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                    [ArticleID] => 1862578
                    [Title] => Deepening East Asia and Pacific success in the midst of uncertainty
                    [Summary] => The rise of developing East Asia and Pacific in the last four decades is the development success story of this generation. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-10-24 00:00:00
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                    [AuthorID] => 1804923
                    [AuthorName] => Victoria Kwakwa
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                    [ArticleID] => 1540238
                    [Title] => Phiilippines economy to grow 6.4% this year – WB
                    [Summary] => 

Philippine economic growth is forecast to slow to 5.8 percent in 2015 before recovering to 6.4 percent this year, the World Bank said in its latest report.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-07 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150630/philippine-economy.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1507848 [Title] => Philippines voted chair of UN tourism body in East Asia Pacific [Summary] =>

The Philippines is set to lead the East Asia and Pacific region in tourism development as chair of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission for East Asia and the Pacific (CAP).

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-06 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1415796 [Title] => United States lifts cap on military aid to Philippines [Summary] =>

The United States government has lifted the financial cap on military aid to the Philippines which was imposed five years ago, a senior Philippine official said today.

[DatePublished] => 2015-01-22 22:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1380553 [Title] => Equal access to opportunities crucial to poverty reduction – NEDA [Summary] =>

Success in reducing inequality and poverty in the Philippines and other East Asian countries hinges on providing the poor and the vulnerable with equal access to economic opportunities and basic services such as health and education, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).

[DatePublished] => 2014-10-16 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1321055 [Title] => Beijing: No clash in Vietnam sea row [Summary] =>

China yesterday rejected Vietnamese claims it acted aggressively in the South China Sea and called for a peaceful end to a bitter row sparked by Beijing’s parking of a giant oil rig in contested waters.

[DatePublished] => 2014-05-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1311608 [Title] => US warns of terror attacks against its citizens [Summary] =>

The United States has warned of terrorists and criminals planning to attack US citizens and other foreigners in the East Asia and Pacific regions, including the Philippines.

[DatePublished] => 2014-04-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1309975 [Title] => Phl to remain one of fastest-growing SEA economies [Summary] =>

The Philippines will likely remain one of the fastest growing economies in East Asia and the Pacific in the next two years, according to the World Bank, but the bank projects the growth rate to be slightly slower than the 7.2 percent posted in 2013.

[DatePublished] => 2014-04-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20140408/phil-fastest-growing-economies.jpg ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1309895 [Title] => Phl to remain as fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia [Summary] =>

The Philippines is expected to remain as one of the fastest-growing  economies of the East Asia and Pacific as the region grows by 7.1 percent this year, the World Bank announced on Monday in its latest update for the region.

[DatePublished] => 2014-04-07 12:19:49 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1422137 [AuthorName] => Jovan Cerda [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20140407/world-bank.jpg ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1264587 [Title] => Phl had lowest FDI inflow in SEA in 2012 [Summary] =>

The Philippines had the lowest inflow of foreign direct investments (FDIs) in the East Asia and Pacific region last year, a unit of the World Bank said.

[DatePublished] => 2013-12-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) ) )
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