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Newly-installed Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor Benjamin Diokno says timing is important when deciding on easing monetary policies amid cooling inflation
‘Some other person, some other time, maybe in the next Congress,’ says Representative Rolando Andaya Jr about his previous threat to sue Benjamin Diokno over alleged public works scams
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'No one has the birthright to say that the governor should come from this group or that group. What's bad is if you come from a bank,' says incoming Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor Benjamin Diokno
On rumors that House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will be next budget chief, outgoing secretary Benjamin Diokno says: 'That's speculative. I don't want to comment on that'
Diokno’s experience and expertise lie in fiscal policy (which deals primarily with the way government raises and spends money) rather than in monetary policy (which deals primarily with controlling the country’s money supply)
The New Central Bank Act states that the appointment of BSP governor, as head of a department, requires CA confirmation. But the Palace cites a Supreme Court ruling that states no law can add to the types of government officials needing CA approval
(UPDATED) Benjamin Diokno's appointment to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas comes as the central bank gets more powers and navigates uncertainty in the external environment
Get to know Benjamin Diokno, the new Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor
(3rd UPDATE) Benjamin Diokno will serve the remaining term of the late Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor Nestor Espenilla Jr until 2023
DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the congressman's accusation is 'absolutely false'
'Failure to comply with this order is subject to penalty under the law,' the subpoena signed by Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo warns Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the Comelec had granted similar exemption requests in the past
Leyte 3rd District Representative Vicente Veloso moves for the House committee on appropriations to issue a show cause order to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the move will 'put pressure on the domestic economy to compete with the rest of the world'
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'It will increase poverty. Those who cannot find jobs will get poor,' says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno of the removal of P75-billion 'insertion in the public works budget
Mayor Edwin Hamor refuses to respond to the latest allegation that Aremar Construction, which he founded, earned P81 million from dummies
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno has had enough with the House of Representatives, whose members have accused him of corruption
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says the alleged scheme made Sorsogon prone to construction projects that are either incomplete or easily damaged
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr grills officials over the supposed questionable billions in pesos worth of funds under the 2018 budget and proposed 2019 budget
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo previously said the reenacted budget will not affect the BOL as 'the budget for this was already included in the 2018 budget'
The Palace supports the stance of Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno – that implementing the 4th tranche of the government pay hike without a Congress-approved 2019 budget would be unconstitutional
It is a class suit led by Andaya co-signed by employees from both the executive and legislative branches
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says he is expecting 'full cooperation and full disclosure' from Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, his daughter, and his in-laws
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says it will not be unconstitutional to implement the salary hike, as the reenacted 2018 budget has allocations for it
'If I don't adjust the pay by January 15, then sue me. There's no legal basis for that,' Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno tells House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr warns he would take DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno to court if the government fails to implement the salary hike by January 15
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno denies the 'imagined schemes' linked to him by House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr appeals to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and his in-laws to 'stop hiding the truth using technicalities and general denials'
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno denies having a favored contractor, saying project implementation is 'not part of his job'
'Titingnan natin kung nagma-match ba ang tax payments nila sa mga income na pumapasok sa bank accounts nila,' says House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
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Aremar Construction uses at least 8 dummy contractors, including C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading, to bag government projects in Sorsogon, claims House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya claims there is a 'clear case of conflict of interest' as Aremar Construction's biggest stockholder and incorporator are in-laws of the budget chief
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House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya and Minority Leader Danilo Suarez are expected to grill DPWH officials on January 3 over the supposed questionable billions in pesos worth of funds under the 2018 and 2019 budgets
The owner of CT Leoncio Construction and several public works officials in Bicol Region are among those summoned to a House rules committee hearing on Thursday, January 3
'Sa job ko? My goodness... Kala ko kay Secretary [Carlos] Dominguez, hindi naman sa akin. But these are all speculation, okay,' says Diokno
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(3rd UPDATE) Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno fires back at members of the House of Representatives accusing him of corruption
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Malacañang maintains that President Rodrigo Duterte still wants the Road Board abolished
Malacañang agrees with Diokno that lawmakers' accusations against him are meant to distract the public from Senator Lacson's allegations against House members
Factions in Duterte’s own administration are squabbling over funds, and it seems, over appointments too
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They say the House resolution calling for Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to be fired violates the doctrine of separation of powers in government