• 29 July 2015
MANILA, July 29 --  President Benigno S. Aquino, III through the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), submitted on Tuesday the proposed P3.002-trillion 2016 National Budget to Congress, as the Administration continues to expand the national economy and sustain governance and budget reforms instituted over the last five years. The proposed 2016 National Budget is double the budget of the past six years, from P1.541 trillion of the 2010 General Appropriations Act (GAA) to the P3.002 trillion planned for next year. This is also 15.2 percent higher than the 2015 enacted budget. On the other hand, the GDP share of 19.5 percent in 2016 will take up a larger share of the economy as compared to 18.7 percent of the GDP in 2015 and 16.4 percent of the GDP (actual obligations) in 2010. “The National Budget is one of our major instruments in creating truly inclusive growth. Our spending blueprint for 2016 will therefore be integral in the administration’s continuing journey on Daang Matuwid. With this budget, the National Government will try to widen its reach so that the benefits of our economic development will truly be felt by as many of our countrymen as possible,” Budget ...Read more

PNoy: Daang Matuwid accelerates completion of long-awaited infrastructure projects

 CENTRAL  29 July 2015
QUEZON CITY, July 29 --   Infrastructure projects which have long been awaited and needed by the people were  undertaken by the  Aquino administration under its Daang Matuwid agenda without bias for political or party affiliations. “Tapos na ang panahon ng pag-iwas sa responsibilidad. Sa Daan ...Read more

Deworming activity zeroes in on 123K school kids in S. Cotabato

 R12  29 July 2015
KORONADAL CITY,  South Cotabato,  July 29 (PIA)  --  Some 123,369  schoolchildren  in  South Cotabato  are expected to take anthelmintic tablets  Wednesday,  July 29. This  population, according to  Dr. Gertrudez Dajay,  medical officer  III of the Department  of Education- South Cot ...Read more