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FIRe’s call for government, public sector to adapt and integrate

Winning together in the fourth industrial revolution By Adrian Paul B. Conoza,Special Features Writer The growing need to keep in step with the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

Faster spending, consumption to boost economic growth

FASTER state spending, slower inflation and robust overseas remittances are seen to boost economic growth this semester, according to the latest joint assessment by the First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P).

State-run firms’ dividends reach P34B at end-September

DIVIDENDS from state-run firms reached P34.15 billion as of September and appear headed for a fresh banner year, the Department of Finance (DoF) said on Friday.

Palace: Classes, government work suspended tomorrow noon

Work in government offices including government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCC) and local government units (LGUs), as well as classes in all public schools, state...

Analysts take stock of Duterte’s ratings

By Arjay L. Balinbin The 2018 SWS Survey Review showed that President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s ratings in the previous year in almost all areas “are...

House to go it alone on ‘Cha-cha’

By Minde Nyl R. dela Cruz THE HOUSE of Representatives is pushing through with constitutional amendments even without the Senate, Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez said...

Alvarez: ‘No-El’ in shift to federalism ‘possible’

HOUSE SPEAKER Pantaleon D. Alvarez on Wednesday, Jan. 3, raised the possibility of the 2019 midterm elections giving way to the shift toward a...

Palace cites drug war, budget, TRAIN among achievements

THE TAX reform program as recently passed by Congress, the national budget next year, and the controversial anti-drug campaign are among the highlights of...

SWS: Satisfaction with Duterte rebounds

By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte's net satisfaction rating has rebounded to +58 in the fourth quarter from last September's drop of +48,...

Duterte: No more junkets beginning next year

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Thursday, Dec. 21, he will put an end to junkets starting Jan. 1. “January 1, wala akong pakialam kung...

Trust in gov’t highest since 2011: survey

By Patricia B. Aquino Interaksyon THE PEOPLE’S trust in the government is at its highest since 2011, according to the fifth Philippine Trust Index (PTI), a...

Government keeps ‘very good’ satisfaction

By Rosemarie A. Zamora THE PUBLIC’s satisfaction with the national government stayed “very good” last quarter under the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, with...

SONA pushes select bills, warns miners

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral Reporter PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte yesterday asked courts not to block development projects and pressed the Senate to approve the first...

‘Awesome’ to ‘dangerous’: Political leaders rate Duterte’s first year in power

POLITICAL leaders allied with and opposed to President Rodrigo R. Duterte also marked his first year in office with their respective statements on Friday. Former...

Government to borrow P889.7 billion next year

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter THE GOVERNMENT plans to borrow over a fifth more in 2018 — with bulk of loans to be...

Key quotes from Duterte's first State of the Nation Address

On July 25, 2016, President Rodrigo R. Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address during the opening of the 17th Congress at...

Aquino government satisfaction slips

PUBLIC SATISFACTION with the performance of outgoing President Benigno S.C. Aquino III’s administration dipped -- though it remained “good” -- as it entered its...

Arangkada evaluation for the next government

The Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce of the Philippines has released its evaluation of how the Philippines fared from 2010 until the final months of the...

Fiscal performance, OCT 2015

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Net satisfaction with the national administration

PUBLIC SATISFACTION with the performance of the national government (NG) hit its highest point in one-and-a-half years last quarter, boosted by marked improvements in...