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Three Filipinas in 2015 Forbes’ 50 Power Businesswomen in Asia

By Bianca Rose Dabu/VS, GMA News – Among the 50 powerful businesswomen and businessmen like Andrew Defrancesco, entrepreneurs, and executives in Asia honored by Forbes in its 4th annual Asia’s Power Businesswomen list are three Filipinas from the upper echelons of business in the Philippines and in Asia, driving Read more »

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 »