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UNA: ‘Squeaky–clean’ Trillanes too bought ‘dizzyingly overpriced’ multicabs

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Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The United Nationalist Alliance on Monday questioned Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s supposed anomalous purchases of multicabs funded by his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel from 2011 to 2013.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

COA: P25M spent on ‘ghost’ calamity in Isabela

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The Commission on Audit has found a host of “red flags,” like excessive costs and unauthorized signatories, in the contracts of public works projects worth P16.9 billion that 12 contractors cornered in 2009 and 2010. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Audit (COA) has uncovered alleged ghost deliveries of relief purchased with the P25-million pork barrel allotments of two party-list lawmakers and meant for victims of a calamity in Isabela province in 2013.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Argument for federalism: Manila steals funds

DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte speaks in Cebu City about federalism.  LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

The argument for federalism has not changed—a centralized form of government leads to neglect of areas far from the seat of power.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Regions | Read More »

Local officials mull federal form of govt to speed up countryside development

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Mayor Leoncio Evasco Jr. of Maribojoc, Bohol (Photo from www.maribojoc.gov.ph)

Some local government officials have started talking about pursuing a federal form of government, especially in the wake of the controversy over the Aquino administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program and the scandal over the pork barrel scam, which they think have only highlighted the unequal distribution of funds among the regions.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

P12M in pork unused in Iloilo City–COA

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The Commission on Audit has found a host of “red flags,” like excessive costs and unauthorized signatories, in the contracts of public works projects worth P16.9 billion that 12 contractors cornered in 2009 and 2010. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Even as defenders of the pork barrel insist on the necessity of the controversial legislators’ fund, the Commission on Audit (COA) found that the city government failed to implement projects bankrolled by the Priority
Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) amounting to P12 million.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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