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Foreign investments in PHL hits record high $10B in 2017

Foreign businessmen brought in a record amount of investments into the country last year. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said foreign direct investments soared to...

Citihub transforms container vans into affordable low-cost homes

The lack of decent affordable housing for young working males in Metro Manila is a big problem. Not everyone can afford to live in...

Philippines hailed by US firm as “best country to invest in”

The Philippines is the "best country to invest in," based on rankings released by US News and World Report. The Philippines placed first in US...

20 Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, GoodNewsPilipinas salutes Filipina entrepreneurs who have inspired business communities and the families in affirming the work-life balance...

CHEERS saves and nourishes lives

“Innovation is essential to business.” This has always been the principle Alvin Montano, CHEERS President has gone by even when he helped establish the emergency...

Uniqlo bullish on the Philippine economy, to expand further

Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo is optimistic that the Philippine economy will continue its expansion. Masayoshi Nakamura, Uniqlo Philippines chief operating officer, said Uniqlo sees a...

CARD MRI eradicates poverty one family at a time

Ofelia de Jesus recalled a time when “the roof of our house was made of cogon grass and the walls were woven bamboo. My...

Bambike pedals way into a profitable future

I used to earn a small amount of money that was just enough for my family’s survival. But since I started working for Bambike,...

Philippine Stock Exchange makes history, opens unified trading floor at BGC

February 19, 2018 the Philippine Stock Exchange has made history. More than 25 years after the merger of the Manila Stock Exchange (MSE) and...

Philippines ranks 1st in Asia for Budget Transparency

The Philippines has the most transparent government budget in Asia. The latest Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017 ranks the country at the top of...

Balangay’s Best: Ushering in a Sea Change with Artisanal Fishing

Fisherfolk are among the most disadvantaged sectors in Philippine society. Slaves to the weather and the dictates of fish traders, fisherfolk often live a...

Global insurance giant expands in the Philippines, creates 300 IT jobs

Paris-based global insurer AXA is expanding its operations in the Philippines with the creation of a shared services centre. Up to 300 jobs are expected...

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Parangal Dance Company showcases Philippines in Japan World Music and Dance...

California-based Parangal Dance Company will have their Asian debut as the Philippines' representative at the World Music and Dance Festival (WMDF) in Hakodate, Japan. The...