NEDA Davao urges students to support PDP and Ambisyon Natin 2040

Regional Director (RD) Maria Lourdes Lim of the NEDA Regional Office in Davao (NRO XI) urged finance management students to support the country’s Philippine Development Plan (PDP) and AmBisyon Natin 2040 during the 2017 Financial Literacy Caravan hosted by the Junior Confederation of Finance Associations-Philippines (JCFAP)-Davao Chapter on October 7 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City. With the topic on “The Role of the Youth in Socioeconomic Development”, Lim urged the youth to contribute to economic growth by being active drivers of change in their communities and help build a safer and more progressive Davao region. This is […]

Secretary Pernia asks foreign business leaders to support PDP

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia yesterday called on foreign investors and business leaders to support the Philippines in realizing its collective goals anchored on the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 during the Sixth Anniversary Arangkada Philippines Forum 2017 held at the Marriott Hotel. In his keynote speech, the country’s chief economist said the current administration’s targets and goals are highly feasible and sustainable. “Let us arangkada and work together to sustain the upward trajectory of economic growth. We are confident that we can do it,” Pernia said. He also said that the 0-10 point Socioeconomic Agenda of the Duterte […]

NEDA to launch ‘Tunog ng Progreso’ this morning

The NEDA, through the Development Information Staff will launch ‘Tunog ng Progreso,’ an anthem for the country’s economic progress, this morning during the NEDA Central Office flag raising ceremony in NEDA, Pasig City. The melodies of the song were developed from the country’s economic performance in recent years. It aims to create understanding and better appreciation of the amount of progress we have achieved and inspire everyone to unite for a better future. The song was performed by Thyro Alfaro, a two-time PhilPop singing competition winner who also composed the song ‘Dati’ popularized by Sam Concepcion and Tippy Dos Santos. […]