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Philippines wins Fitch credit rating upgrade, vote of confidence on economic reforms

Fitch Ratings raised the Philippines’ sovereign rating by one level, from BBB- to BBB, with a stable outlook, amid favorable economic conditions and planned...

ART ‘N’ Nature’s Inday Genius does business with a heart

The woman was clearly from a remote mountain village; her dress and demeanor gave her away. She was nursing a child and crying as she narrated how a middleman had shortchanged her.

Coins PH is banking on the unbanked

In a country of over 100 million people, with one of the fastest economic growth trajectories in the world, it is astounding that up...

Philippine Stock Exchange CEO bullish on stock market in 2018

The local stock market ended 2017 on a record high and is expected for another strong year in 2018 as the country undertakes new...

Boracay accredits more than 300 establishments for passing environmental standards

Three months after Boracay was reopened to the public and world travelers, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has accredited more establishments who have passed...

World Bank: Philippines will continue to be Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economy

The World Banks predicts the Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to hit...

Manila-Bataan ferry now sailing morning till night

The Manila to Bataan ferry will now be sailing at night in addition to the usual day trip schedule. The regular six (6) day trips...

Philippine economy sizzles in Q3 growing 6.9%, one of Asia’s best

The Philippine economy grew by 6.9% from July to September 2017, beating analysts expectations and overtaking China in growth again. The country’s Q3 Gross Domestic...

Philippine digital startup Coins.ph receives Indonesian GO-JEK investment

Philippine digital startup Coins.ph is now Southeast Asia’s leading mobile blockchain-enabled platform after Indonesian ride-hailing company GO-JEK bought a majority stake into the company. The...

SM Supermalls win Grand Stevie Award, bags 45 Asia Pacific Stevies

SM Supermalls won the 2019 Grand Stevie Award after bagging 45 out of the 104 Asia-Pacific Stevies. SM Supermalls' newest feat bested its own record...

Mactan Cebu International Airport named 2018 Asia-Pac Medium Airport of the Year

Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) bagged the Asia Pacific Medium Airport of the Year award by the...

World Bank Report: Philippines one of the world’s best for working women

The new World Bank Report ranks the Philippines in the 75th spot as one of the world’s best places for working women. The new report...

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