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Cebu governor says no more fund transfers to NGOs, CSOs

Dec 05, 2019 - 10:35 PM

Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia says she wants to avoid a controversy similar to the pork barrel scam

NO PORK. No fund transfers will be allowed to NGOs or CSOs Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia says. Photo from Cebu Province Public Information Office's Facebook page

Palawan CSOs see hope in Renewable Portfolio Standards

Oct 06, 2017 - 2:19 PM

'Palawan has a lot of land, so there is definitely [a] potential to put up renewable energy here,' says National Renewable Energy Board Chairman Jose Layug

File photo by Potpot Pinili/Rappler

ASEAN countries urged to boost spending on social protection

Aug 15, 2017 - 4:53 PM

A UNESCAP report says expanding coverage for social protection is among the schemes that could distribute economic growth and limit inequality

VULNERABLE. Only two countries in Southeast Asia allocates more than 6% of their GDP for social protection. AFP file photo

CODE-NGO to Diokno: Reconsider plan to drop BUB

Jul 16, 2016 - 2:42 PM

The Caucus of Development NGO Networks urges budget secretary Benjamin Diokno to review of the bottom up budgeting program before pushing through with their plan

Social Dev't Celebration: CSOs to converge for inclusive growth

Nov 10, 2015 - 3:47 PM

Civil society continues to have an active role in the Philippines Many civil society organizations are involved in grassroots work policy and advocacy work and reform agendas

Lessons for the academe from Jesse Robredo

Aug 20, 2014 - 2:07 PM

Jesse’s stirring words become more crucial today as we confront the public cynicism amid the never ending tales of corruption issues and deepening social inequality

Bangsamoro draft law complete, set to be submitted to Palace

Apr 13, 2014 - 4:54 PM

Mindanao CSOs will hold a rally Monday afternoon to mark another step forward in the peace roadmap

DILG to prioritize Yolanda areas for anti-poverty projects

Apr 11, 2014 - 11:07 PM

DILG is hoping local governments can draft clear plans for spending the money

NDRRMC: Too many cooks spoil the broth

Nov 30, 2013 - 10:46 PM

The law creating the NDRRMC may have its innovations but it fails Yolanda s horrific test

Empower citizens, prepare LGUs

Jul 25, 2013 - 7:50 PM

Congresswomen Leni Robredo and Kaka Bag ao join NGOs in their crusade for people power governance

Soon in PH: crowdsourced laws?

Jul 04, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Sen TG Guingona refiles his crowdsourcing bill allowing netizens to participate in the lawmaking process

Bottom-up budgeting: Moving up, but long way to go

Apr 14, 2013 - 3:13 PM

After rejecting citizen groups proposals for the budget regional officials asked citizen leaders to sign an alternative list the officials themselves drafted