Posts Tagged 2019 national budget

Duterte signs extension of validity of 2019 budget to December next year

Marje Pelayo   •   December 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte officially signed last week the measure extending the validity of the 2019 National Budget until December 31, 2020. Signed on December 20, the new...

Senate OKs bill extending validity of 2019 budget

Robie de Guzman   •   November 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Tuesday approved on third and final reading a measure seeking to extend the validity of the 2019 national budget until next year. Nineteen of...

Malacanang details vetoed line items in 2019 budget

Maris Federez   •   April 16, 2019

Malacanang has released the details of the line items in the 2019 national budget that were vetoed by President Rodrigo Duterte. This, after the Chief Executive signed the Republic Act...

Duterte signs P3.7-T national budget for 2019

Robie de Guzman   •   April 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019, Malacañang said on Monday. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this in a text message sent...

Duterte threatens to veto 2019 national budget if found problematic

Maris Federez   •   April 12, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he might veto the P3.757 Trillion national budget for this year. The Chief Executive made the statement at the PDP-LABAN campaign rally in Bacolod City,...

Palace: Duterte may sign 2019 national budget after Lenten break

Robie de Guzman   •   April 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte may sign the long-delayed 2019 national budget proposal after the Lenten break, Malacañang said on Thursday (April 11). Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the...

Andaya hits Sotto’s ‘strong reservations’ in signing of proposed 2019 budget

Robie de Guzman   •   April 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – House Appropriations Committee Chairperson Rolando Andaya, Jr. on Thursday slammed Senate President Vicente Sotto III’s “strong reservations” in the signing of the enrolled copy of the proposed...

Sotto signs proposed P3.7-T 2019 national budget “with strong reservations”

Marje Pelayo   •   March 26, 2019

PASAY CITY, Philippines – Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday (March 26) finally signed the 2019 General Appropriations Bill “with strong reservations.” In a press conference, Sotto said he...

EO needed for 4th salary hike under reenacted budget – DBM

Maris Federez   •   March 15, 2019

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) sees the need to prepare a contingency plan to meet the funding requirements of the implementation of the 4th tranche of salary adjustments...

Sotto won’t sign 2019 budget due to alleged realignments

Maris Federez   •   March 11, 2019

The Senate leadership said it won’t be signing the 3.75-trillion-peso 2019 proposed budget. This is prompted by the allegation that the House leadership and the House Appropriations Committee made some...


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