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PH slips 1 notch in human capital index

PH slips 1 notch in human capital index.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netSep 13th, 2017

Philippines falls a notch in WEF’s Human Capital Index

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has dropped anew in a global ranking which measures countries’ ability to make the most of their populations’ economic.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 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

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

PSEi slips but clings to 8,900

The local stock barometer ended flat but stayed afloat the 8,900 level on Wednesday as some investors reassessed their portfolios after the recent run-up to record highs. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 3.43 points or 0.04 percent to close at 8,920.29. While US stocks continued to rally overnight, the local market was "tired" after its successive winning sessions from the last days of December, said Luis Gerardo Limlingan, managing director at local stock brokerage Regina Capital Development. "Index saw some pullback amid a lack of news flow in local front and as investors await the corporate results season which will be in full swing next month," ...Keep on reading: PSEi slips but clings to 8,900.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Philippines’ talent edge slips in index

THE PHILIPPINES led lower-middle-income economies in a 2019 talent competitiveness survey, in which the country nevertheless posted a lower score and rank compared to the previous year......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Local Markets Recover in Midweek Session

Risk-on sentiment returned to the Philippines’ financial and capital markets Wednesday, allowing both local stocks and the peso to walk away with gains. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) surged to the 7,900-level after rising by 2.83 percent, or 217.55 points, to 7,919.67 points. A trader attributed this to encouraging developments in efforts to mediate […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Indian firefighters battle air pollution in New Delhi

NEW DELHI --- Indian authorities have ordered firefighters in the capital to sprinkle water from high-rise buildings to settle dust and stop garbage fires and have banned construction activity as hazardous air quality affects millions of people. New Delhi recorded one of the highest pollution levels of the year on Sunday with the air quality index, measuring sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide, touching 450. The air started improving Wednesday with an increase in wind speed. However, the level of PM 2.5, tiny particulate matter that can dangerously clog lungs, exceeded 320 on Thursday, more than 13 times beyond what the World Health Organization considers safe,...Keep on reading: Indian firefighters battle air pollution in New Delhi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

DOST scholars run Asean’s first nutrient-testing lab

The DOST has shown time and again that investing in programs to develop the country’s human capital will prove beneficial in the long run. DOST scholars run Asean’s first nutrient-testing lab Source link: DOST scholars run Asean’s first nutrient-testing lab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Philippines Rule of Law score dips further

The Philippines scored 3.4 out of 10 points in the latest 2018 Human Freedom Index, where the country dropped two places among 162 countries measured......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Philippines: bad for business, hotbed for journo murders | Evening wRap

  Today on Rappler: PH slips 11 notches in World Bank's ease of doing business ranking OFW saved from UAE death row reunites with family in PH Despite improved status, PH ranks 5th on Global Impunity Index Big turnout of 'Googlers' at headquarters in global protest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Badian, Cebu Invests in BNSs for Nutritional Improvement

This 3rd income class municipality southwest of Cebu invests in its human capital as it boasts its tourism industry. The Municipal Nutrition Committee under the leadership of its Chair and Mayor Carmencita L. Lumain alloted resources for the training of Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs). Thirty BNSs attended the Basic Course Training for BNSs held on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Human capital to support growth

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

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

PH market slips to bear territory

The local stock market slipped to bear territory on Wednesday as local inflation jitters escalated in the aftermath of Typhoon 'Ompong.' The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) tumbled.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

PSEi skids to 7700 level after Aug inflation data

THE stock market fell to the 7,700 territory in early trading Wednesday following the release of higher- than-expected August inflation data. As of 11:33 a.m., the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) was down 1.62 percent or 127.42 points at 7,754.40 while the wider All Shares was down 1.35 percent or 64.88 points at 4,730.98. Regina Capital Development [...] The post PSEi skids to 7700 level after Aug inflation data appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 5th, 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