Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Benefiting from robust consumer spending and improving investment climate, the Philippine economy was expected to have maintained a robust 6.5-percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2012 and remained one of the fastest-growing economies in the region.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Taipan Andrew Tan has taken a crucial step toward overseas expansion with the acquisition by his beverage unit Emperador Distillers Inc. of Bodega San Bruno S.A., a brandy company based in Jerez, Spain.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The government's anti-corruption efforts helped push the Philippines' global ranking in terms of economic freedom by 10 notches to 97th among 177 countries and territories.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Infrastructure bottlenecks continue to choke the aviation sector as more foreign carriers, unable to find slots in most major airports in the Philippines, are deterred from mounting flights to the country.
A "sin tax" on cigarettes and alcohol dampened the New Year party spirit when it was introduced in the Philippines Tuesday, as part of a government bid to boost finances.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
From overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to entrepreneurs.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
The Philippines' chief economist expects to see a more vibrant industry sector in 2013 as the government focuses on key industries and strives to ease the processes and costs in doing business.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Having the second fastest growing economy in Asia and a stable political environment, the Philippines experienced a surge in investments, particularly in the high-end luxury sector of its hospitality market, according to a report by C9 Hotelworks.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
More and more Chinese are coming to the Philippines again following a slowdown arising from the deepening of the territorial dispute between Manila and Beijing over the Scarborough Shoal early this year.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Two Philippines-based subsidiaries of Taiwan's electronics conglomerate Kinpo Group opened new factories in a Philippine industrial park south of Manila Wednesday.