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PH up 6 places in global competitiveness

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Given significant improvements in governance, innovation and drive against corruption, the Philippines has moved up six notches in the global competitiveness ranking to the 59th place this year, out of 148 economies.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace: Davos trip was to showcase PH gains vs graft, not for dollars and cents

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Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III’s trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum (WEF) last month was meant to “showcase” the country’s success in fighting corruption and introducing good government, and there were no expectations of fresh investment pouring in for the Philippines, Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Davos: Still not many willing to listen to the world’s poor

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TONY MELOTO attended the 2012 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. INQUIRER file photo

Davos 2012 was a contrast of many worlds that the World Economic Forum (WEF) was valiantly trying to bridge. I was there hoping to be an active contributor on behalf of the poor but I ended up mostly as a spectator to superpowers who were groping for clues on how to keep poverty out of their door.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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