Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if… | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 15). Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if…. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-says-%E2%80%98pork-free%E2%80%99-budget-possible-if%E2%80%A6 Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if… By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 15, 2019 THE devil is in the details. Presumptive speaker Alan Peter Cayetano wants Congress to clearly define what “pork barrel” allocations are to … Continue reading

BSP outlines legislative agenda for the 18th Congress | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: [Malaya Business Insight]. (2019, July 08). BSP outlines legislative agenda for the 18th Congress. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/special-features/bsp-outlines-legislative-agenda-18th-congress BSP outlines legislative agenda for the 18th Congress July 08, 2019 Following the passage of key banking related laws in the 17th Congress, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has identified its … Continue reading

House race key to budget 2020 | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. (2019, July 03). House race key to budget 2020. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 03, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/03/house-race-key-to-budget-2020/ House race key to budget 2020 By Elmer N. Manuel – July 3, 2019 12:05 AM The choice of the new Speaker will be pivotal for the P4.1-trillion 2020 national budget, … Continue reading

2019 budget will pass | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, December 03). 2019 budget will pass. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/03/2019-budget-will-pass/ 2019 budget will pass By Mario J. Mallari – December 3, 2018 12:05 AM The Palace and Congress vow to get their act together to prevent a reenacted budget despite the very tight … Continue reading

‘Work budget passage’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, February 06).‘Work budget passage’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 06, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/06/work-budget-passage/ ‘Work budget passage’ By Mario J. Mallari – February 6, 2019 12:04 AM President Rodrigo Duterte practically told both houses of Congress to just work on the passage of the 2019 budget, shut up and … Continue reading

Cabinet unites vs House | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2018, December 15). Cabinet unites vs House. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/15/cabinet-unites-vs-house/ Cabinet unites vs House By Kristina Maralit – December 15, 2018 12:07 AM President Duterte’s Cabinet officials have banded behind Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno amid efforts from the House of Representatives to oust … Continue reading

GAB war: Palace, Senate vs House | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, December 10). GAB war: Palace, Senate vs House. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/10/gab-war-palace-senate-vs-house/ GAB war: Palace, Senate vs House By Mario J. Mallari – December 10, 2018 12:05 AM A common front is evolving between the Senate and the Palace against the House of … Continue reading

Andaya raps ‘illusory’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Lao, J. (2019, January 05). Andaya raps ‘illusory’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/05/andaya-raps-illusory/ Andaya raps ‘illusory’ By Joshua Lao – January 5, 2019 12:05 AM Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno dismissed as “illusory” the charges hurled against him by members of the House Committee on Rules, led by … Continue reading

Cash budget endures | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, January 04). Cash budget endures. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/04/cash-budget-endures/ Cash budget endures By Hananeel Bordey – January 4, 2019 12:07 AM A tenacious Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said the government will use the cash-based appropriations scheme even with the use of a reenacted … Continue reading

Defeated House leaders eye DBM | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, February 03). Defeated House leaders eye DBM. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/03/defeated-house-leaders-eye-dbm/ Defeated House leaders eye DBM By Hananeel Bordey – January 3, 2019 12:05 AM House leaders are not about to lie down and roll over despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to abolish … Continue reading

Bicam works to end Road Board | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2018, December 24). Bicam works to end Road Board. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/24/bicam-works-to-end-road-board/ Bicam works to end Road Board By Hananeel Bordey – December 24, 2018 12:04 AM With President Rodrigo Duterte’s firm words about his desire to have the graft-ridden Road Board abolished, … Continue reading

Senate for quick budget OK | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, January 09). Senate for quick budget OK. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 07, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/09/senate-for-quick-budget-ok/ Senate for quick budget OK By Mario J. Mallari – January 9, 2019 12:07 AM Senators yesterday vowed to expedite the passage of the 2019 proposed national budget as called by Malacañang … Continue reading

Cash scheme Exec’s call | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Lao, J. (2019, February 21). Cash scheme Exec’s call. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 21, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/21/cash-scheme-execs-call/ Cash scheme Exec’s call By Joshua Lao – February 21, 2019 12:05 AM The General Appropriations Bill (GAB) submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte deleting cash-based budgeting will not result in the return of … Continue reading

Palace backs Diokno despite Andaya tantrum | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, January 30). Palace backs Diokno despite Andaya tantrum. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 19, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/30/palace-backs-diokno-despite-andaya-tantrum/ Palace backs Diokno despite Andaya tantrum By Kristina Maralit – January 30, 2019 12:05 AM As a boiling Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya vowed to “bring everybody down” following the discovery … Continue reading

Road Board’s twilight days | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, February 18). Road Board’s twilight days. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 18, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/18/road-boards-twilight-days/ Road Board’s twilight days By Mario J. Mallari – February 18, 2019 12:05 AM The abolition of the graft-ridden Road Board is a signature away from becoming a reality after the Senate submitted … Continue reading

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