The Senate Finance Committee summons Budget secretary Butch Abad in a hearing to explain the controversial DAP.
Gov’t investigators, to file charges vs. Servando hazing suspect
Government investigators will be filing charges against twenty suspects in the death of the 18-year old hazing victim.
Metro Manila Public Safety Legion to ensure peace and order at INC centennial — MMDA
MANILA (Philippine News Agency) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and local government units (LGUs) of Metro Manila will deploy a Metro Manila Public Safety Legion to ensure the safety of millions of participants who are expected to join the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) centennial anniversary on July 27 at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino announced Wednesday that the legion will be composed of traffic enforcers, rescue personnel, policemen, […]
TESDA spends Php 1.1B from DAP
The Commission on Audit announced that almost Php 1.1 billion was spent by TESDA on fake scholars. Said money came from the controversial DAP.
Drunk man assaults policeman
A drunk man was arrested in Tondo, Manila when he punched a police officer.
Rice supply continues to dwindle
The rice supply of the Philippines continue to dwindle especially now in what is considered lean months. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the rice supply has dwindled by 8%.
No exact date regarding MRT LRT fare hike
The Department of Transportation and Communications announced that there is still no exact date regarding the implementation of the increased price rate of the LRT and the MRT.
Atty. Gigi Reyes in Camp Bagong Diwa
One of the accused in the pork barrel scam, Atty. Gigi Reyes is already in the custody of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, in the female dormitory of its compound in Camp Bagong-Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City.
Revilla will not attend hearing on bail
Senator Ramon Revilla will not attend the hearing for his motion for bail, but his lawyer is already in Sandiganbayan.
Sen. Revilla opposes moves to suspend him
Detained Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., opposed the prosecutor’s move to suspend him, saying that such motion will not serve any purpose since he is already in detention.
Rally vs. graft and corruption
Various protest groups rallied in front of the Sandiganbayan, saying that President Aquino should be arrested for the pork barrel scam.
Protest groups accompany Yolanda victims to DSWD
Protest groups Gabriela and Kadamay went to the office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development to accompany Yolanda victims in protests actions regarding the giving of assistance to said victims.