“Unless of course, implement ang bagong ruling ng SC na kasali lahat, hindi lang sa IRA, kasali lahat ng taxes kasama na yung customs at sa ibang National government agencies, therefore lalaki ang pera,” she stressed.
Andaya said they specifically appeal for the restoration of the items taken out of the 2019 GAB by the Senate including Department of Transportation - P5 billion for right-of-way projects; Department of Public Works and Highways - P 11.033 billion for right-of-way projects; Foreign Assisted Projects under DPWH - P2.5 billion; Tehnical Education and Skills Development Authority - P3 billion for scholarship of rebel returnees, out-of-school youths and rehabilitating drug dependents enrolled under the Universal Access to Tertiary Education: Department of Environment and Natural Resources - P2.254 billion for National Greening Program; Department of Foreign Affairs - P7.5 billion budget for SEA Games taken out, but P5 billion transferred to Philippine Sports Commission and P2.5 billion nowhere to be found; Miscellaneous Personnel Benefit Fund - P13.4 billion and the Pension and Gratuity Fund - P39 billion.
Tolentino, the former presidential political adviser and chairman of MMDA, proposed the execution not only of drug traffickers but also of the source of narcotics and those involved in facilitating drug smuggling into the country.
Previously she expressed gratitude for the support of the people for the Hugpong bets. “We are happy na the trust and confidence of the people sa mga senators ng hugpong ng pagbabago and as I said na we hope na hanggang election day nandun na yung kanilang pagsuporta,” the presidential daughter had said.
The House leader said that records of the bicameral deliberations on the national budget would show that the fourth book was a condition put forward by the House of Representatives during the initial stage of the bicam conference and accepted by the Senate contingent.
He said such a summit would allow all government agencies and local government units as well as private stakeholders to coordinate their plans to allow the country to act swiftly on the depleting water resources while preventing wastage of resources and duplication of actions.
“If Atty. Sereno and the PCIJ believe that the increases relating to the President’s assets are all ill-gotten wealth, they should file the appropriate charges,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.