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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

Three steps in three days

Posted on 4 February, 2016 at 11:47

If the Department of Trade and Industry can make good on its promise to drastically cut the steps and processing time for starting a business, it would be a welcome parting achievement for the outgoing administration.

The leadership we need

Posted on 2 February, 2016 at 18:37

While we have given this administration good marks for its management of our economy, it is only fair that we also speak of those things that have frustrated us.

Sustaining reforms

Posted on 2 February, 2016 at 09:48

He can’t seem to make the luster rub off on his anointed, and even in the lynchpin of his watch, the nation has just slipped 10 notches to 95th out of 167 countries in the Corruption Perceptions Index.

Confounded by the bureaucracy

Posted on 1 February, 2016 at 16:17

I was intrigued by the invitation to attend a meeting with DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya at the Star offices last Monday. He must have been told by P-Noy to meet us. They have pretty much survived the last few years by ignoring us.

PHL auto sales seen to hit 500,000...

Posted on 1 February, 2016 at 14:17

VEHICLE sales in the Philippines are expected to hit 500,000 in 2021, or a year before the end of the government program that aims to jumpstart the local car manufacturing industry, according to a Trade official.

The fate of many

Posted on 1 February, 2016 at 11:27

The controversial resumption of the Senate inquiry into the Mamasapano incident will likely focus on President Aquino and his decision-making process.

Where do our candidates stand on China...

Posted on 1 February, 2016 at 09:38

As the campaign season kicks into high gear, several issues, scandals and assorted gossip have hogged the headlines, while other equally pressing matters have dropped out of view.

PHL to wield competition commission so business...

Posted on 29 January, 2016 at 11:27

For many decades, Filipino consumers complained of cartels and monopolies in certain industries that seem to be legal on paper, but are actually oppressive and against the natural law of the market: competition.

Philippines given poor marks on innovation-friendly policy...

Posted on 28 January, 2016 at 17:04

THE PHILIPPINES landed towards the bottom of global rankings measuring the impact of economic and trade policies on innovation, according to a global technology policy think tank.

ADB fund seen to boost rollout of...

Posted on 28 January, 2016 at 14:00

THE Philippine government now has an additional source of funds to jump-start or fast-track the implementation of public-private partnership (PPP) projects with the launch of a regional multidonor trust fund, dubbed as the Asia-Pacific Project Preparation Facility (AP3F), on Monday.

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