13 June 2016 – The 2016 Philippine Election proved to be successful in terms of voter turnout, with over 44.3 million Filipinos (84% of total registered voters) participating, resulting to a substantially higher turnout rate than those of previous election years.
22 February 2016 – Regular, high-level public-private dialogues are essential to ensuring harmonized priorities between the private sector and government, as well as providing a platform for ensuring that these reform measures are enacted quickly.
15 December 2015 – Down to the last week of session before Congress adjourns for the holiday break, the House of Representatives and the Senate are expected to enact the P3 trillion national budget for 2016 and the 2015 Salary Standardization Law for government personnel.
5 October 2015 – Following the enactment of two “business friendly” laws namely the Go Negosyo Act (Republic Act 10644) and the Philippine Competition Act (Republic Act 10667), Senator Bam Aquino, chairman of the Senate Committee on Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship
15 October 2015 – The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program, the Aquino Administration’s flagship infrastructure initiative, was lauded as a driver of growth that was envisioned to boost government spending, generate employment, and improve competitiveness.