Many called for the total abolition of pork barrel while others were for its reform. TheLOBBYiST asked some of the protesters and bystanders about their particular stand on said issue and their suggestions.
On August 28, 2013 at 9:47 PM alleged mastermind of the 10 Billion Pesos PDAF Scam surrendered to President Noynoy Aquino in Malacanang and was escorted to Camp Crame afterwards. On August 29, 2013 a briefer was published on the Briefing Room section of the Official Gazette (www.gov.ph) on wanted individuals who personally surrendered to Presidents.
President Benigno Aquino III delivered on Monday his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) claiming that it was in fact, the SONA of the Filipino people.