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DICT budget

Senate expunges DICT’s P300-M confidential fund but allows P280-M ‘line item budget’

Sen. Grace Poe, the budget sponsor of the DICT, said instead of granting the agency a P300-million confidential fund, the amount of P280 million was put in a line item budget “so that it’s easier for us to be able to monitor it.”

House ends floor debates on DICT’s P9.067-billion budget for 2022

ACT Teachers party-list representative France Castro asked during the plenary debates the latest programs of the DICT to speed up Internet connectivity to help students in their blended learning, while GABRIELA party-list representatives Arlene Brosas queried if there are Chinese companies among the independent tower companies accredited by the agency.
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