TIMELY PASSAGE OF ECON LIBERALIZATION BILLS TO BOOST PH POST-PANDEMIC RECOVERY—NEDA 

January 31, 2022 The urgent passage of the three landmark economic liberalization bills into law will be crucial in accelerating growth in 2022 and beyond, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. In his presentation during the #AskNEDA Media Briefing on Monday, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua discussed how these reforms, namely continue reading : TIMELY PASSAGE OF ECON LIBERALIZATION BILLS TO BOOST PH POST-PANDEMIC RECOVERY—NEDA 

Cagayan Valley Development Plan to focus on environment, agri, tourism

July 31, 2017 TUGUEGARAO CITY – The Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022 for Cagayan Valley (Region 2) was launched last Wednesday, highlighting strategies on environment, agriculture, and tourism. This is in line with the region’s long term vision of being a prime water resource, an agro-industrial hub, and an emerging tourism destination. RDPs are the continue reading : Cagayan Valley Development Plan to focus on environment, agri, tourism

PH to spend more on drug rehabilitation, gov’t tells UN body

02 November 2016 GENEVA – The Philippine government detailed to a United Nations (UN) committee its ongoing and planned programs as part of the administration’s campaign against illegal drugs. “We must first recognize that there is popular support for the President’s campaign against illegal drugs as reflected in his decisive win at the polls in continue reading : PH to spend more on drug rehabilitation, gov’t tells UN body

Manufacturing sustains growth in August 2016

11 October 2016 MANILA – Manufacturing sector output continued to grow in August 2016 due to sustained production of capital goods and growth in volume of export-oriented products, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “Manufacturing output sustaining positive growth despite the weak global economy is driven by the increase in new orders continue reading : Manufacturing sustains growth in August 2016

Anti-Poverty Program Boosts Cebu Coffee-Growing Industry

The government’s Accelerated and Sustainable Anti-Poverty Program (ASAPP) is giving a boost to the local coffee industry in Tuburan, Cebu as government agencies, LGUs, and private enterprises collaborate to expand production and markets of coffee growers in the area. Launched in 2015, ASAPP aims to ensure that poverty reduction programs are focused, well targeted, and continue reading : Anti-Poverty Program Boosts Cebu Coffee-Growing Industry

STATEMENT OF NEDA DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL ROSEMARIE G. EDILLON ON THE 1st SEMESTER 2015 POVERTY STATISTICS AND THE PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM

We would like to clarify recent media reports on NEDA’s statements on the latest poverty statistics released by the Philippine Statistics Authority on March 18, 2016. In a March 28, 2016 news of Inquirer.net, headlined “Binay camp slams NEDA over poverty statistics”, quoted me as saying during a press conference on the first semester 2015 continue reading : STATEMENT OF NEDA DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL ROSEMARIE G. EDILLON ON THE 1st SEMESTER 2015 POVERTY STATISTICS AND THE PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM

PH leads preparations on APEC talks for Structural Reform for Inclusive Growth and Services

BORACAY, AKLAN—The Philippines is the lead economy to prepare analytical framework papers on structural reform for inclusive growth and the role of structural reform on services to help shape discussions in the forthcoming Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting (SRMM) to be held in Cebu City in September. Five themes were agreed upon by the Economic Committee continue reading : PH leads preparations on APEC talks for Structural Reform for Inclusive Growth and Services

Inclusive growth key to escaping the ‘Middle Income Trap’ —NEDA

BORACAY, AKLAN— Inclusive growth lays the economic foundation needed for more investments and innovation, which in turn, are essential for middle income economies to graduate to high-income status and escape the middle income trap, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “Escaping the so-called middle income trap requires governments and the private sector continue reading : Inclusive growth key to escaping the ‘Middle Income Trap’ —NEDA

SDC-HDPRC mobilizes gov’t, private sector in poor localities to address constraints to inclusive growth

MANILA— In a bid to accelerate poverty reduction and promote growth in areas where the poor are found, the NEDA Social Development Committee – Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cluster (SDC-HDPRC) embarked on a concerted effort among the government, private sector, and the poor to ensure that the factors limiting the poor’s participation in economic continue reading : SDC-HDPRC mobilizes gov’t, private sector in poor localities to address constraints to inclusive growth

NEDA bids farewell to Canadian Counselor Myers

Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio M. Balisacan (left), along with NEDA Deputy Director-General Rolando G. Tungpalan (center) and Assistant Director-General Rosemarie G. Edilon (right) bode farewell to Counselor Luke Myers (second from left), Canada Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development’s Head of Cooperation. He was accompanied by First Secretary for Development Genevieve continue reading : NEDA bids farewell to Canadian Counselor Myers