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Palace to Arroyo: Explain pork

Palace to Arroyo: Explain pork.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepDec 6th, 2018

Palace to Arroyo: Explain pork

Palace to Arroyo: Explain pork.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Palace to Arroyo: Explain pork in 2019 budget

Palace to Arroyo: Explain pork in 2019 budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Palace: Duterte to veto items in budget if it violates SC ruling on pork - ABS-CBN News

Palace: Duterte to veto items in budget if it violates SC ruling on pork ABS-CBN News MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte will veto items in the proposed 2019 budget if he sees that these violate a 20.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Choosing opposition bets in May? Panelo explains your vote

Remember how 11 million voters elected Antonio Trillanes IV to the Senate in 2007 to show their disgust for the controversy-hounded Arroyo administration? How much has the Philippine electorate changed since then? A lot, if Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo were to be believed.  At a Palace news briefing on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Palace defends Duterte’s Senate slate

It's more of a presidential slate than an administration ticket for the senatorial elections in May. On the eve of the start of the campaign for national candidates, the Duterte administration still had no full slate for the 12 Senate seats up for grabs in the midterm elections. It was a departure from the full slate of the Aquino administration's Team P-Noy in 2013 and the ticket of the Arroyo administration's Team Unity in 2007. President Rodrigo Duterte told reporters on Jan. 23 that he would have his own personal ticket because it was "the right thing to do." Mr. Duterte's 11 So far, the President has endorsed 11 senatorial aspirants --- four of the five candidates...Keep on reading: Palace defends Duterte’s Senate slate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Pork won’t be allowed

The battle for the 2019 budget is not yet over despite the bicameral conference committee’s recent approval as it had shifted to the Palace, which said yesterday President Rodrigo Duterte will comb through its “every provision” amid allegations of pork barrel insertions. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panel also stressed that the Chief Executive would be “scrutinizing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

From pigsty to palace

First, disparaging our anti-corruption initiatives, they violated the laws and long-written jurisprudence on the criminal pork barrel system. And then, at the eleventh hour, they blatantly abused it. “In the animal kingdom, swine, hogs and pigs are among the thickest-skinned mammals. The same with their close cousins at the House of Representatives. Now, at the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Palace sees veto of & lsquo;pork& rsquo; insertions

Palace sees veto of & lsquo;pork& rsquo; insertions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Palace won’t heed Andaya’s demand to release 2018 savings report

MANILA, Philippines -- Malacaang will not heed the demand of Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. to give a report on government savings in 2018 in exchange for the bicameral approval of this year's spending bill.   "I don't think reporting of 2018 savings is a prerequisite," Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said in a text message.   Andaya, chair of the House appropriations panel, on Sunday warned that "no DBM report on 2018 savings, no bicam report for 2019 budget" as he demanded Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to release the report.   READ: Reenacted budget looms over pork   Congress has only three days to reach consensus on the proposed P3.757-tr...Keep on reading: Palace won’t heed Andaya’s demand to release 2018 savings report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Palace-House relations turn complex in twilight of Speaker’s career

THE coup at the House of Representatives that catapulted Pampanga (2nd District) Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the speakership, on that very day of July 23 last year, when President Rodrigo R. Duterte was scheduled to deliver his State of the Nation Address, was a signal even to the surprised reporters covering the House that Mr. Duterte did not have a sure grip on his allies......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

Palace: Duterte admin achieved more than Arroyo and Aquino |

MANILA, Philippines -- The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte has"achieved more" compared to the combined terms of former Presidents Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Benigno S. Aquino II.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Nietes wants 4th world title to usher in new year

Donnie Nietes, the Filipino former boxing champ who has not lost in 14 years, hopes to put on the fire works against fellow veteran Kazuto Ioka of Japan right on New Year's Eve at Wynn Palace Cotai in Macau. Nietes, who hails from Negros Occidental, tipped the scale at 114.5 pounds, while Ioka checked in at 114.6 lb giving a go to their bout for the vacant WBO super flyweight title. Nietes, the 36-year-old fighter coming from a draw against fellow Filipino Aston Palicte last September, is gunning for his fourth title in a different weight division. Ioka is riding the crest of his win over McWilliams Arroyo last September. The betting lines have been drawn in favor of the hard...Keep on reading: Nietes wants 4th world title to usher in new year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Palace welcomes House support to Road Board abolition

MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang welcomed Saturday the remarks of House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr.that the House of Representatives would heed the call of President Rodrigo Duterte to abolish the graft-ridden Road Board. "Cong. Andaya is finally in touch with reality contrary to his claim that Sec. Diokno and I were out of touch with the President in the matter of the latter's position on the road users' tax and abolition of Road Board," Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in statement. READ:House to heed Duterte's call for Road Board abolition -- Andaya Andaya earlier claimed he and Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo met with Duterte in September and the Pr...Keep on reading: Palace welcomes House support to Road Board abolition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

Duterte inclined to abolish Road Board — Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is inclined to sign a bill abolishing the Road Board even without the counterpart measure from the House of Representatives, which Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has yet to…READ The post Duterte inclined to abolish Road Board — Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

Duterte inclined to abolish Road Board -- Palace | The Manila Times Online

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is inclined to sign a bill abolishing the Road Board even without the counterpart measure from the House of Representatives, which Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has yet toR.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

Media Didnt Explain What Qualifies as Pork

Screengrab from news.ABS-CBN.comIS THE controversial and unconstitutional pork barrel back?Pork, the lump-sum discretionary funds allotted to lawmakers for their pet projects was reve.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Media Didnt Explain What Qualifies as Pork

Screengrab from news.ABS-CBN.comIS THE controversial and unconstitutional pork barrel back?Pork, the lump-sum discretionary funds allotted to lawmakers for their pet projects was reve.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Arroyo as finance or budget chief? Rumors, says Diokno

MANILA, Philippines --- Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Wednesday dismissed as mere "rumors" that House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo would want to head the Department of Finance or the the Department of Budget and Management. "Sa job ko? My goodness, sure. No, I haven't [heard of that rumor]. Kala ko kay Secretary [Carlos] Dominguez, hindi naman sa akin ," Diokno said in a Palace briefing. [My job? My goodness, sure. No, I haven't of that rumor. I though it was the job of Secretary Dominguez she was rumored to be after.] "Finance [post] di ba? There are rumors. Sabi nga ni Secretary Dominguez interesting. But these are all speculations," he added. [It was the finan...Keep on reading: Arroyo as finance or budget chief? Rumors, says Diokno.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Only President can bar Diokno from attending House probe — Palace

MANILA, Philippines ---There's only one official that can bar Budget Secretary Ben Diokno from attending the House of Representatives' probe on alleged "pork insertions" in the 2019 national budget --- that's the President. Malacaang said this on Tuesday when asked to clarify who disallowed Diokno from appearing in the Congressional probe on the alleged anomalies in the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget. "There's only one who can make him not go there, (and) it's the President. So presumably it's coming from the President," Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing. Panelo said the Executive Branch is fearing that Diokno "might be again given the...Keep on reading: Only President can bar Diokno from attending House probe — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

House seeks Dioknos ouster over P75-B pork; Duterte still trusts him - Palace Manila Bulletin News

The House of Representatives last night unanimously adopted a resolution urging President Duterte to fire Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno over alleged executive pork insertions......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018