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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: philstar philstarSep 13th, 2017

PH slips 1 notch in human capital index

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

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 13th, 2017

Human Capital of Maritime Philippines

Human Capital of Maritime Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 11th, 2017

Impact of MSCI China inclusion watched

INCLUSION of mainland Chinese shares in Morgan Stanley Capital International’s (MSCI) influential global benchmark equity index may trigger fund outflows from emerging markets like the Philippines once the rebalancing starts, but impact on local equities can be expected to be limited, stock market analysts said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Front Page: Impact of MSCI China inclusion watched

INCLUSION of mainland Chinese shares in Morgan Stanley Capital International's (MSCI) influential global benchmark equity index may trigger fund outflows from emerging markets like the Philippines once the rebalancing starts, but impact on local equities can be expected to be limited, stock market analysts said yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Opinion: Thinking Beyond Politics -- Victor Andres Manhit: "Harnessing the Filipino potential"

While the Philippines has enjoyed rapid economic growth, poverty and inequality rates remain high. Unsurprisingly, in terms of human development, the Philippines ranks behind its peers in ASEAN. To ensure that growth becomes more inclusive, the current administration should address persistent concerns on human capital formation and start preparing for the potentially disruptive effects of new technologies. If they do so, our people will gain a better chance of enjoying the benefits of economic and technological progress......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 4th, 2017

Index falls below 7,300

MANILA, Philippines - Share prices closed lower yesterday amid doubts about the future policy agenda of the Trump administration in the US and lack of strong.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2017

Public perception on cops’ lifestyle, ethics falls 11 % – Napolcom

MANILA, Philippines - The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has lost public trust as far as lifestyle, moral and ethics of policemen are concerne.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2017

UN chief bucks capital punishment

MANILA, Philippines – The United Nations human rights chief is opposing the imposition of capital punishment in all circumstances, saying death penalty is “n.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2016

Commentary: Enhancing human capital in the 10-point agenda

What do we need to advance this country over the long term?  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Stocks retreat, peso strengthens

MANILA, Philippines — After three consecutive sessions of new record highs, the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) retreated yesterday as inves.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

Amid criticisms of failing to protect victims, CHR to probe death of UST law student

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights on Tuesday announced that it was probing the death of a freshman law school student of the University of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Johnson joins, Domingo returns for Alab Pilipinas

Alab Pilipinas will be getting back one of its key cogs while also welcoming a big-time boost for the looming 2017-2018 Asean Basketball League. Versatile Lo Domingo will be returning for another tour of duty for the Philippines. Introducing himself to everybody a year ago, the 23-year-old emerged as the perfect complement to fellow Filipino-American Ray Parks Jr. He served as the squad’s hustle player as well as defensive specialist. And now, Domingo will have a more imposing frontcourt partner in American Ivan Johnson. The six-foot-eight, 255-pound center is a menacing inside presence who will also bring much-needed attitude to a squad which fell a notch below top two Hong Kong and Singapore last season. Johnson was last seen by the Filipinos reinforcing TNT all the way to the championship in the 2015 PBA Commissioner’s Cup. He also played two seasons for the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA. Domingo and Johnson will flank reigning and defending Local MVP Parks Jr. for reloaded Alab.. The Alapag-guided and Parks Jr.-bannered Filipinos will once again see action in the ABL commencing later in the year. All of the action will still be on S+A, S+A HD, and sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/abl. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News21 hr. 53 min. ago

Solon: CHR focuses too much on police violence

MANILA, Philippines — The budget slash for the Commission on Human Rights is a reminder for the agency that they are not doing their work as mandated by the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2017

Rody to UNHRC: Set up Philippine office, join police raids

MANILA, Philippines — As the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) faces the prospect of a P1,000 budget, President Duterte yesterday said he is inviting the Unit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2017

Stocks sustain momentum, mark fresh record territory

MANILA, Philippines — It was another festive day at the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday as the main composite index soared to another record high......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2017

ERC clears P5.5-B NGCP capex

MANILA, Philippines — The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has re-approved the capital expenditures of the National Grid Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2017

NCRPO to find replacements for Caloocan cops today

MANILA, Philippines — Officials of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will meet today to tackle the replacements of all 3,500 Caloocan City po.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2017

Rody: Use CHR budget for police body cams

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte yesterday suggested using the more than P600-million budget taken away from the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to b.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2017

Lady Warriors go streaking; Ateneo falls for first time

With De La Salle University plagued by injury, University of the East is now the closest challenger to National University’s throne in the UAAP 80 Women’s Basketball Tournament. And after a season-opening defeat, the Lady Warriors now look the part, going on a win run at the expense of hapless University of the Philippines, 52-42, on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum. Playing their third game in a week, the girls of head coach Aileen Lebornio still showed much sense of urgency in this one. Bienca Ramos and Joyce Francisco provided a big boost, conniving for all but four in UE’s 19-point third quarter that increased a three-point cushion into a 48-31 lead heading into the final frame. “Nung third quarter, buti nag-respond sila sa sinabi ko at nakuha na namin gusto namin,” Lebornio said. Love Sto. Domingo then hammered down the final nail in the coffin and eventually ended with a 15-point, 17-rebound double-double. Ramos and Francisco also contributed 12 markers apiece. Lebornio’s defense was stout as always, limiting the Lady Maroons into an abysmal 21 percent shooting. And so, after falling to NU in their first assignment, the Lady Warriors are now on a two-game win run. They are now in three-way tie for third after erstwhile undefeated Ateneo de Manila University suffered its first setback in the season. Valerie Mamaril and Precious Arellado scored 16 and 15 points, respectively, and Far Eastern University made another statement, taking down the Lady Eagles, 64-58. Katrina Guytingco’s back-to-back hits kept things interesting for Ateneo in the last 20 seconds before Mamaril kept them at bay once and for all by converting three charities. “At least, meron na kaming help ngayon kasi si Arellado lang last year e. Nag-improve na rin talaga yung Mamaril,” head coach Bert Flores said after his girls bounced back onto a 2-1 standing. Also at 2-1 are the Lady Eagles who were led by Hazelle Yam’s 20 points. BOX SCORES FIRST GAME UE 52 – Sto. Domingo 15, Ramos 12, Francisco 12, Chan 6, Tacula 4, Nama 3, Gayacao 0, Cortizano 0, Requiron 0, Strachan 0, Pedregosa 0, Bobis 0, Borromeo 0. UP 42 – Esplana 16, Domingo 13, Isip 5, Ordoveza 4, Rodas 4, Cruz 0, Pesquera 0, Tan S. 0, Lapid 0, Ongsiako 0, Bascon 0, Viray 0, Gatpatan 0, Tan K. 0. QUARTER SCORES: 14-9, 29-26, 48-31, 52-42. SECOND GAME FEU 64 – Mamaril 16, Arellado 15, Taguiam 11, Jumuad 7, Gerner 5, Antiola 3, Bastatas 2, Balleser 2, Okunlola 0, Ouano 0, De Guzman 0. ATENEO 58 – Yam 20, Deacon 11, Guytingco 10, Buendia 6, Go 4, Joson 4, Newsome 3, Uy De Ong 0, Cancio 0, Villamor 0. QUARTER SCORES: 14-21, 30-33, 43-39, 64-58. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 17th, 2017

Duterte slams CHR chief: Are you a pedophile?

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte last night heaped insults anew at Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairman Chito Gascon, asking him if he is “gay” o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 16th, 2017