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Section: General News - The World Economic Forum (WEF) has noted the success of government efforts to narrow down the gender gap in the Philippines.
In its website, the WEF pointed out that for two consecutive years - 2007 and 2008 -- the Philippines had held tight to its record as the 6th country in the world in the gender gap rankings.
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrived here on Saturday to attend this year's annual meeting of world economic and government leaders.
The Philippines was the only Asian country which landed in the Top 10 of the WEF's Global Gender Gap 2008 Rankings. Switzerland, where the WEF is based, was down at No. 14 spot.
Topping the list of 10 countries in the rankings was Norway -- up from No. 2 in 2007 -- …