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Diokno not involved? Sorsogon got P10-B infra projects in 2018 – Andaya

Dec 12, 2018 - 6:05 PM

(UPDATED) House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno's denial is 'unbelievable'

HOT SEAT. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno during the question hour on December 11, 2018, when lawmakers grilled him over the national budget. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Diokno blames Congress for delayed passage of 2019 budget

Nov 27, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the rollout of new projects in the proposed 2019 budget will be delayed by at least 5 months due to the election ban

WORST CASE. Budget Secretary Diokno warns of the implications of a reenacted budget for 2019. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Higher inflation in 2019 if rice tariffication not passed – Diokno

Sep 05, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno is confident the rice tariffication bill will be approved

RICE. A rice retailer sells commercial rice at the Market in Quezon City on August 23, 2018 File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Despite suspended hearings, Nograles vows timely 2019 budget

Aug 12, 2018 - 3:36 PM

'This is a temporary setback, but rest assured we will get the budget passed on time,' says House appropriations committee chair Karlo Nograles

2019 BUDGET ISSUES. Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles presides over an agency's budget briefing on August 9, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Proposed cash-based budget for 2019 ‘confusing’ lawmakers

Aug 08, 2018 - 7:07 PM

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya calls for an all-members caucus to explain to his colleagues what is a cash-based budgeting system

BUDGET CONFUSION. Lawmakers are having trouble understanding the cash-based budgeting system being proposed for 2019. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Palace endorses DBM resolution on pay hike for police, soldiers

Sep 26, 2017 - 7:41 PM

A Police Officer 1 can enjoy a 100% increase – from the current P14,834 base pay to P29,668 – should the resolution be signed by both houses of Congress

SALUTE. In this file photo, President Duterte visits the wake of slain Captain Clinton Capio at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio on January 16, 2017. File photo courtesy of Malacañang

Lawyers’ group asks SC to stop DAP

Oct 16, 2013 - 7:50 PM

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines says the Palace committed grave abuse of discretion when it implemented DAP

Facade of the Supreme Court of the Philippines

P1.6-B budget for flood control projects released

Mar 11, 2013 - 6:52 PM

The funds will be used to rehabilitate and upgrade water pumping stations in Metro Manila

WATERWORLD. Jeep stranded in a flooded area in Quezon City. Photo by Maurits van Linder

Gov't keeps 'no new hires' policy

Dec 26, 2012 - 5:11 PM

The moratorium does not apply to teaching and medical personnel

Gov't approves P2-B budget for schools, TPLEx highway

Oct 21, 2012 - 1:54 PM

The Department of Budget and Management DBM on Sunday October 21 announced the release of P1 96 billion to support projects under the Aquino administration s Public Private Partnership PPP program

Gov't projects under Aquino up to 30% cheaper

Sep 18, 2012 - 11:20 AM

Reforms in the country s procurement processes have now made projects cheaper by as much as 30

NAIA-1 rehab, facelift to cost P1.64-B

Sep 13, 2012 - 6:24 PM

The facelift for NAIA 1 one of world s worst airports will cost P1 64 billion higher than the P1 16 billion budget outgoing Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas said in January