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+ Follow Ease of Doing Business report Tag
Ease of Doing Business report
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                    [ArticleID] => 2127796
                    [Title] => World Bank discontinues 'Doing Business' report due to 'irregularities'
                    [Summary] => The World Bank Group would cease publication of its “Ease of Doing Business” report — past results of which were protested by the Philippines twice.
                    [DatePublished] => 2021-09-17 11:45:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1806886
                    [AuthorName] => Ramon Royandoyan
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/06/05/world-bank_2019-06-05_13-19-29836_thumbnail.jpg
                )

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                    [ArticleID] => 2127788
                    [Title] => IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China
                    [Summary] => IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday disputed an independent investigation which found that in her previous job at the World Bank, she pressed staff to alter a report to avoid angering China.
                    [DatePublished] => 2021-09-17 08:28:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1805817
                    [AuthorName] => Heather Scott
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2021/09/17/georgieva-imf_2021-09-17_08-28-57670_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2038496
                    [Title] => World Bank suspends 'Doing Business' report twice protested by Philippines
                    [Summary] => The Philippines was among the countries that have protested the accuracy of the reports, first in 2015 under the Aquino administration and more recently in 2018 by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez.
                    [DatePublished] => 2020-08-28 19:04:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1805247
                    [AuthorName] => Ian Nicolas Cigaral
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/06/05/world-bank_2019-06-05_13-19-29836_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 1534580
                    [Title] => EDITORIAL - Catching up
                    [Summary] => 

The year is drawing to a close with some good news.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-19 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/opinion/20151220/startoon.gif ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1499548 [Title] => Costly ‘mistake’ [Summary] =>

In the last few days, President Benigno “Noy” Aquino III has been trumpeting how the Philippine economy has grown by leaps and bounds under his administration during the past five years.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-13 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136417 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097308 [AuthorName] => Marichu A. Villanueva1 [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1498410 [Title] => Noy: Good fiscal policies lead to inclusive growth [Summary] =>

The “Philippine story” has clearly shown that fighting corruption and implementing sound fiscal policies can lead to inclusive growth, President Aquino told a gathering of Asia-Pacific finance ministers here yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-10 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804901 [AuthorName] => Aurea Calica [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150911/PNoy-with-officials-5.jpg ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1385813 [Title] => Philippines moves up 13 notches in Ease of Doing Business [Summary] =>

The Philippines moved up by 13 notches in its ranking in the Ease of Doing Business Report 2015 released by the World Bank and International Finance Corporation on Wednesday.

[DatePublished] => 2014-10-29 16:09:29 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1645031 [AuthorName] => Patricia Lourdes Viray [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20141029/ease-of-doing-business-map.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1291892 [Title] => Phl ripe for investment – P-Noy [Summary] =>

President Aquino highlighted yesterday the country’s rise to investment-grade status as he also bared the government’s medium and long term plans to attract more businesses to set up shop here.

[DatePublished] => 2014-02-19 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804901 [AuthorName] => Aurea Calica [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://imageshack.us/a/img201/4060/gen1new.jpg ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 891330 [Title] => Wanting to be a great nation [Summary] =>

Guillermo Luz, co-chair of the National Competitiveness Council, a public-private sector body dedicated to building up the long-term competitiveness of the Philippines, emailed to us recently a summary of how our country performed in various global competitiveness reports in 2012.

[DatePublished] => 2012-12-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134315 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) ) )
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