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Senate panel set to discuss ethics complaints vs ‘Ping’ 01/06/2011

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Senate panel set to discuss ethics complaints vs ‘Ping’

01/06/2011
Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis “Chavit” Singson might get his wish after all — subjecting fugitive Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson to “expulsion” proceedings.

Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano yesterday revealed to reporters the planned move to have the ball rolling on the matter of the ethics complaint against Lacson, saying he will activate the ethics and privileges committee which he chairs when Congress reopens this month.

The move, however, had nothing to do with the call of Singson against Lacson, in retaliation to critics of his son, embattled Ilocos Sur Rep. Ronald Singson, who want his son expelled from the lower chamber following his involvement in a drug-related case in Hong Kong.

Cayetano assured due process in handling the matter, dismissing the scenario that the case will be fast-tracked emphasizing.... MORE

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