By Jerome Aning
Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin has not yet been formally investigated for her and other former and current lawmakers’ involvement in the alleged misuse of their pork barrel funds of which about P300 million went to Garin and nine other legislators.
By Cynthia D. Balana
, TJ Burgonio
“Malicious and baseless,” says Senate President Franklin Drilon.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
Whistle-blower Benhur Luy on Tuesday revealed that detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada had signed a letter endorsing a fake nongovernment organization (NGO) owned by suspected pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles to implement a project funded by his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).
By Christian V. Esguerra
What pork? Define pork. On the eve of a massive protest to be held at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday, Malacañang on Sunday maintained that the graft-ridden pork barrel had been scrapped.
How the mighty fall. The net satisfaction ratings of the Senate and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) suffered huge drops in the wake of the public uproar over the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), according to results of a recent survey of big business leaders.