Emergency leave available to state workers affected by typhoons, natural disasters

From the Civil Service Commission “Civil servants may avail of the special emergency leave,” said Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairman Francisco T. Duque III in light of the recent typhoon Glenda which left seven provinces under state of calamity. CSC Resolution No. 1200289 issued on February 8, 2012, grants a five-day special emergency leave to […]


DAP web page launched

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) today announced the launch of the web page for the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), shortly after Budget and Management Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad furnished copies of the full list of DAP projects to members of the Senate Committee on Finance this morning.


DAP presentation of Secretary Abad to the Senate of the Philippines

I had already presented DAP to the Senate Committee on Finance in October 2011, during the presentation of the proposed 2012 National Budget. I am very grateful that you have once again welcomed us into these halls to explain DAP anew, and this time for the benefit of the larger public.


CHED statement on the P4.28B from DAP for SUC’s upgrading and modernization

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) reports that the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) of the Aquino administration allotted P4.28 Billion for the enhancement and modernization of our State Universities and Colleges (SUCs). It provided the much needed boost to the SUCs’ 2011 and 2012 budgets that had minimal provision for capital outlay since 2000.


Measures to address 2015 tight supply proposed

As an early measure to address the imminent tight supply in 2015, the Department of Energy (DOE) headed by Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla calls for smooth and preventive measures to secure the country from a possible power situation in the summer months of 2015.


17 years in the making: Full airline operations at NAIA T3 by July 31

Seventeen (17) years after the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) awarded the concession agreement for the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 project, the modern passenger terminal building (PTB) will finally be ready for full airline operations this coming July 31st.