National Expenditure Program 2021
Budget for infrastructure towers over health, social protection, MSME support–IBON
September 16, 2020
Health and social protection even in terms of infrastructure should be prioritized but these are dwarfed by programs such as roadworks and grandiose transport projects that are not as urgent.
It really hurts: Economic infrastructure over health
September 12, 2020
BY JOSE LORENZO LIM
Are the planned infrastructure projects really what the economy needs right now after everything that’s happened this year? How much of the infrastructure helps fight the COVID-19 pandemic?
Philippine health recovery not a priority for Duterte administration
September 10, 2020
BY MARICAR PIEDAD
This budget will be crucial for the Philippines to fast track recovery from the worst health and economic crisis in its history because of COVID-19. But it is not at all about health recovery as the Duterte administration hypes.