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P1-B pork for scholarships intact in CHED budget for 2016

Almost P1 billion is allotted for the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) ”Tulong Dunong Program” for 2016, which Kabataan Partylist Rep. Terry Ridon said is one of the new “hiding places” for congressional pork barrel.

During the congressional deliberation of CHED’s proposed P10.5 billion budget for 2016, Ridon questioned the Tulong Dunong program, and asked CHED Chair Patricia Licuanan if it is indeed a new form of pork barrel.

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