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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

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.

Duterte tells US businessmen: ‘Go ahead, pack...

Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 09:00

If his scathing and vulgar comments are causing consternation and worry among American investors and businessmen, President Duterte said yesterday they can always pack up and leave.

GGDC pumps in $350 M for Clark...

Posted on 26 October, 2016 at 08:00

Global Gateway Development Corp. (GGDC) is pumping in $ 350 million for the construction of the Aeropark Campus inside the company’s logistics center in the Clark Freeport Zone.

Truly independent

Posted on 25 October, 2016 at 17:30

While in Beijing, President Duterte announced our “separation” from the United States.

Jittery BPOs knock on Duterte’s door

Posted on 25 October, 2016 at 15:30

The IT-Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) is seeking audience with President Rodrigo Duterte after his latest pronouncements on the country’s relations with the United States…


Posted on 25 October, 2016 at 14:45

The Makati Business Club welcomes the administration’s push to revitalize the country’s relationship with China. Given China’s stature as a major player in global affairs, and the Philippines’ steady economic rise…

Method in the madness?

Posted on 25 October, 2016 at 13:30

In his public appearances here and abroad, President Duterte has been using a form of speech that may be likened to a dialect. He is not talking the way most heads of state talk. Too often, he has employed taboo language not usually heard in public discourse.

Chinese dowry

Posted on 25 October, 2016 at 11:30

If international relations were to be described in the language of courtship, then it would seem that an enamored Philippines rushed headlong into the embrace of a suitor who had been wooing it away from a lover that had…

Reforms feared casualty in drug war

Posted on 25 October, 2016 at 09:26

Investors are losing appetite towards the Philippines as the government appears to focus heavily on its drug crackdown at the expense of economic reform, analysts at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said…

‘P********!’ Duterte blasts E.U. anew

Posted on 24 October, 2016 at 16:00

President Rodrigo Duterte’s colorful language was in full swing on Friday as he hammered the European Union again on Friday for allegedly threatening to cut aid.

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