2013 Philippine National Budget

By Cielito M. Reganit Malacañang on Tuesday submitted to the House of Representatives its proposed P2.006-trillion 2013 National Budget, a day after President Benigno Aquino III delivered his third State of the Nation Address (SONA). Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad presented the Budget of Expenditures and Sources of Financing as well as other supporting [...]

Filipino Sona of Noynoy Aquino in Tagalog 2012

This is the copy of the third State of the Nation Address delivered by President Benigno S. Aquino III before a joint session of Congress on July 23, 2012. Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile; Speaker Feliciano Belmonte; Bise Presidente Jejomar Binay; mga dating Pangulong Fidel Valdez Ramos at Joseph Ejercito Estrada; ang ating mga kagalang-galang [...]

Inter-Agency Energy Contingency Committee (IECC)

President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued Administrative Order (AO) No. 6 organizing the Inter-Agency Energy Contingency Committee (IECC) tasked to ensure the continuous adequate and stable supply of petroleum and other energy sources in the country. The President signed AO No. 6 on Thursday, in view of recent developments in the Middle East, specifically [...]

Republic Act (RA) 10121 Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management System

Republic of the Philippines CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES Metro Manila Fourteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine. REPUBLIC ACT No. 10121 AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDING FOR THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT [...]

Free Copy RA 9729 Climate Change Act of 2009

Republic Act (R.A.) 9729 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Fourteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine. REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9729 AN ACT MAINSTREAMING CLIMATE CHANGE INTO GOVERNMENT POLICY FORMULATIONS, ESTABLISHING THE FRAMEWORK STRATEGY AND PROGRAM ON [...]

Corruption at Armed Forces of the Philippines

Rep. Tomas Osmeña (Cebu City, south district) wants the congressional investigations on the alleged corruption in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to continue after the remains of former Chief of Staff and Defense Secretary Angelo Reyes were laid to rest Sunday at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Osmeña, a former Cebu City mayor, [...]

International Law Expert Senator Miriam Santiago

International law expert and Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago believes that the expose of former Lt. Col. George Rabusa can send to jail former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Angelo Reyes and other military generals who abused powers in pocketing the taxpayers’ money. ”Reyes can be convicted on the basis of the [...]

More Jobs in the Philippines

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has said the Aquino administration may front-load at least half of the national budget in the first six months of 2011 to boost the economy and generate more jobs. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Cayetano Paderanga told reporters that the government will accelerate infrastructure and social spending in the first [...]