2 weeks ‘Disappointed’ Hontiveros asks DOJ to ‘check again’ after Duque spared the raps over PhilHealth mess Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Risa Hontiveros expressed disappointment that Health Secretary Francisco Duque III was "let off the hook" in the charges recommended by a multi-agency task force against several officials over alleged irregularities in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). In a message to reporters on Tuesday, Hontiveros called on the Department of Justice (DOJ), which led the task force, to "check again." "While I respect the DOJ Panel, I am disappointed...I ask the DOJ to check again. We do not know if Duque is negligent, complicit or incompetent, but the three public hearings of the Senate clearly reveal ... more