7 senators seek audit of govt Covid response under Bayanihan law

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 05:42:12 +0000

SEVEN senators have sought a special audit on all government spending related to the response to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic under the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act. Sen. Ana Theresia “Risa” Hontiveros filed on July 28 Senate Resolution Resolution (SR) 479 urging the Commission on Audit (CoA) to immediately conduct a review on government spending […]

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NEDA urges Congress for immediate passage of economic recovery program

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 08:45:08 +0000

NATIONAL Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Acting Secretary Karl Chua on Wednesday urged Congress to immediately pass the economic recovery program. “We started in March with the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act where we provided emergency response to help those who were affected [by the pandemic] especially our frontliners, the poor, and those who lost […]

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Palace: PH values freedom of speech but won’t tolerate misinformation

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 06 Jun 2020 06:05:47 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is upholding the freedom of speech and expression of every Filipino, but will not tolerate the spread of misinformation, especially amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis, a Palace official said. “This government values every Filipino’s freedom of speech and expression, knowing that they are truly vital toward a free flow […]

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Police raid Recto printer creating Fake IATF ID’s  

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 11:49:38 +0000

THE Manila Police District on Monday has raided a printing press in Recto who are allegedly printing forged documents and identification cards (ID). MPD Police Station 4 chief Pol. Lt. Col. John Guiagui led the operation on CM Recto Street in Sampaloc District on Monday afternoon, which led to the arrest of seven individuals. The […]

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DoF extends deadlines for LGU taxes, fees

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 06:53:10 +0000

The Department of Finance (DoF) has extended the deadlines for the payment of taxes, fees, and charges of local government units (LGUs) to June 25. In a statement on Friday, the Finance department said the extension was issued under its Department Circular (DC) 002-2020 pursuant to the Section 4 (z) of the Republic Act (RA) […]

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Pag-IBIG Fund borrowers get grace period

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 16:19:09 +0000

The Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG Fund) has granted a grace period on the loan payments of its borrowers during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in compliance with Republic Act 11469, or the “Bayanihan to Heal As One Act.” In a statement on Tuesday, Human Settlements Secretary and Pag-IBIG Fund Board of Trustees Chairman Eduardo […]

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Lawmaker pushes benefits for Covid-19 frontliners’ kin

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2020 05:25:04 +0000

A party-list lawmaker is pushing for benefits for family members of frontliners who dies in the line of duty while responding to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as an expression of gratitude to them. Senior Citizens Party-list Rep. Francisco Datol Jr. said he would file a bill or a resolution granting scholarships and lifetime pension for […]

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Govt to support businesses – Dominguez

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:23:50 +0000

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd gave assurances that the government was committed to support the people, local governments and businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic, but spending had to be “prudent” because funds were not “inexhaustible.” In a statement sent to reporters via Viber, Dominguez said Republic Act 11469, or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act,” granted President Rodrigo Duterte the power to use funds of the […]

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Sotto to NBI: We complied

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:43:28 +0000

Pasig City Mayor Victor Maria “Vico” Sotto on Wednesday hit the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for ordering him allegedly violating the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act. “We complied with all directives,” he tweeted. “Hindi po illegal magbigay ng opinyon. …at alam kaya nila naMarch 24 naging batas ang Bayanihan Act?” (It’s not illegal […]

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DoF: Bayanihan law orders loan-payment extension

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:25:27 +0000

Lenders must give their borrowers a one-month extension to pay their obligations without additional charges under Republic Act 11469, or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act,” the Department of Finance (DoF) said on Wednesday. “All covered institutions shall implement a 30-day grace period for all loans with principal and/or interest falling due within the […]

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