Philippine Development Plan - updates

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[OPINION] Navigating the new globalization

Sep 19, 2019 - 5:30 PM

It is only through cultivating a high-trust society that this whole-of-society approach to development could work

What Duterte development plan ignores: Local industry, accessible social services

Jun 11, 2017 - 4:31 PM

Under the Philippine Development Plan 2017 2022 PH s agriculture and mining industry cater to foreign economies while its people look for jobs abroad according to IBON Foundation

Duterte's development plan: Recycled, failed economic policies

Jun 10, 2017 - 12:27 PM

The Philippine Development Plan 2017 2022 has a simplistic and outdated explanation of the problem with the economy according to IBON Foundation

Ubial urges LGUs to help stop PH malnutrition time bomb

May 04, 2017 - 4:08 PM

We are at a crossroads where decision and actions must be made that will have an impact on our children and the children of the future says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial

FIGHT VS MALNUTRITION. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial leads the launch of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-2022l in Iloilo City on Tuesday. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

'Intangible heritage' at 'Department of Culture' isusulong ng NCCA

Mar 04, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Masyadong tumutok sa tangible at built heritage ang Pilipinas ayon kay NCCA Chairman Virgilio Almario samantalang makikita ng mga Pilipino ang kanilang matandang sarili sa mga panitikang bayan salawikain at wika

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NEDA Board approves dev't plan, vows 'inclusive growth' under Duterte

Feb 21, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Through the Philippine Development Plan 2017 2022 the Duterte administration aims to boost GDP growth to 7 8 and reduce the overall poverty rate to 14 in 6 years

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting at the Malacañan Palace on February 20, 2017. Malacañang Photo

PH gov't opens draft development plan to public comments

Jan 10, 2017 - 7:45 PM

The National Economic and Development Authority gives the public the chance to give comments and suggestions on the plan until 12pm of January 12 2017

OPEN TO PUBLIC. The National Economic and Development Authority released the draft Philippine Development Plan for public review. Photos from NEDA website

BPOs need to 'level up' as protection against Trump – NEDA

Nov 15, 2016 - 9:42 PM

With US President elect Donald Trump threatening to bring American firms back home Philippines NEDA says BPOs need to diversify out of call centers

NEDA: 1.4 million less poor Filipinos in 2015 than in 2009

Oct 27, 2016 - 5:20 PM

The Philippines poverty incidence for 2015 declines to 21 6 compared with 26 3 in 2009

Duterte's Ambisyon Natin 2040: Middle-class society for PH

Oct 15, 2016 - 1:51 PM

Guided by this 25 year long term vision government will aim to triple real per capita incomes and eradicate hunger and poverty by 2040 if not sooner

Affordable energy crucial to reach 7% PH GDP growth – NEDA chief

Jan 19, 2016 - 7:56 PM

Energy is so crucial to achieve 7 inclusive job creating economic growth in the next 5 years the Philippine socioeconomic planning chief says

BOOST FDI. The Philippines needs to deepen policy and institutional reforms to improve business climate, NEDA's Arsenio Balisacan says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PH, Japan sign $1.99B loan for North-South commuter railway

Nov 28, 2015 - 7:30 AM

This marks the largest loan package of the Japanese government to a development partner

FIRST SLICE. The North-South Railway (Malolos-Tutuban) deal is recognized as one of the priorities in the 2011-2016 Philippine Development Plan. In the photo are (from left) DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima, and JICA's Noriaki Niwa. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Aquino's response to climate change: Action or inaction?

Jul 28, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Ma’am sana makarating itong kwento ko sa mga tao para may gawin na sila

MRT, LRT fare hikes to take effect January 4

Dec 20, 2014 - 7:00 PM

UPDATED The DOTC approves the increase in fares for the 3 major train lines in Metro Manila after several years of deferment

FARE HIKES. The DOTC approves the fare hikes for the two lines of the LRT and the MRT-3, which takes effect on January 4. LRT image via Shutterstock, MRT photo by Jay Directo/AFP

NEDA releases revalidated public investment report

Oct 03, 2014 - 1:30 PM

The document also indicates a total estimated investment target of P4 19 trillion where more than half are allocated for infrastructure development

PH poverty incidence on downward trend – NEDA

Apr 29, 2014 - 4:04 PM

NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan says reduced poverty incidence in the first half of 2013 indicates that current development strategies are leading to inclusive growth

PH unveils updated plan to fight persistent poverty

Apr 14, 2014 - 9:56 PM

UPDATED In the revised Philippine Development Plan the government will increase infrastructure spending among other reforms to lower poverty incidence to 18 20 by 2016

PH good on economy, lags on poverty, jobs

Feb 17, 2014 - 4:32 PM

Falling behind on its social goals the Aquino government updates its strategies under the Philippine Development Plan with only two years left in its term

HUNGER AND CHILD BEHAVIOR. Doctors observe that malnourished children are more irritable, lethargic, and apathetic than well-nourished kids. Photo by Jez Aznar/AFP

Unemployment, a drag to inclusive growth

May 27, 2013 - 9:46 AM

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M Balisacan says lack of jobs and high poverty incidence remain the big challenges for a sustained and inclusive growth

EMPLOYMENT NEEDS WORK. Good employment numbers are not improving poverty incidence in the country. Photo by AFP.

'Plan 747' to finally take off?

Nov 29, 2012 - 5:21 PM

Will Plan 747 finally take off during the term of President Benigno Aquino III?

World Bank prepares 3-year country strategy for PH

Oct 22, 2012 - 4:59 PM

The financing strategy between the World Bank and Philippine government outlines the priorities between 2013 and 2016