KEYNOTE SPEECH OF SECRETARY ESGUERRA AT THE 27TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE LEAGUE OF LOCAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATORS OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC. (LLPDCPI)

KEYNOTE ADDRESS SECRETARY EMMANUEL F. ESGUERRA Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General 27th ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE LEAGUE OF LOCAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATORS OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC. (LLPDCPI) “The Role of Development Planners in Good Governance” Holiday Inn, Clark, Pampanga 8 March 2016, 9:00 AM   Mr. Roberto Dizon, National President of the LLPDCPI; continue reading : KEYNOTE SPEECH OF SECRETARY ESGUERRA AT THE 27TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE LEAGUE OF LOCAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATORS OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC. (LLPDCPI)

‘Competition Bill to improve PH footing in global economy’ – NEDA

MANILA — The landmark legislation ‘Fair Competition Act’ will strengthen the foundations for a sustained and inclusive growth in the Philippines, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The Competition Bill will not only sustain but bolster a rapidly growing Philippine economy. As the bill levels the playing field among businesses, we can continue reading : ‘Competition Bill to improve PH footing in global economy’ – NEDA

AEC 2015 prompts PH govt to urgently implement strategies in PDP — NEDA

  NEDA Deputy Director-General Emmanuel F. Esguerra presented an overview of the country’s action plan for AEC 2015 during the high-level national policy dialogue and launching of the study on the “ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity” last October 8 at the Marriott Hotel in Pasay City.   Esguerra emphasized continue reading : AEC 2015 prompts PH govt to urgently implement strategies in PDP — NEDA

Increased investments from employers needed for poverty reduction – NEDA

MANILA – Increasing investments from employers to generate high-quality and remunerative employment is vital in achieving rapid poverty reduction towards inclusive growth, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan told participants of the 35th National Conference of Employers that while poverty incidence in the first half of continue reading : Increased investments from employers needed for poverty reduction – NEDA

NEDA reiterates need for dev’t partners to align programs with Updated PDP, Results Matrices

MANILA—The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reminded development partners, including multilateral banks, to align their cooperation frameworks and technical assistance in line with the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016 Midterm Update. NEDA Deputy Director-General Rolando G. Tungpalan made this statement during the Kick-Off Meeting for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Philippine Country Program Confirmation continue reading : NEDA reiterates need for dev’t partners to align programs with Updated PDP, Results Matrices

High economic growth, investments in social dev’t reduced poverty in first half of 2013

MANILA—The Philippine economy’s remarkable growth of 7.7 percent in the first half of 2013, along with the government’s investments in social development programs, significantly reduced poverty in the period, possibly marking the beginning of an appreciable downward trend in poverty incidence, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) continue reading : High economic growth, investments in social dev’t reduced poverty in first half of 2013

Gov’t reforms, Updated Plan to ensure effective public spending – NEDA

MEXICO CITY—The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said that the Philippine government’s plan of increasing the share of social and infrastructure spending will be coupled with fiscal and governance reforms to ensure the effectiveness of public expenditures. Speaking during a session of the First High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation continue reading : Gov’t reforms, Updated Plan to ensure effective public spending – NEDA

STATEMENT OF SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN AT THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC BRIEFING

MESSAGE SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General   PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC BRIEFING “Midterm Update of the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016” Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City 18 March 2014   Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I am pleased to present to all of you the government’s roadmap for inclusive growth. I will continue reading : STATEMENT OF SECRETARY ARSENIO M. BALISACAN AT THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC BRIEFING