What does it take to move twice as fast?
Arangkada Progress Report
Posted on 10 February, 2016 at 14:22
The Philippines has finally signed protocols 5 and 6 of the 2009 Multilateral Agreement on Air Services (MAAS) that would give airlines of Asean member-states unlimited third, fourth and fifth freedom rights to operate between capital cities.
Posted on 10 February, 2016 at 11:20
Now in limbo, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Act, which generally amends the decades-old build-operate-transfer law, could have been instrumental in fast-tracking the movement of infrastructure deals out of the government’s pipeline of projects.
Posted on 9 February, 2016 at 16:35
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), one of the world’s biggest multinational trade deals, was signed by 12 member nations on Thursday in New Zealand, but the massive trade pact will still require years of tough negotiations before it becomes a reality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.