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National Competitiveness Council
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                    [Title] => Government steps up efforts to ease doing business
                    [Summary] => The government’s inter-agency task force on ease of doing business is ramping up efforts and speeding up reforms to improve the country’s competitiveness and remove bureaucratic red tape.
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-01-17 00:00:00
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                    [Title] => Jamaica to prosecute 16 people on lottery scam charges
                    [Summary] => 

Sixteen people arrested for allegedly defrauding US citizens will appear in court this month as Jamaican authorities take aim at lottery scam gangs that they blame for much of the island nation's violent crime.

[DatePublished] => 2016-09-04 02:51:15 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1549696 [Title] => A matter of attitude [Summary] =>

Delivering good public service is a matter of attitude.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-04 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133182 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804837 [AuthorName] => Boo Chanco [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1549897 [Title] => Energy: The fuel for economic growth [Summary] =>

Reliable energy supply, the quality of power and the price of power are key concerns on the agenda for both private and public sector stakeholders, from Mindanao (where business is experiencing undersupply) to Luzon (where the quality sometimes suffers) to Luzon.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-04 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134094 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1351151 [AuthorName] => Henry J. Schumacher [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1549174 [Title] => EDITORIAL - Three steps in three days [Summary] =>

If the Department of Trade and Industry can make good on its promise to drastically cut the steps and processing time for starting a business, it would be a welcome parting achievement for the outgoing administration.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-02 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/opinion/20160203/startoon.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1548786 [Title] => DTI vows 3 steps, 3 days to start business [Summary] =>

Just three steps, in three days.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-01 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804849 [AuthorName] => Ding Cervantes [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20151230/dti-crisobal.JPG ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1536781 [Title] => NCC eyes scoring system for policy recommendations [Summary] =>

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) plans to come out with a new rating system next year that will measure which among policy recommendations in the country are worth pursuing or not.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-27 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1535608 [Title] => Christmas bonus out today: More cash for Capitol workers [Summary] =>

The Cebu Provincial Treasurer’s Office has confirmed that the Capitol’s 1,400 employees will get “another wave” of cash incentive worth P15,000 today.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-22 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1534430 [Title] => No time to slacken in 2016, says NCC [Summary] =>

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) said there is no time for the Philippines to slacken despite 2016 being a transition year for the government as the country faces a tougher business climate in line with the formal start of the regional integration next year.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-19 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1534580 [Title] => EDITORIAL - Catching up [Summary] =>

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

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