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Abad denies LP’s hand in pro-Aquino re-election ad

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The ruling Liberal Party has nothing to do with the full-page newspaper ad that was published on Tuesday urging President Benigno Aquino III to seek re-election in 2016, Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad said. “Hindi naman namin […]
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DBM releases P1.6B for CALA right-of-way acquisitions

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P1.6 billion to partially cover right-of-way acquisitions and contract services for the Cavite-Laguna (CALA) Expressway project. The initial budget to jump-start the project was taken out of the […]
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Aquino won’t sack Abad, De los Reyes – Palace

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Amid calls for President Benigno Aquino III to sack Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad and Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes, Malacañang on Tuesday reminded the public that the President has already previously addressed the issu...
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Binay: Aquino should’ve accepted Abad resignation

MANILA, July 23 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay for the first time on Wednesday admitted that he disagreed with President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to reject Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad’s resignation over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP)...
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DBM to release nearly P1B to settle unpaid GSIS premiums of DepEd-ARMM

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is releasing nearly P1 billion to settle unpaid insurance premiums of mostly public school teachers in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). In an e-mailed statement, the DBM said […]
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Aquino admin pours P4.5B into classrooms, school facilities

Sec. Abad: Timely budget support for public education In a move that coincides with the opening of classes, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P4.5 billion to the Department of Education (DepEd) for the maintenance of classrooms and […]
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DBM infuses P42M into Bangsamoro Transition Commission

Sec. Abad: Initial allocation to support Bangsamoro cause The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) rolled out P42 million as allocation—of which P29 million has been released as cash—to support the operational requirements of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, in line...