DSWD, DILG ‘ready’ for Bayanihan 3 dole outs

Credit to Author: Currie Cator| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 06:06:54 +0000

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of the Interior Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday assured that they were “prepared” for the third tranche of the social amelioration program (SAP) under the proposed Bayanihan 3. This comes after AKO Bicol Party-list Rep. Alfredo Garbin, Jr. appealed to the agencies to start drafting […]

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DBM releases P77.98 B for the implementation of the Bayanihan to recover as one act

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 16:18:03 +0000

AS of October 29, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released a total of P77.98 billion to various government agencies and departments for their respective Covid-19 related response programs pursuant to RA No. 11494 or the “Bayanihan to Recover as One Act”. This came after President Rodrigo Duterte delegated to the DBM Secretary […]

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Senate opens session

Credit to Author: Javier Joe Ismael| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 01:56:34 +0000

THE Senate will resume its session on Monday, July 27, to continue working on several priority measures for the Second Regular Session of the 18th Congress. The Senate is expected to approve the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act which was passed on second reading last month. The measure seeks to extend the powers granted […]

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House sets Bayanihan 2 in motion

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 05:47:33 +0000

THE House of Representatives convened as a Committee of the Whole on Wednesday and passed a bill to supplement Republic Act 11469 or the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act. House Bill 6953 or the “Bayanihan to Recover As One Act” (Bayanihan 2) was passed on first reading and was also opened for interpellation on […]

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House eyes three-pronged strategy to support MSMEs

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 09:08:05 +0000

HOUSE Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said the Congress’ lower chamber may consider a three-pronged strategy to provide immediate relief, recovery and sustainability for micro, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) affected with the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Cayetano said the strategy will anchor on three components; the effective implementation of Small Business Wage Subsidy (SBWS) […]

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Provincial govts will get cash aid – Bong Go

Credit to Author: Javier J. Ismael| Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 16:14:07 +0000

THE Executive Branch has approved the recommendation of Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go to grant a one-time “Bayanihan” financial assistance to provincial local government units equivalent to half of their respective one-month Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA). “Tama lang na tulungan natin ang mga probinsya kahit sa pinaka-malalayong mga lugar. Ang pondong ito ay magagamit para […]

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DBM releases P30.8B for ‘Bayanihan’ grant to local governments

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 09:22:48 +0000

THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released the P30.82-billion grant to local governments to boost their capacity to respond to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) situation. In a statement on Monday, the DBM said the released amount earmarked under the one-time “Bayanihan Grant to Cities and Municipalities (BGCM)” was equivalent to a one-month […]

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‘Bayanihan spirit alive’ amid Covid-19 crisis- Galvez

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2020 10:27:55 +0000

THE true spirit of “Bayanihan (helping each other) is alive in the midst of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis, a Cabinet official said on Saturday, lauding the country’s business community for helping Filipinos affected by the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine. Presidential peace adviser and National Task Force on Covid-19 Chief Implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. […]

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