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Philippines' crime, infra among worst globally – World Economic Forum

Oct 17, 2018 - 3:20 PM

The Philippines lags in police services, infrastructure, and ease of doing business, but excels in labor market and macroeconomic stability

U.S. tops global competitiveness rating, despite 'worrying' trends – WEF

Oct 17, 2018 - 10:46 AM

The World Economic Forum uses a new methodology for the 2018 edition of its annual Global Competitiveness Report to reflect shifts in a world increasingly transformed by new, digital technologies

PH slips 10 notches in 2016 WEF Global Competitiveness

Sep 28, 2016 - 11:20 AM

The Philippines ranking drops in 8 of 12 pillars cited in the survey including goods market efficiency technological readiness innovation and infrastructure

FIRST DROP. The Philippines ranks 57th out of 138 economies this year, from a year ago's 47th.

PH climbs 5 notches in WEF competitiveness rankings

Sep 30, 2015 - 6:22 PM

UPDATED Since the start of the Aquino administration the Philippines has moved up a total of 38 places from 85 in the 2010 2011 report to 47 in the latest one

MOST IMPROVED. Since the start of the Aquino administration, the Philippines has moved up a total of 38 places, from 85 in the 2010-2011 report to 47 in the latest one. Background image from Shutterstock

#SG50: Why Singapore is a model for global competitiveness

Aug 09, 2015 - 2:30 PM

Sensible policies like Singapore implements can serve as guide to the Philippines which is now planting its feet in the global competitiveness arena

FAST FACTS: Singapore world records

Aug 04, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Here are some of the many accolades that Singapore has earned through the years

GATEWAY. Singapore is a gateway of European investors and tourists to ASEAN, which the Philippines is part of. File photo by Rappler

Start a business in 8 days and 6 steps, gov’t promises

Apr 15, 2015 - 8:55 AM

The reforms are designed to push the country into the top 3 of globally competitive economies

New reforms cut the time it takes to register a new business by more than 4 times

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 4, 2014

Sep 04, 2014 - 9:25 AM

Indonesia s energy minister named graft suspect Indonesia s ranking improvement in WEF s 2014 Global Competitiveness Report hefty new fines for illegal parkers in Jakarta and more

This picture taken in Jakarta on July 3, 2014 shows vehicles on a road in Jakarta. The winner of this week's Indonesian presidential election faces serious challenges to keep Southeast Asia's top economy on track, from cutting fuel subsidies and fighting corruption to revamping creaking infrastructure and boosting spending on the poor. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

Indonesia moves up 4 spots in WEF competitiveness rankings

Sep 03, 2014 - 1:40 PM

Indonesia was ranked 34th among 144 countries up from 38th in 2013 and 50th in 2012 The country performed well in terms of governance and government efficiency but performance was uneven

EMERGING ECONOMY. Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, grew by 5.8% annually since 2004.

PH jumps 7 notches in WEF competitiveness rankings

Sep 03, 2014 - 6:34 AM

2nd UPDATE Since 2010 the Philippines has gained 33 places in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report – the biggest improvement among all economies in the survey

PH education and health lagging behind ASEAN nations

Feb 08, 2014 - 9:45 AM

2014 starts off on the right foot with bigger budget allocations for education and health But impact will depend on whether funds are used efficiently

LEFT BEHIND. Philippine primary education and health is the 3rd least competitive in Southeast Asia. Graphic by Renz Bautista/Rappler