Malacanang denies Binay's allegations vs. LP's use of BuB funds for Roxas' campaign

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Malacanang denies Binay's allegations vs. LP's use of BuB funds for Roxas' campaign 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — Malacanang on Monday decried allegations by Vice President Jejomar Binay that ruling Liberal Party (LP) is using about Php 100 billion of the government's bottom-up budgeting (BuB) fund for Mar Roxas' presidential bid.

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Php 1.2-B earmarked for infrastructure projects in Negros Occidental’s agrarian reform covered areas

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Php 1.2-B earmarked for infrastructure projects in Negros Occidental’s agrarian reform covered areas 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 22 — The Department of Budget has earmarked Php 1.2-billion budget for the construction of infrastructure projects in agrarian reform covered areas in Negros Occidental, an official of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said.

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Ombudsman's 2016 budget hearing highlights need for more fiscal autonomy

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ombudsman's 2016 budget hearing highlights need for more fiscal autonomy 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — Despite its enormous task and meager budget, the Office of the Ombudsman cannot use its PhP4 million annual income primarily collected from clearance fees to augment its funds.

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Allegations on DAP, lump sums 'inaccurate' –DBM

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Allegations on DAP, lump sums 'inaccurate' –DBM 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, July 13 (PNA) — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Monday called the allegation of former Senator Panfilo Lacson on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and lump sums as "inaccurate."

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DBM finds parts of Cebu City's budget for 2015 inoperative

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on DBM finds parts of Cebu City's budget for 2015 inoperative 

CEBU CITY, March 26 — Cebu City allocated too much funds for its debt payments this year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said after reviewing the 2015 budget and find parts of it inoperative.

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DBM: 78% of 2015 budget already released to agencies

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on DBM: 78% of 2015 budget already released to agencies 

MANILA, Jan. 27 — The 2015 General Appropriations Act (GAA) amounting to Php2.606 trillion has kicked into effect, with 78 percent or Php2.037 trillion of the national budget comprehensively released at the start of the year to address procurement and implementation delays and fast-track the release of funds for public goods and services.

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Much–awaited tobacco funds for Ilocos to be released soon

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Much–awaited tobacco funds for Ilocos to be released soon 

LAOAG CITY, Jan. 24 — This is good news to the tobacco-producing provinces in Northern Luzon.

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Ombudsman junks MRs of 5 ex-solon in Php 399-M PDAF scam

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ombudsman junks MRs of 5 ex-solon in Php 399-M PDAF scam 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 12 (PNA) — The Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) has upheld the findings of probable cause against former Reps. Rizalina Seachon-Lañete (Masbate), Rodolfo Plaza (Agusan Del Sur), Samuel Dangwa (Benguet), Constantino Jaraula (Cagayan de Oro City) and Edgar Valdez (APEC) in connection with the misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) totaling Php339 million.

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Dagupan council okays 14th month pay, productivity enhancement bonus of employees

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Dagupan council okays 14th month pay, productivity enhancement bonus of employees 

DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 17 — Regular employees of the city government will be merry this Christmas after the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) passed an ordinance in its special session on December 16 that set aside P18 million to cover their 14th month pay and productivity enhancement bonus for the year 2014.

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Antique capitol employees to receive Php15K productivity bonus

December 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Antique capitol employees to receive Php15K productivity bonus 

SAN JOSE, Antique, Dec. 5 — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved Thursday a Php15,000 across the board Productivity Enhancement Incentive Bonus or extra bonus this Christmas for the 1,136 permanent employees of the Provincial Government of this province.

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