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Asian Development Bank raises Philippine growth forecast in 2017/18

The Asian Development Bank has upgraded the Philippines growth outlook this year from 6.5% to 6.7% and from 6.7% to 6.8% in 2018. The Manila-based...

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...

Sowing the seeds of a better future

You reap what you sow, thus it is only fitting that a seed company, Allied Botanical Corporation (ABC), would ascribe to this truism through...

Why the Philippines will be an Economic Powerhouse by 2050

The Philippines will be one of the world’s powerful economies by 2050 - largely driven by its population growth, according to a report by...

Philippines still a sweet spot for international investors

The Philippines remains a key investment destination in Asia. At the Euromoney Philippine Investment Forum, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr....

Jollibee expands in Asia, to open 15 more outlets in Singapore, eyes 150 in...

The Philippines' most famous fast-food chain is expanding its footprint across Asia with plans for expansion in Singapore and Indonesia. Dennis Flores, Jollibee president and...

Manila Subway Closer To Reality As Japan, PH Sign Notes

Manila's long awaited subway is one step closer to reality. The Philippines and Japan have exchanged notes on the gigantic infrastructure project on the sidelines...

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...

7 Good Reasons to Do Business in the Philippines

The Philippines is no longer the sick man of Asia, and the world’s businesses know it. With the country breaking new records in the stock...

Japan Promises Over $1B in Loans For Key PH Infrastructure Projects

Key infrastructure projects of the Duterte administration will get a boost from Japan funds, after the Japanese government has pledged to close to Php...

Japan And PH Ink $6B Worth Of Business Deals

More investments are expected to pour into the Philippines in the coming years, as at least 18 business deals were signed recently between Philippine...

Chinese tycoon Jack Ma says Filipinos have the “Heart to Serve,” shares Success Secrets

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma says Filipinos have a "heart to serve." The 53-year-old Alibaba Chairman, an icon in the technology sector stressed that Filipinos are...

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