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Who Were the Highest-Paid Gov't Officials and How Much Did They Make in 2017?

The most compensated official received Php14.9 million last year

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. received the highest amount of salaries and allowances among more than 8,000 government officials in 2017, according to a report by the Commission on Audit (COA) released on June 26.The central bank chief ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 26, 2018 07:00:00
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Hong Kong Securities Regulator Halts ICO of Joseph Calata’s Agritech Startup

HK's Securities and Futures Commission has ordered Black Cell to return purchased tokens to previous investors

Black Cell Technology Ltd., a Hong Kong-based agricultural technology startup founded by Filipino businessman Joseph Calata, has received an order from Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to discontinue its initial coin offering (ICO) and return the proceeds to Hong Kong-based ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 03, 2018 03:00:00
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Set up business in 2 days ”" government promises

All local government units mandated to comply

 Entrepreneurs will soon be able to acquire a business permit in less than two days, in a bid to address the administration’s heed to streamline business processes.The Departments of Trade and Industry (DTI), Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Information and Communication ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 30, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

A one-stop shop for starting a business

A government-initiated project aims to integrate all the agencies needed to finish your business registration online.

With all government paperwork and processing needed just to open a business, no wonder some aspiring entrepreneurs are already discouraged even before they start. A government-initiated project aims to change that by integrating all the agencies needed to finish your business registration.[related|post]The ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | January 27, 2012 04:00:00
Startup Tips

Agencies and permits to know when starting a business

Following are the government agencies that an entrepreneur needs to register with.

So you\\\'ve finally decided to push through with your business idea and as luck would have it, also find funding for it. Now comes the part that every entrepreneur doesn\\\'t look forward to: securing all the necessary permits to start your business.Below ...

November 21, 2011 07:00:00