By DJ Yap and TJ Burgonio
A badly acted farce. This was how the opposition described the offered resignation of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and President Benigno Aquino III’s decision on Friday not to accept it as calls escalated for Abad’s head in the face of the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down Malacañang’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
The opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) scored Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda for showing bad faith in clearing Budget Secretary Florencio Abad in the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
By DJ Yap
Is President Benigno Aquino III afraid of Budget Secretary Butch Abad?
By Frances Mangosing
, Marc Jayson Cayabyab
The United Nationalist Alliance on Thursday dared President Benigno Aquino III to sack and charge with plunder Budget Secretary Butch Abad over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), parts of which were declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court (SC).
By Maila Ager
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, an administration ally, is one of those being considered by the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) to be included in its senatorial slate in 2016, Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito said on Thursday.