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Invest in PH, Aquino urges Singaporeans

President Banigno S. Aquino III joins fellow world leaders for the Leaders Retreat meeting during the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) at the Hongyan Hall of the International Conference Center (ICC) on Tuesday (November 11, 2014). Working with this year’s theme: "Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnership." APEC members have developed extensive and in-depth consensus on Advancing Regional Economic Integration, Promoting Innovative Development, Economic Reform and Growth, and Strengthening Comprehensive Connectivity and Infrastructure Development. (Photo by: Ryan Lim/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)

President Aquino on Wednesday urged Singapore’s top executives to invest in the Philippines, saying the country was ripe for business amid reforms in governance and much-improved economic climate.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Palace OKs 2014 list of preferred sectors


President Aquino has finally approved the much-awaited 2014 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP), which listed eight preferred sectors that would be eligible for fiscal and non-fiscal incentives over the next three years.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Aquino approves 2014 IPP


President Benigno Aquino III has finally approved the much awaited 2014 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP), which listed eight preferred sectors that will be eligible to avail of fiscal and non-fiscal incentives within the next three years.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Ayala Land enters booming Myanmar property market

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MANILA, Philippines–Local property giant Ayala Land Inc. is breaking into Myanmar (Burma) booming property market in partnership with City Mart Holdings, the leading local retailer there, as part of its road map for Southeast Asian expansion.   Paolo Borromeo, head of corporate strategy and development group at ALI’s parent conglomerate Ayala Corp., said in a […]

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

EU seeks changes to infra rules to push investments

The head of the European Union Delegation in the Philippines has urged the government to consider lowering the P1-billion threshold for state infrastructure projects in which foreign contractors will be allowed to take part in, as doing so will allow the country to attract more foreign direct investments (FDI).

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »



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