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With peace, WB to pour more funds into Mindanao

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The World Bank has committed to pour in more funds for initiatives geared at further fostering the peace in and the development of Mindanao, especially after the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) last Thursday.

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

In Mindanao, agri groups heave sigh of peace

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Agriculture industry groups on Thursday heaved a collective sigh of relief during the signing of the comprehensive peace agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), hoping that the pact would open up more “productive opportunities” in Mindanao.

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

Bangsamoro development plan launched

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Promoting the development of Mindanao’s economy will be among policymakers’ top priorities once the peace deal between the government and Muslim rebels is signed this year.

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

Peace deal seen to open Mindanao to investment

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The Department of Trade and Industry expects the signing of the Bangsamoro Peace Agreement to open up Mindanao to investment opportunities, particularly in the agriculture sector.

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

Aquino: Invest in Mindanao

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PRESIDENT Aquino attends the Business Opportunities Forum with Malaysian businessmen at Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, on the sidelines of his two-day state visit to Malaysia this week. MALACAÑANG PHOTO

With peace at hand in Mindanao, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday invited the Malaysian business community to invest in the region, citing how government reforms and a fairer business climate have led to an economic revival in the Philippines in recent years.

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

Aquino vows to sustain, make economic growth inclusive in next 3 years

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President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

President Aquino said sustaining the economic growth achieved in 2012 would be among the serious challenges his administration would face in the next three years.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mindanao open for business, Malaysians told

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Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia Eduardo Malaya. Photo from J Eduardo Malaya facebook

Buoyed by the positive outlook arising from the initial peace agreement signed with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the government held the first-ever Mindanao Business Networking Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to attract investors to Mindanao and hasten the development of the region.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Aquino sees business hub potential of Bangsamoro region

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President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino is upbeat about the prospects of the future Moro homeland in Mindanao, Bangsamoro, especially as a hub of information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) companies.

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Peace dividends: Mindanao attracts investors

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Malaysia’s Felda Global Ventures, the world’s largest crude palm oil producer, is the first foreign investor to evince interest in Mindanao after the government agreed on a historic peace deal with Moro rebels, potentially opening up tracts of farm land.

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil, gas exploration in Mindanao to jeopardize ongoing peace talks, MILF warns

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The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) warned on Saturday that the peace process could be jeopardized by the Aquino government’s allowing of foreign companies to conduct off- and on-shore oil explorations in areas seen by the rebel group as part of the Bangsamoro ancestral domain.

Posted: July 31st, 2011 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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