📰 The Manila Times: PCSO open to charter amendment

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From The Manila Times: THE Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is open to the proposal to reduce its mandatory contributions to other government agencies.  Continue reading “📰 The Manila Times: PCSO open to charter amendment”

📰 Manila Bulletin: Lacson says PNP needs the will to end ‘jueteng’

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From Manila Bulletin: Lacson estimated that the daily take from jueteng operations, usually in the Luzon area, reaches P267 million a day or about a potential P96 billion a year.  Continue reading “📰 Manila Bulletin: Lacson says PNP needs the will to end ‘jueteng’”

📰 Editorial: Manila Bulletin: ‘Pork’ issue raised anew in search for SUC funds

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From Manila Bulletin: Senator Lacson never accepted his own allotment – it was P200 million for senators and P70 million for congressman – in the old days of PDAF. Some of his colleagues in Congress today may not be ready to carry on without their pork in its new guise and may insist on the “SOP” devised by DBM. Then they must find, somewhere else in the bowels of the appropriation bill, the P25 billion needed for the new program of free college education.  Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Manila Bulletin: ‘Pork’ issue raised anew in search for SUC funds”