[In the news] Lacson wants reexamination of ZTE deal – www.philstar.com

Lacson wants reexamination of ZTE deal
By Helen Flores (The Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Panfilo Lacson is considering a reexamination of the controversial national broadband network (NBN) deal with ZTE Corp. of China that rocked the administration of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Lacson said there was never any real closure on the issue just like most of the other controversies hounding the Arroyo administration.

“That’s under consideration. If there are new documents, why not? This the opportune time to really put closure to all these issues,” Lacson said.

Lacson admitted that most of the issues against the Arroyos have been forgotten, notwithstanding the series of probes in the past. He said the reason was probably because there are just too many controversies.

“There were so many and these piled up to the point that we got tired of investigating and the Filipino people got tired of watching and listening to the hearings,” he said.

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