DEFENDING his appointment of former Sen. Panfilo "Ping" Lacson as the country's rehabilitation czar, President Benigno Aquino 3rd said this will speed up the rehabilitation of areas badly hit by super typhoon 'Yolanda.'

Speaking before the Bulong Pulungan media forum, Mr. Aquino said he picked  Lacson for the post because he is a "no nonsense person who brings results."

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