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Manila is 3rd among 56 cities with lowest quality of life – report

Published by rudy Date posted on October 7, 2019

By: Krissy Aguilar, INQINQUIRER.net, 7 Oct 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Manila ranked poorly at third place among 56 cities worldwide with the lowest quality of life, research published by Deutsche Bank has shown.

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LOOK: The Philippines is second on the list of most dangerous countries for journalists in the world, according to the International Federation of Journalists. Iraq is on top of the list

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2019

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Philippines in UN list of anti-civil society, activist countries

Published by rudy Date posted on September 24, 2019

by Pia Lee-Brago (The Philippine Star) – 24 Sept 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines, whose relations with international bodies have turned sour, has been listed among 48 countries that registered a rising retaliation against civil society groups and human rights defenders who have been cooperating with the United Nations.

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Philippines emerges as a hateful Dark Web hub

Published by rudy Date posted on August 14, 2019

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Philippines fifth on cyber-attack list

Published by rudy Date posted on August 5, 2019

by Denise A. Valdez, BusinessWorld, Aug 5, 2019 THE Philippines moved up to fifth place from ninth a year earlier in Kaspersky Lab’s global list of countries with most online threats detected in the second quarter of 2019.

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Workers’ rights situation in Phl deteriorating — CHR

Published by rudy Date posted on July 4, 2019

by Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) – Jul 4, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The situation of workers in the Philippines continued to deteriorate in the past year, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said yesterday, citing the latest Global Rights Index released by the International Trade Union Confederation.

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Study: PHL policies impede innovative drugs’ development

Published by rudy Date posted on July 4, 2019

By Elijah Felice Rosales, Businessmirror, Jul 4, 2019 THE Philippines has one of the most restrictive trade regimes in Southeast Asia for pharmaceutical items in spite of rising consumer spending on health, according to a study.

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Porn in the Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on May 6, 2019

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Published by rudy Date posted on April 3, 2019

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Almost 9 out of 10 Pinoys ‘very/fairly happy’ with their lives —SWS 4Q 2018 poll

Published by rudy Date posted on March 17, 2019

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Which countries are safest, and which are not in 2019?

Published by rudy Date posted on January 31, 2019

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PH ranks 2nd in Asia-Pacific in deaths due to household pollution

Published by rudy Date posted on May 3, 2018

by Jovic Yee, Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 03, 2018 Pollution caused by traditional cooking fuel is killing people in the Philippines at higher rates than those in most other countries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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These 3 challenges are threatening to shake up economics

Published by rudy Date posted on April 10, 2018

by Harold James, Apr 10, 2018 Explore the latest strategic trends, research and analysis Further reading arrow grey Economic and financial issues nowadays tend to be discussed in intellectual silos, by specialists who give little mind to security concerns or the interplay between national and international objectives. But sooner or later, economists will realize that…

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Iraq, PH deadliest places for journalists says, media group

Published by rudy Date posted on March 1, 2018

by Agence France-Presse, Mar 1, 2018 PARIS — Iraq and the Philippines are the deadliest places for journalists, according to the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).

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PH still lags in internet service

Published by rudy Date posted on February 21, 2018

by Miguel R. Camus, Inquirer, Feb 21, 2018 The Philippines saw improvements for both 4G availability and speed although most of its neighbors in the region remained ahead by those measures, the latest crowdsourced survey by OpenSignal showed.

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PH ranking in global rule of law index sinks under Duterte

Published by rudy Date posted on January 31, 2018

The Philippines drops 18 slots to rank 88th out of 113 countries in the newly released World Justice Project Rule of Law Index by Carmela Fonbuena, Rappler, Jan 31, 2018 MANILA, Philippines – Rule of law in the Philippines deteriorated significantly since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power, according to the newly-released World Justice Project…

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The Philippines is a global hub for child pornography

Published by rudy Date posted on January 9, 2018

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Wealth inequality has been widening for millennia

Published by rudy Date posted on December 11, 2017

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BPM companies told English fluency ‘won’t make the cut anymore’

Published by rudy Date posted on November 8, 2017

By Krista A. M. Montealegre, Businessworld, Nov 8, 2017 THE Philippines is putting a brave face in the fight to preserve its place among the world’s top outsourcing destinations, as it looks at an uncertain future due to automation and artificial intelligence (AI).

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Philippines is the 4th laziest country in the world, study says

Published by rudy Date posted on October 4, 2017

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UK study ranks Manila as among Top 10 world’s most stressful cities

Published by rudy Date posted on September 14, 2017

by Jhoanna Ballaran, Inquirer, Sep 14, 2017 Manila is one of the most stressful cities in the world, more stressful than the war-torn city of Damascus in Syria, a study and research by a U.K. private firm revealed.

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HIV-AIDS in Asia: guess who’s worst

Published by rudy Date posted on August 25, 2017

By Jarius Bondoc (The Philippine Star), Aug 25, 2017 That the Philippines has the highest HIV-AIDS infection rate in Asia-Pacific should jolt the health department from complacency. Present information drives and treatment plans may be inadequate. This is obvious when taken with the continually increasing teenage pregnancies as well. In contrast, in most of Asia-Pacific,…

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Speedtest: PHL broadband, mobile speeds still at the bottom

Published by rudy Date posted on August 16, 2017

By RIE TAKUMI,GMA News, Aug 16, 2017 The Philippines is among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries with the slowest broadband and mobile internet connections and is near the bottom of the ranks around the world.

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‘Philippines facing unprecedented HIV crisis’

Published by rudy Date posted on August 13, 2017

By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star), Aug 13, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – With new infections doubling in the past six years to over 10,000 new cases in 2016 alone, the Philippines is facing an “unprecedented HIV crisis,” the global medical journal The Lancet said yesterday.

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Filipinos worry more than others, survey shows

Published by rudy Date posted on August 8, 2017

by Miguel R. Camus, Inquirer Filipinos worried far more than other countries when going by the 2017 Unisys Security Index, the latest iteration of the decade-old survey that included the Philippines for the first time.

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PH drops to 10th place as top host for multinationals

Published by rudy Date posted on June 9, 2017

BY MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT, Manila Times, Jun 9, 2017 Still a favored recipient of fdi The Philippines remains a promising host country for multinational enterprises (MNEs) for 2017 to 2019, according to a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) report.

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Manila tops ‘Worst Place in South East Asia’ survey

Published by rudy Date posted on June 7, 2017

SURVEY SAYS by LA, GMA News, Jun 7, 2017 That’s got to be a slap in the face. Manila is the worst place they’ve ever been to, according to travelers polled by travel guide South East Asia Backpacker.

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Moody’s warns: political risk could disrupt growth

Published by rudy Date posted on January 11, 2017

BY MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT, Manila Times, JANUARY 11, 2017 Reforms seen supporting PH economy for the medium term Ongoing reform in the Philippines is likely to boost the country’s medium-term economic growth, Moody’s Investors Service said, but it warned that domestic political risk, though low, is becoming more unpredictable and could disrupt progress for…

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SWS: Satisfaction with gov’t dipped

Published by rudy Date posted on January 11, 2017

Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 11, 2017 Net satisfaction with the general performance of the Duterte administration declined in the fourth quarter of 2016, dropping across areas and economic classes.

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Hike in SSS pension gets Duterte’s nod

Published by rudy Date posted on January 10, 2017

By Philippines News Agency, JANUARY 10, 2017 President Duterte has approved a pension hike for Social Security System (SSS) members, along with a corresponding increase in contributions, Palace and SSS officials said on Tuesday. In a press briefing in Malacañang, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto C. Abella said the President has approved a P1,000 increase for SSS…

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