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Uncovering ABAD Deal: How bad Abad's Actions were through the DAP

it may seem like a bad pun or an unwitty use of a tongue twister but the fact of the matter is that Secretary Butch Abad had probably been the luckiest, if not the wiliest member of the cabinet (aside from DILG Secretary Mar Roxas). 624 more words

Politics And Current Events

Philippines: Military Build-Up For Disaster Relief, Internal Operations, President Aquino Says

By Kristine Angeli Sabillo |INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—Disaster response and internal defense. Those are the only reasons why the Philippines is beefing up its military, President Benigno Aquino III said Thursday. 841 more words

Crisis in the Philippines

Judicial vs. Executive

The issues of the controversial pork barrel or PDAF are not resolved yet, and here comes another controversy, the DAP. By the way, what is the difference between PDAF and DAP? 432 more words


Typhoon Strengthens as It Heads Toward Philippine Capital

By Cris Larano
The Wall Street Journal

Updated July 15, 2014 1:00 p.m. ET

Manila Braces as Howling Winds, Three-Meter Storm Surges Threaten Coastal Towns… 1,001 more words

Take Your Good Faith and Shove It: Three Economic Refutations of the DAP

For the sake of disabusing the notions of the few half-bright apologists who are trying to convince an outraged Philippine public that “some good was achieved with the DAP”, here’s a few insights into why, apart from his appalling arrogance and disregard for the democracy to which he owes his position, President B.S. 89 more words

Manila Times

SONA 2014: Pork King of the Pork Country

Photo Taken During The Abolish Pork Protest August 26, 2013.

Do not forgive. Do not forget.

Right after the enactment of the Constitution of the Philippines in 1987, Corazon Cojuangco Aquino started the most recent tradition of Pork Barrel in the Philippines. 89 more words

Political Abuse

10 questions PNoy should answer

Here are 10 questions Pres. Noynoy Aquino should answer about the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and the pork barrel. I hope he does so in his televised speech later today. 367 more words