What does it take to move twice as fast?

Arangkada Progress Report

Public-Private Partnership Monitor


Ensuring transparency of public-private partnerships (PPPs) gives Filipinos more opportunities to access modern infrastructure. Adequate power and water supply, improved transportation systems, and telecommunications respond to the needs of a growing urban population. [ Check Progress ]

Legislative Reform Tracker


The Arangkada Philippines supports legislative developments that encourage investment and job creation. Timely enactment of new laws and amendment of existing ones are crucial factors in sustaining the Philippine economy as well as boosting the country’s global competitiveness. [ Check Progress ]

News Updates

Private fund infusion in PPP deals across...

Posted on 22 February, 2017 at 15:06

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has vowed to raise the Philippines’ infrastructure profile by the end of his term, committing to set aside an infrastructure budget that is equivalent to at least five percent of gross domestic product (GDP) over that period.

Gov’t OKs dev’t blueprint

Posted on 22 February, 2017 at 13:01

State planning agency National Economic and Development Authority Tuesday said the Neda Board chaired by President Duterte approved on Monday the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, which will serve as the administration’s development blueprint.

Common ground

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 17:00

A confrontation between the local mining industry and the government has been expected ever since President Duterte appointed antimining advocate Gina Lopez to head the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

P52-billion elevated highway proposed

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 16:00

A P52-billion elevated highway that will connect the cities of Manila to Taguig through Pasig River have been proposed to the Duterte Administration intended to ease, if not eliminate, traffic in EDSA and other major thoroughfares in metropolis.

JICA study on P375-B Metro Manila subway...

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 15:00

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is expected to present during the next meeting of inter-agency transport planning body under the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) the initial results of the feasibility study…

Council to review DENR closure of mining...

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 14:00

The government’s Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) is bent on subjecting to review the recent decision of Environment Secretary Regina Lopez to close down some mining firms and terminate existing government contracts with mining companies.

Mining council buckles down for review

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 13:00

The government is scrambling to contain spreading business concern over twin decisions by the Environment department earlier this month to cancel the permits of nearly a hundred mine projects

‘Build Sangley-Clark railway link’

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 12:00

ADOPTING a twin-airport policy—one in the north and another in the south—is the most beneficial strategy that the government can undertake, an official from a party that offered to build a new international gateway in Sangley, Cavite, said on Thursday.

The economic revolution the Philippines really needs

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 10:06

For political, social, moral, and geo-political reasons, the revolution that the Philippines really needs is a productivity revolution in agriculture.

Status of PPP Projects (as of February...

Posted on 20 February, 2017 at 16:27

Status of PPP Projects | As of 15 December 2016

  All rights to the stock images are owned by Getty Images and its image partners and are protected by United States copyright laws, international treaty provisions and other applicable laws.
Getty Images and its image partners retain all rights and are available for purchase by visiting gettyimages website.

Arangkada Philippines: A Business Perspective — Move Twice As Fast | Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines