MANILA – House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s “pork-laden” P1.5-trillion infrastructure stimulus package for jobs generations is considered “dead on arrival” as far as Malacañang is concerned.
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House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano admitted that he was irked with Budget Sec. Wendel Avisado over his priorities in realigning programs under this year’s national budget to boost resources for the coronavirus response.
It seems that top honchos of the House leadership are not ready to forego their respective multi-billion infrastructure allotments under the 2020 budget despite the latest order of President Rodrigo Duterte to realign all road project funds…
House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero urged the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to immediately pay the higher salary of government nurses as mandated by Congress and the Supreme Court (SC).
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Wednesday assured the government has enough funds to repatriate Filipino workers in Middle East amid the escalating tension between the United States and Iran.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has recognized that underspending is a problem.
President Rodrigo Duterte issued an executive order adopting a cash budgeting system beginning fiscal year 2019.
Former officials of the now-defunct Technology Resource Center (TRC) were held liable for the payment of 40% Omnibus Incentive Benefit (OIB) to the agency's officers and employees totaling P16.15 million in 2012.
Senators Sonny Angara and Franklin Drilon have vowed to go through the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for 2020 with a fine toothed comb as fears persist that it contains billions of pesos in pork barrel funds.
President Rodrigo Duterte has named Wendel Avisado as acting secretary of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has authorized the creation of 26,035 contractual positions for health workers to support the implementation of the Human Resource for Health Deployment Program (HRHDP) of the Department of…
"Ordinary" taxpayers will soon have a bigger role to play in guarding the national budget against pork, with a bill Sen. Panfilo Lacson filed this week.
Outgoing Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno does not want a politician to run the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
Lawmakers have given themselves two weeks to submit the enrolled General Appropriations Bill to the Office of the President (OP).
Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Benjamin Diokno challenged on Wednesday a House solon to identify the "high-ranking government official" who allegedly
House Committee on Appropriations chair Rolando Andaya Jr. said two public works officials allegedly acted as ‘fixers’ and made a late minute ditch to place the multi-billion insertions under 2019 NEP when its final copy is already being…
Mr. President, I rise before you on a matter of personal and collective privilege.
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Friday was able to find a way to evade the subpoena issued by the House Appropriations Committee in connection with its probe over the alleged anomalous transactions
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has clarified that the P370 billion it generated in 2017 was not "pork" as previously claimed by Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr.
Majority Floor Leader Nonoy Andaya said that Budget Sec. Benjamin Diokno being the head of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) “has all the tools” in pushing through with the salary increases this year despite having a re-enacted…
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) will hire a third party to study a proposed wage increase of government workers in the last three years of the Duterte administration.
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno should not use his personal grudge against several members of Congress to delay the implementation of the final tranche of salary standardization for government workers, House Majority Floor Leader Rolando…