Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr summed up the Aquino Gov’t Accomplishments.
Pagbabago sa perception ng ibang bansa sa Pilipinas with regards to corruption.
- In the economic freedom index, the Philippines was ranked 115th but in 2015 the country was at 70th place.
- In Global Competitiveness in World Economic Forum of 2010 we are no. 85 and no. 47 in the year of 2015.
- Global Enabling Trade Index of the World Economic Forum, from rank 92 in 2010 to rank 64 in 2015.
- Average annual GDP growth was 6.2 percent, highest in the last 40 years. Steady inflation of 1.4 percent average at the end of 2015 was achieved.
- The Administration was able to increase employment rate from 92.7 percent in 2010 to 94.2 percent in January 2016.
- 7.7 million Filipinos were lifted out of poverty through Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P’s).
- Increase on infrastructure investments from 1.8 percent of GDP in 2010 to about 5 percent of GDP this year.
- The Universal Health Care program of PhilHealth that now covers 93.45 million Filipinos.
- 89,720 classrooms are constructed from 2010 to March 2016, with another 95,429 scheduled for construction.
- Additional 170,000 teachers were hired.
- TESDA study shows that six out of 10 of its graduates get immediate employment within six months to one year after completion of the program, according to Coloma.
- Modernizing the Armed Forces of the Philippines with approximately P60 billion allotted for military capability upgrading projects under the AFP Modernization and Capability Upgrade program, or Republic Act 10349, enacted in December 2012.
Addressing traffic decongestion.
- The government acquired 48 new coaches for MRT-3 with the final delivery expected on January 2017.
- The launched of the LRT-1 extension project which will connect Baclaran to Niyog in Cavite through additional eight stations.
- LRT-2 extension to Masinag, which is expected to be operational by third quarter of 2017 and MRT-7 that will run from North Avenue in Quezon City to San Juan Del Monte in Bulacan.
- The Skyway stage 3 is now also being constructed. It will link NLEX and SLEX via an elevated toll road and cut travel time between Buendia in Makati and Balintawak in Quezon City from two hours to just 20 minutes. This project is scheduled for completion in April 2017.
- The government also launched the 12.3-kilometer Manila Bus Rapid Transit system from Quezon Memorial Circle to Manila City Hall.
- Similar system is being developed in Cebu.
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