June 6, 2017

NEDA launches the Philippine Development Plan

The National Economic and Development Authority launched the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, the blueprint for the country’s development under the Duterte Administration, in Pasay City, Friday. Over 300 people from the public and private sectors attended the event, titled Aksyon para sa AmBisyon: The Philippine Development Plan Expo. The PDP 2017–2022 largely stems from the 0-10 point Socioeconomic Agenda. ...Read More
June 23, 2017

‘The golden age of infrastructure’

President Rodrigo Duterte is implementing an ambitious $160 billion infrastructure plan, for which he can count on the support of Japanese investment, both public and private The Philippines is among the most attractive destinations for foreign investment in South East Asia. As the economy continues to grow, so too will the number foreign investors. But one major concern for investors ...Read More

NEDA launches the Philippine Development Plan

The National Economic and Development Authority launched the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, the blueprint for the country’s development under the Duterte Administration, in Pasay City, Friday. Over 300 people from the public and private sectors attended the event, titled Aksyon para sa AmBisyon: The Philippine Development Plan Expo. The PDP 2017–2022 largely stems from the 0-10 point Socioeconomic Agenda. It is the first of four medium-term plans that will work towards realizing AmBisyon Natin 2040, the collective vision of Filipinos over the next 25 years. Now available online, the PDP has 21 chapters aimed at laying a strong foundation […]

Gov’t transparency key to achieving a high-trust society – NEDA

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia highlighted the importance of transparency in government to achieve a high-trust society, as envisioned in AmBisyon Natin 2040. He discussed this in a forum on Freedom of Information (FOI) held recently, that aimed to deepen the engagement between government and reform partners in pursuing for transparency, accountability, and citizen participation. In the plenary session Measuring Change: Monitoring and Evaluating (M&E) Transparency Reforms, Pernia emphasized that M&E is “a powerful management tool” that helps the government achieve desired results. “Transparency reforms implemented in the government create a culture of interest among the public to be […]

CHED endorses support for NEDA’s campaign on Ambisyon Natin 2040 and PDP 2017-2022

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) issued a memorandum signed by CHED Chair Patricia Licuanan, endorsing its support in the information, education and communication campaign for Ambisyon Natin 2040 and the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022. In the memorandum addressed to all CHED central and regional directors, presidents/heads of public and private higher education institutions (HEIs), participation in the campaign of officials, employees and students from private HEIs shall be voluntary. Officials and employees of State and Local Universities and Colleges, on the other hand, should first seek approval from the president or head of their respective institutions. They should also […]

NEDA partners with DLSU on Ambisyon Case Competition

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) partnered with the De La Salle University School of Economics Student Government (DLSU-SEG) in conducting the Ambisyon 2017 Case Competition last week. Inspired by the NEDA’s communication campaign for AmBisyon Natin 2040, Ambisyon 2017 is a university-wide case competition for DLSU students to apply their knowledge in creating solutions to national issues. NEDA Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning Carlos Bernardo Abad Santos served as plenary speaker during the opening program of the Competition last June 9. He presented AmBisyon Natin 2040 and the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022. Asec. Abad Santos also presented […]