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Extra P1-T annual investments needed for PHL to become high-income economy by 2040, says DOF

Thursday, 06 October 2016 12:01 Written by
MANILA, Oct. 6 - The Department of Finance (DOF) envisions its comprehensive tax reform plan to be the catalyst of an ambitious government program to raise an extra P1 trillion yearly for unparalleled public investments geared to free some 10…

CDPI talks about Federalism with Tagum City coop leaders

Monday, 03 October 2016 18:51 Written by
  The Centrist Democracy Political Institute conducted regular round table discussion on “Pursuing Federalism: A Shift from Presidential-Unitary to Federal-Parliamentary Government” to key leaders of the cooperatives last 25 September 2016 at the Tourist’s Inn, Tagum City.

World Bank report lauds PH PPP framework

Monday, 03 October 2016 11:38 Written by
MANILA, Oct. 3 -- The World Bank (WB) released a report entitled “Benchmarking Public-Private Partnerships Procurement 2017” giving the Philippine Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program high scores in preparation and procurement of PPPs. The Philippines received a score of 96 in…

PH, Vietnam to forge six-year action plan

Friday, 30 September 2016 16:04 Written by
DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Vietnam president Tran Dai Quang have agreed to establish a six-year action plan that will take effect beginning 2017 that will shore up the cooperation and boost strategic partnership of the two…

Proposed ₱3.35 trillion budget submitted to Congress

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 14:04 Written by
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The Duterte Administration is putting its money where its mouth is.Budget Secretary Ben Diokno turned over to Congress the proposed ₱3.35 trillion budget for 2017, which is 11.6% higher than this year's budget.

PH at UN: Let us deal with our domestic challenges without ‘undue interference’

Monday, 26 September 2016 12:01 Written by
Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. on Saturday called on the United Nations (UN) and the rest of the world to allow the Philippine government to deal with its domestic challenges in order to achieve its national goals without “undue…

DILG enjoins all barangays to hold Barangay Assembly on Oct. 9

Monday, 26 September 2016 11:54 Written by
  PASIG CITY, Sept. 26 - The country’s more than 42,000 barangays are set to hold their respective Barangay Assembly Day on Sunday, October 9, 2016, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced. Proclamation No. 260 issued…

PH, NDF resume talks in Manila to make ceasefire stable

Friday, 23 September 2016 12:42 Written by
MANILA, Philippines – Negotiators of the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front (NDF) resumed talks in Manila this week to initiate discussions on a bilateral ceasefire agreement between the military and the New People's Army (NPA), an accord that…
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