Posts Tagged World bank

PH gov’t to draw $80M from WB standby loan for relief, rehab of Odette-hit areas – DOF

Robie de Guzman   •   December 24, 2021

MANILA – The Department of Finance (DOF) is set to draw this week US$80 million (about Php4-billion) of the World Bank’s (WB) US$500-million standby credit line extended to the Philippines...

World Bank issues apology over report on Philippine education system

Marje Pelayo   •   July 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The World Bank on Thursday (July 8) issued an apology for ‘inadvertently’ publishing a  report that described the Philippines’ education system as lagging behind other countries. It...

World Bank approves PH’s US$500M loan for COVID-19 response

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 12, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines—The World Bank has approved a $500 million loan (P24 billion) for the Philippines to help fund its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response program. In a statement released on...

PHL, World Bank ink $370-M loan deal for titling of lands to CARP beneficiaries

Robie de Guzman   •   July 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has signed a $370-million loan agreement with the World Bank for a project that aims to speed up the process of the country’s program...

IMF, World Bank warn of synchronized global slowdown

Robie de Guzman   •   November 21, 2019

Beijing, China – International organizations including the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank warned Thursday that the world is facing a synchronized economic slowdown stemming from factors such as...

PH rises to 95th spot in World Bank ease of doing business rankings

Robie de Guzman   •   October 24, 2019

MANILA – The Philippines’ ranking in the World Bank 2020 Ease of Doing Business report climbed 29 notches from the previous year, the multilateral lender said on Thursday. Out of...

OFW remittances 4th biggest in 2018 – World Bank

Marje Pelayo   •   April 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Migrant workers contributed a huge share in the country’s economy in 2018, according to a recent World Bank report. Based on the World Bank’s April 2019 Migration...

World Bank sees Phl GDP growth at 6.4% in 2019 amid local, global uncertainties

Maris Federez   •   April 3, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The World Bank (WB) expects a 6.4 percent growth in the Philippine economy in 2019 despite the “lingering global and local uncertainties.” The international financial institution also...

France’s Macron announces 12 non-binding commitments towards a decarbonized economy

admin   •   December 14, 2017

  At the end of a climate summit organized by France two years after the Paris accord was signed, French President Emmanuel Macron announced 12 non-binding commitments, from a $300...

PH slumped to 113th in World Bank’s ease of doing business report

UNTV News   •   November 2, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines ranks 113th in World Bank’s ease of doing business report this year. It means a drop by 14 places as compared to last year’s 99th...


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