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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 20, 2017

Feb 20, 2017 - 11:32 AM

Hello Here are the top stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

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

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