AS-DELIVERED OPENING MESSAGE OF SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA DURING THE JUNE 27, 2022 #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING

As-delivered Opening message of Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua #AskNEDA Media Briefing 27 June 2022 Colleagues in government, friends from the media, fellow Filipinos, good morning and welcome to the final #AskNEDA media briefing under my term. In our previous media briefing, we discussed two of NEDA’s four proposed priorities for the next planning period: continue reading : AS-DELIVERED OPENING MESSAGE OF SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA DURING THE JUNE 27, 2022 #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING

PH YOUNG POPULATION COULD DRIVE ECONOMIC RECOVERY, AS NEDA CHIEF INVITES YOUTH TO JOIN GOV’T – NEDA

18 January 2021 After experiencing one of the longest lockdowns necessary to capacitate the Philippine health system, the country needs to safely allow economic activities driven by the country’s young population, the country’s Chief Economist said. In the National Economic Recovery Forum attended by over 500 university and college students and organized by the Junior continue reading : PH YOUNG POPULATION COULD DRIVE ECONOMIC RECOVERY, AS NEDA CHIEF INVITES YOUTH TO JOIN GOV’T – NEDA

STATEMENT OF ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA AT THE #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING | July 10, 2020

#ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING  STATEMENT OF ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA July 10, 2020 | 10:30AM Colleagues in government, friends from the media, fellow Filipinos, a pleasant morning to all of you. Welcome to another #AskNEDA Media Briefing, where we will be discussing recent economic developments and our digital readiness in the new continue reading : STATEMENT OF ACTING SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY KARL KENDRICK T. CHUA AT THE #ASKNEDA MEDIA BRIEFING | July 10, 2020

STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA 

STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA  April 17, 2020 After reflection during Holy Week, and consultations with my family and close colleagues, I have decided to resign from my post as Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning. This is due partly to personal reasons and partly to differences in development philosophy with a few of continue reading : STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA 

AS DELIVERED: KEYNOTE SPEECH OF NEDA UNDERSECRETARY ADORACION M. NAVARRO AT THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE ASSEMBLY | UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK

KEYNOTE SPEECH delivered by Undersecretary Adoracion M. Navarro National Economic and Development Authority Government of the Philippines High-Level Session on “Reshaping Economic Development through Empowerment of Women in Science” 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly 12 February 2019; 3:00 pm – 4:40 pm UN Headquarters, New York Thank you for the continue reading : AS DELIVERED: KEYNOTE SPEECH OF NEDA UNDERSECRETARY ADORACION M. NAVARRO AT THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE ASSEMBLY | UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK

STATEMENT OF UNDERSECRETARY ADORACION M. NAVARRO AT THE 58TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

STATEMENT delivered by Undersecretary Adoracion M. Navarro National Economic and Development Authority Government of the Philippines General Discussion during the 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development 11 February 2019; 3-6 pm UN Headquarters, New York Thank you, Madam Chair. Good afternoon. The Philippines takes this opportunity to reaffirm to the global community its continue reading : STATEMENT OF UNDERSECRETARY ADORACION M. NAVARRO AT THE 58TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO PERNIA ON THE RECENT CREDIT RATING UPGRADE

The credit rating upgrade for the Philippines by R&I will enhance the country’s investment climate and creditworthiness. Wider fiscal space enables the country not only to spend more on infrastructure but also invest in ‘suprastructure’—quality education and Science & Technology Innovation ecosystem required for the Philippines to become a globally competitive knowledge economy.

STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA AT THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR OF 2019

STATEMENT ERNESTO M. PERNIA, PhD Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Press Conference on the Performance of the Philippine Economy for the Fourth Quarter and Full-Year of 2019 January 23, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. Hampton Conference Hall, Second Floor, Astoria Plaza, Pasig City     Our partners from the Philippine Statistics Authority; Colleagues in government; Friends from the continue reading : STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA AT THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR OF 2019

2019 FULL-YEAR INFLATION SETTLES WITHIN GOV’T TARGET

January 7, 2020 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is pleased with the news that the full-year inflation for 2019 settled at 2.5 percent, which is well within the government target of 2.0 to 4.0 percent. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported today that the country’s headline inflation for December 2019 further accelerated, as continue reading : 2019 FULL-YEAR INFLATION SETTLES WITHIN GOV’T TARGET

SPEECH OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY CARLOS BERNARDO O. ABAD SANTOS AT THE 2019 SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING WEEK CELEBRATION AND 84TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY OF NEDA

MESSAGE Carlos Bernardo O. Abad Santos Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning National Economic and Development Authority 84th Anniversary Celebration Strengthening the Culture of Planning In the Philippines Pasig City December 18, 2019   Let me start by greeting my fellow NEDAns – happy 84th anniversary to our beloved institution. To our guests, Mr. Alberto continue reading : SPEECH OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY CARLOS BERNARDO O. ABAD SANTOS AT THE 2019 SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING WEEK CELEBRATION AND 84TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY OF NEDA

2019 YEAR-END STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA

2019 YEAR-END STATEMENT ERNESTO M. PERNIA, PhD Socioeconomic Planning Secretary December 18, 2019, 10:00 AM NEDA Central Office Grounds, Pasig City   Ladies and gentlemen, present and continuing members of the NEDA family represented here by Chito Sobrepeña of the Metrobank Foundation, representative of Mayor Joy Belmonte of Quezon City, friends from the media, beloved continue reading : 2019 YEAR-END STATEMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA

AS DELIVERED MESSAGE OF UNDERSECRETARY JOSE MIGUEL DELA ROSA AT THE AWARDING CEREMONY OF THE SEARCH FOR OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERS 2019

MESSAGE Jose Miguel R. Dela Rosa Undersecretary for Corporate Affairs AWARDING CEREMONY OF THE SEARCH FOR OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERS 2019 South Wing Lobby, House of Representatives Batasan Pambansa, Quezon City 16 December 2019 Salutations… It is a pleasure to be with volunteers who represent the heart and soul of our country. Today, we are one with continue reading : AS DELIVERED MESSAGE OF UNDERSECRETARY JOSE MIGUEL DELA ROSA AT THE AWARDING CEREMONY OF THE SEARCH FOR OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERS 2019

AS DELIVERED WELCOME MESSAGE OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA AT THE SOUTHEAST ASIA PLANNING COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE 3RD TECHNICAL WORKSHOP IN PANGLAO, BOHOL

WELCOME MESSAGE Ernesto M. Pernia, PhD Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning Southeast Asia (SEA) Planning Community of Practice 3rd Technical Workshop Alignment and Coordination of National and Subnational Planning Part II Henann Resort, Panglao, Bohol December 10-12, 2019   Honorable Delegates from our fellow ASEAN states – Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam continue reading : AS DELIVERED WELCOME MESSAGE OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA AT THE SOUTHEAST ASIA PLANNING COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE 3RD TECHNICAL WORKSHOP IN PANGLAO, BOHOL

AS DELIVERED STATEMENT ON THE OFFICIAL POVERTY STATISTICS OF THE PHILIPPINES FOR THE FULL-YEAR 2018

STATEMENT NEDA OIC ADORACION NAVARRO   PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE 2018 FULL-YEAR OFFICIAL POVERTY STATISTICS OF THE PHILIPPINES December 6, 2019 | Century Park Hotel Manila   Members of the Philippine Statistics Authority, Colleagues from NEDA, Friends from the media, Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. We are pleased that the official poverty statistics for the continue reading : AS DELIVERED STATEMENT ON THE OFFICIAL POVERTY STATISTICS OF THE PHILIPPINES FOR THE FULL-YEAR 2018

KEYNOTE SPEECH OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA AT THE DATA DRIVEN PHILIPPINES: THE 2019 PH DATA ANALYTICS SUMMIT

KEYNOTE SPEECH Ernesto M. Pernia, PhD Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning Data Driven Philippines: The 2019 PH Data Analytics Summit November 21, 2019 Mr. Francis Del Val, President, COBENA; Other guests and officials of COBENA; The Analytics Association of the Philippines and the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines or IMMAP; Distinguished guests and continue reading : KEYNOTE SPEECH OF SOCIOECONOMIC PLANNING SECRETARY ERNESTO M. PERNIA AT THE DATA DRIVEN PHILIPPINES: THE 2019 PH DATA ANALYTICS SUMMIT