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Infrastructure spending rises by 31.4% in May 2017 alone, the highest since November 2016
The Department of Budget and Management says the drop is mainly due to the absence of big-ticket expenditures in the military's modernization program, which are set for later in the year
Most analysts expect two more rate increases this year, likely in June and in September, but there are now doubts over that schedule
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The Duterte administration's 'Build, Build, Build' program has yet to break ground and lift the economy, leaving the private sector to fill the void
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US officials say US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will push the allies to do more to reach the goal of boosting defense spending to 2% of gross domestic product by 2024, which they set during a summit in Wales in 2014
(2nd UPDATE) 'In particular, we need to guard against outside meddling in the disputes,' says Fu Ying, spokeswoman for the National People's Congress
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But the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) says it will not have a significant impact on the country's economic growth this year
US President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to slash taxes and ramp up infrastructure spending could boost demand above sustainable levels
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The Philippines is 'the fastest-growing among major Asian emerging economies that have already released data for the quarter,' says NEDA
The economy expanded 5.02% year-on-year from July to September, slightly below forecasts and slower than a revised 5.19% in the second quarter, according to the statistics agency.
The infographic compares past administrations' actual infrastructure spending during their time in office, to the Duterte administration's 2017 spending target
The bank now expects to hit 2% inflation by March 2019 – 4 years later than its original target
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August's surplus means the government has closed the 8-month fiscal gap to P138.4 billion
Its board of directors approves additional capital expenditure of $300 million for network expansion
The Lower House restores the budget cuts made against state colleges and universities as well government hospitals
Minority Leader Danilo Suarez is concerned how the proposed budget would be spent by the Duterte administration, which is so focused on the war on drugs
Sentiment among big manufacturers drops to its lowest levels since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kicked off Abenomics in 2013
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the Philippines is still on track to meet its economic growth targets
The House of Representatives will hold plenary deliberations until October 7
Economists are increasingly writing off Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's more than 3-year attempt to cement a lasting recovery
Despite the dip from the previous quarter, the confidence index for the third quarter is the highest ever recorded, and is expected to rebound by end of the year, according to the latest BSP Business Expectations Survey
The Philippine economy is 'firing on all cylinders,' but economists say boosting spending is as critical as ever
'We expect to continue this growth trajectory but with a difference from the previous administration because we will be reducing poverty rates,' says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
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The $273-billion package, which includes tens of billions of dollars for infrastructure spending, is expected to be approved by parliament in September
Research firm Nielsen says confidence in the Philippines is at an all-time high, buoyed by the promise of future reforms
Even with the education department getting the biggest cut of the budget pie, the country is spending only 3% of its GDP on education, below international standards
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gives few details about the plan, except to say about half would be fiscal measures
For the first 6 months of the year, government spending totaled P1.22 trillion, 14% higher than last year's P1.07 trillion
The Philippines is seen to survive the twin threats of the Brexit fallout and an impending interest rate hike by the US Fed
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The Duterte administration's economic managers also plan to fast-track infrastructure projects
The Bank of the Philippine Islands cites potential rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve as well as the expected increase in infrastructure spending
Granting the Liberal Party's request for a deadline extension would be 'unfair to other candidates and parties that complied with the prescribed period'
Sixto Brillantes Jr argues that a Comelec resolution on the filing of 2016 campaign spending reports 'expanded' the provision of the law, causing confusion
The upgrades are a result of the Duterte administration's plans to increase deficit spending to 3% of GDP from the previous 2%
Congressman-elect Carlito Marquez leads all spenders in Aklan with a total of nearly P900,000
Maurice Obstfeld, the International Monetary Fund's top economist, says an article by 3 other IMF economists was 'widely misinterpreted'
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says there is an urgent need for governments to ramp up spending
'Instead of delivering growth, some neoliberal policies have increased inequality,' says 3 economists from the International Monetary Fund