Sound of Progress: Time to Sing in Unison for a Long-term Economic Vision

By Jennifer Tungol Music from economic data? Who would have thought? Filipinos did! Now, every Filipino can sing to the upbeat music, tracking Philippine economic growth through recent years with the YouTube video launched last September by the National Economic and Development Authority’s (NEDA), Tunog ng Progreso (Sound of Progress). The new song performed by Thyro Alfaro, arranged and composed by Allan Feliciano and Top Suzara, is downloadable from the NEDA website at and can be viewed on YouTube at https://youtube/8QMjCe-NsfO. Let us discover more through an email interview with Dentsu, the agency NEDA collaborated with in communicating and […]

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. […]