THE LATEST Forbes list of the 50 richest Filipinos is out. As expected, Henry Sy, Lucio Tan, Andrew Tan, Enrique Razon, John Gokongwei Jr, and Jaime Zobel De Ayala topped the elite roster. Also on the list: Villar, MVP, the Lopezes, the Aboitizes, the Yuchengcos and the Cojuangcos. [“I know what you’re thinking! ‘T*ng-i*a n’yo!” – Pork Barrel Queen]
All is not lost though. It’s only the 16th Congress. Maybe she’ll make the list after the 20th Congress.
Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago called on Congress to abolish the pork barrel system by 2016. To which Janet Napoles said, “Harsh!”
Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago has filed a resolution that seeks the abolition of the pork barrel. In other news, an SWS survey conducted in both Houses of Congress this morning showed Santiago was the most hated lawmaker.
Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago is seeking a gradual abolition of the pork barrel. Lawmakers are…
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