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Noy nixes sale of PCSO, Pagcor By Virgilio J. Bugaoisan 07/09/2011

Saturday, July 9, 2011

CLEARS JUICO ON CHARGES, SAYS HER DENIAL SUFFICIENT

Noy nixes sale of PCSO, Pagcor

By Virgilio J. Bugaoisan 07/09/2011

Despite the scandal plaguing the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, past and present, there will be no [privatizing the PCSO and the Phiippine Amusement and Gaming Corp.(PagCor) for the simple reason that President Aquino will be denied his huge unaudited pork barrel, the presidential social fund (PSF). And there will be no investigation of the current PCSO chief, Margarita Juico, on allegations of anomalies in the current charity office, as well as allegations of her having obtained some P27 million when she was still a director in the same office, with Malacanang saying that her denial of all these alleged anomalies is more than sufficient proof for Aquino.

This was admitted by Aquino, through his deputy spokesman, Abigail Valte, who said that while there are calls for the abolition or the privatization of the PCSO which has been described as a milking cow of any administration, Valte claimed that such a move is unnecessary because this would compromise some of the government’s charity projects..... MORE

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