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Indigenous farmers trained on coffee production
/ from October 25, 2018
ZERO Extreme Poverty 2030 (ZEP 2030) recently organized the first-ever Coffee Fest 2018, gathering indigenous peoples (IPs) who have taken up coffee farming, with the goal of increasing their production in preparation for commercial demand.This way, ZEP 2030 aims to build a sustainable source of livelihood for IPs, IP families ...
Duterte approves franchise for Villar telecom firm
Ruth Abbey Gita
/ from October 23, 2018
THE Villar family is entering the telecommunications industry through Streamtech Systems Technologies Incorporated, which has been granted a 25-year congressional franchise.President Rodrigo Duterte on October 18 signed into law Republic Act (RA) 11089, which provides Streamtech the franchise to "construct, install, establish, operate, and maintain telecommunications systems throughout the Philippines."The ...
Prudence Foundation forges partnership with OCD for Safe Steps
/ from October 22, 2018
PRUDENCE Foundation, the community investment arm of Prudential in Asia, has renewed its partnership with the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), the implementation arm of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), to strengthen and expand the Safe Steps program in the Philippines.The signing ceremony was officiated by ...
Grab, Uber fined P16M over merger
/ from October 17, 2018
TRANSPORT network services providers Grab and Uber have been slapped a total of P16 million in administrative fines for violating the interim measures imposed by antitrust body Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) pending the review of their merger.Grab and Uber, which merged operations on April 7, 2018 with Grab as the ...
Telus International Philippines named 2018 Best Employer in PH, Asia
/ from October 12, 2018
DRIVING employee engagement by creating a caring company culture that fosters high performance, ensures customer satisfaction, and contributes to top and bottom-line growth led both Aon Best Employers Program Awards and the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (Aces) to recognize Telus International Philippines as one of the Best Employers ...
Economic team lists strategies to address inflation
/ from October 5, 2018
ECONOMIC officials on Friday, October 5, listed proposed strategies to address the rising prices of fuel and basic commodities.In a statement issued shortly after the Philippine Statistics Authority announced the September 2018 inflation rate, the economic team cited the Department of Energy’s (DoE) e-Power Mo program, the Public Utility Vehicles ...
'Disrupt or die': Finance execs tackle innovation challenges on October 12
/ from October 1, 2018
TODAY'S business leaders are confronted with the challenge of innovation with the rise of new disruptive tools and technologies to lead and grow their organizations."It's clearly a question of 'disrupt' or 'die.' It's only with innovation that companies can penetrate markets faster, connect to new markets and opportunities, and reach ...
Philippines further tightens monetary policy
/ from September 27, 2018
AUTHORITIES on Thursday, September 27, further tightened monetary policy by raising key interest rates for the fourth time since May this year in a bid to tame inflation.At its meeting Thursday, the Monetary Board raised the interest rate on the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) overnight reverse repurchase (RRP) facility ...
Jollibee opens first store in London
/ from September 26, 2018
FILIPINO-owned fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corporation will open its first store in London, England on October 20.Jollibee gave a sneak peek of the store, which is located at Earl's Court, to key Philippine officials who are in London to conduct the Philippine Economic Briefing 2018. Happy to give an exclusive ...
AboitizLand continues Luzon expansion with Nueva Ecija, Tarlac properties
/ from September 25, 2018
ABOITIZLAND continues its northward expansion as it launched Ajoya, a mid-market residential development that offers master-planned communities for families in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija, and Capas, Tarlac.By establishing presence in two new Luzon provinces, the homegrown Cebuano property arm of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. boosts its residential portfolio. Early last year, ...