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The Arangkada Philippines Fourth Anniversary Assessment

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

Joint Foreign Chambers: Pass FINL reform this...

Posted on 3 September, 2015 at 16:50


RP exports continue to fall in June...

Posted on 3 September, 2015 at 11:07

Philippine exports fell for the third consecutive month despite the recovery of the electronics sector in June 2015, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda).

Tax reform is the best example of...

Posted on 3 September, 2015 at 10:15

REP. Romero S. Quimbo, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, recently called on President Aquino to convene the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (Ledac) to tackle the growing clamor for income-tax reform.

EU, Vietnam Reach Agreement on Free Trade...

Posted on 3 September, 2015 at 09:42

The EU and Vietnam have reached an agreement in principle for a free trade agreement (FTA), after two and a half years of intense negotiations.

Indonesia gains highest investment in ASEAN

Posted on 3 September, 2015 at 09:29

Indonesia gained 31 percent or the highest in total foreign investment in ASEAN in the first semester of 2015, Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) chief Franky Sibarani said on Monday.

Legislative Tracker – August 2015

Posted on 2 September, 2015 at 11:00

Legislative Tracker – August 2015

The pathetic state of PH Internet

Posted on 2 September, 2015 at 10:35

IF THERE were an Olympics for Internet speed, the Philippines would not even make it to the qualifying round.

Best bets for inclusive growth

Posted on 2 September, 2015 at 10:23

AN ENCOURAGING sign of fundamental improvement in our economy is the increasingly strong contribution of the industry sector, particularly manufacturing, to the economy’s growth relative to its performance since 1990 to 2010.

Rene Almendras as traffic czar

Posted on 1 September, 2015 at 13:29

The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) wants P-Noy to appoint Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras as Metro Manila’s traffic czar. The MAP, it seems, has lost confidence in MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino, who of late, is more interested in campaigning for senator than figuring out what to do about our worsening traffic jams.

Finance chief says ‘aggressive’ taxation of miners...

Posted on 1 September, 2015 at 11:47

Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima said in a roundtable discussion with BusinessWorld last Aug. 26. that the government should not soften its stance in pursuing a new fiscal regime for mining despite industry lobbying against the measure.

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