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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

Roxas: Let’s stay clear of US-China trade...

Posted on 26 November, 2015 at 11:25

THE PHILIPPINES should not be drawn into the “geopolitical competition” between the United States and China, and think carefully before joining either of the two free trade alliances that the economic giants are pushing in the Asia Pacific, said Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas.

Infra still weakest link to Phl competitiveness...

Posted on 26 November, 2015 at 10:52

The current state of infrastructure in the Philippines remains the country’s Achilles heel in achieving overall competitiveness, the largest European business group in the country said, as it called for new measures to improve the local infrastructure framework.

Palace urged to jack up infra spending...

Posted on 26 November, 2015 at 10:01

PUBLIC Works Secretary Rogelio L. Singson has urged the Aquino administration to further ramp up infrastructure spending to as much as 7 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) next year…

Poe open to charter change, bares economic...

Posted on 26 November, 2015 at 09:15

MANILA – Senator and presidential aspirant Grace Poe on Wednesday said she supports amending the Constitution’s economic provisions.

PH miners issue ‘wish list’

Posted on 26 November, 2015 at 09:01

THE CHAMBER of Mines of the Philippines has drawn up an industry wish list which the group hopes would guide the next administration in crafting economic policy.

A continuing tragedy

Posted on 25 November, 2015 at 14:00

The Maguindanao massacre, which marked its sixth anniversary Monday, has been called the worst election-related violence in Philippine history.

San Miguel front-runner for water PPP

Posted on 25 November, 2015 at 11:30

A CONSORTIUM led by San Miguel Holdings Corp. has made the “most aggressive” offer for the P24.4-billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project deal under the government’s public-private partnership (PPP) program…

DTI wants e-commerce at 25% of GDP...

Posted on 25 November, 2015 at 10:39

THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry (DTI) will launch next month a five-year road map that is intended to help e-commerce make up a quarter of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020.

How to reap the benefits from APEC,...

Posted on 24 November, 2015 at 12:12

Unknown to many, after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders meeting on Nov. 18-19 meeting in Manila, about half of the participants in the APEC meeting will converge in Malaysia

Asean creates unified economic community

Posted on 24 November, 2015 at 10:45

KUALA LUMPUR—Thirteen years after mooting the idea, Southeast Asian leaders on Sunday formally created a unified economic community in a region more populous and diverse than both the European Union and North America, and one that hopes to compete with China and India.

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