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Briones: PH must prove it deserves to spend more on education
Even with the education department getting the biggest cut of the budget pie the country is spending only 3 of its GDP on education below international standards
Briones: There might be more problems if we suspend K to 12
This thing is pressed upon us not only by internal environment but also by external environment such as the ASEAN integration says the incoming education secretary
Briones to Duterte: Form economic team ASAP
Former national treasurer Leonor Briones also calls on president elect Rodrigo Duterte to discuss the details of his economic agenda for further public scrutiny and dialogue
Higher budget, free tuition in state colleges: Easier said than done
What can the presidential candidates do for higher education especially in the context of the ASEAN integration and the full implementation of the K to 12?
5Ps and CCT: How will candidates' anti-poverty promises be funded?
When it comes to promises on poverty alleviation the 6 presidential candidates have a lot to offer How feasible those promises are is another story
House passes P2.6T budget for 2015 on 2nd reading
Lawmakers work overtime to beat their deadline to pass the proposed budget for 2015 before Congress pauses for a 3 week break
LIVE BLOG: Civil society summit on disaster risk reduction
What should the government and civil society do to prevent another disaster like typhoon Yolanda?
'People can help' watch over funds – COA, DBM
DBM Undersecretary Richard Moya and COA Chairperson Grace Tan emphasize the need for more public involvement to ensure transparency and accountability
#BudgetWatch: Beyond Napoles, guarding public funds
COA and DBM answer questions on accountability and transparency in this special BudgetWatch interview
Chiz: Calls to scrap presidential pork 'diversionary tactics'
We also need that but that is a diversionary tactic agains the raging issue on the pork barrel Chiz says
'Queen bee' funds worse than pork, group says
A budget watchdog calls for the abolition of Special Purpose Funds the bigger picture behind the pork barrel
Why votes are bought and sold
Vote buying works in a loop of poverty The poor need money and the politicians give them money
'Clock ticking' for Filipinos in Sabah
UPDATED The deadline for the Filipinos to leave Sabah expires on Sunday
Standoff not way to claim Sabah - Aquino
President Aquino says Going them with weapons is not the way to resolve this
'Explain vague, hidden entries in 2013 budget'
Two groups said on Sunday more than half of the proposed P2 006 billion budget for the next fiscal year continues to escape scrutiny