By Christian V. Esguerra
Malacañang said on Monday it would wait for the final Supreme Court ruling on whether the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) committed grave abuse of discretion in allowing a P4.15 per kilowatt-hour power increase.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
A Senate finance sub-committee on Tuesday deferred the approval of Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed P4-billion budget due to the absence of some lawmakers.
Filipinos across the country have ventilated their sentiments on the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and it is unequivocal; they want their government to abolish it now, not 2015 as the Department of Budget announced in recent days. The announcement was in a way understandable; there were line items and appropriations worked on in this [...]
By Gil C. Cabacungan
The budget department released close to P140 million in pork barrel to the province of Dinagat Islands last month or six months after its representative, fugitive cult leader Ruben Ecleo Jr., was stricken off the congressional roster.
By Ana G. Roa
State health agencies might not be able to immediately absorb the expected incremental revenues from the proposed sin tax reform bill, a Cabinet official said on Thursday.