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FACT CHECK: Misleading Aquino-Duterte comparison in 'pro-Roxas' page

The figures listed in a graphic posted by the Facebook page "Oras Na, Roxas Na" make it appear they cover Aquino's entire 6-year term and Duterte's first two years. The amounts are from the 2016 and 2017 national budgets only.

The figures listed in a graphic posted by the Facebook page "Oras Na, Roxas Na" make it ...

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FACT CHECK: Misleading Aquino-Duterte comparison in 'pro-Roxas' page

PCOO's funds in the national budget include those for attached agencies such as the ...

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FAST FACTS: What's in the PCOO budget?

(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?

With the Duterte administration's ongoing war against illegal drugs, how will these funds ...

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EXPLAINER: Office of the President's confidential, intel funds

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

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