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The Manila Times
Aquino’s defense crumbles under ‘first, do no harm’ and ‘do not plunder’ ethical principlesand procurement of three million doses of dengue vaccine. Nine days immediately
The Manila Times / Posted 6 hours ago
and procurement of three million doses of dengue vaccine. Nine days immediately after, Garin’s proposal was approved by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) under Secretary Butch Abad. On December 22, 2015, Dengvaxia got Food and Drug... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congress hikes DPWH budget by P11 billionDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources lost P2.4 billion, or a reduced
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Department of Environment and Natural Resources lost P2.4 billion, or a reduced allocation of P24.9 billion. A former Department of Budget and Management official, who did not want to be named, said the 2018 outlay “is the election... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino justifies use of gov’t savings to buy Dengvaxiabe very important and it got the quick approval of the FDA and immediately got
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
be very important and it got the quick approval of the FDA and immediately got a Saro.) A Saro is a document issued by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) that approves the actual release of funds from the National Treasury. “Well,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate invites Aquino to vaccine probeevery one who endorsed (the program).” “Not just from (former health secretary
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
every one who endorsed (the program).” “Not just from (former health secretary Janette Garin), you go higher to the (Department of Budget and Management), then up to the president (Aquino). There’s a conspiracy. It’s very clear that the fund... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Congress finalizes P3.767-T budget for 2018enactment of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education initially prese
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
enactment of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education initially presented a challenge to lawmakers since the Department of Budget and Management did not include free tertiary education in its July budget proposal. “Now there is no... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Dengvaxia deal rushed for polls?risks. During the joint hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon and health committee
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
risks. During the joint hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon and health committees on the Dengvaxia controversy, Department of Budget and Management (DBM) director Cristina Clasara said the Office of the President, through then executive... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Purchase of Dengvaxia not funded under 2016 nat’l budgetit was “too fast.” “Gaano ba kabilis makakuha ng special allotment release ord
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
it was “too fast.” “Gaano ba kabilis makakuha ng special allotment release order? Gaano ba kabilis makakuha ng pondo sa Department of Budget and Management? Aba magnonobena ka ng tatlong libong beses bago ka makapaglabas ng pera. Pero ito... Read more
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The Manila Times
2 Senate panels probe Dengvaxia row; Gordon sees ‘strong signs of conspiracy’accessible, efficacious, safe and affordable. On December 29, 2015, a day afte
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
accessible, efficacious, safe and affordable. On December 29, 2015, a day after the exemption request was approved, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), then headed by Secretary Florencio Abad, issued the special allotment release... Read more
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6d
The Manila Times
Guess who came to dinner? Sanofi and ‘sinofi’sent to him by Eldon Cruz, brother-in-law of former President Benigno Aquino II
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
sent to him by Eldon Cruz, brother-in-law of former President Benigno Aquino III, asking for an endorsement to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), was “fake.” Mr. Singson, a lot of people say that you are honest and I believe... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Stories2017,� Leonardiasaid in his Memorandum No. 187, to all department and office he
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
2017,� Leonardiasaid in his Memorandum No. 187, to all department and office heads. The granting of the PEI is set by the Department of Budget and Management, he added. The PEI is on top of the Year-End Bonus equivalent to one month basic pay and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ombudsman finds no plunder offense in Malampaya scamwas not established. The respondents were accused of diverting P900 million fr
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
was not established. The respondents were accused of diverting P900 million from the Malampaya fund allocated by the Department of Budget and Management to the DAR in 2009 and in the process using 12 non-government organizations linked to... Read more
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Sun Star
New Centcom chief: We'll go after communiststhe military and police officials. "Malungkot ko na akoy mag-retire na, pero m
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
the military and police officials. "Malungkot ko na akoy mag-retire na, pero masaya ako kasi pupunta na ako sa DBM. Hindi Department of Budget and Management ha. Driver, bodyguard ni misis," he quipped, drawing laughter from the audience. Lactao... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DBM: 94.5% of 2017 national budget released as of November94.5 percent of the 2017 national budget during the first 11 months, almost the
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
94.5 percent of the 2017 national budget during the first 11 months, almost the same pace as a year ago, the latest Department of Budget and Management (DBM) data showed. From January to November, P3.166 trillion of the P3.35 trillion... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 ex-Cabinet men, Napoles to be tried in Malampaya scampart, Andaya allegedly approved the request for the discretionary funds “despit
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
part, Andaya allegedly approved the request for the discretionary funds “despite the lack of any clear basis.” Although Department of Budget and Management Director Nora Oliveros observed a lack of supporting documents, Andaya allegedly signed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Arroyo admin execs charged over Malampaya scamof public funds through falsification of public documents. Also charged with t
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
of public funds through falsification of public documents. Also charged with the same counts of the offenses were former Department of Budget and Management Undersecretary Mario Relampagos as well as former officials of the Department of Agrarian... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ombudsman dismisses Negros Oriental governor for grave misconductformer provincial treasurer Danilo Mendez and former provincial accountant Teod
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
former provincial treasurer Danilo Mendez and former provincial accountant Teodorico Reyes, despite a notice from the Department of Budget and Management that it has already recalled the Special Allotment Release Order for the project due to... Read more
9d
Inquirier.net
Gov’t infra spending up 11.8% in first 10 months17.8 percent year-on-year to P51.5 billion in October as more public works proj
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
17.8 percent year-on-year to P51.5 billion in October as more public works projects were rolled out that month. The latest Department of Budget and Management data showed that disbursements for infrastructure and other capital outlays at the start... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DBM expects government spending to ramp up by end of 2017Benjamin Diokno holds a press briefing in Malacañang. (Photo by TOTO LOZANO / P
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Benjamin Diokno holds a press briefing in Malacañang. (Photo by TOTO LOZANO / Presidential Photographers Division) The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) expects the government to boost its spending for the last two months of 2017 after... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Government spending up by 28% in October 2017spending has jumped by 28.2 percent in October in what is seen as the highest g
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
spending has jumped by 28.2 percent in October in what is seen as the highest growth recorded for 2017, according to the Department of Budget Management (DBM). “The significant growth in government disbursements for the month of October is... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bicam breaks impasse on budget realignments in 2018, says Nogralesin the interview. Senator Panfilo Lacson, who pushed for the cut in the DPWH b
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
in the interview. Senator Panfilo Lacson, who pushed for the cut in the DPWH budget, said he wanted the agency and the Department of Budget and Management to explain where the P50 billion would go. “I think [on]Monday the DBM and DPWH were... Read more
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10d
Sun Star
Davao council approves P136-M supplemental budgetof the City Government of Davao. This is sourced from the General Fund and Econ
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
of the City Government of Davao. This is sourced from the General Fund and Economic Enterprises. This is pursuant to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Budget circular No. 2017-12, dated November 16, 2017. Second bulk of the... Read more
10d
Minda News
DPWH orders return of P4.8-B RROW fund for Region 12them Eldon Cruz, brother-in-law of former President Benigno S. Aquino III. The
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
them Eldon Cruz, brother-in-law of former President Benigno S. Aquino III. The ongoing investigation has included former Department of Budget and Management secretary Florencio Abad and former DPWH secretary Rogelio Singson. (MindaNews) c... Read more
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Sun Star
Cabaero: But DOH not in corrupt listof Transportation and Communications, Department of Public Works and Highways,
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
of Transportation and Communications, Department of Public Works and Highways, Philippine National Police, and the Department of Budget and Management. Eight government agencies got neutral ratings, nine agencies received moderate ratings,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte urges Congress anew: Pass FOI billthe most number of requests are the Philippine Statistics Authority, Department
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
the most number of requests are the Philippine Statistics Authority, Department of Health, Department of Transportation, Department of Budget and Management and the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). A total of 127 government... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Govt’ employees to receive performance bonuses by Dec. 15The government will release the P5,000 performance bonus for each of its employ
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
The government will release the P5,000 performance bonus for each of its employees by Dec. 15. In a statement Monday, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said the productivity enhancement incentive (PEI) would be given not earlier than the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte renews call for Congress to pass FOI lawnumber of requests are the Philippine Statistics Authority, the Department of H
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
number of requests are the Philippine Statistics Authority, the Department of Health, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Budget and Management and the Presidential Communications Operations Office. A total of 127 government... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Recto warns of ‘dangerous gray areas’ in reenacted budgetabsence of clear legislative authority?” the senator asked. DAP is Disbursemen
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
absence of clear legislative authority?” the senator asked. DAP is Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) while DBM is Department of Budget and Management. “Kung may P20 million na pondo sa isang kalsada at nagasta na nung 2017, at tapos na... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Stop paying right-of-way claims, DPWH urged“backed” a syndicate behind the P8.7-billion scam and allegedly helped them in
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
“backed” a syndicate behind the P8.7-billion scam and allegedly helped them in expediting the release of funds from the Department of Budget and Management. Aside from Cruz, former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and former Public Works... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Road-scam witness draws solon's supporteldest sister, Ballsy Aquino Cruz, urging then DPWH secretary Rogelio Singson t
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
eldest sister, Ballsy Aquino Cruz, urging then DPWH secretary Rogelio Singson to endorse the payment for claims with the Department of Budget and Management. Jiggy Cruz, Aquino’s nephew and son of Cruz, has since denied the allegations, saying... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Revilla: Plunder evidence points to Napoles and Cambe, not meprojects could not be “criminal” because this was authorized and required by pe
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
projects could not be “criminal” because this was authorized and required by pertinent legislation and regulations of the Department of Budget and Management. Among the evidence that could be robbed of “probative value” on this ground was the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bong Revilla pushes for dismissal of his plunder rapcriminal acts” but on the contrary, is an act “authorized and required by perti
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
criminal acts” but on the contrary, is an act “authorized and required by pertinent legislation and regulations of the Department of Budget and Management.” Revilla said all that was proven by the testimonies of pork barrel scam primary state... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ex-DPWH chief vows to unmask Aguirre’s witness in scamtold the Inquirer in a text message that the letter allegedly sent to him by Cr
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
told the Inquirer in a text message that the letter allegedly sent to him by Cruz, asking for an endorsement to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), was “fake.” “The accusation is based on a letter claimed to be sent by Eldon to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino’s brod-in-law linked to scamofficials to help facilitate multimillion-peso transactions in the Department o
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
officials to help facilitate multimillion-peso transactions in the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Budget and Management. The witness was visibly adamant to identify Cruz as the one who supposedly used his... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Government mulls new council for casino privatizationcouncil would be composed of representatives from the Office of the President (
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
council would be composed of representatives from the Office of the President (OP), the DOF, the Department of Justice, the Department of Budget and Management and the Governance Commission for Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations. He said... Read more
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Sun Star
PB OKs Capitol bonusunits (LGUs) are authorized to grant CNA incentives to qualified employees subj
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
units (LGUs) are authorized to grant CNA incentives to qualified employees subject to the guidelines to be issued by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). Martinez said the P155.5 million may be sourced from savings from some 2017... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Aquino in-law linked to P8-b road scampublic officials to facilitate the multi-million-peso transactions in the Depar
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
public officials to facilitate the multi-million-peso transactions in the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Department of Budget and Management. Aguirre, who presented the witness to the media, advised the witness to answer... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Immigration bureau promotes 800 workers to port postsof more efficient services to the traveling public. Morente said promoting the
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
of more efficient services to the traveling public. Morente said promoting the employees became possible after the Department of Budget and Management created last April nearly 900 new positions for immigration officers in the BI... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aquino brother-in-law linked to road scam, says AguirreWorks Secretary Rogelio Singson. “Attached herewith is a revised letter reques
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. “Attached herewith is a revised letter request for your good office to endorse to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) in relation to settlement of ROW claim in payment of properties affected by an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t witness links Aquino brother-in-law to DPWH right-of-way scamProtection Program (WPP). Catapang showed reporters a letter purportedly signe
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
Protection Program (WPP). Catapang showed reporters a letter purportedly signed by Cruz asking the DPWH to endorse to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to release the payment for the right-of-way claims. “Ginagamit kasi ang pangalan... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Govt expects to implement fuel marking in second semester of 2018equipment for the fuel marking system should get the approval of the Investment
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
equipment for the fuel marking system should get the approval of the Investment Coordination Committee as suggested by the Department of Budget and Management. “I said ‘let’s just put it through ICC.’ We will have a meeting on the 6th [of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Mayor hit for ‘substandard’ worksLocal Government Code, Section 287 and its implementing rules under the Departm
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 days ago
Local Government Code, Section 287 and its implementing rules under the Department of the Interior and Local Government and Department of Budget and Management Joint Circular No. 2011-1, which took effect on or after April 13, 2011. The movement,... Read more
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The Manila Times
500 BI officers up for promotionmandatory retirement catches up with them. Immigration Commissioner Jaime More
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
mandatory retirement catches up with them. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente disclosed over the weekend that the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) last April created nearly 900 new plantilla positions for immigration... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Investments in infrastructure: Road to developmentprogram by allocating P8.2 trillion infrastructure budget over the next six yea
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
program by allocating P8.2 trillion infrastructure budget over the next six years. Based on the data from the Department of Budget and Management, the infrastructure outlays for 2015, 2016 and 2017 indicates that the infrastructure... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abad, Singson linked to right-of-way ‘scam’for comment, Abad dismissed the allegations as “baseless and therefore not true
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
for comment, Abad dismissed the allegations as “baseless and therefore not true.” “I and the DBM (Department of Budget and Management) were never part of the negotiations,” Abad said. Singson said he was deferring comment... Read more
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Pilipino Star
GOCC subsidies up 12% to P94 B in Jan-Octsupport to the PhilHealth to raise the fund’s coverage of more indigent Filipin
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
support to the PhilHealth to raise the fund’s coverage of more indigent Filipinos. Based on an earlier statement of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), the P6.76 billion given to PHIC is part of the unreleased premium subsidies for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Aguirre tags Abad, Singson over P8.7-B road scamthe case. Abad, for his part, asserted that the "accusation is baseless and th
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
the case. Abad, for his part, asserted that the "accusation is baseless and therefore not true." He added: "I and the [Department of Budget and Management] were never part of the negotiations for that transaction. The [Department of Public... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abad describes fake title scam allegation as baseless ‘in fact and in truth’the release of funds for more than 300 folders containing fake road-right-of-wa
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
the release of funds for more than 300 folders containing fake road-right-of-way claims in General Santos City. “DBM (Department of Budget and Management) has nothing to do with the negotiations and approval of ROW (right of way) claims. The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Investments in infrastructure: Road to developmentprogram by allocating P8.2 trillion infrastructure budget over the next six yea
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
program by allocating P8.2 trillion infrastructure budget over the next six years. Based on the data from the Department of Budget and Management, the infrastructure outlays for 2015, 2016 and 2017 indicates that the infrastructure... Read more
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Inquirier.net
10-mo budget gap hits P235Bof the yearend bonus of government employees, and requests for payment by contr
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
of the yearend bonus of government employees, and requests for payment by contractors/creditors before the year ends,” the Department of Budget and Management said in a statement. Tax and nontax revenues grew 17 percent to P205.1 billion in... Read more
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The Manila Times
6.9% economic growth attainablecan be attributed to expansionary fiscal policy and more efficient utilization
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
can be attributed to expansionary fiscal policy and more efficient utilization of resources, he added. “Looking ahead, the Department of Budget and Management will ensure that government spending will provide a much-needed boost to economic... Read more
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