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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

EDITORIAL – Uncertainty

Posted on 27 October, 2016 at 14:19

Americans aren’t the only ones expressing concern these days over the uncertainty generated by remarks recklessly tossed around by President Duterte. In several foreign capitals and boardrooms…

BOC moves to curb oil smuggling

Posted on 27 October, 2016 at 14:00

To combat oil smuggling, the Bureau of Customs plans to roll out by the first quarter of next year the planned marking of all fuel products.

Duterte: I’m not a ‘tuta’

Posted on 27 October, 2016 at 12:00

A day after softening his remarks about a “separation” from the United States, President Duterte on Tuesday lashed out again at the longtime Philippine ally and said Washington could forget a defense arrangement with Manila…

Rodrigo Duterte, in Japan, Calls for U.S....

Posted on 27 October, 2016 at 09:05

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, on a trip to Japan, said Wednesday that he wanted all foreign troops out of his country within “maybe two years” and that he was willing to revoke base-hosting agreements with the United States.

PHL mulls over future of airports as...

Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 17:30

How do you solve a problem like Naia? Slowly, it seems, as solving the air-congestion woes at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) would take some time, according to transportation officials.

Embracing the dragon

Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 16:30

With stinging words in Beijing against our top ally, America, President Duterte has taken the Philippines to a foreign policy adventure that carries with it immense socioeconomic import and potentially dangerous geopolitical repercussions.

Philippines: Broadband Nation

Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 15:00

The Philippines can harvest the dividends of high-speed connectivity if private and public sector players join forces.

A steep learning curve

Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 13:30

It’s much clearer now. President Duterte wants to diversify our diplomatic and economic portfolio in consonance with the Constitution’s mandate of pursuing an independent foreign policy.

US: Duterte sparking distress around the world

Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 12:00

America’s top diplomat for Asia on Monday said President Duterte’s controversial remarks and a “real climate of uncertainty” about his administration’s intentions have sparked distress around the world.

Global Ferronickel, Chinese firm tie up for...

Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 10:00

Listed Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (FNI) is eyeing the construction of a $700-million stainless steel plant in the country after it inked a strategic cooperation deal with a Chinese firm.

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