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PH Government Accomplishments 2016

Updates lang sa mga kabayan natin:

War on drugs
1,007,153 drug users and pushers surrendered to government.
42,978 pushers and users arrested as of December 30.
73 government officials arrested for involvement in illegal drug trade, as of October 7, 2016
2,166 drug personalities killed during police operations as of December 30.
5,868,832 houses of suspected drug personalities visited by police to invite them to surrender to government for rehabilitation, under Project Tokhang.
Mega Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija inaugurated. It is being run by the Department of Health.
P1.266 billion worth of illegal drugs seized by BOC as of end of November 2016: P933.3 million worth of shabu, P314.7 million worth of cocaine, and P17 million worth of ecstasy.
New PNP Special Action Force troopers deployed to guard New Bilibid Prison in place of old security.

Economy
10-point Socio-economic Agenda of Duterte administration presented to international and local business groups, foreign institutions and governments, and other stakeholders.
Draft of Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act submitted to Congress. It is meant to exempt most Filipinos from paying taxes while collecting revenue from affluent taxpayers and corporations.
17 major projects approved by National Economic Development Authority Board.
Online streaming of closed-circuit television launched by Bureau of Customs (BOC) as measure against corruption.
P1.3 billion worth of smuggled goods seized by BOC, including smuggled rice, fuel, fake clothes and cigarettes.
93.3% of P409 billion target for BOC revenue collection collected as of December 2016.

Reduction of red tape
1,419 cities and municipalities (87% of total) streamlined processing of business permits and licensing systems to involve only one form, 5 required signatures, and a maximum of 5 steps. This was facilitated by the Department of Interior and Local Government.
Bureau of Internal Revenue begins simplification of the processing of tax clearances and certificates authorizing registration for real property and shares of stock to 3 to 5 days. Use of credit, debit, or prepaid payments cards and payment centers are added as options to encourage tax payment.

Care for Overseas Filipino Workers
One-stop service center for OFWs opened at the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) in Mandaluyong City. It has served 219,697 clients as of December 7, 2016.
P455.1 million in emergency assistance extended to 10,233 OFWs displaced due to drop in oil prices in the Middle East. Of these, 2,401 availed of the government’s repatriation program.
Overseas Employment Certificate no longer a requirement for vacationing OFWs. Their exemption from travel tax and terminal fee also being eyed.

Transportation
Inter-agency Council on Traffic formed by Department of Transportation for more streamlined system for addressing traffic. The council includes Metro Manila Development Authority, PNP-Highway Patrol Group, Land Transportation Office, and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board.
401 colorum vehicles impounded
6,883 illegally-parked vehicles towed
5,738 sidewalk vendors cleared
Validity of driver’s license extended from 3 years to 5 years
Drivers licenses applied for from January to October 2016 can now be claimed in 36 LTO licensing offices in Metro Manila
No report of laglag-bala (bullet-planting scam) since start of Duterte administration
Punctuality of take-off of airplanes (on-time performance) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) improved to 78% from 47% due to strict enforcement of rule that pilots must take off within 5 minutes or be put at the back of the line.
Fleet of 21 premium Mercedes Benz buses launched to bring passengers from NAIA to Makati and Roxas Boulevard.

Labor
2,531 workers found to be under abusive end-of-contract system regularized after Department of Labor and Employment inspection of establishments, principals, and contractors.
3-day maximum processing time for Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) applications implemented.

Telecommunication
Department of Information Communications Technology (DICT), National Telecommunications Commission, and telecom companies agree to standardize voice call charges between different networks to P2.50.

Law and order
911 National Emergency Hotline launched

Education
600,000 out-of-school youths pass the Accreditation and Equivalency Program, certifying them as eligible for either high school or college, as part of the Alternative Learning System program of the Department of Education (DepEd).
Guidelines issued on utilization of funds for the Madrasah Education Program by DepEd for public schools with Muslim students.

Energy
26,321 households connected to energy supply by Department of Energy and private sector. Of this, 2,662 were identified as priority for energization.
Philippine Energy Plan 2016-2030 Update completed by DOE. The plan is supposed to set the strategy for short, medium, and long-term goals for electrification in the country.
Two major power plants begin commercial operation: 414-megawatt San Gabriel natural gas power plant, and 97-megawatt Avion natural gas power plant.

Full list here: http://www.rappler.com/nation/157160-list-duterte-administration-accomplishments-2016


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