Daily Archives: 3 years ago

DND open to Senate investigation regarding reported misused funds

The Department of National Defense is open for a Senate investigation to answer Commission on Audit’s report that DND-Quick Response Fund was misused. “Of course all these efforts are welcome, it’s important for us to explain all these things, importante ring maikuwento namin sa taongbayan kung ano ba talaga nangyari diyan,” DND spokesperson Peter Paul […]

National government has request from communists before peace negotiation

Malacanang said that the national government is ready to enter into peace negotiation with Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army – National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) if the agenda is time-bound and doable. “We have always said that we are open to resuming talks provided that we avoid the mistakes of the past. […]

Subsidy should be reduced for benefit of regions not using MRT, LRT

“This is not a popular decision insofar as the MRT-riding passengers are concerned, but we are doing this because this is the right thing to do,” Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said in a press briefing. It is the position of the Office of the President that subsidy for MRT and LRT fares needs to be […]

Senate investigation on alleged Makati anomalies resuming

Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee chaired by Senator Aquilino Pimentel III will resume its investigation on the allegedly overpriced Makati City Hall Building II and related anomalies on January 22, 2015. “There are more allegations of corruption in Makati that we have to tackle in the committee,” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said. “This allegation of anomaly […]

Roxas: ‘Pulis patola’ no more

“From Pulis Patola to Pulis Panalo,” Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas said as he reveal several things the public can expect from Philippine National Police this 2015. “We can no longer allow the PNP to operate ad hoc, in silos and sporadically,” Roxas said in a news release of DILG. “We need a […]