Philippine national budget - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine national budget


PH gov’t to operate under reenacted budget until Feb 2019

Nov 26, 2018 - 9:28 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to sign the 2019 budget on February 7

REENACTED BUDGET? Congress leaders are already giving the heads up that a reenacted budget scenario is likely to happen in 2019.

MISLEADING: Roque says cash-based budget ‘implemented,' 'worked’ in 2018

Aug 17, 2018 - 3:12 PM

Fiscal Year 2018 is still obligation-based. The budget department merely recommended that agencies implement their budgets as if they're cash-based, to prepare for the use of that system in 2019.

Arroyo 'not advocating' lower tariffs on meat

Aug 08, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo says the proposal was discussed with economic managers but the Department of Agriculture is against it

INFLATION WOES. Speaker Gloria Arroyo clarifies she does not support reducing taxes on imported meat products to help ease inflation. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

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Arroyo meets with economic managers on inflation

Jul 31, 2018 - 7:15 PM

'This is a professor-to-professor discussion on the economy, especially to address the inflation,' says Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo at the start of the meeting

MEETING ON PH ECONOMY. Speaker Gloria Arroyo meets with the country's economic managers on July 31, 2018. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

PH ranks first in Asia for budget transparency

Jan 31, 2018 - 12:28 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippine government provides adequate and timely information on the national budget, the 2017 Open Budget Survey shows

Why cover the national budget?

Nov 02, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Boring they may be, but the national budget documents tell the story of how our money is supposed to be spent

'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

Senate approves P3.35T national budget for 2017

Nov 28, 2016 - 9:05 PM

The bicameral conference when senators and congressmen reconcile the differences in their approved versions of the budget – starts November 29

DBM to recommend P3.35-T national budget for 2017

Jul 14, 2016 - 5:42 PM

This will be the first budget to be approved by Congress under the Duterte administration

NEW SPENDING POLICY. Press briefing by Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on the 2017 budget.

Stop making budget adjustments behind closed doors – Angara

Aug 22, 2014 - 8:21 PM

Senator Juan Edgardo Angara wants clear standards in realigning savings while Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto wants an itemized status reports on projects funded the past year

Gov't to infuse P10-B in BSP in 2013

Mar 12, 2013 - 9:11 PM

Finance Secretary Purisima says the Aquino administration has already infused P30 billion into the BSP as of 2012