Tag: savings

Lacson Pushes Use of Gov’t Savings, Untapped Funds in P12-B Fund for ‘Ondoy,’ ‘Pepeng’ Victims

So as not to further bloat the country’s P230-billion budget deficit as of October 2009, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson has suggested that a P12-billion fund for victims of β€œOndoy,” β€œPepeng” and similar recent calamities be sourced from government savings and other untapped fund sources.Β  Continue reading “Lacson Pushes Use of Gov’t Savings, Untapped Funds in P12-B Fund for ‘Ondoy,’ ‘Pepeng’ Victims”

Lacson Wants ‘Savings’ from Debt Payments Channeled to Health, Education, Research

With the peso projected to strengthen further well into 2008, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson proposed channeling β€œsavings” from debt interest payments to basic services like health, education and research.Β  Continue reading “Lacson Wants ‘Savings’ from Debt Payments Channeled to Health, Education, Research”