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P3.4M to dine with Noy; P11,000 just to see him By Fernan J. Angeles 06/06/2012

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

US ALLIES THROW PRICEY DINNER FOR AQUINO

P3.4M to dine with Noy; P11,000 just to see him

By Fernan J. Angeles 06/06/2012

President Aquino is raising literally big bucks not for the country but for a new group in the United States which is being formed by his business allies for a benefit dinner of the so-called US-Philippines Society the plate for which goes as high as $75,000 or P3.4 million each, and a $250 ticket just to enter the venue and see Aquino.

In an apparent effort to impress Aquino, Philippine Embassy officials in Washington DC are reportedly soliciting for the expensive dinner to launch the US-Philippine Society where Aquino is guest of honor.

The admission cost, which is equivalent to roughly P11,000, will enable Filipinos to be in the company of Aquino, businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan, a major campaign contributor of Aquino, and the rest of his business delegation..... MORE

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