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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

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

PSEi slips by 0.19%

The local stock barometer started the week on a sluggish note, weighed down most by the financial counter. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) slipped by 14.23 points or 0.19 perc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

PSE index slips on US yields, geopolitical tension

STOCKS FELL on Wednesday, following the downtrend in regional markets caused by rising US Treasury yields along with fresh geopolitical tension in the region. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) dropped to the 7,700 level intraday before trimming losses at the closing bell, finishing 0.20% or 16.41 points lower to 7,869.56. The broader all-shares […] The post PSE index slips on US yields, geopolitical tension appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

NMP remains with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)

NMP should remain as part of the human capital development rather than as part merely of the shipping and transportation or whatever the DOTr has planned, says Labor Undersecretary Jacinto V. Paras......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

NCRPO to deploy human rights cops at May 1 rallies

Aside from thousands of police units, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) is also set to deploy human rights officers in the series of Labor Day rallieson Tuesdayto respond to any incident of human rights violations. NCRPO chief Regional Dir. Camilo Pancratius P. Cascolan saidon Mondaythat human rights officers from the regional and district headquarters would be deployed together with representatives of the Commission of Human Rights (CHR). The team is in addition of the civil disturbance management (CDM) team stationed in different rally points in Metro Manila. "Together representatives from the Commission on Human Rights, Chief of Regional Human Rights Affairs O...Keep on reading: NCRPO to deploy human rights cops at May 1 rallies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

World Bank says Philippine human capital investments to counter overheating

The Philippines needs more investments in infrastructure and human capital, particularly upgrading the skill sets of workers for higher-paying jobs to be able to counter risks of an overheating economy, the World Bank Group said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

WB sees Ph sustaining 6.7% growth

The World Bank expects the Philippines to sustain stable economic growth this year and the next, noting the country should invest more in infrastructure and human capital to achieve further growth. In its East Asia and Pacific Economic Update released on Thursday, the Bank said the Philippine gross domestic product….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

WB Sees PH Sustaining 6.7% GDP Growth

The World Bank (WB) expects the Philippines to sustain stable economic growth this year and the next, noting the country should invest more in infrastructure and human capital to achieve further growth. In its East Asia and Pacific Economic Update released on Thursday, the Bank said the Philippine gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

‘Dangerous’ heat starts – Pagasa

    The summer "init factor" has reached fever pitch again in the Philippines, as the heat indices started reaching a "dangerous" 41 Celsius in several parts of the country this week.     The "heat index" or the "human discomfort index," colloquially dubbed "init factor," is the temperature people feel, as opposed to the temperature measured by a dry-bulb thermometer. High air temperatures and high relative humidity will give high heat indices.   The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) started measuring the heat index after the onset of the dry season for the year was announced last Tu...Keep on reading: ‘Dangerous’ heat starts – Pagasa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Manila Makes JLL’s Top 20 Cities in Asia Pacific

The country’s capital is included in the top 20 cities in Asia Pacific in the Short-Term City Momentum Index (CMI) of 2018 of JLL, a global professional services firm in real estate and investment management. Manila has been ranked 18th in the region — as one of the best destinations for global capital, business, and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

ALPSIDE DOWNED: Human (rights) targets

BERN, Switzerland (MindaNews / 27 March) –  In a human rights forum that I helped organize here in the Swiss capital early this month, I became acutely aware of the imminent threats now being faced by human rights workers in the Philippines. Carlos Conde, Philippines researcher of the Human Rights Watch Asia division, was telling […] The post ALPSIDE DOWNED: Human (rights) targets appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Alpside Downed: Human (rights) targets

BERN, Switzerland (MindaNews / 27 March) –  In a human rights forum that I helped organize here in the Swiss capital early this month, I became acutely aware of the imminent threats now being faced by human rights workers in the Philippines. Carlos Conde, Philippines researcher of the Human Rights Watch Asia division, was telling […] The post Alpside Downed: Human (rights) targets appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Top cities for ‘quality of life’ 2018 named

For the ninth year in a row, Vienna has topped the charts of Mercer's annual Quality of Living index, cementing its reputation as an idyllic destination for general well-being. The Austrian capital managed to maintain its stronghold over 230 other cities in the ranking, thanks to strong scores in areas like security, public transportation, cultural and recreational facilities. Rounding out the top five spots are Zurich, Auckland and Munich (which tie for third spot), Vancouver and Dusseldorf in Germany. For the ranking, researchers analyzed cities across 10 overarching categories: political and social environment; economy; socio-cultural environment; health care; schools and...Keep on reading: Top cities for ‘quality of life’ 2018 named.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Business sentiment across Asia edges up to hit seven-year high

SYDNEY — Business confidence among Asian companies rose in the first quarter to the highest level in seven years, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed, as a fresh surge by the Chinese economy offset concerns about rising trade barriers. The Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment Index, representing the six-month outlook of 67 firms, advanced one notch […] The post Business sentiment across Asia edges up to hit seven-year high appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

Philippine slips in quality of living index

MANILA, Philippines — Manila has dropped two notches in the list of cities in the world with the best quality of life, according to the latest survey conduct.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

Peso Keeps Ground Vs USD; PSEi Slips Anew

An anticipation of a 0.2 percent hike in US inflation rate for February 2018 failed to greatly affect the Philippine peso unlike the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi). The local currency finished Wednesday at 52.07 from 52.04 a day ago. A trader said expectations for a rate hike after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

Market slips by 0.4% on thin trade

  The local stock barometer yesterday slipped as investors braced for an upcoming US inflation data, which will provide clues on the pace of the US Federal Reserve's monetary tightening. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index shed 33.93 points or 0.4 percent to close at 8,419.57. The market was dragged down most by the financial, mining/oil and property counters which all fell by over 1 percent. The services counter was also slightly lower. On the other hand, the industrial and holding firm counters firmed up. Value turnover for the day was thin at P6.56 billion. There was net foreign selling amounting to P480.8 million for the day. The PSE has seen net fo...Keep on reading: Market slips by 0.4% on thin trade.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

PSEi slips below 8,500

The local stock barometer ended the week on a sluggish mood ahead of the upcoming EDSA Revolution anniversary, slipping below the 8,500 mark on Friday despite the upswing seen across regional markets. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell by 48.01 points or 0.56 percent to close at 8,467.56, weighed down by foreign investors' heavy selling amid jitters over the upcoming 32-year anniversary of the EDSA Revolution. Investors are pricing in risks that something may happen on Feb. 25, a stock dealer said. For the week - the first under the new Lunar Year of the Dog - the PSEi lost a total of 144.88 points or 1.68 percent. Except for the mining/oil counter which gained 1...Keep on reading: PSEi slips below 8,500.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Capital markets pause for breath as rate hike fears upset stock prices

By Krista Angela M. Montealegre National Correspondent COMPANIES seeking to tap the stock market for funding may stay on the sidelines until the dust from the global equity sell-off settles, as investors grapple with rate hike fears. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) — a barometer of investor confidence — wiped out its gains […] The post Capital markets pause for breath as rate hike fears upset stock prices appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2018