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Senator Franklin Drilon
File photo: Senator Franklin Drilon (NPPA)

Who’s who in pork barrel hullabaloo?

18 September 2013

It started with investigative reports which claimed that dozens of lawmakers have funneled some P10 billion of their Priority Development Assistance Fund to bogus nongovernment organizations. Now, the so-called pork barrel scandal is a full-blown case, with three senators and two former congressmen charged with plunder and some 32 more officials facing complaints of malversation, bribery, graft and other corrupt practices. Giving faces to the names often heard amid the noise, Yahoo Southeast Asia presents the key players in the pork barrel drama. (Kim Arveen Patria)