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πŸ“° Special Report: Wasteful projects traced to kickbacks [Inquirer]

From the Inquirer: According to Sen. Panfilo Lacson, one of the new manifestations of pork in the budget (is) where contractors shortchange taxpayers by using low-grade materials for infrastructure projects, while gifting agency officials and lawmakers with huge commissions in exchange for the contracts.

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πŸ“° Lacson says authorities are duty-bound to enforce law against illegal activities [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin:Β Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said authorities, including the Philippine National Police, are duty-bound to enforce the law against illegal gambling, including the multi-billion a year “jueteng (numbers game)” operations. He alsoΒ warned that even pausing anti-jueteng operations could be β€œrisky and addicting” for police officials who may get offers from “jueteng” operators.Β  Continue reading “πŸ“° Lacson says authorities are duty-bound to enforce law against illegal activities [Manila Bulletin]”