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Don't Blame Inflation: Average Price of Smartphones Sold in PH Grew 51% So Far in 2018

Filipino buyers now want devices with many bells and whistles

The average selling price (ASP) of smartphones in the Philippines stood at $192 (Php10,394) for the first six months of 2018, according to the Philippine unit of market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC). That represented a 51-percent surge from the average of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 04, 2018 09:00:00
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PH Taxi-Hailing Startup Helps China’s Huawei Tap New Markets for Tablet PCs

The Chinese giant will develop similar products based on experience customizing the device for Micab

(L-R) Micab Co-founder and CEO Eddie Ybanez, Huawei Tablet & PC Global GTM Director Andy Zhao, Huawei Tablet General Manager Gavin Mingang Yi and Huawei Device Marketing and Service Account Manager Henry Hsiao pose in front of a Micab taxi after announcing ...

by Roel Landingin  | June 20, 2018 09:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 1: Duterte’s Cabinet 80% complete

Plus, BPI Sinag Business Challenge opens doors to young and social entrepreneurs and Chinese Embassy in Manila kicks off 1st film and food festival.

 After snubbing his proclamation in Congress, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte announced some of his Cabinet members in a televised press conference in Davao City on Tuesday, May 31.Related: Duterte names members of incoming CabinetThe Duterte Cabinet remains incomplete but the names he has ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 01, 2016 08:00:00

5 things to do in Chengdu, China

Your guide to this rising city if you’re on a business travel here for 3 days and 3 nights.

Chengdu in Sichuan province eyes to become a comprehensive, affluent society with high living standards, a core growth hub for western China, and an international regional center by 2020.It is also not sacrificing its important role in early trade and commerce via ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | May 07, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

'Parents, let your kids be entrepreneurs'

Even if these kids fail with their startups, they are still more employable and capable, thus they need their family’s support, organizers of the 2016 Philippine Startup Challenge suggest.

The 2016 Philippine Startup Challenge, a nationwide competition for college students to encourage them to be more creative and develop technological innovations that could solve real life challenges, launched its third installment on April 29.And this year’s challenge introduces the Internet of ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | May 02, 2016 07:00:00
Run & Grow

How SM malls conquer China

Its Chengdu mall will undergo a facelift for its 10th year, while SM City Tianjin, said to become the largest in China, will fully open in 2017.

10TH YEAR. SM City Chengdu will undergo a facelift on its 10th anniversary this year. Photo by Lynda C. Corpuz / Entrepreneur PhilippinesHomegrown SM supermalls of Henry Sy—the richest man in the Philippines—is not stopping in its plan to become a household ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | April 11, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Why China's Huawei is ambitious

The networking, telco company is spending more for R&D, brand awareness, and the efforts are working so far. Some are still not impressed though.

It was no April Fools’ Day joke—Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. reported that day it generated revenues of CNY395 billion ($60.8 billion), up by 37% year-on-year on the back of its business units’ strong performance in 2015, and its strongest in even years. ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | April 10, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Why Chengdu is a beautiful, rich, well-planned city

The Philippines can perhaps learn, relearn from this Sichuan capital's long-term planning.

An exhibition hall dedicated to the city's urban planning—you can tell that China, through its local government, is serious about making Chengdu in Sichuan province a smart, innovative, southwestern city in the country and to be on a par to the rest ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | April 08, 2016 11:00:00
News and Events

Huawei launches 'business' smartphone, eyes to be premium brand

The Chinese tech giant is now aggressively pushing its flagship product, Mate 8, to compete with Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy series.

MANILA, Philippines – China’s Huawei Technologies continues to be aggressive in the local market, as it introduced three new gadgets on March 2, Wednesday at Solaire Hotel in Pasay City.“This year is about premiumization of the gadgets we offer in all categories we ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 03, 2016 11:00:00