How can you call a law perfect if it burdens the poor?
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno
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Yes, the weak peso is cause for concern.
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Senator Bam Aquino on Monday said the high inflation rate and the weakening peso are "enough reasons" to suspend the tax reform program.
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Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte isn't ignorant of the plight of Filipinos burdened by rising prices of fuel after Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said people should be "less of a crybaby."
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Senator Ralph Recto is hopeful that under Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, the Manila River Transport will “not suffer” the same fate of the Metro Rail Transit run by the Department of Transportation (DoTr).
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Some 75,242 new teaching positions, the bulk of which are Teacher-1 level, have been created to address the lack of mentors in public schools nationwide starting school year 2018-19, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) revealed.
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The government of Philippines and Japan signed Friday a loan agreement for the construction of the agreement for Phase of three-tranche Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP).
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Former President Benigno Aquino III and former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad are expected to attend the House hearing on the Dengvaxia controversy on Monday, February 26, to shed light on the mass dengue vaccination program.
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The chairman of the House committee on appropriations said the salary increase for teachers would be the next priority of his panel after the release of the fourth round of wage hikes under the Salary Standardization Law.
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Senator Kiko Pangilinan on Friday denounced Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno for being “insensitive, if not heartless” after the latter said that the a salary increase for public school teachers is not a priority of the government at this…
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The Presidential Communications Operations Office on Wednesday announced that 381 government agencies have complied with the Freedom of Information (FOI) requirements for the grant of performance-based bonus (PPB).
Clock is ticking: SC orders Palace, Congress to comment on petition vs. martial law extension in 10…
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The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday (December 29) ordered the Congress leadership and the Palace to comment on the petition seeking to nullify the one-year extension of martial law over Mindannao.
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There is no basis to extend martial law in Mindanao, opposition solons told the Supreme Court (SC), as President Rodrigo Duterte, the military and the police are merely ghost hunting.
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To achieve his goal of inclusive growth, President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to set aside at least P50 billion to help the poor and develop micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
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Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and House appropriations committee chairman Karlo Nograles are wrong in claiming there is no pork in the 2018 national budget.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted there's no budget for the implementation of the law granting free tuition to students in state universities and colleges (SUCs).
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The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) is not about just to lie down and roll over amid plans by the government to terminate its operations.
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government plans to abolish the agency tasked with recovering the billions of dollars plundered by late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his allies, a cabinet member said Wednesday.
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The University of the Philippines Diliman has chosen an alumnus and former professor as the recipient of the honorary degree originally meant for President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Former President Fidel V. Ramos has slammed the presence of several government officials in President Rodrigo Duterte's official visit to Russia, calling the trip a "junket."
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Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno will oversee the day to day operations in Malacañang while President Rodrigo Duterte undertakes official visits to Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from May 22 to 29.
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Former mouthpieces of former President Gloria Macapagal-Aroyo have joined the Philippine delegation to China to lend their communication savvy to promote President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s strategy for economic governance at the Grand Hyatt…
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Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has asked Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to furnish her office the newly found documents which showed more information regarding the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).