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Only 2% of Filipinos Gave All the Correct Answers in This Quiz About Money. Dare You Take It?

Three of 10 respondents got three of seven questions right

This is actually an old quiz, part of a survey on financial literacy that the World Bank asked some 3,000 Filipino adults in 2014 in connection with a study on financial inclusion.However, interest in it was revived recently when the Bangko Sentral ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 06, 2018 09:00:00
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PH Is Now the 10th Fastest-Growing Economy in the World

Things are looking good for next year, too

While advanced economies like the United States, the Euro Area and Japan grow slowly, a number of emerging and developing economies continue to charge ahead. With China showing a measured slowdown in annual real GDP growth from 7.3% in 2014 to a ...

by Christopher Puhm for  | June 28, 2017 12:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 30: Poor infrastructure cripples PH ranking in logistics competence survey

And 93% of PH may have free WiFi service by year-end.

PH ranking drops in trade logistics surveyThe Philippines dropped to 71st in trade logistics competence ranking worldwide, due to poor infrastructure and customs performance, a World Bank report revealed on June 28.The report titled “Connecting to Compete 2016: Trade Logistics in the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 30, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 9: How much did Duterte spend for his campaign?

Plus, know who’s the richest congressman and why World Bank revises downward global growth forecast for 2016.

PDP-Laban didn’t spend for bet Duterte’s campaignPresident-elect Rodrigo Duterte spent a total of P371.46 million ($8.06 million) for his campaign, as reported on his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE), filed on Wednesday, June 8.Related: Duterte’s Cabinet 80% completeThe statement showed he ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 09, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 8: Efforts to ease doing business in PH not enough yet

Plus, PH inflation hits 12-month high in May.

‘We barely scratched the surface’Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Adrian Cristobal Jr said hitting the top third percentile of competitive countries in terms of the ease of doing business is a stretch.But with the new administration coming in, the government should continue ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | June 08, 2016 09:00:00
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How PH can ease traffic congestion through Big Data analysis

Real-time data can ease traffic congestion and lessen road safety issues, says tech executive.

IN TRAFFIC. “Traffic congestion won't go away, we can only lessen its duration,” said Holly Krambeck, senior transportation specialist for The World Bank. Photo from Wikimedia Commons Manila, Philippines — Tapping the power of Big Data is the key to solving the country’s traffic ...

by Toni Antiporda  | April 05, 2016 07:00:00
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19 steps to starting a business in Mandaluyong City

And why it\\\'s easy to start a business there

Mandaluyong City, is dubbed as the country\\\'s Tiger City due to its robust and thriving economy. Looking around, Mandaluyong is another financial district of the city based on the number of buildings, malls, hotels and companies that have made the city their ...

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