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Scammers preying on Notre-Dame donors, France warns

Apr 18, 2019 - 11:19 AM

The French Heritage Foundation says it issues no appeals by phone, mail or email for donations

NOTRE-DAME FIRE. Firefighters spray water as they work to extinguish a fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris early on April 16, 2019. Photo by Zakaria Abdelkafi/AFP

Trump blames party hardliners for health debacle, as more battles loom

Mar 27, 2017 - 1:05 AM

Tensions are likely to flare up as US President Donald Trump turns to other key priorities like tax reform and a big infrastructure spending plan

RESET. This file photo taken on December 9, 2016 shows then US President-elect Donald Trump speaking during the USA Thank You Tour in Grand Rapids, Michigan. File photo by Don Emmert/AFP

PH up 12 notches in 2017 Index of Economic Freedom

Feb 19, 2017 - 8:05 PM

The Philippines gets a score of 65 6 higher than the world average of 60 9 and the Asia Pacific region average of 60 4

Philippines moves up to 70th among world's freest economies

Feb 02, 2016 - 1:39 PM

Infrastructure remains to be the bad news says the Heritage Foundation

CONTINUOUS CLIMB. At 70th out of 178 economies, the Philippines improves from last year’s 76th and marks a total gain of 45 notches since a 2011 slide

PH climbs to 76th spot among world’s freest economies

Jan 28, 2015 - 5:11 PM

The country is up 13 places in the world economic freedom rankings but needs improvement in areas including property rights fiscal freedom and government spending says US think tank Heritage Foundation

Economic freedom in PH improves for third straight year

Jan 14, 2014 - 4:18 PM

The Heritage Foundation Index measures economic freedom where each citizen is unconstrained by the state and able to freely work consume and invest

MODERATELY FREE. The country improves its ranking in the Economic Freedom Index. Screenshot from Hertiage Foundation.

Weak judiciary, corruption limit PH economy

Sep 30, 2012 - 10:58 AM

A weak judiciary and corruption were among the factors that limit the Philippine economy

How social media helped a dream come true

Jul 03, 2012 - 6:36 PM

Romnick Blanco is a farmer s son turned International School Manila scholar This is his and my story