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Uniqlo bullish on the Philippine economy, to expand further

Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo is optimistic that the Philippine economy will continue its expansion. Masayoshi Nakamura, Uniqlo Philippines chief operating officer, said Uniqlo sees a...

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...

Bambike pedals way into a profitable future

I used to earn a small amount of money that was just enough for my family’s survival. But since I started working for Bambike,...

Philippine Stock Exchange makes history, opens unified trading floor at BGC

February 19, 2018 the Philippine Stock Exchange has made history. More than 25 years after the merger of the Manila Stock Exchange (MSE) and...

Philippines ranks 1st in Asia for Budget Transparency

The Philippines has the most transparent government budget in Asia. The latest Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017 ranks the country at the top of...

Balangay’s Best: Ushering in a Sea Change with Artisanal Fishing

Fisherfolk are among the most disadvantaged sectors in Philippine society. Slaves to the weather and the dictates of fish traders, fisherfolk often live a...

Global insurance giant expands in the Philippines, creates 300 IT jobs

Paris-based global insurer AXA is expanding its operations in the Philippines with the creation of a shared services centre. Up to 300 jobs are expected...

Philippines builds one of the world’s biggest container ships

A ship built in the Philippines is one of the world’s biggest commercial vessels. A major milestone in Philippine shipbuilding. CMA CGM Antoine de Saint...

Bagosphere provides training for outsourcing industry with study now, pay later program

At the age of 17, Maritess de la Peña had to drop out of college and leave Negros Occidental to work as a kasambahay...

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...

Philippine Economy Expands More Than 6% for Sixth Consecutive Year

by Bloomberg's Cecilia Yap and Siegfred Alegado The Philippines retained its position as one of the world's fastest-growing economies after expansion exceeded 6 percent for...

How APEC Schools changed the life of an older learner

Jessica Tejada had a challenging childhood. When she was 10, family problems forced her to drop out of elementary school. For the next five...

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