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Enrile endorsed P345M of ‘pork funds’ to bogus NGOs–COA

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Detained Juan Ponce Enrile. RAFFY LERMA

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile allegedly endorsed P345 million of his Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) to bogus foundations linked to supposed mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles, a state auditor said on Friday.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

6-M signature drive highlights anti-pork protest on Aug. 25

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Million People March. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A sign-up drive for the People’s Initiative against the pork barrel system will highlight the first anniversary of the Million People March at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nancy Binay not thinking of political revenge vs Cayetano

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Sen. Nancy Binay.  RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Despite perceived animosities between their families, Senator Nancy Binay said she has no plan of initiating a Senate inquiry into Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano’s alleged misuse of his “pork” barrel funds.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DENR rejects finding Cebu trees need not be killed

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IT’S A SCENIC drive under the canopy of these trees in Carcar City, which would disappear should officials be allowed to cut the trees for a pork-barrel-funded road project. LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas refused to accept a finding made by a tree expert who said 84 trees sentenced to die to give way to a pork-barrel-funded road-widening project in southern Cebu province need not be cut and should be saved.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Syjuco admits his NGO got pork

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Former Iloilo Representative Augusto "Boboy" Syjuco. FILE PHOTO

Former Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) Director General Augusto “Boboy” Syjuco Jr. denied any wrongdoing in the use of pork barrel funds, but admitted that, as a new congressman in 1998, he formed his own nongovernment organization to implement projects from his Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF), more popularly known as pork barrel.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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