MANILA, Philippines — It was not the first time that Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) received funds from other agencies without approval from Congress.
MMDA chair Romando Artes said this Thursday, opposing Northern Samar 1st District Rep. Paul Daza’s allegations that the Department of Information and Communications Technology’s (DICT) transfer of P1.1 billion from its P12 billion fund for the free public Wi-Fi program was “suspicious” as it was done without congressional consent.
“Ang masasabi ko lamang po hindi po ito ang kaunaunahang pagkakataon na naka-receive kami ng download. May previously completed projects po tayo na ang pondo ay nanggaling sa ibang a…
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