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W Group Seaweed brings livelihood and peace

“The problem with seaweed farming was that the selling price was low due to the intense competition from other places that were able to...

With farmers at the center, ULPI lights up tobacco sector

Saturnino “Turning” Distor, who started helping his parents plant crops at the tender age of five, is a witness to how Universal Leaf Philippines, Inc. (ULPI) has transformed farmers’ lives by revolutionizing the tobacco trade system.

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.

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...

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.

Philippine Stock Exchange CEO bullish on stock market in 2018

The local stock market ended 2017 on a record high and is expected for another strong year in 2018 as the country undertakes new...

World Bank: Philippines will continue to be Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economy

The World Banks predicts the Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to hit...

Rags2Riches: Helping artisans weave a better future

For years, an informal cottage industry spearheaded by rag-weavers living in Payatas, Quezon City was operated by the many artisans, mostly women, who developed a means to earn a living by recycling factory end-cuts and rejects, into hand-woven foot rugs.
Palaweno Brewery

CNN features Philippines’ first female-led brewery

CNN Travel has featured Palaweňo Brewery, the first female-led brewery found in the island paradise of Palawan.

Coins PH is banking on the unbanked

In a country of over 100 million people, with one of the fastest economic growth trajectories in the world, it is astounding that up...
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Filipina CEOs, Influencers Celebrate Women Empowerment at SPACES BGC | Good News Pilipinas! TV...

Filipina CEOs and influencers came together to celebrate International Women's Month at SPACES BGC. Good News Pilipinas! TV anchor Trixie Esguerra moderated the event...

Laguna’s Oryspa CEO Sherill Quintana wins Philippines’ 1st Asia Pacific Woman Entrepreneur Award

Oryspa CEO Sherill Quintana is the first Filipino to win the Asia Pacific Woman Entrepreneur Award. Quintana, a Filipino brand advocate, was given the award...

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Philippines victorious in pyrotechnic battle in Canada

The Philippines won the 2019 "Living Skies Come Alive" international pyrotechnic battle held in Moosomin, Saskatchewan in Canada. Platinum Fireworks Inc., the country's representative in...