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Megaworld to build P5-B BPO complex in Iloilo

Tycoon Andrew Tan-led Megaworld Corp. has earmarked about P5 billion to build 10 office towers in Iloilo Business Park by 2021, grooming this area to be a major information technology-business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) hub.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

BPO firm adds contact center, expands network


Business process outsourcing firm Ubiquity Global Services is expanding its international delivery network in the country with the opening of a new contact center in Bacolod City next month.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Convergys beefs up capacity with Stream purchase

US-based Convergys Corp. expects to further cement its leadership in the Philippines and overseas with its recent acquisition of Stream Global Services Inc. for $820 million.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Fortune 500 firm firms up stakes in PH

JUNAR Amador

Concentrix Corp. is pulling all stops to further strengthen a company built on and for customer service.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

German BPO firm expanding operations in PH


Global business process outsourcing (BPO) firm Arvato is expanding its operations in the Philippines, which it deems as a key strategic location for the company given the country’s skilled employees and secure infrastructure.   Arvato, a German company,  recently inaugurated a new facility in Metro Clark, a business and tourism hub north of Manila, in [...]

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Popular BPO sites driving PH property up


A robust business process outsourcing (BPO) sector—which is expected to remain strong in 2014—will drive the real estate industry further up this year.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »

BSP sees more revenue from BPO, tourism sectors

The business process outsourcing (BPO) and tourism sectors are expected to generate even more foreign exchange revenues in 2014.   According to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, foreign-exchange receipts from the BPO sector alone may grow by another 15 percent in 2014 to $15.34 billion.   The receipts represented payments made by offshore-based clients of [...]

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Call centers to provide more jobs in 2014, says congressman


Call centers or business process outsourcing companies will remain a major source of employment in 2014, and could provide up to 124,000 new full-time jobs this year, according to Pasig Representative Roman Romulo.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

At the market, bulls refuse to be cowed


The good news is the local stock market ended higher for the fifth straight year despite the external shocks of 2013. The bad news is local equities remained in bear territory at its yearend level of 5,889.83, having pulled back by 20.4 percent from its 2013 peak of 7,403.65. Tapering has definitely been the year’s [...]

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Investors make a beeline for startup firm


Kalibrr, a Filipino Internet startup, secured investments of up to $1.9 million to bolster its efficiency in recruiting workers for the booming business process outsourcing (BPO) industry.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Foreign investors remain positive over PH real-estate industry


Foreign investors looking at the Philippine real-estate industry see the benefits of coming into the country as greater than the risks such as typhoons, earthquakes, and even the traffic jams.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Booming PH outsourcing industry faces worker shortage


The Philippines’ outsourcing industry faces a shortage of trained personnel after a decade of rapid growth which saw it become a pillar of the economy, the industry association said Tuesday.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »



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