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Filipinos, what are we doing right?

Filipinos, what are we doing right? | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
MY FAVORITE Inquirer kontrabida John Nery struck a chord with his recent columns, “The misery of being Filipino” and “Filipinos, what are we doing wrong?”
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Pilipinas Now is our Time: Inclusive Agriculture Growth 

Pilipinas Now is our Time: Inclusive Agriculture Growth  | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
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#SocEnt and #InclusiveBusiness Opportunities in #Agriculture

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Independence Day facts you're probably not aware of

Independence Day facts you're probably not aware of | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
June 12, as you all know, is Independence Day — the day President Emilio Aguinaldo declared Philippine freedom from all foreign rulers 117 years ago. But did you know that the country actually celebrates not just one, but three anniversaries on June 12?
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#Pilipinas #IndependenceDay :-)

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Defying skeptics, Shenzhen's start-ups aim to stay - CNN.com

Defying skeptics, Shenzhen's start-ups aim to stay - CNN.com | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
Not long ago, Shenzhen's start-up community was fighting for attention. Now it has a thriving scene of small companies investing in hardware.
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Startup ecosystem capitalizing on hardware and the Internet of Things

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On a Shoestring, India Sends Orbiter to Mars

On a Shoestring, India Sends Orbiter to Mars | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
A spacecraft nicknamed MOM successfully reached Mars orbit Wednesday, making India the first nation to accomplish the feat on a maiden voyage.
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it's on a totally different level, but on relative terms i think this is still a form of Frugal Innovation #SpaceRace

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Contribute to ‘inclusive growth,’ PH firms urged

Contribute to ‘inclusive growth,’ PH firms urged | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
Rapid economic growth is meaningless unless it benefits the so-called bottom of the pyramid—the estimated 25 percent of the Philippine population living below the poverty threshold.
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Honoring Ninoy and Cory Aquino

Honoring Ninoy and Cory Aquino | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
Ateneo approves a proposal to rename the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) to honor the memory of Benigno S Aquino Jr and Corazon Cojuangco Aquino
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The Stunning Tropical Vacation Spot That No One Ever Talks About

The Stunning Tropical Vacation Spot That No One Ever Talks About | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
There's an incredible chain of tropical islands in the Pacific that is sprinkled with pink, white and black sand beaches, ultra-relaxing luxury resorts, charming countrysides and villages, exotic foods and an enticing nightlife. You know it exists, b...
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The State of the Nation's Entrepreneurs

The State of the Nation's Entrepreneurs | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
"We're gonna kill taxis,"  says Geoffrey, my Uber driver for the night. "This service is great. This isn't even my car. It's my neighbor's. Today, I did twenty trips. Uber is a huge company. I read...
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#Entrepreneurship #Startups

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Pangilinan: Want economic growth? Put farmers, fisherfolk first

Pangilinan: Want economic growth? Put farmers, fisherfolk first | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
The private sector, including creative businessmen and social entrepreneurs, can make the biggest impact on agriculture, says the agriculture official
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#Agri #SocEnt

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Locking in high growth with required investment in knowledge ‘suprastructure’ | Science and Technology, Business Features, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Locking in high growth with required investment in knowledge ‘suprastructure’ | Science and Technology, Business Features, The Philippine Star | philstar.com | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
At the 23rd regional WEF Summit held here in Manila last month, Sushant Palakurthi Rao, WEF senior director for Asia, noted the Philippines’ solid economic growth gains.
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PH to share turnaround story as host of WEF

PH to share turnaround story as host of WEF | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
The East Asia summit of the World Economic Forum (WEF) usually takes place in a country that’s shaping the story of the region for that particular year.
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Ayala goes into education with UK partner | Business, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Ayala goes into education with UK partner | Business, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
Conglomerate Ayala Corp. (AC), in partnership with the world’s leading learning company, is putting up 12 low-cost private schools nationwide.
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#education

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BusinessWorld | Fair competition matters to the poor

BusinessWorld | Fair competition matters to the poor | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
After 24 years in Congress, The Fair Competition Act of 2014 has finally been passed by the upper and lower houses. We are the last of the original ASEAN-5 to enact a law that will enhance economic efficiency and promote free and fair competition in trade, industry, and all commercial economic activities.
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Towards #InclusiveGrowth

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Is Nanay Tess' bagoong ready for ASEAN integration?

Is Nanay Tess' bagoong ready for ASEAN integration? | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
Will a borderless economic community by yearend hurt or benefit microenterprises in the Philippines like Nanay Tess' bagoong business?
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#MSMEs need to get ready for #ASEAN Integration #InclusiveGrowth

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Giving Hope through Financial Inclusion « Go Negosyo Blog

Giving Hope through Financial Inclusion « Go Negosyo Blog | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
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The Philippines is very fortunate to have a very progressive and inclusive BSP #MSME #MFIs #InclusiveGrowth

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The Philippines has 'transitioned to a tiger economy' | Asia | DW.DE | 30.01.2015

The Philippines has 'transitioned to a tiger economy' | Asia | DW.DE | 30.01.2015 | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
A Philippine official recently said the country no longer deserved to be branded the "sick man of Asia" given its fast economic expansion. DW speaks to economist Rajiv Biswas about what is driving growth in the country.
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My 2 cents. 1. Economic Drivers need to expand beyond OFW remittances and BPO's 2. Inclusive Growth should still be high on the agenda

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Discovering the genius of the poor | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Discovering the genius of the poor | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
“Ditch the shirt and tie! Go out and discover the genius of our poor!” Having interviewed a number of businessmen and politicians worldwide, no words have ended up having such a profound impact upon me as those of Tony Meloto, founder and chairman of Gawad Kalinga.
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PH jumps 7 notches in WEF competitiveness rankings

PH jumps 7 notches in WEF competitiveness rankings | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
(2nd UPDATE) Since 2010, the Philippines has gained 33 places in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report – the biggest improvement among all economies in the survey
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As foreign aid dries up, companies take the lead in global development

As foreign aid dries up, companies take the lead in global development | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
Can social good directly contribute to a global company’s bottom line?
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@Hapinoy is part of Coca-Cola's 5x20 initiative in the Philippines :-)

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Are the Philippines Worth Fighting For?

Are the Philippines Worth Fighting For? | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
Philippine President Benigno Aquino should avoid lame-duck status and follow through on the anticorruption and reform agenda he trumpeted when he was elected four years ago. 
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World Bank hails Philippines as next Asian 'miracle'

World Bank hails Philippines as next Asian 'miracle' | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday described the Philippines as the next "Asian miracle" and a global model in fighting corruption, as it emerges from decades as a regional economic laggard. Kim said President Benigno Aquino should take much of the credit for the turnaround, highlighting his anti-corruption campaign, efforts to build transparency in government and focus on "inclusive growth". "Can the Philippines be the next Asian miracle? Kim heaped praise on Aquino's anti-graft fight, which has seen the president's predecessor and three sitting senators charged with corruption, as well as the impeachment of a Supreme Court chief justice.
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Why we should not impeach over DAP | INQUIRER.net Mobile

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good arguments, Oscar! #DiscernWell. 

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‘It’s great to be here in the Philippines’

‘It’s great to be here in the Philippines’ | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
The Philippines’ successful hosting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia last week opened the world’s eyes to the country’s renaissance amid challenging global and regional developments and at the same time raised hopes that Filipino creativity and youth dynamism would be the salvation of a nation weary of boom-bust cycles.
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The case for a creative economy in the Philippines

The case for a creative economy in the Philippines | Philippines 2030 | Scoop.it
Technology drives any economy – but in the coming years, what will drive technology?
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