By Nikko Dizon
Malacañang has extended indefinitely the leave of absence imposed by President Benigno Aquino III on Health Secretary Enrique Ona pending a review of his explanation on his controversial choice of an antipneumonia vaccine allegedly against the recommendation of global health authorities.
Malacañang has declared Dec. 8 a special nonworking holiday in Taguig City, in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Taguig’s cityhood.
By Nancy C. Carvajal
Despite conspiracy theories, the credibility of Benhur Luy’s pork barrel scam files remains intact, Levito Baligod, the former lawyer of the principal whistle-blower, said on Friday.
By TJ Burgonio
Malacañang is not bothered by the inclusion of Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr.’ name in Benhur Luy’s files on the pork scam.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has recommended to President Benigno Aquino III that legal action be taken against the “anomalous disbursement” of P220 million in 2011 that Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II endorsed for the projects of 24 town mayors and 13 dubious nongovernment organizations (NGOs).