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4 Filipinos named ‘notable philanthropists’ by Forbes

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Gaming tycoon Enrique Razon Jr.: One of four Filipino philanthropists cited by Forbes magazine FILE PHOTO

Four business leaders from the Philippines, including port and gaming tycoon Enrique Razon Jr. and tuna magnate Ricardo Po Sr., have landed on Forbes magazine’s roster of 48 “notable” philanthropists from the Asia-Pacific.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tap private sector for infra aid, gov’ts urged

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Governments will need to link up more closely with the private sector, possibly by offering incentives on development-related projects, as the traditional sources of funding, such as state budgets and international aid, may not be able to cover the tab.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Food price spikes seen unlikely even with El Niño

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Food prices boiling over the pot amid a looming occurrence of the El Niño this year may be unlikely as global rice stocks are ample, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Salaries in PH to increase by 6.8% in 2014, says survey

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Salaries in the Philippines are expected to increase by an average of 6.8 percent this year, according to a survey conducted by professional services company Towers Watson.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

SM named 9th-best retail brand in Asia-Pacific

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Photo from SM City North Edsa website

Retail giant SM was cited as the ninth-best retail brand in Asia-Pacific—the only Philippine brand to land on Interbrand’s top 30 list for the region.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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