No takers for RDC chairmanship in Western Visayas

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on No takers for RDC chairmanship in Western Visayas 

ILOILO CITY, Sept 8 -– Local leaders who are qualified to sit as chairperson of the Regional Development Council (RDC) are not interested in assuming the post, said National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Regional Director Ro-Ann Bacal who is now serving as acting chair of the region’s top policy making body.

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13th Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) press conference

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on 13th Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) press conference 

150901161052Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) president Dr. Gilberto Llanto (at rostrum) delivers his welcome remarks during the 13th Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) with the theme “Tamang Regulasyon para sa Patuloy na Pag-ahon” press conference held at the Carlos P. Romulo Hall, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Building, Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City on Tuesday (Sept. 1, 2015). Also in photo (from left) are Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Deputy Administrator for Planning Atty. Nicasio Conti; Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Public Information Officer Atty. Mary Ann Salada; and Quezon City Business Process and Licensing Office Head Garry Domingo. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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DA urges farmers to be armed with information to prepare for impact of El Niño

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA urges farmers to be armed with information to prepare for impact of El Niño 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 27 — Accurate information is necessary to be able to cushion the impact of the El Niño phenomenon.

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NEDA sees robust economic growth in second half

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on NEDA sees robust economic growth in second half 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, July 15 (PNA) — The government expects the Philippine economy to grow stronger in the second half of 2015 after posting a slower growth in the first half, bolstering hope on the attainment of even the low end of 7 to 8-percent growth target this year.

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President Benigno Aquino III presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Benigno Aquino III presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting 

President Benigno S. Aquino III presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday (July 15, 2015).  Also in photo are Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., Secretary to the Cabinet Jose Rene Almendras, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the Malacañan Palace on Wednesday (July 15, 2015). Also in photo are Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., Secretary to the Cabinet Jose Rene Almendras, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

President Benigno S. Aquino III presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the MalacaÒan Palace on Wednesday (July 15, 2015). Also in photo are Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., Secretary to the Cabinet Jose Rene Almendras, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima. (Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau/PNA)

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Signing of NEDA-DBM Joint Memorandum Circular on Evaluation

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Signing of NEDA-DBM Joint Memorandum Circular on Evaluation 

150715154525Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio B. Abad (left) and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director General Arsenio M. Balisacan exchange views during the signing of the NEDA-DBM Joint Memorandum Circular on Evaluation held at the NEDA Executive Lounge in Pasig City on Wednesday (July 15, 2015). (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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NEDA-DBM Joint Memorandum Circular on Evaluation

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on NEDA-DBM Joint Memorandum Circular on Evaluation 

150715145955UNICEF Philippines Deputy Representative Margaret Shohan (left) delivers her message during the signing of the National Economic and Development Authority-Department of Budget and Management (NEDA-DBM) Joint Memorandum Circular on Evaluation held at the NEDA Executive Lounge in Pasig City on Wednesday (July 15, 2015). Shown in photo (seated, from left) are: Assistant Secretary Maxine Tanya M. Hamada; Secretary Florencio B. Abad of DBM; NEDA Director General Arsenio M. Balisacan; and Deputy Director General Rolando G. Tungpalan. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Investors still bullish on PHL manufacturing sector

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Investors still bullish on PHL manufacturing sector 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, June 10 (PNA) — Investors remain optimistic about the growth outlook for the Philippine manufacturing sector for this year, despite uncertainties in the global market and the adverse effects of El Niño, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).

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DSWD seeks NNC Region 2 assistance for implementation of supplementary feeding program

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD seeks NNC Region 2 assistance for implementation of supplementary feeding program 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, April 29 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) region 2 has sought the assistance of the members of the Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) in monitoring the implementation of the supplementary feeding program for preschool children enrolled in Day Care Centers.

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Myanmar economist says South East Asia needs agricultural vision

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MANILA, Nov. 11 — The Southeast Asian region needs a “new agricultural vision” that will take into account the effects of climate change on food production and the effects of the farming sector on the environment.

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