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6 Filipino firms in Forbes list of World’s Best Employers

Six Philippine-based companies are listed in Forbes Magazine’s World’s Best Employers list in a survey report released mid October. Ayala Corporation topped the Philippine entries...
The Curator picks up it 4th citation as the Philippines' best bar as 2 other bars join the list for the first time.

Asia’s Best Bars picks 3 Manila spots

Asia’s 50 Best Bars has picked three Manila bars in the latest edition of the annual list. The Curator, The Back Room, and Oto were...

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.

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.

Asian Development Bank funds Malolos-Clark railway to shorten travel time

A Malolos to Clark Railway System is expected to cut travel time down to one hour is underway after the Asian Development Bank (ADB)...

US skincare line Kiehl’s spotlights Filipino culture

American cosmetics brand Kiehl’s released limited edition products spotlighting Filipino culture.

Philippines rises from bottom rank to top 10 sustainable trade economies

The Philippines has escaped the lower ranking for Asian trade economies and rose to the top 10 of sustainable economies ranked by Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index.

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...

Gandang Kalikasan: Doing great by doing good

Gandang Kalikasan Inc., a social enterprise born out of an advocacy to be pro-poor, pro-Philippines and pro-environment, has proven that sowing inclusivity into business can reap great rewards.

Real estate businesses can profit more from green financing, says BPI

Real estate businesses can be made more profitable through green financing, according to Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). BPI's green financing program can help businesses...

Sitel to open 1,500 BPO jobs in Central Luzon

Sitel is opening 1,500 jobs for its new and third site in Tarlac. Good News Pilipinas learned that Sitel’s expansion in Central Luzon is actually...
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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.

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Philippines victorious in pyrotechnic battle in Canada

The Philippines won the 2019 "Living Skies Come Alive" international pyrotechnic battle held in Moosomin, Saskatchewan in Canada. Platinum Fireworks Inc., the country's representative in...