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Salary woes still hound Immigration workers. Where's the solution?

Sep 10, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The Bureau of Immigration and the Department of Justice rely on the proposed amendments to the Immigration Law which is just set to undergo 2nd reading at the House of Representatives

IMMIGRATION OFFICERS. An Immigration Officer processes a queue of passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Photo by Jedwin M Llobrera/Rappler

DOTr to terminate MRT maintenance contract

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:32 PM

It is clear to us that the maintenance service provider is not procuring the proper spare parts consumables and capital spares for MRT3 DOTr reveals in its budget hearing at the House of Representatives

HEARING. The Department of Transportation seeks a proposed budget of P73.8 billion for 2018. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

House threatens Comelec budget cut after Bautista skips hearing

Aug 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM

If Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista fails to attend the budget hearing for a 3rd time the poll body might suffer the consequences

ABSENT. Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon told reporters on Wednesday, August 23, why the poll chief was absent during the budget hearing. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

SC earmarks budget for salary raise, hiring, pension

Aug 13, 2017 - 10:00 AM

A total of P6 5 billion is also allotted for the filling of vacancies in the SC and the lower courts

DBM on free tuition in state colleges: 'Di kaya ng gobyerno 'yan'

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:07 PM

In the absence of any law we cannot appropriate money for free tuition says budget secretary Benjamin Diokno

TOO EXPENSIVE. Department of Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno said that the free tuition bill is too expensive for the government. File Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

'Build, build, build' gets a third of proposed 2018 national budget

Jul 24, 2017 - 7:56 PM

The government s infrastructure program will get P1 097 trillion in 2018 or 6 3 of the GDP

SUBMITTED. President Rodrigo Duterte submits the proposed 2018 nationa budget to Congress.

Education, infra to get bulk of proposed 2018 nat'l budget

Jul 15, 2017 - 4:26 PM

The second national budget crafted under the Duterte administration the proposed P3 77 trillion budget is 12 4 higher than last year

Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters?

Jul 12, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough

Lacson hits allotment for lawmakers in 2017 budget: 'Return to PDAF?'

Aug 30, 2016 - 1:55 PM

Parang bumabalik tayo sa PDAF Bakit mag a identify ng project ang mga congressmen? Sila rin mangangasiwa noon sila nakakaalam saan i a allocate ang pondo kung saang project says Senator Panfilo Lacson

PDAF IS BACK? Senator Panfilo Lacson laments the supposed return of the Priority Development Assistance Fund in the 2017 national budget. File photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Lower budgets for 10 state universities, colleges in 2016 – lawmaker

Aug 27, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Kabataan Representative Terry Ridon also identifies 20 state universities and colleges that will get lower allocations for capital outlay and MOOE

State colleges to get huge 2013 budget

Jul 18, 2012 - 4:23 PM

[UPDATED] Proposed operating funds are double this year s level while funds for facilities and equipment will increase by 1 671

BUDGET BOOST. The Aquino government is proposing substantial increases to the budget of state colleges for 2013

'P2-T budget will spur economic and social growth'

Jul 15, 2012 - 11:11 AM

The budgetary raise is expected to impact more on the poor says the congressman

Proposed 2013 budget is P2.006 trillion

Jul 09, 2012 - 10:57 AM

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says budget for social services will be 13 9 percent higher than in the previous year

Budget secretary Florencio Abad