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House to pass P66 billion supplemental budget for DA

The House of Representatives vowed to approve the P66-billion supplemental budget sought by the Department of Agriculture to aid the agriculture and fisheries sectors overcome the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 1st, 2020

Majority floor leader: SB 3 needs to be passed for P500M ECQ aid

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Council’s majority floor leader, Councilor Raymond Garcia, is asking his colleagues to pass the Supplemental Budget No. 3 (SB 3) on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. In a phone interview with CDN Digital a few hours before the final deliberation of the P3.3 billion budget, Garcia said that there is […] The post Majority floor leader: SB 3 needs to be passed for P500M ECQ aid appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2020

P200-B supplemental Covid budget needed

HOUSE Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Saturday said the government would allocate a P200-billion supplemental budget for the next two months to help contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis. Cayetano added that government officials present at a meeting in Malacañang have agreed to allocate not less than a P200-billion package as aid in light […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2020

Duterte calls on Congress to hold special session — Sen. Go

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go disclosed that President Rodrigo Duterte has called on Congress to a special session to tackle and pass a supplemental budget necessary to combat the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). “I, together with my other colleagues in the Senate and the House of Representatives, recommended to the President of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 21st, 2020

Duterte calls on Congress to hold special session — Sen. Go

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go disclosed that President Rodrigo Duterte has called on Congress to a special session to tackle and pass a supplemental budget necessary to combat the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). “I, together with my other colleagues in the Senate and the House of Representatives, recommended to the President of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 20th, 2020

Anti-virus plan gets P1.6-B budget

The House of Representatives’ committee on appropriations on Tuesday approved a P1.6-billion supplemental budget to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 10th, 2020

House panel OKs P1.6-B budget for response vs COVID-19 

MANILA, Philippines — The House committee on appropriations on Tuesday approved a P1.6-billion supplemental budget for the country’s response against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). During the committee’s hearing on bills seeking supplemental budget for COVID-19 response efforts, lawmakers noted the urgency of approving the proposals as more cases of the disease are confirmed in the […] The post House panel OKs P1.6-B budget for response vs COVID-19  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2020

House, DBM workingon P30 billion fund for Taal rehab

Leaders of the House of Representatives are coordinating with Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado to refine the measure that seeks a P30-billion supplemental budget for the rehabilitation of areas devastated by the Taal Volcano eruption......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2020

Batangas lawmakers initiate P30 billion budget for Taal rehab

All representatives of the six districts of Batangas province yesterday spearheaded the filing of a bill at the House of Representatives allocating P30 billion as supplemental budget for the rehabilitation of areas devastated by the Taal Volcano eruption......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2020

House sets as priority P50-billion supplemental budget

The House of Representatives is ready to approve a P50-billion supplemental budget for areas affected by the Taal Volcano eruption......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020

Duterte eyes evac centers in disaster-prone areas

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged Congress to provide a supplemental budget for the construction of big evacuation shelters in disaster-prone areas. In a speech during his visit to Sto. Tomas, Batangas, where he distributed relief aid to evacuees, Duterte asked the House of Representatives to provide P30 billion for the project. “I’m urging Congress […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 21st, 2020

House bill seeks P8.4 billion more for rice farmers

A ranking lawmaker yesterday pushed for a supplemental budget of P8.4 billion for this year to address needs of farmers severely affected by plummeting prices due to the Rice Tariffication Law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 29th, 2019

Lawmakers want extra P15B for NFA to buy palay from local farmers

MANILA, Philippines – Fifty-three lawmakers led by the progessive Makabayan bloc are seeking to provide a P15-billion supplemental budget to the National Food Authority (NFA) amid the plummeting prices of palay.   The 53 legislators filed House Joint Resolution (HJR) No. 18 on Thursday, September 19, seeking to mandate the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2019

Capitol gets P1.2B supplemental budget for COVID response, recovery

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board has passed a P1.2-billion supplemental budget intended for the Capitol’s response and recovery projects from the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the subsequent lockdown that resulted to economic downturns globally in the first half of 2020. The PB, in its regular online session on Monday, […] The post Capitol gets P1.2B supplemental budget for COVID response, recovery appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2020

Cebu City Council approves P1.9 billion supplemental budget

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has approved the Supplemental Budget Number 3 that contains the allocation for aid to affected residents during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) after almost a month-long discussion. After a six-hour regular session on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the council, though, decided to decrease the supplemental budget from […] The post Cebu City Council approves P1.9 billion supplemental budget appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020

Garcia hopes city dads will okay SB3 on June 17

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Council’s majority floor leader, Councilor Raymond Garcia, is hopeful that the three-week-long delayed Supplemental Budget Number 3 (SB 3) of the city will finally be passed on June 17, 2020. In a phone interview with CDN Digital, Garcia said that the delay in the passing of the P3.3 billion […] The post Garcia hopes city dads will okay SB3 on June 17 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

QC EARMARKS P600M FOR EXPANDED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Manila, Philippines – The Quezon City government has earmarked P600 million from its P2.8-billion supplemental budget for 2020 to expand the coverage of its Kalingang QC financial assistance program to all vulnerable sectors. “We saw the pressing need to expand the financial aid program after many ambulant and unregistered vendors were discovered during the first […] The post QC EARMARKS P600M FOR EXPANDED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsApr 25th, 2020

Quezon City approves P2.8 billion budget vs COVID

The Quezon City government has approved a supplemental budget amounting to P2.8 billion to support the city’s response against the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2020

Belmonte signs P2.8-B Covid budget in QC

MAYOR Josefina “Joy” Belmonte has signed the P2.8 billion supplemental budget for 2020 to address the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Quezon City. The budget, which was passed by the Quezon City Council, would fund the distribution of food packs and financial aid to residents, and the provision of hazard and risk pay […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 18th, 2020

IATF approves DA’s P31 billion supplemental budget

The Interagency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved the P31-billion supplemental budget of the Department of Agriculture to roll out its interventions to ensure sufficient food and stable prices amid the enhanced community quarantine......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 31st, 2020

Lawmaker to DA: Help local farmers

Magsasaka party-list Rep. Argel Cabatbat has urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to support local farmers to ensure their livelihood and the country’s food security amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis. Cabatbat said the DA can use part of the P32 billion budget it sought from the supplemental budget for Covid response to help […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 29th, 2020