Bravo to Manila Times investigative journalism! It is sad that it is the most enthusiastic grafters of this country come from the social and economic elite of this country.
Please dig deeper as Bel Air’s internal revenue allotment at Php200 million is larger than a good number of provinces as per the DBM disbursement report. And those provinces have to provide for their essential services like hospitals, clinics, fire department, etc. etc.
What we have instead are lavish Bel Air Pasinayas which, as your article shows, have overpadded expenses paid out to relatives.
Pious lectoring by these same people on Saturday masses has failed to cover the stink from the pigpen.