This will be the first budget to be approved by Congress under the Duterte administration
Senate President Franklin Drilon says he filed the bill to quell fears that the conditional cash transfer program would be discontinued under President Rodrigo Duterte
'There is no such thing (misuse of funds). If there is, then show me the evidence,' says Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon 'Dinky' Soliman
The continuation of the CCT program and implementation of the RH law are the most supported advocacies among Filipino voters, according to the SWS survey
'Let us not mislead the public. The President and his Cabinet and this government [are] in favor of reviewing the tax laws,' says Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda
Malacañang issues the statement after the Vice President alleged that some of the beneficiaries of its flagship anti-poverty program are not really poor
DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman clarifies that figures in a recent ADB report assessing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program are outdated
President Benigno Aquino III says the country's bad experience with the Northrail project and its territorial dispute with China have made him think twice about joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
This comes as President Benigno Aquino III seeks to end a 4-decade Muslim secessionist movement in the southern Philippines
DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman, during a Senate committee hearing, defends her department's decision to take street families to out-of-town trips called 'family camps'
Discussion on the 'disappearance' of street families in Manila during the papal visit
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About 400 individuals from street families under the DSWD's MCCT program in Malate are brought to a resort in Nasugbu, Batangas during the papal visit
Given the statistics on hunger, the realities, and the nature of the Philippines as calamity-prone, and in the face of the 2016 elections, nutrition must be in the platform of local and national candidates
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago wants heads to roll over the P5-billion unliquidated cash advances for the Conditional Cash Transfer program, the Aquino government's flagship anti-poverty project
Senator Nancy Binay wants to file a bill holding agencies liable for the implementation of projects they proposed under the national budget
NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan says reduced poverty incidence in the first half of 2013 indicates that current development strategies are leading to inclusive growth
DSWD is looking for area coordinators, supervisors, enumerators, and encoders for its programs for the elderly and vulnerable families
Gabriela Representative Emmi de Jesus says recent COA findings support the call made by solons in 2013 to look into government's flagship anti-poverty program
President Benigno Aquino III says Myanmar can learn from one of the Philippines' flagship program against poverty
Senator Jinggoy Estrada, implicated in the pork barrel scam that involved fake organizations, asks if the NGOs monitoring the CCT budget are 'legitimate'
The unconditional cash transfer program aims to help the poorest typhoon survivors
CCT can have an impact not on poverty today, but poverty 10 to 20 years from now, an expert says
Sen Nancy Binay says her plan to check the budget of the DILG and CCT has 'no political color'
Nancy Binay on her new job, the RH law, CCT, Taiwan and being the first Binay in the Senate
There are 16 provinces that have 40% of their population living below the poverty threshold
The Philippines eyes to sell premium rice to Hong Kong, Macau, and Europe
Aquino's allies in Congress will lead a review of the administration's flagship anti-poverty program