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January 16, 2019 8:15 AM Japan-funded projects for signing in Q1 2019

More flood control and road projects are set to be funded by Japan this year MANILA, Philippines – Three loan agreements with Japan are set to be formalized this 1st quarter of 2019, said the Department of Finance (DOF). The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be funding the North-South Commuter Railway extension project, the 4th phase 503

December 7, 2018 2:16 AM Lacson: Declining 'Pork' is the Answer to 'Misplaced Generosity'

If the "pork" in Pampanga and Camarines Sur worth some P4.3 billion stemmed from a "misplaced gesture of generosity," the beneficiaries can show good faith by declining such amounts, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said. Lacson issued the advice after House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said the allocations were a show of "misplaced generosity" to public 124

October 23, 2018 6:41 AM Infrastructure continues to boost gov't spending in August 2018

Bulk of infrastructure and capital outlay disbursement in August goes to public works and military communication equipment MANILA, Philippines – Disbursements for infrastructure and capital outlay continued to boost government spending in August at P68.4 billion, which is 70.5% or P28.3 billion higher than the previous year. In its latest report on disbursements 112

October 2, 2018 10:20 AM WATCH: Flood flows into Cubao mall

After swift heavy rains hit many parts of Metro Manila, floodwater crept into Farmers Plaza in Cubao, Quezon City on Tuesday afternoon. In a video posted by Dennelle Paragas on Facebook, mall-goers were on the upper floors were looking down to witness floodwater gushing into the shopping center as employees try to move merchandises to safety 43

September 17, 2018 3:42 AM Philippine peso to hit P58 vs $1, inflation to jump – Capital Economics

MANILA, Philippines – London-based research firm Capital Economics sees the Philippine peso sinking further to P55 against the greenback this year and fall to P58 in 2019. In a report released last Friday, September 14, Capital Economics said that they expected the peso to slide due to a wider trade deficit aggravated by the government’s infrastructure 93

September 11, 2018 1:48 AM Legarda Reminds Gov't, Public to be Prepared for Typhoon 'Mangkhut'

Senator Loren Legarda today reminded government agencies, local government units (LGUs) and citizens to prepare for Typhoon 'Mangkhut', which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday, September 12. According to PAGASA, Typhoon 'Mangkhut' is expected to have maximum sustained winds of up to 210 kph and gustiness of up to 260 kph once it enters 102

September 5, 2018 9:24 PM Gov’t spending on infra jumps 47%

Government spending on infrastructure jumped 47 percent year-on-year to P437.2 billion at end-July, as the government rolled out more road and flood control projects as well as bought military equipment, the Department of Budget and Management said Wednesday. The latest DBM data showed that expenditures on infrastructure and other capital outlays rose from P297.5 billion 52

August 21, 2018 9:03 PM House wants agencies to explain delay in antiflood projects

About 60 percent of flood-control projects worth P25 billion all over Metro Manila have not been fully implemented, according to Quezon City Rep. Winnie Castelo. Castelo, chair of the House committee on Metro Manila development, said the government-funded projects could have helped prevent recent floods in Marikina City and other areas had the state 44

August 17, 2018 9:02 AM LOOK: Cops clean up debris-ridden Marikina street after flood

Members of the Marikina City Police on Friday launched its cleanup operation in the aftermath of recent flooding spawned by the southwest monsoon or “habagat.” The local government has evacuated over 14,000 persons and 3,000 families in the city last Tuesday after the Marikina River was raised to third alarm as it rose to 20.6 meters last Sunday 39

August 15, 2018 7:18 AM Customs should give smuggled rice to families hit by 'habagat': Binay

MANILA - Senator Nancy Binay on Wednesday urged the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to turn over seized smuggled rice to the social welfare department’s relief operations program for flood victims. The bureau intercepted 50,000 sacks of rice worth P175 million last Monday, while another 10,000 sacks were seized in a Laguna warehouse last month. "Marami pong mga kababayan 37