[OPINION] What I’d like to see in...

2 January, 2018 at 13:00

It’s been 18 months since President Duterte assumed office, and people, particularly foreigners, are still not quite sure of what they’ve got.

Local government infrastructure projects touted for PPP...

20 October, 2017 at 11:29

The private sector has been invited to explore local government infrastructure projects, particularly outside Metro Manila, after the national government decided to find other means of funding its projects.

Arangkada forum to explore PHL industrialization

24 August, 2017 at 10:47

Foreign businesses are looking forward to helping the Philippines reach the next level of development by helping it diversify away from economic pillars like business process outsourcing (BPO) by boosting agriculture, among other sectors.

Infrastructure Tracker

28 June, 2017 at 09:54

Infrastructure Tracker FLAGSHIP INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS (Updated as of June 27, 2017) Of the thousands of projects listed down in Chapter 19 of

[OPINION] Financing the Philippine golden age of...

1 June, 2017 at 17:00

In recent years, the Philippines has enjoyed strong and sustained economic growth founded on sound macroeconomic fundamentals.

Behind China’s $1 Trillion Plan to Shake...

22 May, 2017 at 12:00

Along the jungle-covered mountains of Laos, squads of Chinese engineers are drilling hundreds of tunnels and bridges to support a 260-mile railway, a $6 billion project that will eventually connect eight Asian countries.

Key reforms to lure $10 B FDI...

5 January, 2017 at 10:00

The Philippines has the potential to lure more foreign direct investments (FDI) this year to a level at par with other Southeast Asian economies, a top executive of the US business chamber in the country said.

First 50 days

23 August, 2016 at 14:38

From our office in Port Area last Friday, it took me nearly two hours to reach the NAIA Terminal 3 for a flight to Taipei. Traffic was at a standstill and I would have walked from the rotunda leading to the airport except it was raining.

Republic Act No. 10752 | The Right-of-Way...

8 June, 2016 at 16:30


Duterte administration to ramp up infra spending

7 June, 2016 at 10:12

The Duterte administration plans to boost infrastructure spending to as much as 7 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), higher than the Aquino government’s target of 5 percent this year, as the incoming budget chief lamented the present sorry state of infrastructure.

Duterte urged: Declare traffic crisis in Metro...

23 May, 2016 at 10:44

The daily 6-hour commuting “kalbaryo” of commuters in Metro Manila was brought to national attention at the last presidential debate.

Transition team bares Duterte’s 8-point economic agenda

13 May, 2016 at 09:11

Sonny Dominguez, who is part of the transition team, says Duterte wants to accelerate infrastructure spending because this will lead to job generation and will be ‘injecting economic activity in our country’

More laws to pass

3 May, 2016 at 10:40

The 16th Congress came up with key economic reforms that promise to fundamentally change our economy. Foremost among them is the Philippine Competition Act (Republic Act No. 10667), a law that took nearly three decades to finally enact…

Why DOTC sucks

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.

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