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DBM submits ‘errata’ to 2015 national budget

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The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has submitted 100 pages of corrections to the proposed P2.6-trillion 2015 national budget that was approved on second reading by the House of Representatives last week.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Marathon hearings pay off for P2.6-T budget in House

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Lawmakers attend a session at the House of Representatives Monday, opting to end debate on the controversial Reproductive Health Bill. AP FILE PHOTO

The House of Representatives passed the proposed P2.6-trillion national budget for 2015 on second reading at a little before midnight on Friday, following two weeks of marathon deliberations.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Congress is no hurry to give Aquino crisis power

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Congress is not rushing the grant of emergency powers to President Benigno Aquino III to avert a looming energy crisis, deciding instead to determine first whether the country really needs additional generating capacity.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Why LP members got big chunk of DAP funds

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Former Cavite Rep. and now Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON

Liberal Party (LP) members got the biggest chunks of funds from the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as a natural consequence of their numbers, according to the party’s acting president, Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Abad’s wife shrugs off favoritism claim

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Deputy Speaker and Batanes Rep. Henedina Abad: They forget my name

The Congresswoman wife of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad has shrugged off allegations that she received more in government funds under the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) because of favoritism.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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