Cagayan Valley RDC endorses PhP14 billion infra funding

The Cagayan Valley Regional Development Council (RDC2) approved and endorsed to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Central Office the funding of projects worth PhP14 billion during its third quarter meeting on September 18 through video conference.… Read more »

SEAMLESS COORDINATION, COMPREHENSIVE PLAN NEEDED TO MITIGATE IMPACT OF COVID-19 – NEDA

Well-coordinated measures guided by a comprehensive plan are crucial to contain the spread of the COVID-19 and to mitigate its social and economic impact, the National Economic and Development Authority said.

“This public health emergency brought about by COVID-19 shows us how crucial it is for us to have a whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach in addressing this challenge,” said Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia.… Read more »

ADDRESSING THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Coronavirus Disease (2019) COVID-19 now poses a more serious downside risk to the global economy. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11 to signify its severity and global coverage and urged countries to take ‘urgent and aggressive action.’ On March 13, Europe was declared the new epicenter of the virus, as its confirmed cases and deaths surpassed those of the rest of the world (except China). New cases in Europe even surpassed those of China at its peak. … Read more »