FOR the second time, the President will be reporting to Congress and the Filipino people the State of the Nation. In only a year, the new administration has cleaned house, eliminated waste, and put in place the foundations for a more prosperous, peaceful, and progressive future.
DEFT management of expenses and fiscal prudence, as a result of the Aquino government’s Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB) approach, has resulted in savings used to fund projects not included in the General Appropriations Act of 2011.
SINCERITY and good faith are what the Aquino government brings to the table as it works to resolve decades of armed conflict with communist and separatist groups.
IN fulfilling a promise to end the impunity of extrajudicial killings (EJKs), the Aquino government is pursuing the delivery of justice for victims. It has established a special Task Force to review cases, expedite investigation, and speed-up the prosecution and resolution of cases.
A partnership between the Aquino government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has established a national strategy to reduce the carbon footprint of road transport in the Philippines.
ATTAINING rice self-sufficiency is the central goal of the Aquino administration’s Food Staples Self-Sufficiency Roadmap (FSSR) for 2011-2016, which also serves as the country’s blueprint for food security.
AFTER just a year in power, the Aquino government has made significant progress in providing stable and sustainable energy in the Visayas.
TO lessen the nation’s dependence on imports, the Aquino government has placed top priority on agricultural development and, after just one year in office, gains are already being seen.