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PH Targets to be Among Top 20 Most Competitive Nations by 2020

MANILA, Philippines-From its current ranking of 99, the Philippines is aiming to be among the top 20 most competitive nations in the world, according to Ramon Lopez,  Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Chairman of the...
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Government Eyes Automation to Reduce Processing of Business Permits to 1 Day

MANILA, Philippines-Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said the government is planning to reduce the processing time for business permits to less than a day through automation. According to Lopez, the government is currently seeking assistance from...