The Philippine Star | Louella Desiderio – December 10, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine logistics sector may help create 7.5 million jobs and achieve five percent employment by 2022. Philippine Multimodal Transport and Logistics Association Inc. president Marilyn Alberto said the target employment was set by the government as logistics is seen […]

By: Nestor Corrales – Reporter / / 12:50 PM October 31, 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order updating the list of investment areas, which prohibits or limits foreign ownership in the Philippines. The President signed Executive Order No. 65, promulgating the 11th regular foreign investment negative list on October 29 but was released to media only on […]

The Philippine Star | Louella Desiderio – October 23, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Steel firm SteelAsia Manufacturing Corp. is allotting P25 billion for two wire rod mills, which when completed, would boost production by one million tons a year. In a statement, SteelAsia said the two mills for wire rod production would be […]

BusinessWorld | October 17, 2018 | 12:30 am | By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor  THE PHILIPPINES placed fifth among the nine economies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) covered by the Global Competitiveness Report 2018-2019, which measures a country’s standing using a set of criteria that determine level of productivity, and 56th globally among 140 economies on the list. […]

By: Patrick Cooke | Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:00 AM October 15, 2018 More than any other Asean emerging economy, the Philippines is well positioned to ride out economic turbulence The publication of Oxford Business Group’s 2018 annual report on the Philippines comes at a critical juncture in the global economy, as the world’s two leading powers maintain their […]