“More importantly, it is a call to justly spend the people’s coffers for human resource development that would bring genuine progress to the country.”
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P55-M cauldron could have been spent for live-saving treatment, equipment — health coalition
The groups said the P55 million ($982,323) spent for a cauldron in the SEA Games could have been used for life-saving purposes such as full-course of anti-TB medicines for 12,500 patients; one session of hemodialysis for 14,285 patients; CT scan for 6,250 patients; 161 units of mechanical ventilators/respirators, among others.
2020 national budget, financing war against the Filipino people
Karapatan-Southern Mindanao fears that the defense budget would be used to bomb more communities, rather than to defend the country’s territorial defense against China’s incursion.