By Jerome Aning
Malacañang’s claims that President Benigno Aquino is empowered by Section 49 of the 1987 Administrative Code to use savings on priority activities that promote economic well-being have drawn criticism from the country’s foremost experts on constitutional law.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
Militant groups on Wednesday slammed President Benigno Aquino and Budget Secretary Florencio Abad for continuing to stonewall on giving full details on fund releases under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), specifically lump sum allocations to senators and representatives worth P17.4 billion.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
Commission on Audit (COA) chairperson Grace Pulido-Tan should also be held accountable for the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), according to pork barrel scam suspect Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada.
By Maila Ager
Heeding Malacañang’s call for transparency and accountability, Senate President Franklin Drilon immediately released on Tuesday documents pertaining to the P100 million funds that he availed under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
By Christian V. Esguerra
, Jerome Aning
Smarting from the Supreme Court’s adverse ruling last week, Malacañang now wants senators to disclose where the enormous funds they had received from its purported economic stimulus package had gone to.