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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

Philippine minister ‘clarifies’ Duterte comments, says trade...

Posted on 21 October, 2016 at 15:27

The Philippines will maintain its trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his “separation” from Washington.

[VIDEO] AMCHAM Advisor Duterte china visit should...

Posted on 21 October, 2016 at 13:57

AMCHAM Advisor Duterte china visit should not affect PH US ties CNN Philippines: New Day | October 20-21, 2016 Sources: AMCHAM Advisor Duterte


Posted on 21 October, 2016 at 10:57

This must be the silly season. President Duterte announced in Beijing that he was “separating” from the US militarily and economically, and the Philippines is now aligned in a triumvirate with China and Russia.

[VIDEO] Can the Philippines’ New President Keep...

Posted on 21 October, 2016 at 10:22

After decades of weak political leadership, the Philippines’ recent economic rise under President Benigno Aquino III hangs in the balance as voters choose a new president in May for the next 6 years. Photo: Warangkana Chomchuen/The Wall Street Journal

‘Sum total’

Posted on 20 October, 2016 at 10:34

President Duterte has started a three-day state visit to China, a much-anticipated journey that he himself described, optimistically, as a “key turning point in both our histories.”

Merging Hard and Soft Solutions to the...

Posted on 19 October, 2016 at 17:00

The traffic situation in Metro Manila has become indescribable. Traveling between Makati City and Quezon City easily takes four to six hours of a commuter’s day.

China rethinks developing world largesse as deals...

Posted on 19 October, 2016 at 15:52

When China signed up to build Venezuela’s Tinaco-Anaco Railway in 2009, the scheme was hailed as proof of the effectiveness of socialist brotherhood.

Gov’t set to save P35B under rationalized...

Posted on 19 October, 2016 at 15:10

Putting a cap on the imposition of fiscal incentives is expected to generate roughly P35 billion in savings for the government, according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez.

Duterte remarks seen a risk to growth

Posted on 19 October, 2016 at 12:00

The Duterte administration’s 10-point socioeconomic agenda aimed at slashing poverty incidence as well as the move to reform the tax system are seen credit positive by debt watcher Moody’s Investors Service…

DICT to set up online help center...

Posted on 19 October, 2016 at 09:51

The Department of Information Communications and Technology (DICT) is set to roll out a one-stop government data center where online applications for various documents can be made…

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