DPWH halfway done with Build, Build, Build | Philstar.com

Reference: Servallos, N. J. (2019, July 25). DPWH halfway done with Build, Build, Build. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937715/dpwh-halfway-done-build-build-build DPWH halfway done with Build, Build, Build Neil Jayson Servallos (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration’s ambitious infrastructure program may see some big-ticket projects incomplete … Continue reading

Duterte blames Congress feud over budget for low GDP | Inquirer News

Reference: Sambalud, M. (2019, May 14). Duterte blames Congress feud over budget for low GDP. Inquirer.net. Retrieved May 14, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1117044/duterte-blames-congress-feud-over-budget-for-low-gdp Duterte blames Congress feud over budget for low GDP By: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:16 AM May 12, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said … Continue reading

Clash now among House leaders | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 19). Clash now among House leaders. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/19/clash-now-among-house-leaders/ Clash now among House leaders By Mario J. Mallari – March 19, 2019 12:05 AM Leaders of the House of Representatives can’t seem to agree on whether or not the chamber has … Continue reading

Budget replay KO expansion | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Lao, J. (2019, March 14). Budget replay KO expansion. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/14/budget-replay-ko-expansion/ Budget replay KO expansion By Joshua Lao – March 14, 2019 12:05 AM Economic managers strongly appealed yesterday for an end to the deadlock in this year’s budget, which has been stalled by … Continue reading

House, Senate get ‘moderator’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, March 13). House, Senate get ‘moderator’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 14, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/13/house-senate-get-moderator/ House, Senate get ‘moderator’ By Kristina Maralit – March 13, 2019 12:05 AM President Rodrigo Duterte has intervened in the prolonged budget impasse which he said the other day will affect the … 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

Budget replay squanders gains | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, February 1). Budget replay squanders gains. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 19, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/01/budget-replay-squanders-gains/ Budget replay squanders gains By Kristina Maralit – February 1, 2019 12:05 AM The economy faces “lost opportunities” if the government operates on a reenacted budget for the rest of the year, Malacañang … Continue reading

Subpar agri gets push | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Lao, J. (2019, February 14). Subpar agri gets push. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 14, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/14/subpar-agri-gets-push/ Subpar agri gets push By Joshua Lao – February 14, 2019 12:43 AM In what could be considered a stinging slap on Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, economic managers said yesterday the farm sector … Continue reading

Growth to pick up in H2: DOF | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Castro, R. (2018, August 16). Growth to pick up in H2: DOF. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 16, 2018 from http://malaya.bayaninetwork.com/business-news/business/growth-pick-h2-dof Growth to pick up in H2: DOF By RUELLE CASTRO August 16, 2018 Carlos Domingues III, secretary of the Department of Finance (DOF) yesterday said economic growth would pick up in the second … Continue reading

‘Careful with federalism’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Campos, O. (2018, August 13). ‘Careful with federalism’. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 14, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/272885/-careful-with-federalism-.html ‘Careful with federalism’ Business groups warn lawmakers of risks, costs of new gov’t system posted August 13, 2018 at 01:30 am by Othel V. Campos INFLUENTIAL business groups on Sunday called on lawmakers to carefully weigh the costs and … Continue reading

1.1M JOBS/YEAR: ‘Build’ job portal set | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Celis, A. (2018, May 10). 1.1M JOBS/YEAR: ‘Build’ job portal set. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 10, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/11m-jobsyear-%E2%80%98build%E2%80%99-job-portal-set 1.1M JOBS/YEAR: ‘Build’ job portal set By ANGELA CELIS May 10, 2018 An online jobs portal, which will consolidate job openings, postings and opportunities related to the government’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ initiative, is currently … Continue reading

Spending, collection up by double digits

Reference: [Malaya Business Insight]. (2018, May 10). Spending, collection up by double digits. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 10, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/spending-collection-double-digits Spending, collection up by double digits May 10, 2018 The national government posted double-digit growths in its expenditure performance for April, as well as in the collections generated by the Bureaus of Internal … Continue reading

NG debt hits P6.6T | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: [Malaya Business Insight]. (2018, January 30). NG debt hits P6.6T. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved January 31, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/ng-debt-hits-p66t NG debt hits P6.6T January 30, 2018 The national government’s (NG) outstanding debt as of end-December exceeded the government’s target of P6.47 trillion, as both domestic and foreign loans increased from the previous year.

PH’s ballooning population a nightmare, says Duterte | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Cabling, G. (2018, January 15). PH’s ballooning population a nightmare, says Duterte. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved January 15, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/01/15/phs-ballooning-population-a-nightmare-says-duterte/ PH’s ballooning population a nightmare, says Duterte By Genalyn Kabiling The country’s ballooning population has become a “nightmare” amid government efforts to expand the local economy and keep public safety and health, President Duterte … Continue reading

Solon wants climate change dept created – Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2017, October 23). Solon wants climate change dept created. manilastandard.net. Retrieved October 23, 2017 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/249972/solon-wants-climate-change-dept-created.html Sereno slams House for power abuse posted October 23, 2017 at 12:00 am by Maricel Cruz A LAWMAKER from the House of Representatives has proposed the creation of a Department of Climate Change that will harmonize and … Continue reading

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