Notwithstanding the demand of stakeholders for better services two, no three national governtment commissions were deprived of their budget for next year by the House of Congress and were appropriated only a measly P1,000 each for 2018.
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s sycophants at the House of Representatives are having a field day in their fascist and anti-people schemes in the past days.
BAGUIO CITY — The Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco) general manager criticized Undersecretary Petronillo Ilagan of the Department of Energy (DOE) for blocking the condonation of the cooperative’s loan for barrio electrification.
The news of the P8.3 billion budget realignment to pave way for free college tuition came as a pleasant surprise for Filipino students as the previous year ended. It is a wide known fact that the Philippine education system is discriminating and problematic, thus this change was more than welcomed especially by the underprivileged.
Makasaysayan ang resulta ng deliberasyon ng pambansang badyet sa taong 2017-2018 kung saan nadagdagan ang pondo para sa tersyaryang edukasyon ng mahigit P8.3B.
BAGUIO CITY – With the approval of the P8.3-billion allocation for free tuition in state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the 2017 national budget, the Cordillera chapter of Kabataan Partylist heralds a “victory” of the ranks of the Filipino youth in the collective and unwavering struggle for the right to education.
BAGUIO CITY — Mostly in their white uniforms, staff nurses and student nurses from different universities gathered in a forum on the National Health Budget last November 19, 2016 from 1PM to 5PM at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) Dietary Hall.
VIGAN, Ilocos Sur — Kinarit ti Solidarity of Peasants Against Exploitation (Stop Exploitation) dagiti lokal a gobierno iti Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, La Union ken Abra nga ilatang ti Department of Budget and Management (DBM) ti maawatda nga excise tax para iti subsidio iti produksion ken kas tulong pinansial kadagiti mannalon. Daytoy ket kalpasan nga impakaammo ti DBM a ruk-atanna ti agarup P11 bilion para kadagiti lokal a yunit ti gobierno a paggapgapuan dagiti bulong ti tabako.
CAGAYAN – Nagkaroon ng kilos protesta ang mga magsasaka ng tabako sa Amulung, Cagayan noong Pebrero 19, 2016. Kaugnay ito sa kanilang kahilingan na direktang magbenepisyo ang mga magsasaka ng tabako sa pondong mula sa excise tax, sa pamamagitan ng mga proyekto at programang makakatulong upang mapalaki at mapabilis ang kanilang produksyon ng tabako.
For more than a century, Benguet Corporation extracted gold and other minerals in Itogon, Benguet since its establishment on August 12, 1903. Without any doubt, Benguet Corporation re-shaped Itogon and its adjacent communities. Despite its claim of world class mining operations, Benguet Corporation left permanent scars of destruction on the surface and beneath the earth; caused rivers to become biologically dead and its mine wastes pose threats and concrete effects to people’s lives and communities.
MANILA, Philippines — Coinciding with the deliberations on the proposed 2016 budget of the Department of National Defense (DND), Anakpawis Partylist joined the protest led by the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) and the Karapatan human rights group at the south gate of the House of Representatives.