What does it take to move twice as fast?

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

Why DOTC sucks

Posted on 29 April, 2016 at 12:47

The other week, there was this tweet that DOTC is hiring more lawyers. After I stopped laughing and shaking my head from left to right, I just had to share that tweet with my social media friends.

Boosting our food security

Posted on 27 April, 2016 at 14:54

According to the Global Food Security Index (GFSI), was the world’s second most food secure country in 2015, next to the United States.

PH ranked 89th in e-commerce growth

Posted on 27 April, 2016 at 08:00

The Philippines ranked 89th out of 137 countries and territories worldwide in terms of readiness to support online shopping and other business-to-consumer electronic commerce (or B2C e-commerce)…

Duterte pulls away despite rape talk flap

Posted on 26 April, 2016 at 18:00

CONTROVERSIAL Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte has widened his lead over rival presidential candidates, according to a new Social Weather Stations (SWS) pre-election survey taken…

Crunch time

Posted on 26 April, 2016 at 18:00

We will be electing our next president in 16 days. Amid the political noise and clutter, it may be good to pause to consider just what it is we are trying to achieve.

GSIS mulls new $400-M fund for infra

Posted on 26 April, 2016 at 16:00

State-run Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is planning to set up another $400-million fund for major infrastructure projects after its successful foray into the sector almost four years ago.

The political outsider

Posted on 26 April, 2016 at 14:00

At this late stage of the ongoing presidential contest, the man to beat appears to be Rodrigo Duterte—until very recently an outsider to national politics whom very few thoughtful Filipinos took seriously.

[VIDEO] Effects of Slowing Global Economic Growth...

Posted on 26 April, 2016 at 12:30

CNN Philippines interview AmCham Philippines Senior Adviser Mr. John D. Forbes on the effects of slowing global economic growth on the Philippines.

‘Comelec website hacking highlights need for DICT’

Posted on 26 April, 2016 at 12:00

The Aquino administration has been asked to act on the bill creating the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) following the hacking of the Commission on Elections website and release online of voters’ personal information.

Leadership change

Posted on 26 April, 2016 at 10:41

What can we expect from the approaching change of leadership?

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