Palace downplays Dec 6 ‘deadline’ to get rid of ‘pork’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday downplayed a so-called Dec. 6 deadline for President Benigno Aquino to get rid of discretionary or “pork” funds, saying he and his administration will push the proper things at the “correct time.” Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail...

No Cabinet revamp – Palace

MANILA, Sept. 5 (Mabuhay) – A Palace official denied Thursday rumors of a Cabinet revamp amid the alleged involvement of several Cabinet officials in the P10 billion ‘pork barrel’ fund scam. “There are no plans,” Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said at a media briefing....