Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 09:58:22 +0000
MANILA, Philippines — The bicameral conference committee of Congress have demanded that Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno furnish it with a report on the total unreleased appropriations and unobligated allotments from 2018. “We need that report in order to pass the 2019 budget. We need a clear picture of our spending authority. Congress authorized the extension […]
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Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:16:04 +0000
THE House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations will issue a show cause order against Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to explain why he failed to attend hearings on the alleged irregularities…READRead more
Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 23:22:30 +0000
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday agreed with former House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr.’s position that the purchasing office of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) should not be involved in awarding multibillion-peso government contracts.Read more
Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 21:28:20 +0000
At least 30 medical associations warned they would campaign against the reelection bids of senators who would block or delay the passage of a law which would significantly increase the tobacco tax rate.Read more
Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:19:13 +0000
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Tuesday said the plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) had “adequate funding and will push through as planned.” Diokno issued the statement after House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. claimed that the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019 had no allocation for the BOL plebiscite, which will be […]Read more
Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:01:10 +0000
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. has warned that the “prospect of lasting peace in Mindanao” might be put “in peril” as the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) failed to allocate budget for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite.
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Credit to Author: MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 05:11:24 +0000
THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reiterated that it would wait for the approval of a new budget and would answer a petition by Majority Leader Rep. Rolando Andaya…READ
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Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 05:33:23 +0000
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. on Monday asked the Supreme Court to compel the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to release the fourth tranche of salary increase for government workers.
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Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 05:30:28 +0000
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said billions in projects for Sorsogon were bid out as early as November 2017.
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