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Exclusive eco-destinations operated inclusively in Palawan by Ten Knots Development Corporation

Ten Knots Development Corporation has unlocked the secret to responsible and inclusive tourism, and it is applying its knowledge to its prime leisure destinations on El Nido and Taytay islands in the western part of the Philippines.

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.

Holland America Line to hire hundreds of Pinoy seafarers for new cruise ship

Holland America Line, the luxury subsidiary of cruise industry leader Carnival Corporation, is so impressed with the ability of Filipino seafarers that it wants to hire more for the company's newest vessel.
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Fil-Am buys US vodka brand endorsed by Shaq O’Neal

Filipino Rich Cabael of Bevriqo Corporation has acquired MEDEA Vodka, the ultra-premium vodka with its one-of-a-kind personally programmable LED display.

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...

Billion-dollar media merger opens for business in PHL

Wavemaker, GroupM’s new billion-dollar revenue, media, content and technology agency created from the merger of MEC and Maxus has opened for business in the...

How BanKo microfinance boosts growth of SEMEs

Access to bigger loans with low repayment amounts and long payment periods gives self-employed microentrepreneurs (SEME) the means to expand their business operations, said BanKo president Jerome Minglana.

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.
Construction of new buildings

PHL economy growth pace quickens to 6.5% in the 2nd qtr

The Philippine economy grew at a sizzling pace in the second quarter, topping expectations due to a government-led construction boom

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...

Citibank honors 9 Inspiring Filipino Microentrepreneurs

Nine inspiring Filipino microentrepreneurs were honored in the 16th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards given by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Citi Foundation, and the Microfinance...

VMV Hypoallergenics looks to farmers for Yolanda’s valuable lesson

Typhoon Yolanda devastated lives and destroyed livelihoods and businesses. Among those that suffered greatly was the now international “cosmeceutical” company VMV Hypoallergenics. Almost all VMV...

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