MANILA, Philippines — The foreign trips of Environment chief Ma. Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga cost only P3 million, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources clarified after a senator questioned the foreign trips and travel expenses of the agency’s officials.
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As 2022 draws to a close, lawmakers in the Philippines are pushing for the establishment of a sovereign wealth fund to purportedly help the country finance future economic development.
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and the United Nations Development Program have secured $5.3 billion in climate finance commitment from Canada, Malacañang said yesterday.
MANILA, Philippines — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $450-million (approximately P24.89 billion) loan to assist the Philippines in enhancing health policy reforms and improving access of Filipinos to treatments and services for Filipinos.
MANILA, Philippines — The first low-rise condominium of Profriends inside Lancaster New City, Westwind, has officially broken ground, with a targeted turnover in the third quarter of 2026.
Diokno showcases PH’s digitalization progress, urges global community to rapidly digitalize payments to accelerate climate action
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES––Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno has showcased the progress of the Philippines’ digitalization initiatives and urged the global community to rapidly digitalize payments as a means to accelerate climate action in a 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) side event on December 4, 2023 at the Philippine Pavilion.
Diokno underscores importance of mobilizing blended finance to scale up climate action at COP28 climate talks
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES––Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno has underscored the importance of mobilizing blended finance to scale up climate action during a series of events at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) Finance Day on December 4, 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Newly enacted PPP Code optimizes public-private collaborations, ensures high-quality infra and services in PH
Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno has underscored that the newly enacted Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Code of the Philippines, which was signed into law as Republic Act No. 11966 by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on December 5, 2023, will enhance public-private collaboration and lay the foundation for ensuring the realization of high-quality infrastructure projects and services in the country.