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Poor should do more in exchange for monthly doles, say solons


The impoverished families who regularly receive financial aid from the government must be made to do more than just send their children to school and have children and pregnant women undergo regular checkups.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DSWD cleans up CCT program

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. FILE PHOTO

With a whopping P62-billion budget for the Conditional Cash Transfer in 2014, the Department Of Social Welfare and Development cleaned its program of dubious identities, and terminated employees looking to take a bite from the multi-billion peso fund.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace to use biometric system for dole out program

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma (Photo from http://pcoo.gov.ph/)

The Malacañang assured the public that the Conditional Cash Transfer program will be improved for the families that benefit from it, the Presidential Communications Operations Office said.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Beneficiaries of gov’t cash assistance to be hired as tourism workers

Resident of Tacloban City. CDN PHOTO/LITO TECSON

Beneficiaries of the government’s conditional cash transfer program in the Bicol region are to be hired as tourist guides and facility caretakers under a project funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Tourism and the Department of Interior and Local Government next year.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CCT is no pork barrel–Soliman

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. FILE PHOTO

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman over the weekend denied reports the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program was being utilized like a pork barrel for patronage purposes and has been lost to corruption.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pioneer beneficiaries to stay in CCT program

Most of the pioneer beneficiaries of the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program would not be removed from the controversial poverty-alleviation project in December due to a proposal to extend the program, a Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) official said.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DBM eyes CCT expansion to lower high school dropout rate

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Budget and Management said Sunday the increase in the conditional cash transfer (CCT) budget is supposed to lower the dropout rate among poor high school students.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

P27B pork in 2014 national budget

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Budget Secretary Florencio Abad.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The pork stays and it’s a whopping P27 billion in the Aquino administration’s proposed P2.268-trillion national budget for next year. Unfazed by the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam, the executive branch still opted to include the regular allocation for the Priority Development Assistance Fund.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

ARMM execs go slow on unified ID system for residents

Officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) are going slow on a plan to implement a program similar to the national ID system that had met criticism and outrage when the idea was broached in Metro Manila in the past.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Health, social welfare, public works get biggest budget hike

Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The departments of health, social welfare and public works will get the biggest increase in the proposed P2.268-trillion budget for 2014.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate minority to scrutinize 2014 budget for possible CCT misuse

SenateJinggoy Estrada  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The new minority bloc in the Senate met on Thursday and agreed, among others, to scrutinize the proposed P2.2 trillion national budget for 2014, specifically how the budget of the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program was being spent.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

In the Know: Conditional cash transfer scheme

The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), which was started in 2008 by the Arroyo administration, is a conditional cash transfer (CCT) scheme that provides money to the country’s poorest of the poor.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Create jobs, lower prices to ensure growth is felt by poor Filipinos


To ensure that the country’s economic growth would be felt by poor Filipinos, a senator on Friday offered various proposals such as the use of existing Conditional Cash Transfer to enact a capital lending program.

Posted: May 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
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  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
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  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
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  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
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  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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