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2 big Japan investment missions coming

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A worker assembles a new IH cooking heater on cellular manufacturing at Japan's Hitachi Appliances, Inc. Taga Works in Hitachi, about 150 km east of Tokyo on March 19, 2013. AFP

Despite perceived difficulties in doing business in the Philippines, officials of as many as 80 large Japanese enterprises will be arriving in the country in September to scout for investment opportunities in key sectors such as manufacturing, banking, energy and infrastructure.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

DoLE official sees need to adjust minimum wage

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A ranking labor official has admitted the need to adjust minimum wages amid the rising cost of living.

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

PH labor productivity rose in ’13

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Labor productivity across 12 major industries in the Philippines hit a four-year high at 6.3 percent in 2013, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority.

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

House bill pushes for lower income tax rates

Deputy Majority Leader and Valenzuela City Rep. Magtanggol Gunigundo FILE PHOTO/congress.gov.ph

The country’s individual wage earners may celebrate their Fridays with more money if a bill that seeks to lower the income tax rate becomes a law.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Toyota suspends Indian auto production amid labor unrest

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Toyota said Monday it has suspended production at its two Indian auto assembly plants in response to threats against management and “deliberate” assembly-line stoppages, following failed efforts to reach a labor deal.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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