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PH firms investing in energy management solutions


More Philippine companies are now investing in energy management solutions, with 73 percent of the respondents saying that “cost savings” would be the biggest driver in pursuing such initiatives, a survey conducted by Schneider Electric Philippines showed.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Cigarette firms OK graphic warning bill—Pia Cayetano

Senator Pia Cayetano. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

Cigarette manufacturers have “in principle” indicated their support for the graphic warning bill, which seeks to require tobacco firms to print on cigarette packs images of diseases and organ disfiguration, Sen. Pia Cayetano said on Thursday.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

More workers lost jobs in 9 months to Sept.


The number of retrenched workers in the January-September period of 2013 totaled 33,657, surpassing the the previous full-year figure.

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

US firms test ‘unlimited vacation’


Unlimited vacation policies, which have so far been adopted by only a handful of US businesses, have been embraced by both workers and their employers, who say the flexibility increases profitability.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Japan firms shy away from PH


Japanese firms are reportedly taking a step back from their planned participation in the Philippine government’s public-private partnership program (PPP), deterred largely by the uncertainties in the country’s business and regulatory environment.

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

Give a little, gain a lot

More than three quarters of Filipino respondents believe flexible working is a critical measure to achieving higher productivity (77 percent), according to the latest Regus survey.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

More than three quarters of Filipino respondents believe flexible working is a critical measure to achieving higher productivity (77 percent), according to the latest Regus survey.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Competing to do good


When companies compete in the marketplace, it’s the consumers who benefit.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Philippines’ biggest firms rush to help quake victims

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A religious icon remains encased amid the rubble in Bohol province in central Philippines Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, a day after a 7.2-magnitude quake hit Bohol and Cebu provinces. In addition to the usual corporate donations of relief goods, San Miguel Corp. on Wednesday said it would devote resources to help rehabilitate several centuries-old churches in both provinces damaged by the temblor.  AP PHOTO/KIKO ROSARIO

A day after a powerful earthquake struck Bohol and Cebu provinces, the country’s largest corporations rushed into action to deliver aid to devastated areas.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

S. Korean firms eye partners in PH


At least 25 South Korean companies are exploring possible partnerships with local businesses for investments in the telecommunications and logistics industries.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Aboitiz company named ‘best managed’ firm in PH


Cebu-based Aboitiz Equity Ventures is the “best managed” company in the Philippines and the conglomerate’s top honcho Erramon Aboitiz is the best chief executive officer (CEO), according to this year’s regional survey by FinanceAsia magazine.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Employment outlook brightens in 3rd quarter


Many companies in the country are planning to hire more workers in the coming quarter in anticipation of a heightened demand for their goods and services, results of a survey by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas showed.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

For marketers, good things come to those who play


This year’s consumer trends report by JWT Manila focuses on play as a competitive advantage. It ranks No. 1 on the list that will enable marketers all over the country to hit the consumer’s perfect spot to allow them to refocus branding to specific targets.

Posted: March 4th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »



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