Some 4.3 million families covered by the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps will receive P106 billion in financial grants next year, Deputy Speaker and 1-Pacman party-list Rep. Mikee Romero said on Monday.
Senator Imee R. Marcos is urging the government to take drastic measures to save rice farmers from extinction due to the influx of imports brought about by the Rice Tariffication Act.
House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez on Sunday vowed to marshal the votes needed to protect the budget for social programs aimed at uplifting the living conditions of poor Filipinos in proposed P4.1 trillion budget for 2020.
The Duterte government will allocate P108.9 billion for the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) next year following institutionalization of the said social service for indigent Filipino.
Senator Leila de Lima has thanked her fellow senators for their trust and confidence after she was retained chairperson of the Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development in the 18th Congress.
Coinciding with filing here priority measures, newbie Senator Imee Marcos Thursday made a bold statement that the Philippines must catch up with ASEAN neighbors.
The House of Representatives passed 250 new laws in one year under the leadership of Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from the opening of the third session of 17th Congress on July 23, 2018 until the sine die adjournment last June 4.
The equity of the incumbent rule must apply yo all senators whether they belong to the majority or minority blocs.
Senator Francis Pangilinan is proud of the hard work that he and other senators in the minority bloc put in despite being President Rodrigo Duterte’s favorite punching bag over the past three years.
The Senate of the 17th Congress has left behind an achievement of passing 464 bills that were enacted into law, some of which are landmark pieces of legislation that aim to uplift the lives of Filipinos.
Who says “dilawans” are only good at criticizing the government?
The new law institutionalizing the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program is “a big step forward” in the continuing journey towards attaining social justice for the country’s “poorest of the poor.”
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law an act institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
Detained Senator Leila de Lima has welcomed her Senate colleagues’ plan to conduct a performance audit of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to plug it of any loopholes.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III, along with Senators Panfilo Lacson and Gringo Honasan II, is planning to call for a congressional inquiry into the implementation of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).
Senator Bam Aquino today called for the effective implementation of the Tertiary Education Subsidy program.
Senator Loren Legarda has called for the Senate’s support in amending the 2019 budget of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to include its request for additional funding for the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP).
With national development as the ultimate goal, the Philippine government invested in the future of the youth by ensuring the full implementation of the free tertiary education law in 2018.
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima said she no longer had any Christmas wishes, since she already received an early present when she was designated as chairperson of the Senate committee on social justice, welfare and rural development in June.
The House of Representatives has approved on second reading the proposed institutionalization of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) must review its list of beneficiaries under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to ensure that they are really “in dire need” of government assistance.
Despite steep cuts in almost half of all government agencies in the P3.7575-trillion national budget for next year, two government officials on Wednesday assured that the government would continue to provide free basic to college education.
Modernization of the agriculture sector should not come at the expense of the 4.4 million poor households benefiting from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), an official of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Monday.
The government will continue to implement programs to fight poverty and spur economic growth, Malacañang said Saturday (May 5).