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DBM submits ‘errata’ to 2015 national budget


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 »

Aquino ally: Binay’s loss is Roxas’ gain

Vice President Jejomar Binay and Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An administration lawmaker on Tuesday was elated that it was Interior Secretary Mar Roxas who gained in the latest Pulse Asia survey on the public’s presidential preference for 2016.

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

During Aquino impeach raps hearing, Aquino ally called ‘balimbing’


Tension rose in the House of Representatives when Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares took a swipe against a Liberal Party stalwart for being a “balimbing” (turncoat) when he shifted to being an Aquino ally from being a supporter of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No 2nd term for Aquino like ‘fresh air’ to Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III’s categorical statement about his disinclination to have another go at the presidency could not be more welcome news to the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Aquino allies downplay anti-‘pork’ rally

Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab. Photo from congress.gov.ph

Allies of President Benigno Aquino III in the House of Representatives downplayed criticisms of the protesters in Monday’s anti-pork barrel rally, saying the lower chamber has ensured that the proposed P2.6 trillion national budget in 2015 will be rid of the allegedly graft-ridden discretionary funds.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »