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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

Senate ousts Drilon, LP senators from key...

Posted on 27 February, 2017 at 16:49

The Senate on Monday, February 27, stripped 3 Liberal Party senators and their ally of committee chairmanships, following the arrest of their party mate Senator Leila de Lima.

Foreign investment pledges down

Posted on 27 February, 2017 at 13:30

Investment commitments of foreign firms dropped by a tenth last year, dragged by year-on-year declines during the last two quarters or the first six months of the Duterte administration, the latest Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) report showed.

PH lags in world ranking on turtle-paced...

Posted on 27 February, 2017 at 12:30

The Philippines ranked near the bottom worldwide in a measure of mobile internet speed and availability, based on a crowdsourced survey.

Statement of the Korean embassy on Secretary...

Posted on 27 February, 2017 at 11:22

The Korean Embassy regrets very much that, based on wrong and unfounded information, Secretary Aguirre made some misleading statements involving so-called Korean mafia at the Senate hearing on Feb. 23, 2017.

PCC: Open construction business to foreigners

Posted on 27 February, 2017 at 10:11

The competition watchdog said P210 billion more would be invested in the private sector if the government changed the licensing rules being followed in the construction industry.

Rody’s ‘unsettling’ rhetoric driving away EU investors

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 16:30

Investors from Europe are having second thoughts about setting up shop or expanding in the Philippines and are considering other Southeast Asian countries as alternative due to President Duterte’s unsettling rhetoric.

Malolos-Tutuban railway project to start in 2019

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 15:00

Construction of the Malolos-Tutuban North-South Commuter Railway Project is scheduled to start within the first half of 2019, the Department of Transportation said yesterday.

PCCI seeks government action on dual-airport policy

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 14:00

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is urging the government to come up with an airport policy and masterplan for the aviation sector to address issues of connectivity and congestion, as well as promote regional development and sustainable growth.

Airlines use Clark for strategic expansion

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 13:00

Local and foreign airline companies have started to use Clark International Airport (CRK) to boost their strategic expansion.

US business leaders downplay PH concerns, cite...

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 12:00

American business leaders have assured the Philippines of continued long-term relationship in an apparent attempt to calm down concerns from both sides as they even welcomed the possibility of a bilateral free trade agreement between the ASEAN and US.

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