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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.

Philippine bank wins Asia Pacific development financing awards for Clark solar, alternative driving projects

Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) took home two awards from the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) Development...

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...

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...

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.

Land Bank named Asia’s Most Inclusive Bank for digital account opening web app

Land Bank of the Philippines has been named Asia's Most Inclusive Bank at the 2019 Financial Insights Innovation Awards (FIIA) held in March at...

McJim’s award-winning short films showcase world class Filipino leathermaking craftsmanship

World class Filipino craftsmanship in leathermaking is being showcased through McJim’s short films of heartwarming stories about Pinoys’ hardships and passion. McJim’s Get Reel online...

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...

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...
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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 Airlines boosts tourist arrival with daily Nagoya flights

The new Philippine Airlines (PAL) daily flights between Nagoya and Cebu scheduled to begin March 31, 2019 are expected to boost tourist arrivals from...

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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Bayanihan wins World Dance title at 15th International Folklore Fest in...

Bayanihan, the National Dance Company of the Philippines, successfully raised the Philippine flag in South America by winning the 1st Federation of International Dance...