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Focus on inclusive growth

President Benigno Aquino III.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Marking his fourth year in office on Monday, President Benigno Aquino III believes that a change in attitude toward government is one of his biggest achievements, according to a Malacañang official.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Massive infra spending set

PASSENGER TERMINAL INSPECTION  President Aquino boards MV St. Pope John Paul II docked at Manila North Harbor’s North Passenger Terminal Complex in Tondo, Manila, as part of his inspection of major passenger terminals in Metro Manila. Behind him are Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma and Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. LYN RILLON

With just two years to go before its term ends, the Aquino administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Drilon: Congress to sustain momentum of economic growth


MANILA, Philippines—With the country gaining headway on economic progress with improvements on the gross domestic product, Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Friday that Congress would play a key role in maintaining the momentum.   Drilon vowed that Congress as a whole would work on legislation and policies that would improve investments in agriculture, tourism, [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino administration should be alarmed by recent survey, says Casiple

Political analyst Ramon Casiple. INQUIRER file photo

The Aquino administration should be alarmed by the Pulse Asia survey saying most Filipinos claimed the quality of life has worsened in the past years, a political analyst said Tuesday.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

BSP exec cites moves to achieve higher economic growth

THE government should pay attention to the volatility of capital flow and the infrastructure gaps to achieve a stronger economy and a higher gross domestic product per capita. Dr. Ma. Cyd N. Tuano-Amador, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) assistant governor for monetary policy, warned Filipinos of these economic challenges during last Friday’s Conference of Gearing [...]

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »