Europe-PH News

Arangkada: How the Philippines can Double Its Growth Rate

June 30, 2011

Nick Legaspi

The Philippines has grown so slow for so long a time, millions of its people are poor, jobless and hungry, that it would need to "move twice as fast" to eliminate poverty, create jobs and catch up with its faster-growing neighbors.

"Catching up and keeping up is an imperative, not a choice," says a joint report of seven chambers of the Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines representing more than 2,000 members.

The report, titled Arangkada Philippines 2010: A Business Perspective, points out: "The Philippines has lagged for too long, losing competitiveness, despite its immense potential and location in the fastest growing region with 60% of the global population."

[Please click the download button above to read the complete article.]

Source: BizNewsAsia; News; 29 June 2011

  • Europe-PH News

  • June 15, 2021

    Metro Manila, Bulacan ease to GCQ with 'some restrictions' by June 16

    Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 14) – Quarant... Read More

  • June 15, 2021

    COVID-19 vaccine deliveries and rollout in the Philippines

    (CNN Philippines) — The government is aiming to v... Read More

  • June 15, 2021

    Palace: Duterte to announce new quarantine classifications; ‘normal’ GCQ likely in NCR Plus

    MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo : will announce new quaran... Read More