PCOO spends +728%; 3,561,643.83/day in 2017


1,300,000,000 pesos divided by one (1) year, which is 365 days is 3,561,643.83. That's 3561643.83 pesos per day in PCOO's 2017 budget.

The PCOO spent P1.3 billion in operating expenses in 2017, compared to P157 million the year before. The increases are mainly in rental and leasing, and travels of PCOO officials for ASEAN events and presidential activities. SOURCE: PCOO expenses up by 700%: Spending increased in travels, rentals, internet; Pia Ranada @piaranada Published 11:22 AM, July 20, 2018 Updated 11:33 AM, July 20, 2018; https://www.rappler.com/nation/207754-pcoo-travels-rentals-internet-expenses-audit-report-2017
The Presidential Communications Group or simply the Communications Group, is the collective name for the newly formed offices within the Office of the President of the Philippines and refers to the following positions and offices: the Presidential Spokesperson and the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO)—formerly the Office of the Press Secretary. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidential_Communications_Group_(Philippines)

SOURCE: https://www.dbm.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/NEP2017/PCOO/PCOO.pdf

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