Posts Tagged National Budget

DOF: Gov’t spent P352-B for COVID-19 efforts

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 24, 2020

The Department of Finance (DOF) reported that the government has so far spent P352 billion out of the P397 billion budget to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. According to...

Duterte to sign 2020 nat’l budget on January 6, Palace confirms

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 3, 2020

Malacañang has confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the P4.1 trillion 2020 national budget on Monday (January 6). Presidential Legislative Liason Office Secretary Adelino Sitoy said there will be...

Lacson exposes alleged last minute ‘pork insertions’ in the 2020 National Budget

Marje Pelayo   •   December 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bicameral Conference Committee finally has approved the P4.1T proposed national budget for next year. However, Senator Panfilo Lacson revealed some last-minute ‘pork insertions’ in the proposed...

Duterte certifies passage of 2020 national budget as urgent

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 19, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has certified the proposed P4.1 trillion 2020 national budget as urgent. According to his letter dated September 17 addressed to the Senate and the House of Representatives,...

Deped to hire 10K new teachers under 2020 budget

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 3, 2019

The Department of Education (Deped) plans to hire 10,000 new teachers and 5,000 non-teaching staff under the 2020 national budget. Deped will be allocating P1.28 billion for the creation of...

DBM submits P4.1 trillion proposed 2020 national budget to Congress

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 20, 2019

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has submitted the proposed 2020 national budget to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (Aug 20). Majority of the proposed budget will go to...

Senate to scrutinize 2020 national budget

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 9, 2019

Senators will scrutinize the 2020 national budget as the budget committee begins deliberation on August 22. “The scrutiny will be tough and thorough,” according to Senator Sonny Angara. President Rodrigo...

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...

DBM confident on passage of 2019 nat’l budget before end of the year

Marje Pelayo   •   November 27, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is confident that before the end of the year, Congress will be able to pass the P3.757-T proposed national budget...

Malacañang awaits word from HOR on blocked budget

Marje Pelayo   •   August 14, 2018

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The sudden suspension of the budget hearing in the Lower House of Congress for the proposed 2019 National Budget raised questions from Malacañang on the...


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