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Gov’t investing more for human capital dev’t

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Finance (DOF) said the government is investing heavily on human capital development programs to train its young workf.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarOct 7th, 2017

Index tracks improved PHL human capital

THE PHILIPPINES’ human capital improved over the past six years, according to the World Bank, which said the country improved on this count better than expected though it still fell short of the regional average due to productivity gaps. The post Index tracks improved PHL human capital appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Philippines performs below regional average in World Bank’s Human Capital Index

The Philippines performed below the average for the East Asia and Pacific region in the inaugural World Bank Human Capital Index, which measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by age 18......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Human capital to support growth

Human capital to support growth.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Department of Agriculture to invest P300 million in Bukidnon for vegetable production

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 10 is investing P300 million into a 5-year vegetable production development program in the Impasug-ong-Talakag-Sumilao-Lantapan (IMTASULA) towns in Bukidnon. The investment aims to bring food supplies to the National Capital Region and stabilize food prices. The towns sit ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

GOCC remit record dividends in H1

Government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCC) have posted record remittance that will go a long way in helping the Duterte administration hold down deficits and sustain its aggressive spending on infrastructure and human capital development, Department of Finance (DoF) Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Friday. Dominguez described as “remarkable financial achievement” the 54 GOCC’s combined P32 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

4Ps bill OK’d on 2nd reading

THE House of Representatives has approved on second reading a proposed law institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to provide a yearly P26,400 subsidy to every poor family. House Bill (HB) No. 7773 institutionalizes the 4Ps to reduce poverty and promote human capital development. The program will be implemented….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Myanmar panel probing Rohingya crisis pledges independence

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar --- Members of a commission established by Myanmar's government to investigate human rights violations in western Rakhine state, from which 700,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority fled brutal army operations, have pledged to be impartial. The Independent Commission of Enquiry held its first formal meeting Thursday in the capital, Naypyitaw, a day after holding talks with the country's leader, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. The commission's chairwoman, former Philippine diplomat Rosario Manolo, said at a news conference that the panel will be "independent, impartial and neutral." The commission was established after rights groups called for the ...Keep on reading: Myanmar panel probing Rohingya crisis pledges independence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Police arrest 100,000 for loitering in 2 months

More than 100,000 people in Metro Manila have been arrested or taken into custody by the Philippine National Police less than two months after President Duterte ordered a crackdown on street loiterers, a less deadly campaign than the war on drugs. The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said that between June 13 and 3 a.m. on Tuesday, its five police districts arrested 101,223 for violating city ordinances, which some human rights groups say has had a "chilling effect" on the metropolis. After critics pointed out that the President's original order to round up loiterers was illegal under Republic Act No. 10158, which has decriminalized vagrancy, police began to zealously ...Keep on reading: Police arrest 100,000 for loitering in 2 months.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Violence continues in Bangladesh capital as students protest

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Police in Bangladesh's capital fired tear gas and rubber bullets Monday to disperse hundreds of demonstrating students, while a prominent human rights group demanded the r.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Gov’t takes stock of performance

A GOVERNMENT SCORECARD that plots the Philippines’ progress in hitting economic development targets bared progress in macroeconomy, justice, human capital and environment, but poor performance in agriculture, housing and governance......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Infra, human capital still budget priorities

Investments in infrastructure and human capital development remain the government’s top priorities, the Budget department said on Friday, with public works and education to given the highest allocations under the proposed P3.757-trillion outlay for next year. “We are sticking to our plan of focusing on ‘Build Build Build’ and social services,” Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno [...] The post Infra, human capital still budget priorities appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Education, infrastructure get highest budget for 2019

Education and infrastructure agencies will continue to get the highest budget allocations in 2019 in line with the Duterte administration’s thrust to address public infrastructure and improve human capital development, according to the Department of Budget and Management......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

PH among worst in ease of doing business, education – report

MANILA, Philippines– The Philippines retained the 73rd spot out of 126 economies in the 2018 Global Innovation Index (GII). The GII ranks countries according to their capacity and success in innovation. The survey looks into a country’s institutions, infrastructure, business and market sophistication, knowledge and technology outputs, human and capital ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

CHR invited to coordinate with PNP for upcoming Sona — NCRPO chief

The Philippine National Police (PNP) wants to coordinate with the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for the upcoming State of the Nation Address (Sona) according to National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director PCSupt. Guillermo Eleazar. "The guidance also of the [PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde] is for us to coordinate with the Commission on Human Rights to invite a representative para sumama sa amin doon (to come with us)," Eleazar said in a press briefing. "We will invite them [para] mayroon silang (so that they will have a) representative who will join us in our command center... even in our communication van," he added. There are two purposes behind the move of transp...Keep on reading: CHR invited to coordinate with PNP for upcoming Sona — NCRPO chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Build, build, build institutions

The daily suffering of our commuters, the congestion in our cities, and the inefficient movement of goods are tied ultimately to weaknesses in our institutions. In the Department of Transportation (DOTr), for example, what’s the adequacy, quality and resilience of its human capital? Improving mobility in our cities will require new infrastructure and better services. [...] The post Build, build, build institutions appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

The barriers entrepreneurs hurdle

ENTREPRENEURS continue to have difficulty accessing credit, markets and technology while others lack entrepreneurial ability and human capital, making it difficult for their businesses to thrive......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Countries investing in the Philippines (Q1 2018)

By Lourdes O. Pilar, Researcher In the first quarter of 2018, foreign investors committed P14.21 billion for capital investments in the Philippines. Pledges by Japanese investors accounted for more than half of the total foreign investment commitments during that period, with P7.86 billion. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js The post Countries investing in the Philippines (Q1 2018) appeared first… link: Countries investing in the Philippines (Q1 2018).....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Countries investing in the Philippines (Q1 2018)

By Lourdes O. Pilar, Researcher In the first quarter of 2018, foreign investors committed P14.21 billion for capital investments in the Philippines. Pledges by Japanese investors accounted for more than half of the total foreign investment commitments during that period, with P7.86 billion. The post Countries investing in the Philippines (Q1 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Migration prospects can prevent brain drain — World Bank

Labor exporting countries like the Philippines can even benefit from the occurrence of the so-called brain drain if their education systems remain elastic to overseas demand and there is continued investment in human capital, according to a new report by the World Bank......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

When to sell

DEN SOMERA Rebalancing requires the act of selling. However, as discussed in the last two articles of this column, the question of “when to sell” is more rooted to the basic objectives of stock investing and trading, which are basically, capital preservation and profit-taking. Like most of the players in the virtual stock trading challenge,… link: When to sell.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018