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New oil and natural gas source found in Cebu

The country’s new source of oil and natural gas has been found in Alegria town in Southern Cebu.

Philippines is 79th Best Country for Business in 2019

The Philippines ranked in the 79th spot in the “Best Countries for Business 2019” list released by Forbes in December 2018. The Philippines’ GDP at...

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...

Golden Duck lays golden opportunities for the less fortunate

The versatile salted egg, often enjoyed with fried fish and fresh tomatoes, is a breakfast staple in Filipino homes.
Alfamart

Indonesian retailer Alfamart to expand PHL chain

The Alfamart chain of convenience stores is set to nearly double its presence in the Philippines with an additional 200 stores.

ADB: Philippine economy in golden age of growth

The Asian Development Bank is bullish on the Philippines. The Manila-based multilateral lender says the Southeast Asian economy is experiencing a unique period of growth.

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...

BPI urges Filipinos to invest in the stock market

While the stock market has declined recently and is considered by many Filipinos to be high-risk due to its perceived complexity, BPI Securities, the stock brokerage arm of the Bank of Philippines Islands (BPI), believes now is a good time to seriously consider investing in the platform

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...
Nomura

Japan’s Nomura upgrades PHL economic growth

The Philippines’ economic growth forecast for the years 2017 and 2018 has been upgraded in the latest Nomura Securities report.

Sitel to open 1,500 BPO jobs in Central Luzon

Sitel is opening 1,500 jobs for its new and third site in Tarlac. Good News Pilipinas learned that Sitel’s expansion in Central Luzon is actually...

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...

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