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Philippines businesses lukewarm to benefits of ASEAN links

MANILA, Philippines — Businesses in the Philippines are still largely unenthusiastic on the benefits of membership in the Association of Southeast Asian Nati.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarSep 13th, 2017

Are Mindanao’s MSMEs ready?

The Philippines stands to benefit from improved access to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries, but are Mindanao’s businesses particularly micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), ready to compete in the highly competitive market? Mindanao Business Council President Vicente T. Lao believes products made in the region have a fighting chance in […] The post Are Mindanao’s MSMEs ready? appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 7th, 2018

Fintech for financial inclusion

The Philippines and the rest of Asean comprise one of the world’s fastest-growing regions but many Filipinos still struggle to reap the benefits. Finding innovative ways to address this has thus become a primary agenda for business and government leaders. The recent Asean Business and Investment Summit highlighted the role of micro, small, and medium [...] The post Fintech for financial inclusion appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 25th, 2017

MVP urges ASEAN businesses to invest in digital technology

MANILA, Philippines — Tycoon Manuel V......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

3 men suspected of links to Abu Sayyaf nabbed in QC

MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City police on Saturday, November 11, announced the arrest of 3 men with suspected links to the Abu Sayyaf Group just days ahead of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings in Manila. Police Chief Superintendent Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, Quezon City ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

HR tech firm STORM is the Philippine representative to the Startup World Cup

LEADING benefits technology firm STORM Technologies will represent the Philippines in the Startup World Cup 2018 after winning in a regional competition at Slingshot ASEAN: Startup and Innovation Summit. The event was organized by the Department of Trade and Industry. Source link link: HR tech firm STORM is the Philippine representative to the Startup World Cup.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2017

HR tech firm STORM is the Philippine representative to the Startup World Cup

LEADING benefits technology firm STORM Technologies will represent the Philippines in the Startup World Cup 2018 after winning in a regional competition at Slingshot ASEAN: Startup and Innovation Summit. The event was organized by the Department of Trade and Industry. Source link link: HR tech firm STORM is the Philippine representative to the Startup World Cup.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2017

Philippines reclaims ASEAN PMI lead

By Elijah Joseph C. Tubayan Reporter THE PHILIPPINES in October wrested from Vietnam the lead in Southeast Asia manufacturing activity that the former lost back in February, as local businesses began 2017’s last quarter with anticipation of greater demand at home, according to monthly tracking done by IHS Markit for Nikkei, Inc. The seasonally adjusted […] The post Philippines reclaims ASEAN PMI lead appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Across Asean, EU businesses most bullish in Phl

MANILA, Philippines —  European businesses in the Philippines are the most bullish in Southeast Asia when it comes to expanding their operations, despite the.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2017

How to structure salaries, wages, benefits effectively

MANILA, Philippines - Many businesses and HR practitioners are not skilled and updated on how to maximize the tax savings and benefits allowed by government......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2017

GT Capital gears up for rapid expansion

MANILA, Philippines - GT Capital has committed to continuously grow its businesses as it reaps the benefits of its strategic move to shift to infrastructure.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2017

Opinion: Thinking Beyond Politics -- Victor Andres Manhit: "Harnessing the Filipino potential"

While the Philippines has enjoyed rapid economic growth, poverty and inequality rates remain high. Unsurprisingly, in terms of human development, the Philippines ranks behind its peers in ASEAN. To ensure that growth becomes more inclusive, the current administration should address persistent concerns on human capital formation and start preparing for the potentially disruptive effects of new technologies. If they do so, our people will gain a better chance of enjoying the benefits of economic and technological progress......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 4th, 2017

Seminar on structuring wages, salaries and benefits effectively

MANILA, Philippines -  Many businesses and HR practitioners are not skilled and updated on how to maximize the tax savings and benefits that is allowed by go.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2017

PPA promoting new Phl- Indonesia route

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will promote the new shipping route being developed between the Philippines and Indonesia to encourage the establishment of shipping links among ASEAN countries......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2017

Duterte seeks business backing for Asean

MANILA, Philippines – Businesses were urged to support this year’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Business and Investment Program as Presiden.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 24th, 2017

Survey: EU businesses planning to expand in ASEAN

Majority of European businesses are planning to expand their investment and operations in ASEAN, including the Philippines, as the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 1st, 2016

DTI urges local businesses to avail of AEC advantage

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is urging local industry players to take full advantage of the integrated ASEAN Economic Com.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 24th, 2016

Hamas bomb expert nabbed in Angeles city, Pampanga

MANILA, Philippines — An Iraqi citizen with suspected links to the Islamic militant group Hamas was arrested in Angeles City, Pampanga on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News5 hr. 30 min. ago

PNP arrests Hamas-linked Iraqi bomb maker in Pampanga

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police arrested an Iraqi national who is suspected to have links to foreign extremist groups on Sunday, January 21 in Pampanga. Taha Mohamed Al-Jabouri, 64, was arrested by the PNP after overstaying in the country, prompted by an alert by the Iraqi embassy. He ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News16 hr. 43 min. ago

‘Weaving Cultures’ cites Spanish influences and surveys arts and culture achievements in early modern Philippines

The book "Weaving Cultures: The Invention of Colonial Art and Culture in the Philippines, 1565-1850," by Fr. Rene Javellana, SJ, chronicles the growth and advancement of the nation based on the sender-receiver model of communication in which direct or indirect exchange of influences shaped what the country is today. Aside from it being a history book, "Weaving Cultures" is an encyclopedic work on the country's arts and culture, discussing precolonial Philippines, its built and intangible heritage, biology, communication and Spanish colonization in general. Javellana delves into the links between the indigenous cultures of the Filipinos and the Hispanic culture they've acquired ...Keep on reading: ‘Weaving Cultures’ cites Spanish influences and surveys arts and culture achievements in early modern Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2018

Food and beverage, retail more profitable than telco, property ventures, study shows

MANILA, Philippines — The capital intensive nature of the telecommunication and real estate businesses has kept their earnings below that of the food and bev.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018