Tag: SEA Games 2019

βœ‰ Letter to the Editor: Reply to Mary Ann Reyes’ column [Philippine Star]

letter to the editor

To The Philippine Star: Please allow us to set the record straight regarding Ms. Reyes’ column on Dec. 22, 2019, where she stated it is “unfortunate” that Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson “wants an investigation” into issues involving the organizers of the recently concluded Southeast Asian Games – and insinuated that the investigation may be for “grandstanding.”

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#PINGterviews: Strong Political Will ng Pangulo, Kailangan vs Pork! | Dec. 14, 2019

In interviews on DZRH and DWIZ, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– need for strong political will by PRRD to veto pork
– continued blatant violations of the SC ruling vs pork in 2020 budget
– moves to counter pork and other ‘insertions’
– investigation of issues on the 2019 SEA Games organizers

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#PINGterviews: Dapat Magalit Tayong Lahat sa Pork! | Dec. 11, 2019

In interviews on DZBB and with Senate media, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Pork in the 2020 budget
– Possible Senate probe of issues involving SEA Games organizing committee

QUOTES and NOTES:
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#PINGterview: On VP Robredo’s Removal as ICAD Co-Chair; SEA Games Early Hosting Woes | Nov. 25, 2019

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– removal of VP Robredo as ICAD co-chairperson
– claims the Senate is partly to blame for early SEA Games hosting woes

QUOTES and NOTES:
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