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PH seen to become SE Asia’s franchising hub

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The Philippines is well poised to become a franchise hub and investment haven in an integrated Asean economy, as the country enters the so-called “double sweet spot,” which will enable local and foreign firms to cash in on the economic boom that is expected to continue through the next decade.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH economy expected to improve in ’14

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Growth in Southeast Asia’s major economies is expected to improve this year as the economies of more advanced nations start to recover, lifting demand for the region’s exports.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH economy shines as region falters

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Growth in Southeast Asia is expected to slump this year as the region struggles to keep up with the recovery of the rest of the continent, a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said.  PHOTO BY RICK ALBERTO

The Philippines stands out in the region as the only country still expected to grow at a healthy pace this year and the next despite weak global economic conditions.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Neda sees PH catching up with peers in FDI flows

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The National Economic and Development Authority has expressed optimism that the country will soon start catching up with its Southeast Asian neighbors in terms of foreign direct investments.

Posted: September 16th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Cigarette prices in PH still among lowest despite sin tax, says report

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A vendor sells cigarettes at a supermarket in Quezon City. AFP FILE PHOTO

Despite the passage of the sin tax law, the prices of cigarettes in the Philippines remain among the lowest in Southeast Asia, an antismoking group said yesterday.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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