1 week AMLC, DDB, other agencies got smaller share of 2021 budget than OVP – Defensor Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Anakalusugan Rep. Mike Defensor on Wednesday said that the Office of the Vice President (OVP) does not have the smallest share of the 2021 national budget. In a statement, Defensor said that P387.6 million or 57 percent of the OVP's proposed P679.9 million budget for next year is actually for "subsidy/financial assistance" or dole-outs. Defensor, chairman of the House public accounts committee, added that other government agencies are even getting smaller fractions of the proposed P4.506 trillion 2021 national budget. "For instance, P85.2 million is budgeted for the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), P146 million for the Anti-Red ... more