Everything you've wanted to know about RP politics, but were afraid to ask.

Lakas senate bets grumble over fund lack

Posted by akosistella on March 11, 2010

Cabinet Secretary Silvestre Bello III and lawyer Raul Lambino pointed to the dearth of television and newspaper advertisements, and campaign posters for the candidates.

“We’re being out-postered by the opposition,” Bello rued in a phone interview, referring to the more popular reelectionist senators and congressmen topping the polls for senatorial candidates.

“We’re out-advertised. It’s as if we’re not running,” said Lambino, who initially denounced the Lakas-Kampi coalition then turned around and joined the slate as a substitute candidate.

Click INQUIRER Politics.


COA asks Binay, et al to explain ‘deficiency’ in P1.2B projects

MANILA, Philippines–The Commission on Audit has asked the Makati City government to explain why it implemented P1.2 billion worth of infrastructure projects last year without the approval of the city council.

State auditor Danilo Rodriquez of the Makati COA told the Inquirer that the agency sent an Audit Observation Memorandum (AOM) dated Feb. 18 in which it asked for an explanation from Mayor Jejomar Binay as well as the city accountant and city budget officer.

Rodriguez said that as of Wednesday, he has yet to receive a reply from any of the three officials.

Click Inquirer.net


Madrigal, 2 VP bets to inspect ballots, poll machines

Only presidential aspirant Senator Maria Ana Consuelo “Jamby” Madrigal and two vice presidential hopefuls have agreed to inspect ballots and automated poll machines on Thursday at the request of the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

Earlier, the Comelec invited presidential and vice presidential candidates to visit the National Printing Office in Quezon City (NPO) where the ballots are being printed, and Smartmatic-TIM’s warehouse in Cabuyao, Laguna where the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines units are being stored.

Click GMA News TV

Bookmark and Share


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: