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Banking sector urged to adopt mobile-first mindset to stay competitive

A Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) official has urged the banking sector to embrace a mobile-first mindset to be more competitive and innovative. BPI...
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Jollibee gives new hope for farmer entrepreneurs

The predicament of Wencelito Gomez was typical of a Filipino farmer in constant struggle to make a living. Like most of his peers in Nueva Ecija, he found it difficult to find a steady market for his crops.

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.

CHEERS saves and nourishes lives

“Innovation is essential to business.” This has always been the principle Alvin Montano, CHEERS President has gone by even when he helped establish the emergency...

Philippine fabric soon to be showcased in government uniforms

Philippine indigenous fabric will soon be seen on uniforms provided for government officials and employees. As the world gives more attention to Philippine local textile...

Online booking site RedDoorz expands Asian operations into the Philippines

RedDoorz, one of the leading online budget hotels booking platforms in Southeast Asia has expanded its footprint into the Philippines.

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...

BPI embraces accelerating trend towards automated banking

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is enhancing its network to support an increasing demand for efficient and convenient automated banking channels that complement its traditional branches.

Get to Know the 13 Forbes Travel Stars Awardees in the Philippines

Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards named 12 Philippine hotels and one spa in its 2019 listing of the world’s best luxury properties released on...

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.

Selecta sustainably sources ube through partner GK communities

In 2003, John Concepcion, Unilever RFM Ice Cream Inc. chief and managing director, decided he wanted to do more for the community. At the time, the company, maker of Selecta ice cream, was already a leading producer of the popular comfort food for Filipinos.

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...

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