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Higher investments in science, tech to boost productivity: NEDA

Economy Philippines
By Leslie Gatpolintan , PNA MANILA — The Philippines needs to ramp up investment spending in science and technology to spur productivity growth as it gears up for the ...
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NEDA predicts over half of flagship projects will be finished by 2022

Philippines
The National Economic Development Authority has expressed its confidence that more than 50% of the Duterte administration’s flagship projects will be completed by the end of the President’s ...
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ADB earmarks USD1.3 B for long-term development of Mindanao

Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated around USD 1.3 billion for providing financial assistance and funding for Mindanao’s long-term development. This amount is apart from the USD ...
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Nearly half of all Philippine airports can now handle evening flights

Philippines Travel
20 of the country’s 42 airports are capable of handling evening flights, said the Department of Transportation (DOTr). According to Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, the DOTr is aiming ...
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PNA photographer takes to Facebook to share progress on MRT-7

Philippines
Following the growing trend of social media-citizen reporting, a post on Facebook has been spreading to raise awareness about the state of development of the MRT-7 project, a ...
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Go: Barangay leaders key to gov’t service

Philippines Politics
DAVAO CITY, September 14, 2018 — Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go lauded barangay officials for their role in implementing the programs of President ...
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Duterte administration to fast-track infra projects through ‘hybrid’ PPP formula

Economy News
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has reiterated the government’s preference for “hybrid” public-private partnership (PPP) deals in which the government would build the infrastructure projects and later bid ...
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Dominguez says ADB must assume ‘effective’ role in reducing inequality, fostering inclusive growth in Asia

News
YOKOHAMA—Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the Asian Development Bank (ADB) should take on an “effective role” in promoting inclusive growth and reducing inequalities in the region against ...
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Duterte admin offers loan to jeepney operators to modernize RP public transport sector

News
Davao City — To demonstrate its commitment to modernize public transportation, the government has entered into an agreement to financially assist drivers and operators in migrating into the ...
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Minimum wage violators must face stiffer penalties says Speaker Alvarez

News
As the country celebrates Labor Day today, the House of Representatives will continue discussing bills that raise penalties for non-compliance with government prescribed minimum wages and other workers’ ...
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