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Senator warns of deadlock in 2018 budget over CHR allocation

Senator warns of deadlock in 2018 budget over CHR allocation.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepSep 14th, 2017

Legarda: President Duterte Enacts P3.767-Trillion 2018 National Budget

December 19, 2017. Senator Loren Legarda today said that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has signed into law the 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA) amounting to Php3.767 Trillion-the highest allocation by any administration. Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, reiterated that the 2018 GAA is a… Source link link: Legarda: President Duterte Enacts P3.767-Trillion 2018 National Budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Sen. Villar wants bigger budget for livestock

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Sept) – Senator Cynthia Villar said she wants a bigger budget allocation for the livestock sector from the P60 billion proposed budget of the Department of Agriculture (DA) for 2018 because “it is not fair for livestock program to get a small percentage of the budget” when it contributed 33 [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2017

P1B+ funds sought for Dengvaxia vaccines

SENATOR Loren Legarda yesterday filed a bill that seeks to appropriate more than P1 billion funds for medical support to those who were administered with the Dengvaxia vaccine. Legarda filed Senate Bill No. 1794 which appropriates P1,161,710,000 as supplemental budget for 2018 as assistance to Dengvaxia vaccinees. “This bill seeks….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Ensure assistance to 17,000 workers in Boracay – Legarda

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Senator Loren Legarda on Thursday, April 5, urged government agencies to provide assistance to workers who will be affected by the looming closure of Boracay. Legarda pointed out that the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has a budget of P2.3 billion for 2018 under the Tulong ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Legarda, Drilon bring topnotch PHL orchestra to Antique, Iloilo

TO FOSTER deeper music appreciation among Filipinos, Senator Loren Legarda and Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon will bring the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) to the provinces of Antique and Iloilo for a back-to-back outreach concert on March 1 and 2, respectively. Under the 2018 national budget, Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, provided […] The post Legarda, Drilon bring topnotch PHL orchestra to Antique, Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2018

P10-M proposed for NegOcc farmers’ 2018 crop insurance

BACOLOD City – The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) has proposed a budget of PHP10 million for the insurance premium of farmers in Negros Occidental for 2018. Provincial Agriculturist Japhet Masculino said over the weekend his office was waiting for the Provincial Board to approve the allocation. Negros Occidental has been partnering with the […] The post P10-M proposed for NegOcc farmers’ 2018 crop insurance appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

SUCs given P10 M each for modernization

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) should properly use the 2018 national budget allocation worth P10 million for the modernizati.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Legarda: 2018 Budget Funds Free College Education Law

January 8, 2018. Senator Loren Legarda today said that the 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA) funds the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (RA 10931), which means that students who will enroll in state universities and colleges (SUCs), local state universities and colleges (LUCs), and state-run… Source link link: Legarda: 2018 Budget Funds Free College Education Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Opposition lawmakers decry zero infra budget

By Minde Nyl R. dela Cruz OPPOSITION LAWMAKERS who will be getting zero infrastructure allocation next year said the removal of their budget was an act of “revenge” and “punishment” by the ruling party in the House of Representatives. The General Appropriations Act for 2018, contained under Republic Act (RA) No. 10964, was signed by […] The post Opposition lawmakers decry zero infra budget appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 20th, 2017

There’s enough budget for martial law extension — senators

MANILA, Philippines — There is enough allocation in the 2018 national budget to fund the government’s implementation of martial law in Mindanao for one year,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Senate Ratifies 2018 National Budget

The Senate today ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the proposed 2018 General Appropriations Act. Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, said that the 2018 national budget will be instrumental... The post Senate Ratifies 2018 National Budget appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

2018 budget is pro-people, needs-based, says Legarda

The proposed 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA) is a pro-people and needs-based budget, Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate finance panel, assured on Sunday, Dec. 3. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Congress restores P50B, gives P11B more to DPWH amid right-of-way issue

MANILA, Philippines – Congress has ratified the 2018 budget bill, with the final version restoring the P50.7 billion that a senator initially removed from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the bicameral draft amid road  right-of-way (RROW) issues . Congress also allocated an additional P11 billion for the DPWH.  Senator Panfilo Lacson ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Budget bicam report ready for ratification, Duterte to sign Dec. 19

THE bicameral conference committee reconciling legislation on the proposed P3.77 trillion 2018 budget has issued its consolidated report, which was set for ratification by both chambers last night, Tuesday. Senator Loren B. Legarda, who chairs the Senate committee on finance, and Rep. Karlo Alexei B. Nograles, who chairs the House committee on appropriations, were to […] The post Budget bicam report ready for ratification, Duterte to sign Dec. 19 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Pacquiao vows bigger PSC budget

SENATOR Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao assured the Philippine Sports Commission yesterday that in his capacity as chairman of the Senate committee on Sports, he shall push for additional budget allocation of the agency for 2019. Speaking in the press conference for the PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup, a joint grassroots sports project….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

PTT Philippines sets P500-M capex for 2018

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor PTT PHILIPPINES Corp. is setting aside P500 million for its capital expenditure budget for next year, saying it remains bullish on both its oil and non-oil businesses in the country. Next year’s budget forms part of the Thai company’s P5-billion allocation for its Philippine unit for the next five years, […] The post PTT Philippines sets P500-M capex for 2018 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Recto warns against use of reenacted budget

SENATE President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto made a strong warning against a reenacted budget which may arise from a House-Senate deadlock. He said that a deadlock in the bicameral conference will result in a spending regime fraught with legal landmines, which he said will grant the executive branch wide discretion….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 4th, 2017

Double Barrel, Masa Masid cut from Senate version of 2018 budget

THE Senate voted 16-0 to approve on third and final reading Wednesday, November 29, the P3.767-trillion national budget for 2018. Oplan Double Barrel and Masa Masid, Philippine National Police (PNP) programs to implement President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, were cut from the Senate version of the budget bill. Senator Loren Legarda, chairperson of the… link: Double Barrel, Masa Masid cut from Senate version of 2018 budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Senate eyes approval of budget, TRAIN this week

By Arjay L. Balinbin THE PROPOSED 2018 national budget as tackled by the Senate is back on track for second and final reading approval on Tuesday, Nov. 28, said the office of Senator Loren B. Legarda, chairperson of the Senate finance committee. “Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. pa ang (is the schedule for) budget amendment. Expected din […] The post Senate eyes approval of budget, TRAIN this week appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017

Only 1 suspect killed since PDEA became sole agency for drug war

  MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday, November 16, claimed only one drug suspect had been killed since October 11 or the day President Rodrigo Duterte named PDEA as the "sole agency" in charge of his controversial war on drugs . During Senator Risa Hontiveros' interpellation on PDEA's proposed 2018 budget, she asked if there were casualties since October ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017