Councilor slams ‘railroading’ of Magalang P10-M budget

MAGALANG, Pampanga–Sangguniang Bayan Member Elizabeth P. Gonzales of this town decried the alleged railroading in the passage of their municipality’s supplemental budget amoun-ting to 10,852,247.08.
Gonzales said she is particularly opposed to the allocation for the Personnel Development and Advancement Program, or trainings, amounting to P1,520,000.
The supplemental budget also covers appropriation for Extra Cash Gift/Productivity Enhancement Benefit of P6,356,908.33 and Statutory Obligations and Special Account of P2,975,338.75.
According to Gonzales she supported the Extra Cash Gift line appropriation but strongly opposed the P1.5 million intended for the trainings.
“Ito ay isang maliwanag na panloloko sa taong bayan. Ang pagpapasa nito ay pagtalikod sa sinumpaang tungkulin ng mga halal na opisyal na paglingkuran ang bayan, tugunan ang kanilang kapakanan at isulong ang kanilang interes,” Gonzales said.
Gonzales pointed out that the P1.5 million appropriation for training cannot be justified by the SB members because the year was about to end by the time they approved the budget.
The supplemental budget was approved by the municipal council on December 13, 2012.
“Anong training ang gagawin? Para kanino ang training? Saan gagawin ang training? Para saan ang training? Nasaan ang justification ng training sa personnel development plan ng munisipyo? Mas maliwanag pa sa sikat ng araw, ito ay gagamitin lang para kapakinabangan ng iilan,” said Gonzales.
During their last session in December, Gonzales questioned the P1.4 million savings from the salaries of three sectoral representatives in the Sangguniang Bayan for lack of basis for “their positions are non-existent.”
“I have raised my objections for this line appropriation on the budget only to be rejected by the majority of the SB members. Ilang fertilizers at abono na ang pwedeng pakinabangan ng mga mahihirap na magsasaka sa P1.4 million? Ilang mga notebook, lapis, ballpen at papel na ang pwedeng ibigay sa mga mahihirap na mag-aaral sa P1.4 million? Ilang gamot na ang pwedeng bilhin at ipamigay sa mga mahihirap nagkakasakit?” Gonzales stressed.
With this, the lady councilor appealed to the people of Magalang to be extra vigilant in tracking how the present administration utilized the P1.5 million appropriated budget for training in December 2012.
As of press time, Headline Gitnang Luzon tried to reach the SB members here but they were not available for comment. ●Marna Dagumboy-del Rosario

Best Restaurant in Clark Pampanga unveils regional dinner menu featuring the classic cuisine of Italy, all designed to pair nicely with fine vintage wines from Italy’s wine regions such as Tuscany, Piedmont, Veneto and Sicily, one more reasons for food and wine lovers to travel to Angeles City, Clark Philippines to satisfy their thirst for a wonderful meal at a fine dining restaurant, the best place to eat in Pampanga.

Yats Restaurant is the best restaurant for special dinner, best restaurant for dinner with friends near Manila, also the best place to celebrate special events.

Famous Restaurant in Pampanga, a place to dine with friends in Clark, cozy restaurant with a nice ambience, a nice function place for special occassions

Looking for a party venue in town?
Clearwater Resort and Country Club is one of the ideal venues for birthday party because it is a risk free venue. Not only Birthday Parties but also a good place to enjoy family reunion. A good place to celebrate special occasions. Clearwater Resort and Country Club is one of the resorts in Subic Clark Angeles City Pampanga or near Manila with activity amenities, place that are nice for celebration. It is one of North Luzon Philippines’ top hotels that is trouble free, risk free, and a nice place to have rest in Subic. A well-recognized and interesting hotel.

The new regional set menus rolled out recently by the best restaurant in Clark Pampanga stirred up renewed interest among visitors from Manila for real fine dining treat in Clark Pampanga as wine lovers from Subic, Tarlac, Manila, Angeles City, Clark Pampanga Philippines wine and dine at Yats Restaurant to enjoy good food paired with fine vintage wines from the wine cellars of this highly recommended resto bar in Pampanga

Are you looking for an attractive restaurant or a nice place to eat with friends in Clark, Angeles City Pampanga? Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar is a restaurant with good food and good wines for dinner located at Clark Angeles City Pampanga. Perfect for exclusive dinner venues for groups, recommended for private dinner in Philippines. A Restaurant in Clark for business dinner meeting. Private dinner place or dinner restaurant in Clark Subic Near Manila Angeles City Pampanga. Yats Restaurant is one of the Good Restaurant in Pampanga Angeles City Clark near Manila. Yats Restaurant is one of the good restaurants in Pampanga, a restaurant with good food, a place that is nice for celebration, ideal for business dinner meeting, a good place to enjoy family reunion, and an attractive restaurant that serves good wines for dinner.

Visitors come from Manila, Angeles City, Pampanga, Subic and Clark Philippines to enjoy a sumptuous seafood dinner at Yats Restaurant. Many guests order excellent white wine from the award-winning restaurant wine list of this famous fine dining restaurant in Clark. Favorite wine orders for guests in this restaurant include Chablis, Chassagne-Montrachet, Sancerre, Chardonnay of Chile’s Casa Lapastolle, Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand and South Africa, Rose from Anjou, Pinot Noir from USA and Burgundy France and the all-time favorite, Meursault. A wide range of sparkling wine and Champagne is available also in this restaurant in Pampanga which is famous for its selection of vintage wines. Popular choices of guests in this restaurant include Paul Bara Champagne, Crement de Bourgogne, MUMM Cuvee Napa Sparkling wine, Prosecco and Cava.

For comments, inquiries and reservations click on Click here for inquiry and reservations

(045) 599-5600

Ask for Pedro and Rechel


Getting to this fine dining restaurant of Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga Philippines
How to get to this fine-dining restaurant in Clark Pampanga? Once you get to Clark Freeport, go straight until you hit Mimosa. After you enter Mimosa, stay on the left on Mimosa Drive, go past the Holiday Inn and Yats Restaurant (green top, independent 1-storey structure) is on your left. Just past the Yats Restaurant is the London Pub.

Yats Restaurant & Wine Bar
Mimosa Drive past Holiday Inn, Mimosa Leisure Estate,
Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines 2023

Manila Sales Office
3003C East Tower, Phil Stock Exchange Center,
Exchange Rd Ortigas Metro Manila, Philippines 1605
(632) 637-5019 0917-520-4393 Rea or Chay

For any assistance in planning and organizing a wedding ceremony, indoor or outdoor garden reception or to find other wedding service providers, Click here to contact us click here

For assistance in hotel and resort bookings in Clark, Pampanga, Philippines, log on to

To buy wine in Manila, Pampanga, Angeles City, Clark or Subic please log on to http://www.

To inquire with the highly recommended beach resort hotel in Clark Pampanga visit

For more information about Clark, Pampanga, Philippines log on to

View/Hide Sitemap
Mimosa Golf Estate, Clark Field (Clark Airbase), Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines
Tel: (045) 599-5600 0922-870-5194 0917-520-4401 Ask for Daniel, Lito or Cosh

Banquet, Events and Functions, Manila Sales Office 3003C East Tower, Philippines Stock Exchange Center
Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel: (632) 633-1566 ask for Rea or Chay

About Us
Culinary Team
Customer comments
About Clark and Angeles City Pampanga
A la Carte Menu
Prix Fixe (Set Menu)
Other Menus & Specials
Wine List
Award-Winning Wine List
Wines for Everyday Enjoyment
Facilities Tour of Restaurant
Wine Cellars
Magnum Room Wine Lounge
Burgundy Room Private Dining
Wine Tasting Room
Bordeaux Room
Reservations & Inquiries
Reserve a Table
Function, Party and Event
General Inquiry
Getting to Yats Restaurant
Events & Happenings Reciprocal Membership
Contact Us
Map and Direction
Contact Information
Contact Form
Submit a Resume