'Sycip was keeper of national ledger who told us that our assets are bigger than our liabilities'
October 9, 2017
The country has many Taipans but one true business titan, and that was Washington Sycip. His counsel was most sought after, his advice prized, that even among competing interests he was a shared resource, because having his name on the board is in itself a seal of good housekeeping. Even when his prestige had already blanketed the globe, Mr. Sycip loved to call himself a bookkeeper of c
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto is proposing that Malacañang be given a standby fund of P15 billion for Marawi reconstruction. Senator Recto said the additional P15 billion for the rehabilitation of the war-destroyed city can be included in the Unprogrammed Appropriations portion of the P3.76 trillion spending measure. #2018nationalbudget
“Kung mayroon tayong inilalaan na P30 billion for the change orders, cost overruns, contingent liabilities sa PPP, bakit hindi rin natin gawin ito para sa Marawi? We can rearrange, revise the components of the unprogrammed fund to accomodate the needs of Marawi, which must be prioritized.” -Senator Ralph Recto... See MoreSee Less
RECTO: KEEP DEPED P30-B BUDGET TO INCREASE TEACHERS' ALLOWANCES
"My proposal is that instead of transferring this money to other agencies, why not retain it there but change the intended use, toward the easy to implement, like teacher's allowances." -Sen. Ralph Recto
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph G. Recto is a competent, dedicated and diplomatic public servant. His devotion to family and community, unrelenting desire to make a better life for others, consummate passion for his work, and interactive leadership style serve as the firm foundation upon which he built a reputation as a young and committed leader whether as a legislator or a national executive.