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Abad to ask Congress to clarify definition of savings

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Sec. Butch Abad INQUIRER PHOTO/ ALANAH TORRALBA

Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad said that they intend to file a draft joint resolution for Congress to clarify the definition of “savings” following the Supreme Court’s (SC) ruling against the Disbursement Allocation Program (DAP) and allow the funds to be utilized again.

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

Binay: Aquino’s speech ‘genuine’

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Vice President Jejomar Binay. FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay believed the State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Benigno Aquino III was “genuine” and noted how the Chief Executive turned emotional near the end of his hour-and-a-half long speech.

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

DAP mostly poured into no-impact spending – IBON

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The Disbursement Allocation Program (DAP) was not able to address the country’s most urgent socio-economic problems such as creating jobs and stimulating economic activity, research group IBON foundation said Thursday.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Glenda’ now out of Philippine Area of Responsibility—Pagasa

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This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) image obtained July 15, 2014 and taken by the JMA MTSAT-2 satellite at 0730Z on July 14, 2014 shows Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda). AFP

Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) has left the Philippines’ Area of Responsibility (PAR) Thursday morning, the state-run weather bureau said in its latest weather bulletin.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Safety tips during and after a typhoon

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Typhoon Safety Tips

In the wake of Typhoon “Glenda’s” (international name: Rammasun) strong winds that battered Luzon, the Philippine National Police (PNP) issued safety tips to the public to avoid loss of life and minimize damage to properties.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Infographics,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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