BUDGET DELIBERATION

Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, listens to Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar during the Senate deliberation on the agency’s 2019 budget in Pasay City on Monday (Jan. 14, 2019). Legarda said the chamber would continue to hold marathon sessions to ensure the immediate approval of the 2019 budget. AVITO DALAN/PNA – northboundasia.com