Philippines Up Four Places in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report

Reforms made by the previous administration have propelled the Philippines higher in the rankings of the World Bank Group’s annual ease of doing business report. The country climbed four notches from 103rd last year to 99th out of 190 economies in 2016. It improved the transparency of building regulations, and made paying taxes easier by introducing an online system for filing and paying health contributions and by allowing…

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