Philippine national budget

Duterte administration’s 2021 budget priorities

September 11, 2020

INFOGRAPHIC

Amid the worst health crisis and economic decline in the country’s history, government prioritizes infrastructure, debt, and militarization over health and other social services, agriculture, and industry.

Bayanihan 2 and 2021 budget leave millions of unemployed behind

September 3, 2020

STATEMENT

Millions of Filipinos and their families will continue to suffer for years without a genuine stimulus program overriding the misguided fiscal conservatism and reckless optimism of the economic managers.

The 2020 Budget: Infrastructure, Populist Measures, and War

September 15, 2019

As the proposed 2020 budget makes its way through congress, the Duterte administration’s priorities favor infrastructure for big business, war, and populist measures over substantive economic and social services that benefit the majority of Filipinos.