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FranchiseTalk: What Duterte’s recent state visits mean for franchising

Local businesses stand to benefit from stronger economic ties with China, Japan

 President Rodrigo Duterte recently had state visits to China and Japan, with the intent of strengthening our economic ties with these two nations. In the case of Japan, in particular, it remains the largest source of foreign direct investments and the largest ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | November 05, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

OFW Advice (Part 6): Stay the course

Know what you’re doing this for, and never forget it

I worked in Riyadh for six years in the 1980s. I had finished a technical course and worked in the telecom industry before deciding to leave the Philippines for employment in Saudi Arabia. My main reason was the opportunity to build a ...

by Loreto Soriano  | July 24, 2016 03:00:00
News and Events

Biz News Roundup: Pacquiao champions list of top taxpayers; rice tops list of consumer goods; OFW families invest remittances less

Rep. Manny Pacquiao was the top taxpayer in 2013; a recent FNRI survey reveals top food commodities patronized by local consumers; and many OFW families are now not able to invest a portion of remittances from abroad.

Several weeks before what is considered as his most important boxing match, top boxer and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao was officially declared as the top taxpayer in the country. This is according to the latest data, covering individual taxpayers in 2013, from ...

by James Humarang  | March 30, 2015 02:00:00
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