The Philippines currently ranks 99th out of 190 countries in terms of ease of doing business, according to the World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation
The country faces a dilemma in development as it strives to achieve growth and progress amid distress and poverty
The government gains momentum in its bid remove outdated laws that complicate doing business in the Philippines
The Philippines' ranking drops in 8 of 12 pillars cited in the survey, including goods market efficiency, technological readiness, innovation, and infrastructure
Foreign business executives based in the Philippines say BPO, infrastructure, manufacturing, and tourism are sectors where progress has been made in policy and economic reforms
The fall is due to a drop in a number of indicators and the increasing competitiveness of other countries, but the results are disputed by the National Competitiveness Council
The Manila is the country’s most competitive city, while Davao del Sur heads the provinces, according to the 2015 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index
The government owes the military pensioners P14.207 billion from 2000 to 2008 and P3.684 billion accumulated from 2009 to 2012
The reforms are designed to push the country into the top 3 of globally competitive economies
Some agencies with the inherent purpose of fighting corruption are perceived as insincere in combatting it
Maria A. Ressa's '10 Days, 10 Years: From Bin Laden to Facebook' and Marites Dañguilan Vitug's 'Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court' make it to the National Book Award list
The NU Pep Squad set a record in points to win the 2013 National Cheerleading Championship at the Philsports Arena.
Fresh off a surprise win in the NCR qualifiers, NU leads the pack raring to win the 2013 NCC national finals trophy.
The Philippine National Competitiveness Council (NCC) data shows the country improves its ranking in 5 of the 8 global competitiveness surveys for the year
Josiah Israel Albelda looks back at past cheerdance national competitions.
The National Cheerleading Champions 2012 is the biggest cheerleading event in the country.
Renowned Filipino designers Kenneth Cobunpue, Royal Pineda, and Budji Layug were snubbed when their design for a new Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 was reportedly shelved.