"The Philippines has experienced significant growth in the past few years but sadly, investments remain anemic; poverty is stubbornly high; there is a huge number of openly unemployed and low productive workers, and (we have) an industrial sector unable to absorb our growing labor force,” said former Economic Planning Secretary Romulo Neri.
China’s Weak Trade Data Undercuts Growth Momentum, Exports And Imports Fall Sharply In FebruaryChina’s exports fell 25.4 percent in dollar terms from a year earlier in February, following a drop of 11.2 percent in January, while the country’s imports plunged 13.8 percent — a larger-than-expected decline that was made worse by the business shutdown during the Lunar New Year holiday.
The top reasons for owning a home in Metro Manila
Metro Manila has become “one of the top 30 real estate investment cities in the world”.
AYALA LAND, Inc. launching a new 1,100-hectare tourism estate in northern Iloilo
The Sicogon Island Tourism Estate development will feature a resort town center, hotels and resorts, as well as commercial and residential establishments, the property developer yesterday said in a statement.
HappyFresh online grocery platform enters PHL market“Metro Manila has an expected growth in the number of new cars of 500,000 annually. That can make every trip to a supermarket a half day journey.”
Ultra Mega pioneers mobile grocery shopping in PH wholesale
Ultra Mega, a leader in the local wholesales and retail FMCG landscape, aims to usher in a new age of innovation in the industry through the Ultra Mega Shopper App, a mobile grocery shopping solution that aims to make the ordering experience as easy as 1, 2, 3….
Creating business advantage through digital transformation of PH businesses
Rise of the Chief Transformation Officer
To remain competitive in the digitally connected economy, CEOs are recognizing the crippling effect of complexity and dedicating resources to help simplify and transform. Never has the role of the Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) been more fundamental to the future success of companies than today.
The Philippines, with one of the youngest, most digitally connected populations, is in a unique position to capitalize on the digital transformation, with all the building blocks necessary to move quickly to gain an advantage in the global digital economy.
E-vehicle industry enters talks to supply Thai counterpartsTHE PHILIPPINE and Thai electric vehicle sectors yesterday announced the potential for trade links between the two countries, with Manila ready to export “bulky” vehicle parts as early as this year to take advantage of zero tariffs within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community.
11 PH tycoons on Forbes’ 2016 roster of billionaires
Eleven tycoons from the Philippines led by tycoon Henry Sy landed on Forbes Magazine’s 2016 roster of the richest people on the planet.
And despite the global stock market volatility, oil price slump and strengthening of the US dollar which have led to what Forbes magazine described as a “dynamic reshuffling of wealth around the globe and a drop in ten-figure fortunes for the first time since 2009."