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In Asean study, PH firms still behind Asian peers

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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

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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

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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 »

Aid agencies urged to support PH antipoverty programs

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Multilateral lenders and other development partners have been urged to align their plans for the country with the goals outlined in the government’s new anti-poverty strategy.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Asean integration not happening in 2015

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Workers unload a shipment of imported Malaysian lumber for the Philippine market in this file photo.  AFP FILE PHOTO

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will not likely achieve all the targets it had set out to have a fully integrated regional economy given the difficulties in implementing the measures to institute and harmonize the so-called “nontariff barriers.”

Posted: April 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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  • Biz Buzz: Boardroom ban
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  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, August 29, 2014
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