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French food group to build cheese and chocolate factory in Clark

French food company La Rose Noire is investing P2 billion to manufacture chocolates and cheese inside Clark.
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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.

BPI assets and total capital goes up in first half of 2018

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) total assets stood at P1.90 trillion, up by 10.8%, while total capital reached P239.70 billion, up by 38.2% on account of the recent stock rights offering.

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...

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.

Chinese tycoon Jack Ma says Filipinos have the “Heart to Serve,” shares Success Secrets

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma says Filipinos have a "heart to serve." The 53-year-old Alibaba Chairman, an icon in the technology sector stressed that Filipinos are...
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Bank of the Philippine Islands encourages Small Medium Enterprise franchises

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is seeing opportunities in growing Small Medium Enterprise (SME) business through franchising. Junie Veloso, Head of BPI’s Business...

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...

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...

Filipino seafarers and families encouraged to set up an emergency fund

For many Filipino seafarers and their families, a large portion of their income goes into the acquisition of the latest gadgets, continual home improvements, and perhaps a brand new car. And why not? They have the money.

Isabela mangoes hit Dubai fruit market

Fresh mangoes from Isabela in the Philippines are now in the Dubai fruit market after the first shipment was sent via Cauayan Domestic Airport...

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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