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IMF forecasts PHL as 2nd fastest growing economy in the world

The Philippines is viewed to be the second fastest growing economy in the world, and the fastest in South East Asia according to the latest IMF World Economic Outlook.

Preserving culture through fashion – the story of Filip & Inna

The United Nations Development Program reported in 2013 that the Philippines is home to 14-17 million indigenous peoples (IPs), each group with a distinct cultural flavor and language. This diversity helps make the Philippines phenomenally rich in culture and traditions.

ADB: Philippine economy in golden age of growth

The Asian Development Bank is bullish on the Philippines. The Manila-based multilateral lender says the Southeast Asian economy is experiencing a unique period of growth.

Duran Farm nurtures seeds of progress

17-year old Leomar Malayag had high hopes for his future as a college freshman studying BS Agriculture. Unlike many kids his age, he recognized...

Costales Nature Farms: One family’s gift to the community

It started with the simple dream of Ronald and Josie Costales to have a place where they could leisurely spend their retirement years. A...

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...

Manila one of the 20 best cities in Asia-Pacific

The Philippine capital Manila has been picked as one of the top 20 cities in Asia Pacific in the 2018 Short-Term City Momentum Index...

STAR helps sustain sari-sari stores and empower women entrepreneurs

The life of Carmelita Aspiras, a scholar of the Coca-Cola Philippines’ Sari-Sari Store Training and Access to Resources (STAR) Program, is a testimony to...

Foreign investments in PHL hits record high $10B in 2017

Foreign businessmen brought in a record amount of investments into the country last year. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said foreign direct investments soared to...

Citihub transforms container vans into affordable low-cost homes

The lack of decent affordable housing for young working males in Metro Manila is a big problem. Not everyone can afford to live in...

Philippines hailed by US firm as “best country to invest in”

The Philippines is the "best country to invest in," based on rankings released by US News and World Report. The Philippines placed first in US...

20 Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, GoodNewsPilipinas salutes Filipina entrepreneurs who have inspired business communities and the families in affirming the work-life balance...

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