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Rappler's latest stories on overspending


Spain's public debt surpasses 100% in 20-year high

Jun 15, 2016 - 7:05 PM

The debt and public deficit are contentious issues as Spain s general elections draw near

epa04559779 (FILE) A file photo dated 08 December 2013 showing people passing Spanish department store El Corte Ingles in Calle Preciados, a popular shopping street in Madrid, Spain. The Spanish economy grew 1.4 per cent last year, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on 14 January 2015, 0.1 per cent more than previous government figures. Spain returned to growth in 2014 for the first time in six years. The economy added 400,000 jobs last year, Rajoy said after meeting Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in Athens. The government hopes the economy will grow more than 2 per cent this year. EPA/VICTOR LERENA

BIR to media: Report paid campaign promotions of 2016 bets

May 05, 2016 - 6:54 PM

For national candidates media organizations are urged to report all paid promotions made from November 9 2015 to May 7 2016

Billions of pesos spent on 'pre-campaign' ads

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:56 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is the sole presidential bet who did not spend hundreds of millions of pesos on pre campaign ads

36 candidates face charges for overspending in 2010, 2013

Jul 07, 2015 - 11:28 PM

Among them 3 are incumbent officials Meanwhile cases against 4 candidates have been dismissed due to their death

Over 100 politicians being probed for poll overspending

Nov 26, 2014 - 7:14 PM

The Comelec says it is proof they are not singling out persons or political parties in going after violators of campaign finance rules

69 candidates overspent in 2010, 2013 polls – Comelec

Oct 14, 2014 - 6:31 PM

UPDATED Overspending complaints have been filed against 25 candidates including Senator JV Ejercito for his 2010 congressional campaign in San Juan Complaints are being prepared for 44 other candidates

Comelec orders Laguna gov to step down

May 21, 2014 - 1:06 PM

The Comelec en banc upheld its First Division s decision to disqualify for campaign overspending Laguna Governor ER Ejercito who says he s prepared for a legal battle

DISQUALIFIED. Laguna Gov ER Ejercito at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa in Laguna. Photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

Paje’s office overspends P21.4M on meals

Oct 09, 2013 - 8:18 PM

To sustain the overspending on meals the DENR secretary s office used its maintenance and other operating budget sacrificing programs in the process

OVER-BUDGET. The DENR Office of the Secretary has their plate full with the COA report showing they overspent on food and catering

House bill seeks to raise campaign spending limits

Oct 06, 2013 - 4:40 PM

Baguio City Rep Nicasio Aliping Jr files HB 2362 seeking to increase campaign spending to up to P30 per voter