Editorial: Favor frugality

Vice President Sara Duterte must tell her allies in the House of Representatives to either not grant her office and the Department of Education (DepEd) a total of P650 million in confidential funds or reduce the funds significantly.Officials must be frugal and wise in spending public money these days.Duterte knows that the Philippine economy is […]

VP’s office asked to give up P500-M confidential fund  

A LAWMAKER on Thursday asked the Office of the Vice-President (OVP) to give up a P500-million confidential fund under its 2023 proposed budget, which could be reallocated to other agencies whose appropriations have been cut due to financial strain in public funds.    “Could the distinguished sponsor ask the honorable (Vice-President Sara Duterte-Carpio) if she is […]