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WB remains bullish on PH

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The Philippines is expected once again to grow faster than any other major economy in Southeast Asia this year, the World Bank said, even as it stressed the need for the government to sustain reforms that could cement gains for the future.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

$141-M World Bank loan OKd for Cebu’s BRT system

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The World Bank has approved fresh financing for the construction of Cebu’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, taking what would be the city’s first mass transport system one step closer to fruition.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH jumps 7 notches in WEF rankings

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The Philippines continued to improve its competitiveness on the global stage amid reforms that have allowed the country to gain some ground against its better-placed neighbors.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

World Bank grants PH $500-M loan

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World Bank has granted the Philippines a $508.25-million loan and grant package, which will finance the implementation of rural infrastructure and livelihood projects for farmers and fisherfolk in the country.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

World Bank cuts PH growth forecasts

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The administration has a chance to put the Philippine economy on an “irreversible” growth path that would see millions lifted out of poverty if the last two years of President Aquino’s term is used pursuing meaningful reforms.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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