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Philippines becoming more attractive to Chinese firms — report

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is becoming a more attractive destination for Chinese investments, according to a report by the Economist Intelligence Source link link: Philippines becoming more attractive to Chinese firms — report.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerDec 7th, 2017

Senate reprimands Aguirre for private meeting with Jack Lam

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Tuesday, March 20, adopted the Senate blue ribbon committee report on the Bureau of Immigration (BI) bribery scandal, hitting Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for privately meeting with Chinese gaming tycoon Jack Lam . The report, prepared by committee chairman Richard Gordon and submitted ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

‘Chinese hackers targeting US firms connected to South China Sea’

MANILA, Philippines — A suspected Chinese cyber espionage group has been targeting American companies that have involvement in the South China Sea, according.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Natural resources not collateral for Philippine loans, says Beijing

MANILA, Philippines — The Chinese government has denied a report that it would require the Philippines to use its natural resources as collateral for the loa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

US firms woo PH partners amid China push

The head of a US business delegation rated the Philippines' as one of the most attractive destinations for foreign direct investments owing to the country's positive economic prospects, and urged local stakeholders to work more closely with American firms on the technology front. In an interview, Ambassador Michael Michalak of the US-Asean Business Council said he had led a group of US business people to meet with government officials and learn more about the plans of the Duterte administration for the Philippines. "We were all impressed by what we heard from the economic managers," he said. "If only half of what they said they would do would happen, that would make the country ver...Keep on reading: US firms woo PH partners amid China push.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

Young population puts Philippines at the top of investors’ minds — US News & World Report

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter THE PHILIPPINES topped 80 countries as the best investment destination, according to the US News & World Report, noting that its young population will attract more firms looking for a good labor force. The US News & World Report named the Philippines the “Best Country to Invest In” […] The post Young population puts Philippines at the top of investors’ minds — US News & World Report appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Philippines ‘best country to invest in’ — report

The Philippines was named the top investment destination by a global research firm, noting that its young population will attract more firms looking for a good labor force. The US News & World Report named the Philippines as the “Best Country to Invest In” for its 2018 Best Countries report. “In contrast to declining inflows […] The post Philippines ‘best country to invest in’ — report appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

IBP mulls Writ of Kalikasan vs Chinese builders of artificial islands

BAGUIO CITY — The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) is exploring possibilities of filing a Writ of Kalikasan against firms contracted by China to build artificial islands at the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMar 4th, 2018

Tear-jerking iPhone X short film goes viral in time for Chinese New Year

  MANILA, Philippines - Apple’s latest viral marketing video to promote the iPhone X is a hit among the Chinese, according to a report from ad news publication  Adweek . It was released earlier in the month, just in time for Chinese New Year festivities in China, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Insurance Commission OKs traffic accident reports to settle claims

MANILA, Philippines — The Insurance Commission (IC) has ordered non-life insurance firms to recognize the traffic accident investigation report as a valid re.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 26th, 2018

DICT allays fears of security threat from Chinese telco

DICT yesterday allayed fears of security threat from the Duterte administration’s decision allowing one of three leading Chinese firms to compete with the existing telecommunications duopoly in the Philippines. #BeFullyInformed DICT allays fears of security threat from Chinese telco The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) yesterday allayed fears of security threat from the… link: DICT allays fears of security threat from Chinese telco.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Auto firms report ‘record-breaking’ sales

By Kap Maceda Aguila IT came as no surprise when the consolidated vehicle sales report released on Jan. 11 by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) — an industry association of 14 brands — and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) revealed that deliveries grew by 18.4% in 2017, or 66,101 units […] The post Auto firms report ‘record-breaking’ sales appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2018

China expands in West Philippine Sea, Philippines relies on good faith

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine continues to rely on Beijing's "good faith" after a Chinese government report said that it "reasonably" expanded its isl.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

China’s SITC aims to buy logistics firms in Southeast Asia in 2018

Chinese shipping conglomerate SITC International Holdings Co. Ltd. is looking for logistic companies to buy in Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia, the company’s CEO said on Wednesday. #BeFullyInformed China’s SITC aims to buy logistics firms in Southeast Asia in 2018 Shanghai – Chinese shipping conglomerate SITC International Holdings Co. Ltd. is looking for logistic… link: China’s SITC aims to buy logistics firms in Southeast Asia in 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Workers with good behavioral skills get better pay – study

MANILA, Philippines – More employers in the Philippines are finding it hard to search for workers with good behavioral skills, a recent study found. According to a World Bank report titled "Developing Socioemotional Skills for the Philippines' Labor Market," there is a rising number of firms that have ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2017

World Bank: More Philippine firms report unfilled vacancies as demand for soft skills rises

MANILA, Philippines — More Philippine companies have reported inadequate workforce due to lack of qualified candidates, according to a World Bank report that.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2017

PH agrees to hold bilateral talks with China to resolve sea conflict

  We're on our own.   In a policy shift, the Philippines has decided to go it alone in dealing with China to find a final solution to their territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea.   The West Philippine Sea is the waters within the Philippines' 370-kilometer (EEZ) in the heavily disputed South China Sea.   Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday confirmed a report by Chinese state media that President Duterte promised Chinese President Xi Jinping when they met in Vietnam on Saturday that the Philippines would now "properly handle maritime issues with China based on bilateral consensus via bilateral channels."   Chin...Keep on reading: PH agrees to hold bilateral talks with China to resolve sea conflict.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Foreign investors remain confident on PH as investment destination   

    The Philippines (PH) under the Duterte Administration continues to enjoy the confidence of foreign direct investors with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Board of Investments (BOI), welcoming the investment intentions of Chinese firms Huili Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd. and Yi Ding Tai International Corporation.   The investments, focusing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

P6.4-B shabu’s forwarder claims Gordon making him a scapegoat

MANILA, Philippines – Chinese businessman Richard Tan (Chen Ju Long), the alleged forwarder of the 604 kilos of shabu from China, denounced the draft Senate blue ribbon committee report pinning the blame on him for the drug smuggling. Senator Richard Gordon, committee chair, described Tan as the one “ultimately responsible” for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Stocks index fails to sustain uptrend

MANILA, Philippines - Most companies chose to report their earnings yesterday, considered a lucky day for Chinese investors, but the day that was supposed to.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2017

Philippine infrastructure open to foreign companies though risks weigh -- BMI

FOREIGN FIRMS looking for good infrastructure deals will find the Philippines attractive, Fitch Group's BMI Research said in a note, even as it flagged operating and political risks as key dampers......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 1st, 2017