CREDIBLE ANTI-CORRUPTION EFFORTS NEEDED TO GAIN PEOPLE’S TRUST- NEDA

September 11, 2019   MANILA – Citing the Philippine Development Plan’s “malasakit” pillar involving good governance, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) urges all government agencies to be relentless in the enforcement of anti-corruption initiatives with intensified citizen engagement. Undersecretary for Policy and Planning Rosemarie G. Edillon said corruption impedes investments, growth of businesses, continue reading : CREDIBLE ANTI-CORRUPTION EFFORTS NEEDED TO GAIN PEOPLE’S TRUST- NEDA

RICE DEFLATION CONTINUES FOR 4TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH

September 5, 2019   MANILA— The National Economic and Development Authority expects the Rice Liberalization Act to further bring down the price of rice as inflation slows down to its lowest rate in 35 months. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s headline inflation eased to 1.7 percent in August 2019, bringing the continue reading : RICE DEFLATION CONTINUES FOR 4TH CONSECUTIVE MONTH

NEDA WANTS BETTER MEASUREMENT OF POVERTY

October 05, 2018 MANILA— The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) told a high-level assembly at the United Nations that the Philippines is in the process of adopting the multidimensional poverty index (MPI) in measuring and reporting on poverty. In her speech at a side event during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in continue reading : NEDA WANTS BETTER MEASUREMENT OF POVERTY

Speech of Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon at the ​​Opening Ceremony of the 29th National Statistics Month

MESSAGE  Dr. Rosemarie G. Edillon Undersecretary, NEDA   Opening Ceremony of the 29th National Statistics Month Philippine International Convention Center October 02, 2018 Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. It is a great honor and pleasure to be here with you today as we commence the celebrations for 29th National Statistics Month. October is continue reading : Speech of Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon at the ​​Opening Ceremony of the 29th National Statistics Month

NEDA CALLS FOR MEASURES TO AVOID “MIDDLE-INCOME TRAP” AT UN MEETING

October 1, 2018 MANILA—The Philippines is still safe from falling into the “middle-income trap” so long as the higher levels of economic productivity are achieved, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. Speaking at a high-level ministerial meeting during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York, NEDA Undersecretary for continue reading : NEDA CALLS FOR MEASURES TO AVOID “MIDDLE-INCOME TRAP” AT UN MEETING

NEDA ‘TUNOG NG PROGRESO’ RADIO SHOW KICKS OFF, HIGHLIGHTS AMBISYON NATIN 2040

July 25, 2018 MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is preparing to launch by the first quarter of 2019 another nationwide survey – the second since it first crafted the AmBisyon Natin 2040 – that will reflect the Filipino people’s changing needs and life goals. In NEDA’s pilot episode of its maiden continue reading : NEDA ‘TUNOG NG PROGRESO’ RADIO SHOW KICKS OFF, HIGHLIGHTS AMBISYON NATIN 2040

NEDA UNDERSECRETARY ROSEMARIE G. EDILLON’S KEYNOTE SPEECH AT THE 2017 SOCIOECONOMIC REPORT (SER) MEDIA BRIEFING

Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon Officer-in-Charge 2017 Socioeconomic Report (SER) Media Briefing Board Room, NEDA Bldg., J.M. Escriva Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City April 3, 2018   Our good friends from the media; Colleagues from NEDA; Ladies and gentlemen, good morning. From the start, the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 promises to lay down the foundation for continue reading : NEDA UNDERSECRETARY ROSEMARIE G. EDILLON’S KEYNOTE SPEECH AT THE 2017 SOCIOECONOMIC REPORT (SER) MEDIA BRIEFING