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Pleasure of Noy, displeasure of the people TABLETS OF STONE Larry Faraon, OP 08/28/2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Pleasure of Noy, displeasure of the people

Larry Faraon, OP
The most recent victim of the rumored internal great divide in Malacañang is Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) official Nelson Laluces. Rumor mills are rife over a Laluces fiasco involving the approval of the sale and transfer of franchise of BLTB Co. (a bus company) to Del Monte Bus Co. owned by Narciso Morales, who was said to be a distant relative of Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa. Recently, from his hot seat, Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim also bailed out and tendered his resignation over rumors of under-performance, since it has been a year now and it seems that he is still groping in the dark over his post.

He started off with the infamous tourism campaign Pilipinas Kay Ganda. And in one presidential spur of the fast tongue P-Noy lashed out on him as one of those secretaries who regularly brings him “headaches.”

A little far back, a bejeweled “Cory original,” former Transportation and Communications Secretary Jose Ping de Jesus resigned over the rumored telecommunications row between Globe and Smart and amid the DoTC’s deliberations on whether to raise the fares of the Light and Metro Rail Transit (LRT/MRT) systems. Retired General Ernesto Diokno of the Bureau of Corrections, also a certified Cory general came next over a rumored coddling of convicted murderer, former Batangas Gov. Antonio Leviste..... MORE

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