FRANK Carbon, president of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), said the government has no business to be in business citing the proposal for re-development of the Banago port by Philippine Ports Authority (PPA).
IN ACCORDANCE with RA No. 8792 also known as the Philippines Electronic Commerce Act of 2000, the Home Mutual Development Fund (HMDF) or Pag-IBIG Fund and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) launched its e-remittance and ePay system during the National Competitiveness Council capacity building.
THE congestion and shipment delays at the Manila ports are making Philippine exports highly uncompetitive, as most ports do not have to contend with a similar cause, like a truck ban policy, according to two prominent leaders of the business community.
Sergio R. Ortiz-Luis Jr., president of the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PhilExport), said congestion at the Manila terminals has reached “110% of capacity” and warned that the situation could go from bad to worse unless “some real remedies” are applied.
WHEN a door closes, a window opens-- as well as boxes of rocky road brownies, cream cheese brownies, oatmeal and red velvet bars, choco fudge and cheesecakes.
DAVAO CITY-based Yvette's Bags and Beads Collection has finally taken the opportunity to break into the ever discriminating taste in fashion of the European markets.
Yvette Marie Celi Punzalan said that having gotten the attention of institutional buyers from Germany and Norway is a feat that truly makes her extra motivated to produce more elegant, classy bags.
CATEEL, Davao Oriental -- A year and a half after the typhoon Pablo destroyed coconut plantations, the face of devastation is now replaced by mushrooming hot chili farms.
"Most of the farmers here are dependent on coconut for livelihood. While DA [Department of Agriculture] is helping them rehabilitate their coconut farms there is a need for immediate source of income," said DA XI regional director Remelyn Recoter.
THE Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) will embark on an explorative trade mission in Paris, France in October 2014.
DCCCII president Antonio T. dela Cruz, during the chamber's general membership meeting on Friday at the Seda Abreeza Hotel, said the mission will be held on October 17 to 23, in time for the 2014 Salon International de l'alimentation (Sial), one of the largest international food and beverage trade exhibit.
DESPITE being a P200-billion industry, the country’s meat processors feel that they do not get the recognition and support they deserve from the government.
CEBU still lacks three key pieces to foster a strong startup ecosystem: a mentorship program, investors and government support. But when it comes to talent, Cebu has an abundance of people who have the knowledge and passion to build startups, said Tudlo founder and Kallfly co-founder Vince Loremia.
“IF YOU repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself.” (Joseph Goebbels, Publications Relating to Various Aspects of Communism).
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