MANILA, Philippines — Department of Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno said that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. might approve the proposed P5.768-trillion budget for 2024 before his trip to Japan next month.
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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 1) — Department of Justice (DOJ) spokesman Mico Clavano said the agency still has to study the proposal to have a reimbursement scheme to offloaded travelers as it might have a «chilling effect» on screening officers.
A COMPLIANCE audit on the Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) has flagged the procurement of 22 desktop and laptop computers in August and December 22 for “contract splitting” and excessive cost per unit of the 12 laptops purchased without public bidding.
MANILA, Philippines — There was no last-minute move by Congress to restore the P650-million confidential funds (CF) in the budgets for next year for the office of Vice President Sara Duterte and the Department of Education, which she also heads.
MANILA, Philippines — A progressive lawmaker is currently proposing P31.57 billion for the "centralized procurement" of Euro-5 engines to upgrade thousands of traditional jeepneys and other public utility vehicles — a move supported by transport group PISTON.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 30) — Four resolutions have been filed in the House of Representatives concurring President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s proclamation that grants amnesty to current and former members of rebel groups.
THE Senate has prohibited the use of the Executive’s contingent funds to augment the confidential and intelligence funds (CFIs) of government agencies, especially civilian offices which are not involved in defense and public safety.
MANILA, Philippines: The Sandiganbayan's First Division acquitted former La Union 2nd District Rep. Thomas Dumpit Jr. and others of charges of graft, malversation of public funds, and malversation through falsification in connection with Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).
Good day. Here are the top stories of The Manila Times for Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023.