• 08 July 2015
MANILA, July 8—The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Tuesday said  they are gearing up for the government’s 2016 spending plan, which is double the Aquino administration’s P1.541-trillion budget in 2010, following the approval of the P3.002-trillion proposed national budget by President Benigno S. Aquino III and the members of the Cabinet, Monday. The proposed budget for 2016 which is 15.2 percent higher than the P2.606-trillion 2015 national budget is the Aquino administration’s blueprint for greater inclusive growth and reform expansion in the country. “With this proposed budget, we can build on our reform successes over the last five years, as well as take on the challenges in our bid for inclusive development. This is a sizeable budget proposal however, so our focus now is to help our agencies make optimal use of their allocations. This includes enhancing their capacities for budget planning, procurement, and project implementation, all of which are key to the prompt delivery of public services and the continuing growth of our economy,” Budget Secretary Florencio ‘Butch’ Abad said. “Overall, the proposed 2016 Budget will play an instrumental ro ...Read more

Roxas City teachers beneficiaries of TSEKAP program

 R06  08 July 2015
ROXAS CITY, Capiz, July 8 (PIA) – Hundreds of public school teachers from Roxas City Division availed of the preventive health care services and diagnostic examination, a basic component of the Tamang Serbisyong Kalusugang Pampamilya (TSEKAP) program of PhilHealth.Capiz PhilHealth Information Offi ...Read more

IOs, liaison officers join to form stronger info network

 R06  08 July 2015
ILOILO CITY, July 8(PIA)— Information officers coming from the local government units, private organizations and academe  have come together as a group to form stronger networks. It used to be that information officers organized by the Philippine Information Agency Iloilo Information Center were ...Read more