President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the recommendation of economic managers to withdraw the suspension of the additional fuel excise tax under the new tax reform law.
Development Budget Coordination Committee
Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza urged the Duterte administration to implement the mandatory pre-scale inspection (PSI) for all “containerized imports” to thwart the large-scale smuggling activities in the country.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said some of the Duterte administration's non-infrastructure expenditures scheduled for 2019 could face possible cancellation if the implementation the oil excise tax's second tranche would be put on…
With several lawmakers and Cabinet members expressing reservations towards changing the Constitution to shift to a federal system of government, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III admitted that it would be “difficult” to meet their target…
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel is calling on President Rodrigo Duterte’s consultative committee (ConCom) to explain the economic impact of their proposed new constitution after economic managers rejected the draft charter.
Senator Chiz Escudero on Thursday said the government's economic team must come up with the "exact" data on the country’s unemployment rate.
Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles is worried about the “slashed budgets” of some key government agencies in the proposed Php 3.757-trillion National Budget for 2019.
The House Committee on Appropriations will begin on Tuesday its public hearings on the proposed PHP3.767 trillion national budget for 2018.
Will the House of Representatives indeed find so-called pork barrel funds in the P3.002-trillion national budget for 2016? The House Committee on Appropriations is to start on Monday the scrutiny of the budget, starting with a…