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COA: P2.7B in pork wasted by local executives

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The Commission on Audit has reported that governors and mayors squandered P2.7 billion in pork barrel funds in 2013—the last year of the funds’ deployment after the system was declared unconstitutional—either because they were corrupted or misused or stashed away in their bank accounts to collect interest earnings. FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Audit has reported that governors and mayors squandered P2.7 billion in pork barrel funds in 2013—the last year of the funds’ deployment after the system was declared unconstitutional—either because they were corrupted or misused or stashed away in their bank accounts to collect interest earnings.

Posted: December 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Senate OKs P22.4-B ‘irregular’ supplemental budget

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Senate of the Philippines. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — Voting 13-0, the Senate approved on third and final reading Wednesday the proposed P22.4-billion supplemental budget for 2014 to partially pay the projects bankrolled by the outlawed Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), among others. This, despite strong opposition from Senator Miriam  Defensor-Santiago, who described the budget as […]

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House submits P22-B supplemental budget

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Leaders of the House of Representatives submitted for approval before yearend a P22.467 billion supplemental budget for unpaid or unfinished projects of the outlawed Priority Development Assistance Fund and Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Timeline: Pork barrel funds scam

Janet Lim-Napoles. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Inquirer publishes the first of its five-part special report on allegations that businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles channeled some P10 billion in congressional pork barrel funds to ghost projects and kickbacks over 10 years.

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Still no SC ruling on Palace plea for DAP

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The Supreme Court still has to rule on Malacañang’s appeal to its July 1 decision striking down President Benigno Aquino III’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as unconstitutional.

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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