President Rodrigo Duterte finds no fault with the Philippine International Trading Corp. (PITC) holding on to the P33 billion in idle funds of its client-agencies, his spokesman said Tuesday.
At least two key agricultural programs now serve as mute witnesses to the bad effects of the Department of Budget and Management’s indiscriminate “For Later Release” tagging.
An executive order is being drafted to create the Build Back Better task force, which is tasked to streamline the government’s response in typhoon-affected area, Malacañang said Monday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday scored the Department of Budget and Management for virtually vetoing appropriations for key government programs, includig the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has rejected the suggestion to add the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict’s (NTF-ELCAC’s) P19-billion budget for 2021 to the country’s calamity fund.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has adequate financial resources to shoulder the cost of relief assistance in areas hit by Super Typhoon Rolly, an official said on Wednesday.
The government has released P77,982,038,257 to various agencies for their ongoing response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte said in his second report since the implementation of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.
Aside from the yearly tracking of pork, Sen. Panfilo Lacson will raise hell over a new issue when the Senate begins tackling the P4.5-trillion 2021 budget bill in November.
President Rodrigo Duterte ordered government agencies to strictly comply with transparency, accountability, and good governance in the procurement of goods and services.
The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) is set to held this Wednesday (Oct. 28) its last set of interviews for those who applied for the position of Overall Deputy Ombudsman (ODO).
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Thursday said there is no delay in the release of crucial funds allocated for pandemic-hit sectors under the Bayanihan to Recover as One or Bayanihan 2 Act.
A lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Thursday sought an increase in the 2021 budget of the Commission on Audit (COA) by PHP1.3 billion.
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Sen. Panfilo Lacson is pushing for a bigger 2021 budget for government programs aiming to provide free WiFi especially in far-flung areas, and to set up a national broadband program.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon wants additional funding for the Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021.
Senator Risa Hontiveros wants the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and Department of Health (DOH) to explain why it bought five million sets of personal protective equipment (PPEs) from Chinese companies from April to May this year.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon questioned officials of the Department of Budget and Management for buying COVID-19 testing kits that were overpriced by as much as half a billion pesos.
Emergency or no emergency, the Department of Budget and Management must respect the fiscal autonomy of constitutional bodies like the Commission on Audit, Commission on Elections, and the Civil Service Commission.
Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte has endorsed a much bigger outlay for the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in 2021 for the establishment of “mega farms” nationwide.
MANILA – The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on Friday disputed reports claiming it has failed to comply with the Commission on Audit’s (COA) memorandum over supposedly unliquidated travel expenses worth PHP1.16 million.
Hiniling ni Senador Ronald Bato Dela Rosa sa Department of Budget and Management ( DBM) Secretary Wendel Avisado na dapat na isama sa budget ang pagpapatayo ng mga maliliit na paaralan sa mga kabundukan dahil ang mga nagtatayo ng mga paaralan sa mga kabundukan ay mga New People’s Army ( NPA) na ang itinuturo sa mga kabataan ay ang pagaaklas laban sa gobyerno.
Malacañang will clarify with the Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado a report that three companies on the Department of Budget and Management blacklist bagged more than P720 million in deals to supply personal protective equipment.
Malacañang will clarify with the Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado a report that three companies on the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) blacklist bagged more than P720 million in deals to supply personal protective equipment (PPE).