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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

Rody’s ‘unsettling’ rhetoric driving away EU investors

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 16:30

Investors from Europe are having second thoughts about setting up shop or expanding in the Philippines and are considering other Southeast Asian countries as alternative due to President Duterte’s unsettling rhetoric.

Malolos-Tutuban railway project to start in 2019

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 15:00

Construction of the Malolos-Tutuban North-South Commuter Railway Project is scheduled to start within the first half of 2019, the Department of Transportation said yesterday.

PCCI seeks government action on dual-airport policy

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 14:00

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is urging the government to come up with an airport policy and masterplan for the aviation sector to address issues of connectivity and congestion, as well as promote regional development and sustainable growth.

Airlines use Clark for strategic expansion

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 13:00

Local and foreign airline companies have started to use Clark International Airport (CRK) to boost their strategic expansion.

US business leaders downplay PH concerns, cite...

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 12:00

American business leaders have assured the Philippines of continued long-term relationship in an apparent attempt to calm down concerns from both sides as they even welcomed the possibility of a bilateral free trade agreement between the ASEAN and US.

Ex-solon prods government to act now on...

Posted on 24 February, 2017 at 09:47

The P2.9 billion meant to expand the Clark International Airport will be reverted to the general funds by year-end if it is not be spent.

Private fund infusion in PPP deals across...

Posted on 22 February, 2017 at 15:06

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has vowed to raise the Philippines’ infrastructure profile by the end of his term, committing to set aside an infrastructure budget that is equivalent to at least five percent of gross domestic product (GDP) over that period.

Gov’t OKs dev’t blueprint

Posted on 22 February, 2017 at 13:01

State planning agency National Economic and Development Authority Tuesday said the Neda Board chaired by President Duterte approved on Monday the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, which will serve as the administration’s development blueprint.

Common ground

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 17:00

A confrontation between the local mining industry and the government has been expected ever since President Duterte appointed antimining advocate Gina Lopez to head the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

P52-billion elevated highway proposed

Posted on 21 February, 2017 at 16:00

A P52-billion elevated highway that will connect the cities of Manila to Taguig through Pasig River have been proposed to the Duterte Administration intended to ease, if not eliminate, traffic in EDSA and other major thoroughfares in metropolis.

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