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One small step, a giant leap for justice

The Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas is set to conduct the preliminary investigation into my complaint that a P13.5-million contract funded from the pork barrel of Senate President Franklin M. 334 more words

Collateral damage

The unsavory part of my work as an anti-corruption crusader is seeing career public officials suffer the dire consequences of allowing themselves to be manipulated or pressured to do as their politician bosses bid them to do. 897 more words

Feeding the vultures

As I write this column, the Sanggunian Panlungsod committee on ways and means is conducting its final two public hearings on the proposal of the Mabilog administration to raise real property values which will serve as basis for the imposition of taxes starting next year. 1,008 more words

Iloilo merchants wary of Drilon's river wharf 'redevelopment'

By: F. Allan L. Angelo

(Reprinted from The Daily Guardian)

THE business sector in Iloilo will be consulted on the plan to redevelop the Iloilo River Wharf (IRW) in Muelle Loney, Iloilo City. 582 more words

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DAP’s House of Secrets (Part II)

There’s no doubt that a municipality like San Enrique, Iloilo deserves national government assistance for its road infrastructure. Situated in the foothills of central Iloilo, it suffers from years of neglect. 1,041 more words

Franklin Drilon opens the Joint session of the Senate and 16th Congress

“We must become the change we wish to see in the world” – Franklin Drilon

Inspired by words of Mahatma Gandhi, Senate President Franklin Drilon aims to “renew” the people’s faith and set Senate as a paradigm of good governance and public accountability. 93 more words

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How DAP changed the face of Iloilo City

Iloilo City is one of the biggest recipients of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) that the Supreme Court recently declared as “unconstitutional”. This was made possible by a chief architect of the DAP: Senate President Franklin Drilon. 289 more words

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