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Controversial contractor rakes in billions of taxpayers’ money

So far, the biggest likely overpriced project involving HCC is the P700-million Iloilo Convention Center (ICC), a pet project of Senate President Franklin Drilon. The convention center has been partly funded by Drilon’s Priority Development Assistance Fund and the Disbursement Acceleration Program.

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‘After SC declares DAP unconstitutional, holding Aquino, allies accountable is next’ – solon

Given the supposed numbers of Aquino allies in Congress and the all-powerful sway of pork barrel that continues to exist in public funds, impeaching Aquino is “a daunting task,” Rep. Terry Ridon of Kabataan Partylist admitted. But, he said, they are prepared to fight, anyway.

Related story: Allies defend Aquino, progressive groups push for impeachment

PRESS RELEASE January 31, 2011 “Recent events in Egypt and other Arab countries should teach Aquino a lesson: oppressed people don’t just suck it in, they take action.” This was the statement of Terry Ridon, National Chairperson of the League of Filipino Students, directed to Aquino with the formal talks between the GPH (Government of…