Senator Sonny Angara has called on the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to fast-track the implementation of the free Wi-Fi project in all state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the country.
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The Senate will scrutinize the budget of government agencies with infrastructure programs that have registered "low obligation" or disbursement rate throughout the years.
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Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Senate supports the government’s move to shift from obligation-based to annual cash-based appropriations starting with the 2019 national budget.
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In celebration of World Health Day on April 7, Senator Loren Legarda has joined the call to ensure universal health coverage (UHC) “for everyone everywhere.”
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Senator Joel Villanueva on Friday raised the need to ensure accountability in the use of public funds by ensuring fiscal responsibility and transparency in the entire budget process.
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Senators Loren Legarda and Frank Drilon have joined forces to conduct "outreach concerts" in the provinces aimed to promote music appreciation throughout the country.
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Senator Loren Legarda on Friday urged the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to ensure the “full utilization” of the P5.06-billion budget of the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) for 2018.
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A day after the Senate approved on final reading its version of the 2018 national budget, a senator on Thursday asked the Senate Committee on Finance to justify the substantial additions and reductions that the committee proposed under the…
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Senator Loren Legarda has increased funding support to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to further enhance their "capabilities and competency."
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Senator Dick Gordon wants to grant the Bureau of Customs (BoC) additional P1.5 billion budget so it can buy more x-ray machines and computers to combat smuggling activities.
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At least 112 state universities and colleges (SUCs) have received a “double treat” from senators after being given additional P10 million each for their capital outlay for 2018 as well as promised them “free wi-fi” in their campuses.
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Sen. Sonny Angara is reminding authorities to make sure to distribute personal hygiene kits or so-called "dignity kit” containing 22 items of women’s personal care must be automatic in evacuation centers.
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Why did the House of Representatives move some P8 billion from the budget of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao for 2017, to that of the Department of Public Works and Highways?
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The Duterte administration should not just focus on building rehabilitation center but also on hiring psychiatrists
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Sen. Loren Legarda has urged the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and local government units (LGUs) to implement roadsharing in the Philippines, particularly in Metro Manila, in a bid to improve the quality of life of…
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Senator Chiz Escudero on Tuesday urged the national government to work harder to plug the loopholes in the budget process that prevent the delivery of basic services to the public in a timely manner. Escudero said the government should …