Chino S. Leyco

He covers the Department of Finance, the Department of Budget Management and the National Economic and Development Authority.

Philippines vying to host new global climate fund

The Philippines is keen on hosting the Loss and Damage Fund (LDF) Board to secure increased climate financing and wider opportunities for cooperation to effectively tackle the impacts of climate change.

BIR ‘fixer’ syndicate busted by authorities

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has caught a syndicate that tricked taxpayers into paying them millions of pesos to help with their tax issues. 

Infrastructure funding jumps in first two months

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reported that infrastructure spending rose in the first two months of the year due to road projects and defense modernization program.

GSIS asks pensioners to use online services amid extreme heat

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is encouraging pensioners to take advantage of the pension fund's online services, especially amid the extreme heat affecting the country. 

DOF: Slow digitalization to result in tax losses amid e-commerce boom

The Department of Finance (DOF) has warned that the government’s slow implementation of digitalization amid the rapid growth of e-commerce could result in significant revenue loss.