By Gil C. Cabacungan
Kabataan Rep. Terry Ridon on Monday urged his peers to come clean and declare whether they received extra funds from President Aquino’s pork barrel, called the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), before, during and after the impeachment of then Chief Justice Renato Corona.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
A militant lawmaker has accused the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) of using P6.5 billion from Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) fund to augment the pork barrel funds of unidentified lawmakers three years ago.
By Inquirer Staff
It was described as a step backward that can only end in “cyberauthoritarianism.” Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello said he was disappointed by the Supreme Court decision on Tuesday supporting the imposition of penalties for online libel in the new cybercrime law.
At least 23 congressmen have joined forces to assail the alleged P3.3-billion reduction in the budget of state universities and colleges (SUCs) next year.
By Leila B. Salaverria
A party-list lawmaker on Tuesday lamented budget cuts for 79 out of 110 state universities and colleges in 2014 despite an assurance by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chair Patricia Licuanan that schools would get additional allocations from a P5-billion special fund.
By TJ Burgonio
The P250-million makeover of Roxas Boulevard for two upcoming international conferences would also boost tourism, Malacañang said Sunday in reply to allegations of extravagance.
By Robert Gonzaga
The Court of Appeals (CA) has invalidated the lease development agreement and the environmental compliance certificate (ECC) of a consortium of energy firms proposing to put up a coal-fired power plant inside this free port.
The people made “a big mistake” in electing President Benigno Aquino III in 2010, House Minority Leader Edcel Lagman said on Wednesday. But while the people expect the economy and confidence in the government to deteriorate for the rest of the President’s term, they will not be sufficiently dissatisfied to oust him, Lagman said in [...]