PH imports performance tops Asia for first half of 2016

MANILA— The Philippines was Asia’s consistent top imports performer for the first half of 2016 as the country’s merchandise imports grew by 15.4 percent in June, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “This performance shows the strength of domestic demand in the country particularly in consumption and investment, as reflected by the

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PH IDENTIFIES PRIORITIES FOR POST-2015 DEV’T AGENDA, NEXT STEPS

The Philippine post-2015 development agenda is based on five pillars which aim to build a rights-based, equitable and sustainable society, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Following a series of national consultations and technical workshops on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators, the country’s priorities were identified as the following: 1.) Poverty

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NEDA launches PIPOL system

MANILA — Government planning, programming, budgeting, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is seen to improve with the Public Investment Program Online (PIPOL) system, a new online database for government projects submitted for inclusion in the Core Investment Programs and Projects (CIP) of the Public Investment Program (PIP) and the Three-Year Rolling Infrastructure Program (TRIP), according

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