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Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says the Philippines is aiming for a ranking higher than 95th, after accomplishing 33 out of 43 planned reforms
The processing of excavation permits is expected to be faster, after the signing of a memorandum of understanding between utility firms and the Quezon City government
The shift to online transactions for processing product certifications can also save businesses around P3,613 per application, says Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez
The Philippine government rejects the findings, as Philippine finance and trade officials urge the World Bank to correct the 'inaccurate and understated findings'
For the new Anti-Red Tape Agency to 'have more teeth,' Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says President Rodrigo Duterte wants a former military general to lead the office
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The new law creates a unified business application form to make it easier to put up or renew businesses in the Philippines. It also features a zero-contact policy to reduce corruption.
'Our efforts to create a more business- and investor-friendly environment are gaining traction,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, after an American firm ranked the Philippines as the best country to invest in
The Philippine Competition Commission calls the drop in the country's ranking a ‘sobering account of our performance in attracting new investors and putting up new businesses in the country’
The pace of reforms in the Philippines is slower compared to many other countries, including several regional neighbors
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
Proposed new laws such as the Ease of Doing Business Act aim to put some of the practices learned from successful neighbors like Singapore into law
The government gains momentum in its bid remove outdated laws that complicate doing business in the Philippines
Paket yang besar dan penting dengan cakupan yang luas
Airbus pledges enhanced cooperation while Sanofi Pasteur gives updates on its dengue vaccine
Other stories include desperate residents fighting forest fires themselves and the Washington Post mistaking the Indonesian defense minister for President Joko Widodo
Indonesia jumped from rank 114 in 2015 to rank 109 in 2016
Indikatornya peringkat Indonesia naik dari 114 ke 109 dalam peringkat kemudahan berbisnis Bank Dunia edisi 2016
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Trade Minister Thomas Lembong sits down with Rappler and explains how the trade ministry is working to attract investments to Indonesia and how it plans to simplify doing business in the country
We agreed that we need a much stronger focus on promoting economic growth through structural reform says NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan
Sensible policies like Singapore implements can serve as guide to the Philippines which is now planting its feet in the global competitiveness arena
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 National Economic and Development Authority also supports an updated Foreign Investments Act
The reforms are designed to push the country into the top 3 of globally competitive economies
The Heritage Foundation Index measures economic freedom where each citizen is unconstrained by the state and able to freely work consume and invest
Here are the biggest stories about the Philippine economy in 2013 what has been achieved and what else needs to be done
A global report shows the PH is the most improved country in terms of doing business But what does this mean for entrepreneurs and average Filipinos?
The PH jumps 30 notches in the Ease of Doing Business report The administration’s anti corruption drive suffers a ratings drop Winners proclaimed in 73 of barangays
The Philippines improves 30 notches in the global survey that measures how much red tape private businesses encounter when dealing with government
UPDATED The National Competitiveness Council reports business processes in the country have been cut in a bid to boost the Philippines ranking in a global competitiveness survey
The government is closely following the developments in the Syria conflict and the upcoming decision of the Federal Reserve of the United States on how and when the US will wind down its stimulus package
Targets include cutting the current 36 steps it takes to start a business to 16 and reducing the number of tax payments from the current 47 to 14
Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo says the investment grade rating from Fitch will translate into job generating investments later this 2013 while S P s will be in 2014
The Philippine economy ranks poorly at 97th out of 177 countries in the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom
The Philippines places 87th best place to do business in in the 2012 Forbes “Best Countries for Business” list – retaining its spot in the rankings of 130 countries worldwide
The Philippines drops two places to rank 136th for ease of doing business between June 2010 to May 2011 a period almost completely under the Aquino administration save 30 days
It has become harder to do business in the Philippines during the first year of the Aquino administration according to a World Bank report released today
It has become harder to do business in the Philippines during the first year of the Aquino administration according to a World Bank report released today.