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Allies want Enrile, Revilla, Estrada in Camp Crame

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Several senators want their detained colleagues to remain in Camp Crame, the national police headquarters in Quezon City, instead of being transferred to a regular jail like alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Stress good in DAP, senators tell Aquino

President Benigno S. Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

When he addresses the nation on TV Monday night, President Aquino should focus on the benefits of the Disbursement Acceleration Program and stress that officials did not pocket the funds, senators said on Sunday.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

More senators disclose how they spent their DAP

(From left) Senators JV Ejercito and Sergio Osmeña III, and former Sen. Edgardo Angara. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

More senators disclosed details of their Disbursement Accelesration Program (DAP) projects on Wednesday.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Come clean on DAP, Escudero tells Abad

Francis “Chiz” Escudero: Abad’s job to disclose details. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

-Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero now wants Budget Secretary Florencio Abad to come clean on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) junked by the Supreme Court last week.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmakers used DAP funds for own projects


Legislators earmarked a portion of government savings made available to them through the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) to projects of their own choosing, much like what they did in the old pork barrel system.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »