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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...

American call center giant Alorica expands PHL operations, to hire 9000 agents

American call center giant Alorica is expanding its operations to another 9,000 agents, bringing its total current workforce to nearly 50,000. Alorica is already the...

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.

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.

Philippine economy sizzles in Q3 growing 6.9%, one of Asia’s best

The Philippine economy grew by 6.9% from July to September 2017, beating analysts expectations and overtaking China in growth again. The country’s Q3 Gross Domestic...

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...
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Indonesian retailer Alfamart to expand PHL chain

The Alfamart chain of convenience stores is set to nearly double its presence in the Philippines with an additional 200 stores.

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...

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...

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.

Amazon’s 1st PHL service center in Cebu to create 1,300 jobs

E-commerce giant Amazon.com  has set up its first customer service center in the Philippines in Cebu City.

Bambike pedals way into a profitable future

I used to earn a small amount of money that was just enough for my family’s survival. But since I started working for Bambike,...

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