Budget delay blamed for 4-year low GDP growth, recovery seen

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 15:49:46 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday blamed the delay in the approval of the P3.7-trillion 2019 national budget for the four-year low Philippines’ economic growth.

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Ping on 2022 presidential bid: Show me numbers

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 21:19:31 +0000

Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson is willing to throw his hat in the ring for the 2022 presidential race if one important condition is met. Lacson was asked about running for higher office three years from now, and he was not averse to the idea. “When people talk to me about the possibility of running in […]

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DOH’s low budget use continues; unused funds amount to billions

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 11:36:59 +0000

DOH’s low budget use continues; unused funds amount to billions

Unused funds earmarked for the DOH continue to balloon – with some P9 billion unused funds in 2018, a lawmaker pointed out Monday.

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Sotto confident Duterte to veto ‘unconstitutional’ budget provision

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:00:09 +0000

Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Friday expressed confidence that President Duterte would exercise his veto power

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Medialdea: Duterte to work on 2019 budget after his birthday

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 04:35:36 +0000

Medialdea: Duterte to work on 2019 budget after his birthday

President Duterte would start reviewing the P3.757-trillion national budget after his birthday, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said.

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Duterte to ‘review’ 2019 budget once transmitted to Palace 

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:08:11 +0000

Duterte to 'review' 2019 budget once transmitted to Palace 

President Duterte will review the P3.757-trillion budget and sign it if it’s “consistent with the Constitution,” Malacañang said Tuesday.

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Sotto: Door is now open for possible ‘cure’ to budget impasse

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 03:59:09 +0000

Sotto: Door is now open for possible ‘cure’ to budget impasse

With the recall of the House of Representatives’ version of the 2019 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), the door is now open for a possible “cure” to the impasse.

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