Why the Government Is Buying Green Talking Points of Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno for the Green Public Procurement: Opportunity for Growth


To the officials of the EU-SWITCH Policy Support Component; EU Ambassador Franz Continue Reading

Financing the Infrastructure Build-up BusinessWorld Economic Forum


In recent years, the Philippines has enjoyed strong and sustained Continue Reading

Optimizing Resource Allocation for Health


My co-workers in the government, friends from the media  Continue Reading

ADB Global Think Tank Summit 2017 The Philippines: Catching Up With Our ASEAN-5 Neighbors


To the esteemed economists, policy makers, and academicians present Continue Reading

Fiscal Issues: What Ought to be Done to Achieve Rapid, Inclusive Growth? Dutertenomics Forum


To the domestic and foreign business chambers; investors, bankers, Continue Reading

Philippine League of Local Budget Officers, Inc. (PHILLBO)
21st Annual Convention


The officers and members of the Philippine League of Local Budget Officers Continue Reading

Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) 31st Biennial Convention


To the officials of the Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and IndustryContinue Reading

Open Government Dialogues: Co-Creating the 4th Philippine Open Government Partnership (PH-OGP)


To the officials and resource speakers from the Open Government Partnership (OGP)Continue Reading

Role of DBM in Enhancing National Security


To Dr. Roberto Estioko, the officials of the National Defense Continue Reading

Introductory & Welcome Address PEFA at Work for Asia and the Pacific Practitioners Forum and Training”


To the members of the different governments Continue Reading

Message of the Secretary Official Opening Ceremony of the Certificate Course on Monitoring & Evaluation for Results

To the senior officials of the Asian Institute of Management, Continue Reading

Maybank ATR Kim Eng Investment Forum
“Spend and Deliver”


Ladies and gentlemen, guest, members Continue Reading

PHALTRA, Inc. 84th Annual National Convention and Seminar Workshop


Ladies and gentlemen, guests, officials of the Department of Continue Reading

Opening Statement Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Public Expenditure (JCOCPE)


Fellow workers in government, guests, members of the Joint Congressional Continue Reading

Welcome Remarks For the Study Tour of Delegates from Vietnam and the World Bank


To the delegates from Vietnam and the World Bank, Continue Reading

Philippine Franchise AssociationMembership Meeting
Ensuring and Sustaining Inclusive Economic Growth


Ladies and gentlemen, guests, fellow workers in government, officials Continue Reading

2nd General Membership Meeting of FINEX Governance and Reforms in Public Finance


Ladies and gentlemen, guests, members and officials of FINEX, Continue Reading

Government Fares Agreement Event
Re-Orientation and Walkthrough on PAL and CEB Booking Portals


Fellow workers from national government agencies, Continue Reading

Opening Remarks for DBM Forum
on Guidelines for Release of Funds in FY 2017 (Day 2)


Co-workers in the Department, ladies and gentlemen: good morning. Continue Reading

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Philippine Competition Commission


Fellow workers in the government, friends, ladies and gentlemen, good evening. Continue Reading

DBM FY 2018 Budget Forum Opening Remarks Day 4:


Co-workers in Government, ladies and gentlemen: magandangumagapo. Welcome and thank you for being here. Continue Reading

Keynote Speech for Philamlife Asset Management


Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for inviting me here. Thank you also for Continue Reading

DBM FY 2018 Budget Forum Opening Remarks:


Co-workers in Government, ladies and gentlemen: good morning. Welcome and thank you for being here. Continue Reading

Brief Message to the FFCCCII


Entrepreneurs,co-workers in government, officers and members of the FFCCCII, Continue Reading


Speech for the BPI Year-End Economic Briefing


Esteemed guests, leaders in business and finance, fellow workers in government, Continue Reading


Speech for the 71st Annual Convention of PICPA


To PICPA national president Ramonito Pernato, Chairman Felix T. Fabian, Davao chapter president Continue Reading


Speech for the Global Investment Forum


Esteemed guests, investors, entrepreneurs, fellow workers in government, Continue Reading


Speech for Asia Cloud Computing Association’s Industry Dialogue


Emerging trends on digital transformation play a big role in government’s efforts to promote Continue Reading


Opening Remarks for the 22ND ASEAN Transport Ministers Meeting


To the honorable ASEAN Transport Ministers, the ASEAN Secretariat and Delegates, Continue Reading


Speech for the Top Level Management Conference of KBP


To senior officials of the KBP, my colleagues in government, members of the media, guests, Continue Reading


Education Summit 2016 Opening Message


Good morning!
This Education Summit plays an integral role in our pursuit for real change. Education Continue Reading


Speech for BDO Nomura Market


Good afternoon!
It is in the best interest of everyone that the public and private sectors would dialogue Continue Reading


Flag Ceremony Speech in Malacanang Palace



Co-workers in government, Good Morning!
Today is the start of a brand Continue Reading

Budget Priorities of the Duterte Administration by Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno


Good afternoon!
For FY 2017, the Duterte administration will propose Continue Reading

Opening Remarks for ADB-OGP Asia PAcific Regional Dialogue


Our fellow open government reformers and practitioners, good morning.Continue Reading