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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...

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...

ART ‘N’ Nature’s Inday Genius does business with a heart

The woman was clearly from a remote mountain village; her dress and demeanor gave her away. She was nursing a child and crying as she narrated how a middleman had shortchanged her.

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...

Philippine Stock Exchange CEO bullish on stock market in 2018

The local stock market ended 2017 on a record high and is expected for another strong year in 2018 as the country undertakes new...

Try This Unconventional Farming for a Better Yield

In places where deep-seated traditions have been handed down from one generation to the next, introducing innovation may not always work. But this isn’t...

AKABA: Weaving a brighter future for poor Filipinos

AKABA Ltd. Design Co. seeks to not just promote indigenous peoples’ culture but also help alleviate poverty by promoting loom-weaving. Forty-year-old Liwayway Caparas from Ilocos...

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...

Philippines wins Fitch credit rating upgrade, vote of confidence on economic reforms

Fitch Ratings raised the Philippines’ sovereign rating by one level, from BBB- to BBB, with a stable outlook, amid favorable economic conditions and planned...

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...

Why the Philippines will be an Economic Powerhouse by 2050

The Philippines will be one of the world’s powerful economies by 2050 - largely driven by its population growth, according to a report by...

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....

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Japan’s Tamiya launches 1st ever Jeepney model kit

Japan's Tamiya launched its first ever Jeepney model kit at the Mini 4WD Asia Challenge 2019 held in Manila. The famous Japanese toymaker immortalized the...