public spending - updates

Rappler's latest stories on public spending


Gov't nets P32.6-B budget surplus in August

Oct 20, 2016 - 8:15 PM

August s surplus means the government has closed the 8 month fiscal gap to P138 4 billion

Catch-up measures rev up infra spending in July

Sep 14, 2015 - 3:53 PM

The infrastructure spending and capital outlay for July alone surge to 92 9

UPSURGE. The upsurge in infrastructure and capital outlay disbursements was due mostly to the ongoing implementation of road work projects under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). In photo are President Benigno S. Aquino III, accompanied by Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio Singson during the photo exhibit on DPWH infrastructure projects after gracing the 117th anniversary of DPWH in June 2015. Photo by Lauro Montellano, Jr. / Malacañang Photo Bureau

PH 1st quarter GDP lowered to 5%

Aug 26, 2015 - 5:47 PM

Despite the downward revision from 5 2 the consensus figure for Q2 GDP is 5 7

Infrastructure investments to increase 4% of GDP in 2015

Feb 03, 2015 - 4:24 PM

The Department of Budget and Management says it has released P2 trillion or 78 of the 2015 budget to address procurement and implementation delays

Anarchist group turns teachers' march in Rio violent

Oct 08, 2013 - 3:00 PM

Thousands marched in Rio de Janeiro to support teachers seeking pay hikes before masked anarchists turned to violence

VIOLENCE IN THE STREETS. Demonstrators take part in clashes during a rally in support of a strike by teachers working in public high schools in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 07 October 2013. EPA/Marcelo Sayao

Philippines grows 6.4% in first quarter, second fastest after China

May 31, 2012 - 10:11 AM

This better than expected growth is the highest first quarter performance in a non election year since 2006 and shows the Philippines did better than neighbors in Asia