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Sowing the seeds of a better future

You reap what you sow, thus it is only fitting that a seed company, Allied Botanical Corporation (ABC), would ascribe to this truism through...

Philippines still a sweet spot for international investors

The Philippines remains a key investment destination in Asia. At the Euromoney Philippine Investment Forum, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr....

Bohol furniture maker’s success credited to local invention

Bohol Furniture and Lumber Supply has risen from being a fledgling small lumber retailer to a major company, thanks to a local Filipino invention. Cirilo...

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...

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...

World Bank: Philippines will continue to be Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economy

The World Banks predicts the Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to hit...

Asian Development Bank raises Philippine growth forecast in 2017/18

The Asian Development Bank has upgraded the Philippines growth outlook this year from 6.5% to 6.7% and from 6.7% to 6.8% in 2018. The Manila-based...

Pinoy fast food chain Binalot expands in UAE

Homegrown Filipino fastfood Binalot has recently opened 2 more outlets in the United Arab Emirates.   The 2nd UAE branch of Binalot opened in Deira City...

10 Business Ideas You Can Start with P100,000 Capital or Less

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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...

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...

5 Facts on How Philippine banking history started with BPI

Philippine banking history began with the establishment of the Bank of Philippine Islands – originally known as El Banco Español Filipino de Isabel II – on August 1, 1851.

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