Posts Tagged National Budget

Duterte to veto items in the proposed 2021 national budget

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to veto several items in the proposed 2021 national budget, the Palace confirmed on Friday (December 25). Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr....

President Duterte may sign nat’l budget on Dec. 23 or 28—Roque

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte may sign the 2021 national budget on December 23 or 28, according to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. Roque confirmed that Malacañang has received...

Set aside politics, prioritize the national budget, Palace tells lawmakers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 12, 2020

Malacañang reiterated President Rordigo Duterte’s appeal to lawmakers to set aside politics and focus on the passage of the proposed 2021 national budget. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the President...

Drilon recommends special session in November for national budget approval

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 12, 2020

Senate Minority leader Senator Franklin Drilon is appealing for a special session in November to assure passage of the 2021 national budget by the end of the year. The session...

SAP will no longer be funded under proposed 2021 national budget —DBM

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 9, 2020

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said there will be no budget to be allotted for the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP) under the proposed 2021 National Budget. DBM...

DBM submits proposed P4.5-T proposed national budget to Congress

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 26, 2020

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has submitted the Fiscal Year 2021 National Expenditure Program (NEP) of P4.506 trillion to Congress. The 2021 proposed National Budget is 9.9% higher...

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,...

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