EVER WONDERED why Vice-President Jejomar Binay has kept a 20-year hold on the presidency of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP)? Yes, there’s the political advantage of being at the helm of a two-million-member organization. But there could be more to it than that. A recent report by a major daily said, “Vice-President Jejomar […]
A study that utilized health facility and beneficiary questionnaires to track funds generated from excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol products that were earmarked for PhilHealth’s Sponsored Program (SP), providing free health care to the poorest 20 percent of the Filipino population. The study sought to identify problems and bottlenecks in the funding flow from […]
This study assesses citizens’ access to and utilization of the Sponsored Program (SP) services of the National Health Insurance Program or popularly known as PhilHealth, as well as service quality and beneficiary satisfaction. The study revealed low levels of beneficiary knowledge, awareness, access, and usage of designated health services and benefits.
An Act Implementing the People’s Right to Information and the Constitutional Policies of Full Public Disclosure and Honesty in the Public Service and for Other Purposes. Approved on 3rd Reading on March 10, 2014.
VICE-PRESIDENT Jejomar Binay is accused of corruption that even his natural constituency, the masa, can no longer dismiss. The series of exposés, made credible by a whistleblower who was once the most trusted by the capo di tutti capi, has led a growing number of the masa to reject or at least question their favorite […]
The Pamphlet is a briefer on the salient features of the new sin tax law, the earmarked funds for universal health care and highlights of the new Philhealth law.
“MODERATE their greed.” This was the famous line attributed to then Economic Planning Secretary Romy Neri. The story was about Neri instructing eventual whistle-blower Jun Lozada to persuade Benjamin Abalos and Mike Arroyo to lower their “commission” for brokering the National Broadband Network deal between the Chinese corporation ZTE and the Gloria Arroyo administration. Abalos, […]