5 months Legarda lauds Philippines’ improved World Competitiveness Yearbook ranking MB
By Mario Casayuran Outgoing Senator Loren Legarda lauded yesterday the improved ranking of the Philippines in the 2019 global competitiveness study by Swiss business school IMD. Senator Loren Legarda(FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN) This should serve as a challenge for the government to continue improving, according to Legarda who won a congressional seat in Antique after serving three six-year terms in the 24-member Senate. The Philippines ranked 46th out of 63 countries in the 2019 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). Last year, it ranked 50th. Legarda said the Philippines has a long way to go, but the improvement in the Philippines’ 2019 ... more