MB Daily News Update: FVR laid to rest

Published August 9, 2022, 4:45 PM

by Manila Bulletin

With full military honors, former president Fidel V. Ramos, best remembered for steering the country out of economic turmoil in the 1990s, was laid to rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

 The government reported that the economy grew by 7.4 percent in the second quarter of 2022, although this was slower compared to the same period last year.

The country also posted a trade deficit reaching $5.8 billion in June.

Meanwhile, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said it released P2 billion more to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for assistance that could be accorded to individuals and families who are in crisis.

These are among the top stories this Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 9, 2022.

FVR, 1928-2022 – The funeral caisson bearing the cremated remains of former president Fidel V. Ramos as it makes its way to the final resting place of the beloved 12th president of the Philippines at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. (Ali Vicoy)
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