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Roque says part of NTF-ELCAC spending plan to go to typhoon-hit Bicol

Roque says part of NTF-ELCAC spending plan to go to typhoon-hit Bicol

Roque says part of NTF-ELCAC budget to go to typhoon-hit Bicol MANILA, Philippines — As the country endures a lingering pandemic and the damage wrought by the strongest storm of the year, the president’s spokesman said he sees no need to realign the anti-communist task force’s proposed P19-billion budget for 2021.  “In my opinion, there is no need…

Our little Aloe Ferox has actually survived: Mboweni delivers medium-term spending plan speech

Our little Aloe Ferox has actually survived: Mboweni delivers medium-term spending plan speech

PARLIAMENT – Finance Minister Tito Mboweni described a concerning economic picture for South Africans on Wednesday. But while the minister acknowledged the situation is bleak, he had encouraging words for the country. Mboweni delivered the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement to Parliament under difficult circumstances following the devastating global and local economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.…