Day: August 31, 2013

Ni ROBERTO OFANDA UMIL Bulatlat.com Ang bawat panahon ay merong bayani, Sila ay nagtanggol babae��t lalaki, Laban sa dayuhang kasabwat ay prayle, Sa yaman ng bansa pilit dumiskate. Maraming pumapel mga ilustrado, Saka anakpawis, Andres Bonifacio. Pero sinapawan nitong Aguinaldo, Mandirigmang tunay ang sabi ng libro. Hanep daw talaga itong si Heneral Miyong, Kontra sa…

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Last week’s column discussed three parallels between the much-condemned pork-barrel scam and the unjust/unfair treatment, via varied schemes, by certain insurance and pre-need companies of their policy/plan holders. Both scams deal with public money, both bare the selfishness and greed of the parties involved,…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Why is it few were truly surprised that Janet Lim Napoles, prime but wily fugitive in the pork barrel scandal, would have not only the cunning but also the ability to arrange her “surrender” to no less than the President of the Republic. Is this in exchange for much…

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Together with Congress, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are among the emerging casualties of the pork barrel outrage, which involves the loss of billions in public funds through, among other subterfuges, non-existent and/or non-functioning NGOs. As in the case of the party list system, it’s one more demonstration of…