Florencio Butch Abad - updates

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[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Dengvaxia hysteria: Go back to the core issue

Feb 12, 2018 - 9:00 AM

We should train the spotlight again on past officials who rushed the purchase and rollout of the dengue vaccines

Aguirre tags Singson, Abad in P8.7-B road scam

Nov 24, 2017 - 1:43 PM

'The accusation is baseless and therefore not true. I and the DBM were never part of the negotiations for that transaction,' says former budget chief Florencio Abad

ROAD SCAM PROBE. Former Aquino executives, Florencio Abad and Rogelio Singson, are tagged in an ongoing multi-billion probe into an alleged road right of way scam.

Ombudsman also investigating Abad in PDAF scam

May 16, 2017 - 1:01 PM

Aguirre earlier alluded to Abad as the 'most guilty instigator' of the PDAF scam

Aquino's DAP defense leaves Abad to be indicted

May 12, 2017 - 8:04 PM

While Congress could appropriate it would have nothing more to do during the budget execution stage The determination of the availability of savings is the technical province of the DBM Aquino says in his comment to the Ombudsman

Former president Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino and his former Budget Secretary Florencio "Butch" Abad. File photo from Malacañang

Why can't government spend more?

Jul 22, 2015 - 11:45 AM

The solution to the problem of corruption carried the seed of the next problem: the zeal for good governance complicated the work of government unnecessarily

Abad: GOCC dividends, Treasury gains to fund MRT3 buyout

May 12, 2015 - 1:03 PM

The government can also borrow money but with the the approval of the Office of the President if GOCC dividends and Treasury gains are not realized Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says

Gov’t settles DepEd-ARMM’s unpaid GSIS premiums

Jun 11, 2014 - 2:31 PM

The budget department will release a total of P991 4 million for unpaid GSIS premiums of DepEd ARMM personnel so they can enjoy all their due benefits

Palace: Revilla meeting not meant to influence Corona trial

Jan 20, 2014 - 9:15 PM

Presidential spokesman Coloma says the President only wanted to verify with Revilla if interest groups were pressuring him to acquit the Chief Justice in 2012

Palace: NGOs asking for PDAF to be vetted

Jul 25, 2013 - 11:35 PM

In recent years when there was an increase in the number of NGOs availing themselves of lawmakers pork barrel any group could just get a slice of the pie

'Friendly' CJ doesn't mean higher budget for SC - Palace

Sep 06, 2012 - 6:55 PM

Having a friendly chief justice does not guarantee that the Supreme Court s proposed budget increase will be approved without a hitch

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SC, DBM enjoy 'openness' - Abad

Sep 05, 2012 - 8:35 PM

SC now more reasonable in tackling issues involving use of funds

Budget, SC chiefs to meet

Sep 04, 2012 - 5:54 PM

The meeting will address budgetary requirements for judicial reforms