Posts Tagged budget

Drilon: No member of the Senate slashed the budget of the SEA Games

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 28, 2019

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has denied the allegation that the Senate slashed the budget for the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. This was in response to the claims of...

Speaker Cayetano defends additional P1.6B in HOR proposed budget

Marje Pelayo   •   September 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Critics have been questioning the P1.6B budget additional budget for the House of Representatives (HOR) on top of the proposed P14B in the 2020 National Budget. According...

House members push for a bigger budget for DOST in 2020

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 4, 2019

Members of the House of Representatives are pushing for a bigger budget for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in 2020. The DOST’s budget proposal is P20.18 billion, which...

Senate sees re-enacted budget in 2019 despite House approval

admin   •   November 21, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines — Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said the government may have to work on a re-enacted budget at least until January 2019. This is despite the approval...

Sec. Duque: Huge portion of DOH’s 2018 budget will go to health services for the poor

admin   •   December 27, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has an approved budget of 167-billion pesos for 2018 — the biggest budget the Congress approved for the Health Department. With the...

DBM admits small budget allocation to opposition lawmakers

admin   •   December 21, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM)  has denied allegations that the Duterte administration did not give funds to legislators who are part of the opposition. However,...

Senate Minority threatens to block budget for the Bureau of Customs

admin   •   October 6, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate Minority bloc opposes the P3.1 billion proposed budget of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) for 2018. “We will oppose the approval of the budget of...

Lower House restores CHR’s budget with a condition

admin   •   September 21, 2017

MANILA, Philippines —The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) should also investigate the crimes committed by drug addicts, such as rape, murder, and other heinous crimes. This was the condition the...

Speaker Alvarez opposes the restoration of CHR’s proposed budget

admin   •   September 20, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Instead of approving the proposed budget of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is more willing to re-align it, for instance, to fund...

DND calls on Malacañang to replenish fund for Marawi City

admin   •   September 15, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The fund of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for this year is already near depletion. This was the revelation by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana himself....


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