2016 national budget - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2016 national budget


PNP wages war on drugs despite P36-M budget in 2016

Sep 06, 2016 - 12:46 PM

But Police Director Benjamin Magalong acting PNP deputy chief for operations says the strong support of President Rodrigo Duterte and PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa is boosting their confidence to fight illegal drugs

CALL OF DUTY. Members of the Philippine National Police and the Scene of the Crime Operatives conducting investigation following a police operation against illegal drugs in the town of Plaridel, Bulacan on August 4. Photo by Eugenio Loreto/EPA

Next president limited by Aquino admin budget for 2 years – Briones

Apr 17, 2016 - 3:02 PM

Former national treasurer Leonor Briones says the next president s campaign promises will have to work with the 2016 and 2017 budgets created under the Aquino administration

AQUINO ADMIN BUDGET. Former national treasurer Leonor Briones says the next president will have to work with the 2016 and 2017 budgets crafted under the Aquino administration.

'Magnanakaw' sa Senado

Jan 18, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Hindi matanggap ni Senator Tito Sotto na tinalo siya ng mga maralita at mga kababaihan nang maipasa ang reproductive health law kaya t ninakaw niya ang P1 bilyong pondo nito sa bicameral committee

Manila City Hall file photo from Wikicommons

Aquino signs P3.002-trillion national budget for 2016

Dec 22, 2015 - 10:43 AM

This is the 6th and last budget passed under the Aquino administration


House ratifies P3-trillion national budget for 2016

Dec 16, 2015 - 9:27 PM

Congress lives up to its record of passing the national budget on time every year under the Aquino administration

ON TIME. House ratifies budget before it adjourns session for the Christmas break.

Senate approves P3-T budget for 2016

Nov 26, 2015 - 10:06 PM

The Senate approved budget now goes to the bicameral conference committee where it will be reconciled with the version of the House of Representatives

VOTE. Fourteen senators voted in favor of the proposed P3 trillion national budget for 2016. Photo by Alex Nueva Espana/Rappler

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How can we make Aquino listen to our tax woes?

Oct 15, 2015 - 6:30 PM

A reader asks whether we can still trust Daang Matuwid and what are the legal ways to avoid taxes

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Why push for tax reform?

Oct 04, 2015 - 9:12 AM

A diehard fan asks what s in it for fellow AlDub fans if they support the clamor for tax reform


'Proposed 2016 nat'l budget speaks louder than SONA'

Jul 27, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Senator Ralph Recto urges the public to look at the proposed 2016 national budget and a pre SONA technical report to get a good idea of the president s achievements and failures

LOUDER THAN SONA. Two documents show what President Benigno Aquino III has accomplished and what he has in store for the country during his last year in office. File photo by Rappler

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Jul 07, 2015 - 12:24 PM

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Aquino approves proposed P3 trillion 2016 budget

Jul 06, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The amount which is 15 2 higher than the allotment in 2015 is the highest budget proposed under the Aquino administration