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Who are the highest paid employees in Philippines?

By Jon Carlos Rodriguez/ABS-CBNnews.com – Those who are specialized in information technology (IT) and have extensive technical know-how are the highest paid employees in the country, according to the latest salary report of JobStreet.com. JobStreet said its Annual Salary Report 2015 revealed that employees in IT-software and IT-network, system, and Read more »

The Philippines has become the call-center capital of the world

By Don Lee/latimes.com – Ever since Joahnna Horca lost her father, a doctor, in a South China Sea typhoon, her large family has struggled to make ends meet. So after Horca earned a college degree in social work, an older sister nudged her to help support the family by taking Read more »

Annual cost of owning a car in the Philippines

By MoneyMax.ph/via abs-cbnnews.com – Most Filipinos get too excited over getting a car without actually calculating its damage cost against their budget. Aside from the actual cost of the car, you should also consider some logistics such as your license and driving skills among other preparations. When the car already Read more »

Henry Sy is Philippines’ richest man for 7th straight year

via ABS-CBNnews.com – Mall magnate Henry Sy is the Philippines’ richest man for the 7th consecutive year, according to Forbes magazine. According to the latest Forbes Philippines rich list, the country’s 50 wealthiest are worth a combined $74 billion, up 12 percent from $65.8 billion in 2013. Forbes estimated Read more »

Philippines allows full entry of foreign banks

via rappler.com – President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law a bill allowing the “full entry of foreign banks into the Philippines” in time for the 2015 ASEAN regional economic integration. The new law, Republic Act (RA) 10641 or “An Act Allowing the Full Entry of Foreign Banks in Read more »

Soon in US: Pinoy invention ‘Beer Below Zero’

By Louis Bacani/philstar.com – Americans will soon get a taste of beer cooled to perfection by a revolutionary technology invented by Filipinos. Beer Below Zero is set to extend its products and services to the United States this month after successfully expanding to the the Asia-Pacific market in 2010. The Read more »