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‘Build, build, build’ gets a third of proposed 2018 national budget

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SUBMITTED. President Rodrigo Duterte submits the proposed 2018 national budget to Congress.

The government’s infrastructure program will get P1.097 trillion in 2018 or 6.3% of the GDP

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 24, 2017) — President Rodrigo Duterte submitted the P3.77-trillion proposed 2018 national budget to Congress after delivering his second State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 24. Continue reading ‘Build, build, build’ gets a third of proposed 2018 national budget

Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters

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Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines, and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 12, 2017) — Are there enough funds for disaster management in 2017? Continue reading Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters