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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...

6 Filipino firms in Forbes list of World’s Best Employers

Six Philippine-based companies are listed in Forbes Magazine’s World’s Best Employers list in a survey report released mid October. Ayala Corporation topped the Philippine entries...

Qatar-based Pinoys get a Taste of Home through Filipino Entrepreneur

Dahlia Agbanlog knew early on that Pinoys living and working in Qatar would want to eat traditional meals that reminded them of home. Transitioning...

Philippine stock market surges to new all-time high this week

The Philippines is one of the best performing stock markets in Asia, after breaking new record highs two times this week. On Tuesday, the PSEi...

Bohol furniture maker’s success credited to local invention

Bohol Furniture and Lumber Supply has risen from being a fledgling small lumber retailer to a major company, thanks to a local Filipino invention. Cirilo...

Mark Gonzalez inducted into Business of Fashion

Philippine-based retail executive Mark Gonzalez of H&F Retail Concepts has made the elite Business of Fashion 500 list. Industry professionals who are shaping the global fashion industry.

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“Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag” chosen one of the world’s greatest...

The Filipino film “Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag (Manila in the Claws of Light)” by acclaimed director Lino Brocka has scored a spot in the Criterion Collection of the greatest films from around the world along with masters of cinema such as Renoir, Kurosawa, Hitchcock, and Kubrick.