MANILA - He was being innovative and creative. This is how Budget Secretary Butch Abad defended the controversial disbursement acceleration program before senators in the first Senate hearing on DAP.
Abad: SC decision on DAP may undo PH progress
MANILA - For the first time, Vice-President Jejomar Binay said he disagrees with President Aquino's decision not to accept the resignation of Budget Secretary Butch Abad.
VP Binay disagrees: PNoy should have sacked Abad
Pres. Aquino hit the Supreme Court anew as he continued to publicly defend his administration's controversial and constitutionally infirm DAP during a speech delivered at Mabini's 150th birth anniversary celebration in Batangas on Wednesday. However, Aquino failed to mention that last January, Malacanang, through DBM Secretary Florencio Abad, offered to use pooled savings to address the very same act the President accused the SC of having committed cross-border transfer of funds.
SC declined Palace's offer to use savings
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MANILA - Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares reminded the Supreme Court that it should set the highest standard for lawyers and for everyone by following the country’s laws.
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MANILA, Philippines – The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA-3) is set to be fully operational by July 31, 17 years after the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) awarded the concession agreement.
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REDWOOD CITY, California – All Mary Grace Demafeliz could now wish is to have more days to tell her two-year-old son Dave Gabriel how much she loved him.
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Issued at 5:00 a.m., 24 July 2014
Southwest monsoon affecting Luzon. at 4:00 a.m. today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 800 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.0N, 134.0E).