Ombudsman asks Drilon, nine others to answer raps on ‘overpriced’ ICC construction

MANILA, Dec 9 (Mabuhay) — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered Senate President Franklin Drilon, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, and seven other public officials and private individuals to answer the accusation of a former Iloilo...

Drilon, Hilmarc’s face raps over ICC ‘overpricing’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon and other officials are facing graft and plunder charges over the alleged overpricing of the P700 million Iloilo Convention Center, which is being built by the same contractor that built the controversial P2.2 billion Makati...

Hilmarc’s exec: We didn’t see plan for Makati Building 2

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The chairman of the board of Hilmarc’s Construction Corporation claimed Thursday that the firm did not see the final plan for the Makati City Hall Building 2 despite being in charge of construction from start to finish. Speaking before the Senate Blue Ribbon...