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Seeing stars with Mar Roxas and VP Binay

By the stars in the skies, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas is destined to become the next president. It is written in the alphabets and in history.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Bigger problem than DAP

As graft and corruption scandals in our government continue to hog prime-time TV and the front pages of news dailies, as well as the attention of many of our leaders, a bigger problem that continues to worsen each day is the current port congestion in Manila.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Marcoleta: LGUs liable for irregular PDAF projects

This is in reply to the news item titled “COA: P200-M pork projects questionable” (Front Page, 9/15/14). As one of the lawmakers mentioned in the article, I think it was most unfair to parrot the COA (Commission on Audit) report without getting our side before it saw print.   The allegation that I used dubious […]

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

CHEd’s P4.1 billion not pork barrel funds

Contrary to accusations, CHEd did not give away P14-million individual lump sums to lawmakers from the P4.1-billion fund.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Time for the bosses to act

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It’s a herculean task indeed. Well-meaning people have cautioned that pushing for the “pork barrel abolition bill” via people’s initiative is naive, misguided, manipulated or malicious.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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