7 months Lacson hits Duque in privilege speech for alleged payment scam, conflict of interest MB
By Mario Casayuran The Senate leadership Monday referred to its two committees the privilege speech of Senator Panfilo M. Lacson alleged multi-billion-peso medical payment scams at the PhilHealth and a questionable medical supply contracts between the Duque family and the Department of Health (DOH) headed by DOH Secretary Francisco Duque. Sen. Panfilo Lacson(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) Tasked to undertake the probe were the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chaired by Senator Richard J. Gordon and the Senate Committee on Health chaired by neophyte Senator Christopher Lawrence ‘’Bong’’ Go. Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon was able to convince ... more