Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Philippine economic managers have conducted meetings with government departments to implement spending that has lagged this year’s plan, Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran told reporters today. Spending in the first eight months fell 8.1 percent from a year earlier, the government reported last week. The economy rose 3.4 percent in the second-quarter from a year earlier, the slowest since 2009.
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