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Palace: No conflict in asking Congress to redefine savings

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Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

The joint resolution proposed by President Benigno Aquino III to Congress does not conflict with the Supreme Court decision declaring parts of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) unconstitutional, Malacañang said Wednesday.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The P2.6T proposed budget: Where will it be spent?

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Budget secretary Florencio "Butch" Abad on Wednesday submits  to the House of Representatives P2.606 trillion proposed national budget for 2015. MARC JAYSON CAYABYAB

Where exactly will the country’s funds be spent, if the proposed P2.6 trillion national budget for 2015 is to be approved?

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Palace not worried about restive MILF commanders

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Mohagher Iqbal, chief MILF negotiator, and Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, head of the government negotiating panel, exchange copies of the peace agreement between the MILF and the Aquino administration they signed in Malacañang on March 27, 2014.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Wednesday said it is not worried about the supposed restive ground commanders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) amid the delay in the filing of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).

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Proposed P2.6T budget no longer under solons’ mercy – Abad

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Budget Secretary Florencio "Butch" Abad. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

For the Budget Secretary, the government’s proposed P2.606 trillion for the 2015 national budget will no longer be subject to the whims of pork-hungry lawmakers.

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Former AFP chief won’t replace Gazmin – Palace

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Retired Gen. Emmanuel Bautista .  PHOTO from AFP Public Affairs Office

Although former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Emmanuel Bautista has been assured of a position in the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, it won’t be the secretary of defense position.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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