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× Duterte signs 2019 national budget; vetoes P95.3B

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the 2019 national budget, Malacaang said on Monday.

"Yes," Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said when asked if Duterte has signed the budget.

"The President, among others, vetoed 95.3 billion pesos items of appropriations in the Details of DPWH Programs/Projects, which are not within the programmed priorities," Medialdea said. …

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