1 week P1B lost to overpriced PPE deals? File charges, Palace tells Hontiveros Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang on Thursday called on Senator Risa Hontiveros to file appropriate charges if she has enough evidence to show that the government purchased five million imported personal protective equipment (PPEs) sets from the months of April to May which she tagged as "overpriced."   In a televised Palace press briefing, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte himself has cleared the issue about the supposed overpriced PPEs. He also explained that the government had "no choice" but to buy imported PPEs as local manufacturers are struggling to import raw materials to produce their products during that ... more