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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

Becoming Duterte: The Making of a Philippine...

Posted on 24 March, 2017 at 10:05

President Rodrigo Duterte relishes the image of killer-savior. He boasts of killing criminals with his own hand. On occasion, he calls for mass murder.

Jimenez: Naia expansion better option

Posted on 22 March, 2017 at 11:54

Jimenez: Naia expansion better option By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo | March 16, 2017 The government should just expand the Ninoy Aquino

Business wants common train station project fast-tracked

Posted on 22 March, 2017 at 11:28

Thirteen influential foreign and local business groups in the country have urged the government to fast-track completion of the common train station that would link three major rail commuter lines in the metropolis…

Duterte: I can’t stop China in Panatag

Posted on 22 March, 2017 at 10:53

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he would not stop China from building on a disputed shoal near the Philippine west coast because it was too powerful.

PCC backs bills lifting foreign equity cap...

Posted on 15 March, 2017 at 13:48

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said yesterday it was supporting initiatives in Congress to amend certain provisions in the 80-year-old Public Service Act (PSA) such as the lifting of the foreign equity cap on certain industries including telecommunications and transportation.

Statement of support for President Duterte and...

Posted on 15 March, 2017 at 11:07

The American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (AmCham) commends and applauds recent decisive actions taken by the Duterte Administration to raid stocks of manufactured products with counterfeit internal revenue stamps and thereby promote corporate tax compliance and ensure…

Gov’t open to settle with Mighty

Posted on 14 March, 2017 at 14:00

President Duterte is open to a compromise with cigarette firm Mighty Corp. which is potentially facing a billion-peso tax evasion case.

P75B nat’l broadband up in ’18

Posted on 14 March, 2017 at 12:00

The government will need the rest of the year to firm up the national broadband network (NBN) project after President Rodrigo Duterte signed the order for its implementation.

Poor children should finish high school

Posted on 14 March, 2017 at 09:54

In my opinion, the key explanation for poor performance in reducing poverty is the failure to provide universal high school education to the citizens.

FDI inflows surpass 2016 target

Posted on 13 March, 2017 at 17:30

The Philippines managed to attract a strong inflow of foreign direct investments (FDIs) in 2016 despite external shocks brought about by the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union and the increase in interest rates in the US.

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