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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

Philippines’ House Speaker wants Congress to license...

Posted on 28 July, 2016 at 11:00

The Philippines’ newly elected House Speaker said on Monday he wants new mining companies to get a legislative license before they are allowed to operate in the country as part of efforts to protect the environment.

Duterte’s SONA: Music to businessmen’s ears

Posted on 28 July, 2016 at 09:00

The first State off the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte generated strong support from the business community, calling the President’s directives and policy pronouncements music to every businessman’s ears.

Unsolicited proposals for rail projects sought

Posted on 27 July, 2016 at 15:00

The Department of Transportation is now accepting unsolicited proposals for ambitious new railway projects, including a so-called Mindanao rail project.

[VIDEO] Businessmen laud Duterte’s 1st SONA

Posted on 27 July, 2016 at 14:01

Despite that perceived repercussions for miners, most other business groups give President Duterte a high mark for his first address to the nation. – Business Nightly, ANC, July 25, 2016

MPIC unit bags connector road project

Posted on 27 July, 2016 at 13:00

Manuel V. Pangilinan-led Metro Pacific Investments Corp. finally bagged an elevated “connector road” expressway project that will link the northern and southern portions of Metro Manila following delays that spanned an entire administration, a government official said.

BSP to push easing of bank secrecy...

Posted on 27 July, 2016 at 11:02

Tightening antimoney laundering rules while easing the bank secrecy law, alongside amendments to its charter, is among the priority legislation to be pushed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas during the 17th Congress, BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. said Monday.

Is China Stealing Jobs? It May Be...

Posted on 26 July, 2016 at 15:30

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump has claimed that China is stealing American manufacturing jobs.

Inaugural Speech of Senate President Aquilino Pimentel...

Posted on 26 July, 2016 at 14:30

My fellow Senators; Chief Justice Sereno, my professor in the UP College of Law, and other members of the Judiciary; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; My fellow Workers in Government; Distinguished Guests; My fellow Countrymen; Ladies and Gentlemen:

Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez’s Acceptance Speech

Posted on 26 July, 2016 at 13:30

Delivered on the occasion of the Organizational Meeting of the 17th Congress
Session Hall, House of Representatives
Quezon City, Metro Manila

How Renewable Energy Is Blowing Climate Change...

Posted on 26 July, 2016 at 12:30

Is the global effort to combat climate change, painstakingly agreed to in Paris seven months ago, already going off the rails?

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