By Ramon Tulfo
Alleged pork barrel queen Janet Lim-Napoles has not only destroyed the reputation of Budget Secretary Butch Abad, she has also shamed the people of Batanes who are known for their impeccable honesty.
In yet another sign of the desperation to which evacuees here had been driven, prostitution in shelters has persisted despite officials saying it has been stopped.
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 Julliane Love De Jesus
It’s impossible for lawmakers not to know about the project that is being funded by their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), a “contractor” for one of the projects told INQUIRER.net in an interview Thursday.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
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.