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World Bank features UP professor Antonia Tanchuling as protector of Philippines’ oceans

University of the Philippines professor Dr. Maria Antonia Tanchuling has been featured in a World Bank report on World Oceans Day 2020 as an innovator helping protect the Philippines' oceans.

Philippines surges 29 notches in World Bank’s “Doing Business 2020” Report

The Philippines surged 29 notches to the 95th rank in World Bank's (WB) “Doing Business 2020” Report released in October, indicating the regulatory environment in the country is more conducive to the starting and...

Philippines rises from bottom rank to top 10 sustainable trade economies

The Philippines has escaped the lower ranking for Asian trade economies and rose to the top 10 of sustainable economies ranked by Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index.

Philippines is more trade-friendly, says World Bank study

The Philippines has improved its ranking in terms of performance in trade logistics.

World Bank: Philippines will continue to be Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economy

The World Banks predicts the Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to hit 6.7 percent this year and the next before moderating to...

World Bank commends PHL’s model for migrant labor support

The Philippines was commended for its migrant labor support system in a World Bank (WB) report issued in October. The WB report, “Migrating to Opportunity: Overcoming Barriers to Labor Mobility in Southeast Asia,” commended the...

Gov’t Gets P23 Billion Infusion From WB, AIIB To Help Combat Floods In Metro...

Manilational eños will finally have a respite from the incessant flooding affecting the streets of Metro Manila every time heavy rains bombard the city during monsoon season The World Bank (WB) and the Asian Infrastructure...
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WB, HSBC, S&P pick PHL as Asia’s growth leader

The Philippines will continue to be Asia’s growth leader for the year and beyond, according to leading banking and finance institutions World Bank (WB)
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