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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

Tech start-up hopes PHL becomes ‘haven’ for blockchain, cryptocurrency

TECHNOLOGY start-up Appsolutely, Inc. is bullish on the prospects of more companies and consumers in the Philippines embracing blockchain technology. The company, which offers loyalty solutions via blockchain to businesses and enterprises, is hoping that more people will be aware of the uses and benefits of applying blockchain technology in their businesses. CEO Patrick Palacios […] The post Tech start-up hopes PHL becomes ‘haven’ for blockchain, cryptocurrency appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Persons with autism in the workplace now a ‘norm’

Highlights: Businesses now welcome as employees those with autism. Non-profit organizations help build employment opportunities for them. MANILA, Philippines — Advocacy groups are helping promote the rights of persons with autism and their families but their benefits continue to expand as non-profit organizations are now pushing for career placements for them. Autism Pinoy website, intended […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Practical tips from Tinseltown’s business-minded celebs

After its successful first season, which saw close to $1-million worth of investments made into Philippine startups, CNN Philippines' reality business show, "The Final Pitch," is set to launch its second season on June 24 at 8 p.m. It is the country's first television program that links entrepreneurs to multimillionaire investors who are searching to own a piece of the next big business idea. "We've put together an exciting cast of new Investor Judges who are raring to find and invest in entrepreneurs and businesses, whatever size, stage and industry they're in," shares host John Aguilar. Aguilar has assembled a formidable lineup of investors that includes William Tiu Lim, Ferna...Keep on reading: Practical tips from Tinseltown’s business-minded celebs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

PROTECT 2018: Winning Wars Against Cyber Threats

MANILA, Philippines – Top cyber security experts from around the world will converge here to discuss the benefits of the emerging landscape of digital technologies while provide important inputs on the most effective way of protecting businesses against online risks and threats. Dubbed as “PROTECT 2018”, the international conference will tackle topics on what every… link: PROTECT 2018: Winning Wars Against Cyber Threats.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 8th, 2018

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