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SONA 2015: Aquino gov't continues to underspend

A lower than target fiscal deficit could mean inability to provide better services and build better infrastructure. It could also bloat 'savings,' which could give the administration too much leeway to decide on where the money goes

A lower than target fiscal deficit could mean inability to provide better services and ...

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SONA 2015: Aquino gov't continues to underspend

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Help watch the national budget!

Freedom of information laws have been used as tools to prevent or expose abuses, improve ...

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Fast Facts: Freedom of information laws around the world

Do we want to prevent or, at the very least, reduce corruption by making processes more ...

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Why the Philippines needs a freedom of information law

Visualize how the Philippine approved budget allocations from 2009 to 2014 looks like

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#BudgetTracker: How the government spends your taxes

Do you agree with the spending priorities so far? If granted the power over the purse, ...

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[Budget Game] Did Congressmen favor your budget priorities?

Know the formal steps in the budget process. Beyond them, learn about the informal ways ...

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Slides and Ladders: Understand the budget process

President Benigno Aquino III is eyeing P2.268 trillion for 2014, 13.06% or P262 billion ...

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PNoy eyes increased budget for 2014

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) needs to do more to improve the country's ...

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NIA performed poorly, says NGO

Patients and health workers of the Philippine Orthopedic Center are worried that a ...

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Modernization of gov't hospital raises fears of privatization