• Industries post slower earnings growth in Q4
    The expansion of the gross revenues of local industries slowed to 8.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Based on the data from the Quarterly Economic Indices (QEI), the PSA said the Total Gross Revenue Index (TGRI) slowed from 9.4 percent in the same period in 2016. […]
  • Guidelines for firms operating in key biodiversity areas launched
    AN organization of international nature conservancy groups recently unveiled a road map for businesses operating in key biodiversity areas (KBAs) which represent some of the most biologically significant places on the planet. The report titled, “Guidelines on Business and KBAs: Managing Risk to Biodiversity” launched on April 17 in Gland, Switzerland, outlined steps that businesses […]
  • Meralco named preferred bidder for Ghana’s ECG
    The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) moves an inch closer to operate and manage the Electricity Company of Ghana Ltd. (ECG) following official announcement by Ghana’s Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) that the Philippines’s largest power distribution firm is the preferred bidder. “Following an international competitive procurement process, the evaluation of the proposals received for the Management […]
  • The gig economy and you
    Part Two AS mentioned in Part One, the gig economy is an environment in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. Today, let’s check whether there is a gig economy in the Philippines. The questions is: Are there gigs in the Philippines? OF course! This is a major group […]
  • Growth seen at 7% to 8% as PHL economy enters ‘goldilocks period’ 
    Despite the threat of rising inflation, there is no stopping the engines of the Philippine economy from growing by 7 percent to 8 percent in the medium term, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda). In a presentation in Cebu on Thursday, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said the economy is indeed in […]

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