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Poe seeks probe on information drive budget for federalism

The Senate is set to conduct a probe into the P90-million fund for the administration’s information campaign on federalism......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 11th, 2018

Duterte to grace opening of federalism info drive

President Rodrigo Duterte will personally attend the opening of the information campaign on federalism, the Consultative Committee to Review the 1987 Constitution (Con-com) said yesterday. In an emailed statement, the Con-com said Duterte expressed his intent to join the information drive on federalism, which his administration seeks to adopt as….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

National ID, Federalism Budget, Kris Aquino | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: A big majority of Filipinos support a national identification system. Senators Loren Legarda and Francis Escudero question the country's economic managers on the P90-million budget for the information drive on federalism. The Manila Regional Trial Court or RTC Branch 19 clears Satur Ocampo, Rafael Baylosis, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

P90M set for info drive on federalism

AS much as P90 million may be allocated for a “massive” government information drive on Malacañang’s proposed federal constitution, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said yesterday. Roque said P50 million of the fund will be from the budget savings of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Consultative Committee (Con-Com). “The initial amount identified is….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

DICT seeks P2-billion budget for National Broadband Project

The Department of Information and Communications Technology is seeking to secure additional budget for the roll-out next year of the National Broadband Project, a program that seeks to address the country’s poor and costly internet connection......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Duterte to lead federalism info drive launch

President Duterte himself would lead the start of the information drive on the proposed federal constitution, an official said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Poe wants hearings on federalism information drive

Sen. Grace Poe has urged the Senate to look into the government's information drive for the proposed shift to federalism after a video by Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson reaped wide criticism......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Palace wants Mocha Uson ‘disengaged’ from federalism info campaign

From the outset, the “little president” was against tapping Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson for the federalism information drive, and she has been asked to “disengage” from the campaign......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Admin to step up info drive on charter change, federalism

Malacaang on Monday promised to double down on an information campaign to counter worsening public rejection of its proposal to amend the Constitution for a shift to federalism. Refusing to be disheartened by the Pulse Asia poll finding that 67 percent of Filipinos opposed moves to amend the Constitution, the Palace picked through the survey results and settled on the awareness figures to defend the proposal. "We would like to point out that 55 percent of respondents have heard, read or watched anything about the proposals to change the 1987 Constitution before the survey was conducted or only during the time the survey was held," presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a sta...Keep on reading: Admin to step up info drive on charter change, federalism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Needed: Campaign for, against federalism

“There hardly has been any all-out information drive.” A new charter adopting the federal system of government, has been drafted by the Duterte-appointed Consultative Commission (ConCom), which is to be shortly submitted to the President for his review and revisions, should there be any. This will then be sent to Congress, presumably with the two […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Senators want info drive amid public sentiments vs cha-cha, federalism

MANILA, Philippines – Administration senators said an information drive is needed after a recent poll showed majority of Filipinos are against charter change and federalism. A Pulse Asia survey conducted from March 23 to 28 showed that around 64% are against amending the 1987 Constitution, 23% are in favor of changing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

Recto urges DOH to use P634-M ad budget to counter vaccine fake news

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto urged the Department of Health (DOH) to use its P634-million advertising budget to fight vaccine fake news. In a statement on Monday, February 5, Recto said that the budget should be used to launch an information drive that would spread awareness regarding ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2018

Dengvxia mess gets messier

A LOT OF information which made me shake my head came out of the second day of the Senate probe into the Dengvaxia scandal by the blue ribbon committee. Former president Noynoy Aquino III testified along with former executive secretary Jojo Ochoa and budget secretary Florencio Abad. Some of the “revelatory” information that came out […] The post Dengvxia mess gets messier appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

House opposition seeks EJK probe, PNP budget review

House opposition seeks EJK probe, PNP budget review.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

House opposition seeks EJK probe, PNP budget review - Rappler

House opposition seeks EJK probe, PNP budget review - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Commission to campaign for federalism next year

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte said a commission would be formed early next year to go around the country for an information drive to increase p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 28th, 2016

Pimentel eyes federalism information drive

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III plans to pursue a massive information drive on federalism in response to the result of a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2016

Diokno to defy House probe | The Manila Times Online

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to snub the House of Representatives probe on alleged pork insertions in the 2019 national budget, Malacaang said on Tuesday. Spe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Diokno to defy House probe

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to snub the House of Representatives’ probe on alleged “pork insertions” in the 2019 national budget, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Speaking…READ The post Diokno to defy House probe appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

House probe into Diokno a diversion, Palace asserts

A House of Representatives probe into Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno's alleged links to a "favored contractor" and to P75 billion in alleged insertions into the proposed Department of Public Works and Highway budget is a diversion, a Malacañang spokesperson said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 18th, 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