Allows appropriations under Bayanihan 2 available for release, obligation, and disbursement until June 30, 2021. President Rodrigo Duterte has signed laws extending the validity of appropriations under the 2020 national budget and the Bayanihan to Recover As One Act or Bayanihan 2 as the country continues to grapple […]
To boost infrastructure development, generate job opportunities, and rebuild by assisting communities adapt to the post-pandemic life December 28, 2020 President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday signed the PHP4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 which is expected to boost the government’s efforts to effectively respond to the challenges of the […]
To exercise veto powers December 25, 2020 President Rodrigo Duterte would use his veto power to get rid of some provisions included in the proposed 2021 General Appropriations Act, Malacañang said on Friday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque issued the statement just days before the anticipated ceremonial signing of… Read More […]
Will never allow dubious items in budget December 14, 2020 President Rodrigo Duterte’s track record shows that he never allowed “dubious items” in the government’s national budgets and never will, Malacañang said Monday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after Senator Panfilo… Read More
Drilon: Why only PHP2.5 billion, not P72.5 billion, for purchase of Covid-19 in P4.5 trillion national budget Robredo: Administration has no sense of urgency when it came to the country’s vaccination plan Roque: Refrain from politicking, elections are still too far away Palace hits Drilon, Robredo camp over […]
Palace will “take all steps necessary” to enact the 2021 General Appropriations Bill on time to avert a reenacted budget scenario DUTERTE to carefully review budget December 10, 2020 Malacañang on Thursday said the early passage of the proposed PHP4.506-trillion national budget for 2021 in Congress would give […]
Both houses of Congress ratified the Bicameral Conference Committee Report of the 2021 proposed national budget today, December 10, 2020. The main focus was the allocation for vaccines against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and the calamity fund. Hopes are high that the vaccines against the deadly virus will […]
The bicameral committee conference approved a total allocation of P72.5 billion for COVID-19 vaccines in the final version of the P4.5-trillion proposed national budget for 2021 that was approved on Wednesday, December 9.