The news of officials in Mindanao misusing their local government units’ share in the internal revenue allotment (IRA)—in this case, to invest in the ponzi scheme by the Malaysian-run Aman Futures Group—is not new at all. It is “as old as the Local Government Code itself,” which established a fixed rate for the IRA share of LGUs, according to a report first published in the Dec. 28, 2007 special edition of Newsbreak magazine.
MANILA, Philippines - Newly-appointed Associate Justice Marvic Leonen played a key role in the peace process, but government's successful talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have always been the result of teamwork, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita Deles said Thursday, November 22.
MANILA, Philippines --- The Black and White Movement, a party-list group reportedly associated with President Aquino, can no longer participate in the 2013 midterm polls after its application for accreditation was again denied by the Commission on Elections (Comelec), bring to 80 the total number of disqualified parties.
This was announced yesterday by Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento, who was among those sealed the fate of the pro-Aquino group in next year’s elections.
WALANG pagdadalawang-isip sa kanyang naging desisyon si Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles na tumakbong muli sa pagka-kongresista sa darating na 2013 elections.
At naniniwala si Nograles, anak ni dating House Speaker Prospero Nograles, na ang mga nagawa niya para sa syudad ng Davao sa una pa lamang niyang pag-upo noong 2010 ang siyang kanyang magiging sandigan para maitawid ang reelection bid sa darating na halalan sa Mayo