By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Tertiary education is really a privilege.” – Budget Secretary Florencio Abad
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Meager spending for social services show that the 2012 budget is anti-people and far from being a ‘reform budget’.” – Vencer Crisostomo, national chairman of Anakbayan.
Sidebar: Filipinos get P1.25 for health, P6.55 for education per day
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com Main story: Approved 2012 budget skewed vs peoples’ needs MANILA — Kabataan Party-list Rep. Raymond “Mong” Palatino criticized the Congress-ratified 2012 national budget of P1.816 trillion ($41.61 billion) as “unhealthy and ignorant” because it gave Filipino a mere P1.25 ($.03) for health and P6.55 ($.15) for education per day. “The…