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                    [ArticleID] => 1688270
                    [Title] => Phl expected to improve ease of doing business
                    [Summary] => The Philippines is expected to post an improvement in the World Bank’s “Doing Business” report this year but will likely fall short of cracking the top third of the global rankings, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said.
                    [DatePublished] => 2017-04-24 00:00:00
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                    [SectionUrl] => business
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                    [ArticleID] => 1520811
                    [Title] => Mar seeks amendments to Local Government Code to simplify business regulations
                    [Summary] => 

Liberal Party presidential candidate Manuel “Mar” Roxas II believes the Local Government Code should be amended to simplify the processes required to set up a business.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-11 01:51:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20151021/mar-1.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1520500 [Title] => Government raises complaints on World Bank’s Doing Business report [Summary] =>

The Philippines has raised its complaints on the annual Doing Business report ranking to the highest official of the World Bank Group.

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The Philippines escalated its complaints on the annual Doing Business report ranking to the highest official of the World Bank Group.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-09 00:43:57 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097494 [AuthorName] => Prinz Magtulis [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20151028/world-bank.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1517986 [Title] => DOF, NCC slam anew World Bank report on doing business [Summary] =>

The Philippines is not yet done with the World Bank and will repeat its criticisms of the Doing Business Report in a meeting today with the agency’s directors and potentially with its president through writing.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-03 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150913/world-bank-2.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1516327 [Title] => EDITORIAL - Accelerate reforms [Summary] =>

Administration officials and their supporters are challenging the revised methodology in the latest Doing Business study conducted by the World Bank Group, in which the Philippines fell six notches to 103rd place from the previous year.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-29 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/opinion/20151030/startoon.jpg ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1515861 [Title] => Philippines slips in World Bank ranking on doing business [Summary] =>

The Philippines slipped six notches in the World Bank’s latest report gauging economies in terms of ease of doing business despite reforms made by the government in expediting ways of starting businesses.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-28 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20151028/world-bank.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1515837 [Title] => Phl slams World Bank after slipping in Doing Business survey [Summary] =>

The Philippines slammed the World Bank on Tuesday after its ranking in an annual gauge of business environment slumped to one of the lowest in Southeast Asia, calling the measure an “inappropriate” reflection of the country’s business climate.

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Read his lips: there will be no income tax cut under President Aquino.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-27 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133252 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1807094 [AuthorName] => Ana Marie Pamintuan [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1514965 [Title] => PICPA prexy: BIR needs to ease Philippines tax system [Summary] =>

The government is urged to make the tax system more simpler and efficient to raise the Philippines' competitiveness.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-25 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1213316 [AuthorName] => Carlo S. Lorenciana [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) ) )
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