• PHL down 10 notches in World Digital Competitiveness ranking
    THE Philippines slipped 10 notches in the 2018 World Digital Competitiveness (WDC) Ranking, according to the AIM Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness (AIM RSN PCC) and the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). In a statement on Tuesday, AIM and IMD said the Philippines’ ranking slipped to 56th out of 63 countries in 2018 […]
  • Monster.com reports 14-percent increase in March online hiring
    Online hiring posted a double-digit growth in March on the back of positive investor sentiment on the recent economic gains of the Philippine economy, according to a report of Monster.com. In the Southeast Asia Online Recruitment Trends Report, Monster.com said based on the Monster Employment Index (MEI), online recruitment in the country grew 14 percent […]
  • Neda urges congressional passage of national land use bill  
    The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) on Tuesday underscored the need to adopt the results of the most recent cadastral survey, even as it  urged the immediate Congressional passage of the National Land Use Act (Nalua). In a news statement, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said data from the Department of Environment and […]
  • ‘BBB’ seen creating an average of 1.1 million jobs until 2022
    The Duterte administration’s massive infrastructure push is expected to generate the most number of jobs by 2022, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda). Neda data showed that the “Build, Build, Build” (BBB) infra buildup program is expected to create as much as 1.71 million jobs by 2022. On average, the jobs to […]
  • Japan embassy holds jobs fair for returning nurses and caregivers
    DAVAO CITY—The Japanese embassy has announced it would hold a jobs fair at the end of next month to allow returning Filipino nurses and caregivers another chance or opportunity to continue working in Japan. The embassy said the event would benefit the returnees, who obtained the Japanese licensure, or even those who were unable to […]

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