Duterte: Congress squabble delayed signing of 2019 budget

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:25:00 +0000

Rodrigo Duterte

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte blamed the bickering among members of Congress over the delay in the passage of the 2019 national budget, which he signed on Monday, three months after the government operated on a reenacted budget. “Kakaaway nila, kahapon [actually, Monday. —Ed.] ko lang napirmahan ang budget,” Duterte said in his speech […]

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Duterte signs budget, vetoes House changes

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:24:32 +0000

Duterte signs budget, vetoes House changes

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte signed the long-delayed, P3.8-trillion national budget for 2019 on Monday, but vetoed P95.3 billion in public works projects that were not among his priorities.

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Davao Rep. Floirendo confirms Speakership bid

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:07:08 +0000

DAVAO del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. said on Monday that he was among those vying for the Speakership, along with former Speaker and Davao del Norte 1st District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez….READ

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Andaya prods Senate: ‘Stop striptease act now’

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 03:19:45 +0000

Andaya prods Senate: ‘Stop striptease act now’

The Senate “must stop its striptease act now,” House appropriations panel chair Rolando Andaya Jr. said Friday.

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Andaya: Senate poured P83.9B for ‘pet projects’ in post-ratified 2019 budget

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 09:57:23 +0000

Andaya: Senate poured P83.9B for ‘pet projects’ in post-ratified 2019 budget

Just like the House of Representatives, the Senate also made post-ratification changes in the 2019 national budget. 

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MWSS regulator may face contempt – solon

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:10:06 +0000

MWSS regulator may face contempt – solon

MWSS Chief Regulator Patrick Lester Ty may be cited in contempt if he fails to submit the possible penalties against the Manila Water.

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