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PH ranks low in innovations index


A new index ranks the Philippines as one of the least efficient among Asian countries in turning the building blocks of creativity into tangible innovations that benefit their economies and people.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH lags Asean in creative productivity

Asian Development Bank (ADB). AFP PHOTO

The Philippines lags behind most of its Asean neighbors in converting the innate creativity of its people into innovative and creative products, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) study showed.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

In Asean study, PH firms still behind Asian peers


The Philippines’ top publicly listed corporations have improved their corporate governance (CG) practices over the past year but they need to work harder to catch up with peers from Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, according to the Asean corporate governance scorecard.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH tourism gets boost from training program


The Philippines’ tourism centers have received a major boost with the launch of a Canada-funded training program that aims to improve the services at several of the country’s top destinations.

Posted: May 12th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Creating role models for Asean competitiveness


As the realization of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) gets closer, the outlook for the Philippines remains highly favorable. Indeed, our economy is consistently on the rise, buoyed by such positive predictions from institutions like the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and Moody’s Analytics that the country will continue to lead Asian economic growth.

Posted: May 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »



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