House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco removed at least P386 million from the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) 2021 budget for key infrastructure projects in Camarines Sur even if they had been approved by a panel led by President Rodrigo Duterte.
What are right-of-way (ROW) costs doing embedded in several infrastructure projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways for 2021?
Change may be coming to how funding allocations for infrastructure projects are allocated among lawmakers under the leadership of House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
What is some P8.18 billion in “lump sum” funds for infrastructure projects of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Department of National Defense doing in the budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways?
Becoming the House Speaker comes with power and a whole lot of perks.
President Rodrigo Duterte has called for the publication of infrastructure projects under negotiation and those already bidded out and completed.
“May nakita na kaming mga questionable and we want it clarified.”
Senators opposed the move of their counterparts from House of Representatives to lodge P10 billion with the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) for infrastructure projects during the discussions on the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said.
The agency where the House of Representatives wants to lodge P10 billion for infrastructure projects wants the money placed somewhere else, as tourism stakeholders clamor for direct assistance for businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. believes the House of Representatives is up to no good by allocating P10 billion intended for the recovery of the tourism industry to infrastructure projects.
Resigned Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia revealed that he was not the only Cabinet member whose suggestion to restart construction of major infrastructure projects during the lockdown was rejected by the Inter-Agency Force (IATF).
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez to cut back drastically on infrastructure projects and divert the money to to address the more pressing COVID-19 crisis.
Despite being called a “dismal failure”, the Duterte administration will not sacrifice allocations for “Build, Build, Build” just to free up funds to bankroll moves to contain the virus and feed Filipinos during the lockdown.
President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his intention to equally distribute government projects among local government units (LGUs) across the country.
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano is continuing the “tradition” of Congresses past of giving an additional P50 million to each lawmaker, after his plan of selective disbursement led to rumblings within the House of Representatives.
A Financial Times researcher has refuted the claim of House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano that the delayed passage of the P3.6-trillion national budget for 2019 led to the last-minute rush to complete infrastructure projects for the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
Flagship Projects Vince Dizon wants you to believe that the Duterte administration has built 10 major infrastructure projects under the “Build, Build, Build” program to counter Senator Franklin Drilon’s scathing “dismal failure” comment.
Don’t look now but the Duterte admnistration wants to put a stop to the media practice of branding infrastructure projects after the administration that made these initiatives.
Supporters of the Aquino administration have cried foul over Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo’s claim that his predecessor failed to complete any big-ticket infrastructure projects during his term.
Bases and Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) President Vince Dizon is claiming that the Duterte administration has deployed P1 trillion for infrastructure projects in 2016.
Bilyonaryo Ramon S. Ang swears he has never met a president like Rodrigo Duterte.
The Duterte administration’s economic team is preparing additional documents required by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to grant their request for exemption from the election ban on infrastructure projects, Malacañang assured on Thursday.