Reclaiming the power to choose our leaders

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 09/26/2021

The country’s biggest carnival is in town. Despite a surging pandemic, all eyes are focused on the arrival of the main stars that will perform in the May 2022 presidential elections. Hardly anyone bothers to ask why…

Gov’t lost P841 million in DOH purchase of ‘overpriced’ ambulances – Lacson

Christia Marie Ramos 09/26/2021

ChristMANILA, Philippines — The government lost P841 million in the purchase of ambulances “overpriced” by P1 million each, according to Sen. Panfilo Lacson, who tagged a “deeply rooted syndicate” in the Department of Health (DOH) as behind…

Lacson to run for president in 2022 with Sotto as his vice president

Christia Marie Ramos 07/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Panfilo Lacson and Senate President Vicente Sotto III will be gunning for the nation’s two highest positions in the upcoming 2022 national elections. This was confirmed by Lacson, who will be running for…

Lacson names BuCor exec who freed convicts in Chiong sisters rape-slay

08/31/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Panfilo Lacson has disclosed that a correctional technical superintendent at the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) was the one who signed the documents that allowed the early release of convicts in the rape-slay of…

Ping cool to LGUs getting direct access to Yoly funds

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/14/2014

SECRETARY Panfilo Lacson said he will recommend to President Aquino to allow local government units to have direct access to the P171 billion rehabilitation funds to speed up the recovery of areas devastated by supertyphoon Yolanda. “If…

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