MANILA - Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares reminded the Supreme Court that it should set the highest standard for lawyers and for everyone by following the country’s laws.Full article
MANILA - Budget Secretary Butch Abad on Thursday questioned the Supreme Court (SC) for presuming bad faith on the part of the authors and implementors of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) despite its recognition of the benefits the country gained from the economic stimulus program. Full article
MANILA - Budget Secretary Butch Abad on Thursday said the Commission on Elections (Comelec) received an additional funding of P4.1 billion in 2012 for the expenses for the 2013 midterm elections. Full article
MANILA - President Aquino is not receiving wrong information about the disbursement acceleration program especially since the DAP is clearly benefiting the economy, Budget Secretary Florencio Butch Abad said Thursday.
MANILA - Budget Secretary Budget Abad on Thursday revealed the source of unprogrammed funds that were converted into savings and used for other purposes such as projects under the disbursement acceleration program (DAP). Full article