from the Philippine-American (Phil-Am) Fund of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
By Fernan Gianan
Just months after a province-wide cholera outbreak killed eight people in this capital town alone during the first half of last year, the arrival of P33.5 million in pork barrel from four party-list groups and a senator would have been welcome news for local officials.
By Norman Bordadora
Members of the Senate minority lament what they call the non-compliance with the law of government agencies in overseeing projects funded by the congressional pork barrel—a lapse that they said has resulted in opposition members getting “pilloried and scorned by the media and by the public.”
By Cynthia D. Balana
Former Deputy Speaker Arnulfo Fuentebella on Thursday pressed the Department of Agriculture (DA) to return to the national treasury 85 percent of his unused pork barrel funds in 2011 and for the supposed beneficiary to return the 15 percent or P750,000, that was purportedly used for the department’s high value crops development program.
By Edwin Fernandez
A municipal worker in North Cotabato province who earns P300 a day as a grass cutter got the surprise of his life when told he was an incorporator of a nongovernment organization (NGO) linked to Janet Lim-Napoles.
By Carine M. Asutilla
THELMA Chiong of the Crusade Against Violence in the Visayas said she received small amounts from Janet Lim Napoles but had no idea at the time that the donations came from pork barrel anomalies. Chiong’s sister, Cheryl Jimenea, had worked for Napoles as her consultant. Chiong said Napoles would donate money for the Crusade Against [...]
We are not a bogus NGO. We are consistent with our cause. Though there are some lawmakers who tried to bribe us but I would rather not talk about it. –Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption founding chair Dante Jimenez
By Jose Santino S. Bunachita
, Peter L. Romanillos
The Cebu provincial government will review its list of accredited non-government organizations (NGOs) to avoid funding bogus groups in the wake of the P10-billion pork barrel scam involving businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles.
Commission on Audit Chairperson Gracia Pulido-Tan on Thursday presented to the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee the agency’s findings on the alleged bogus non-government organizations (NGO) connected to Janet Lim-Napoles.