Photos: The Secretary of Finance at the Nikkei Asian Review Forum last January 30, 2015

Secretary Purisima spoke about how the Philippines’ strong macroeconomic fundamentals and reform trajectory will allow the country to reap its demographic dividend to be a major player in an integrated ASEAN economy.

DOF-BLGF opens 197 positions to re-energize, reform local finance

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima has instructed the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) to fast-track the filling up of the bureau’s 197 vacant positions as part of the DOF’s revenue agency reform and modernization program. Deadline for submission of applications for first and second level positions is on February 16, 2015.