contingency funds - updates

Rappler's latest stories on contingency funds


IPs in Mindanao to get 605 new classrooms

May 27, 2016 - 1:56 PM

The budget department releases P500 million for new classrooms in 18 provinces

NEW CLASSROOMS. Students from indigenous peoples' communities in Mindanao will get new classrooms this 2016. File photo by Rappler

SC asked to strike down lump sums in 2014 budget

Jan 13, 2014 - 6:30 PM

Ex Manila Councilor Greco Belgica says while the PDAF is unconstitutional the 2014 budget is still filled with lump sums that are of the same character

2ND TRO. Another set of petitioners seeks for a TRO vs Meralco's record-high price hike, the second this week. File photo by Rappler

Budget reallocated; P26.84B available for Yolanda relief

Nov 12, 2013 - 9:30 PM

A breakdown of where the national government will get how much for the immediate needs of the affected provinces according to the budget department

DECIMATED. Residents walk through debris and toppled power lines in Tacloban City, Leyte on November 10, 2013, three days after devastating Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the city on November 8, but other areas have yet to be reached. AFP/Ted Aljibe

Task: Locate teachers in disaster areas

Nov 12, 2013 - 3:09 PM

Temporary learning spaces will be set up once school officials are accounted for says Education Secretary Armin Luistro

P3.3B available for quake victims – Abad

Oct 25, 2013 - 6:28 PM

A combined P1 billion remains of the President s calamity and contingency funds; P2 3 billion will come from quick response funds of 6 agencies

Palace won't touch impounded PDAF

Oct 23, 2013 - 9:00 PM

After the House Speaker it s the budget secretary who says that Senate President Drilon s idea of realigning the PDAF withheld by the Supreme Court cannot be done

HANDS ARE TIED. Budget Secretary Abad (right) says the Palace will rather wait for the Supreme Court to lift the TRO on the pork barrel. File photo