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What's the share of gov't offices in the 2018 P3.8-T national budget?

(3rd UPDATE) The 2018 national budget indicates the priorities of the Duterte administration, with infrastructure, education, and the interior affairs sectors gaining the most

(3rd UPDATE) The 2018 national budget indicates the priorities of the Duterte ...

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What's the share of gov't offices in the 2018 P3.8-T national budget?

In an ideal situation, it is Congress that should exercise oversight of intelligence

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Why intelligence funds require scrutiny

Confidential and intelligence funds, by their nature, are difficult to audit. Given ...

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Are Duterte's multi-million-peso intel funds achieving their purpose?

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

Help make sure that the public money does not fall into the wrong hands!

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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