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Expert Global Solutions Opens Call Center in Davao City

Expert Global Solutions (EGS), the world's largest privately owned business process outsourcing (BPO), is opening a new contact center in Davao City, its first...

Philippine Inflation Eases to 1.2 Percent in June

Philippine inflation further eased to 1.2 percent in June, hitting the lowest level since 1995, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Tuesday. Headline...
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Philippine Inflation Hits 20-Year Low in May

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Headline inflation in the Philippines continued to fall in May, hitting a 20-year low as it slid to 1.6 percent year-on-year...
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Philippine Business Confidence Up for Second Quarter

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Overall business confidence in the Philippines for the second quarter soared to 49.2 percent, up from the 45.2 percent posted in...

Philippine Stock Exchange Acquires New Office For USD18m

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc (PSE) is expected to move to its new office in the latter part of 2016 after...

Philippines to Import Rice As El Niño Damages Rice Fields

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government is set to import rice from neighboring Asian countries to augment the country's buffer stock in preparation for...

EastWest Bank Raises Php8 Billion in Philippine Stock Exchange Offering

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - EastWest Banking Corporation (EW) listed more than 371 million shares from its recently concluded stock rights issuance at the Philippine Stock...

Philippines ‘Breaks’ India’s Guinness Record for Largest Cervical Cancer Screening

CEBU, PHILIPPINES - The Philippines has unofficially broken the world record for the largest cervical cancer screening at a single time following the free...

Philippine Central Bank Issues Public Advisory on Credit Card Collection Agencies

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The central bank of the Philippines, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), has issued an advisory to inform the public on the...

Philippine Central Bank Issues Advisory on Authority of Credit Card Collection Agents

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The central bank of the Philippines, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), has issued an advisory to inform the public on the...

Philippine Bureau of Customs Chief John Sevilla Resigns

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Commissioner John Sevilla, the head of the Bureau of Customs in the Philippines, has tendered his resignation on Thursday, citing vague reasons...

APEC Members Urged To Enhance SME’s Role in Automotive Industry

MANILA, PHIILPPINES - Member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) must enhance the participation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the automotive...

EU Lifts Warning Against Philippines on Illegal Fishing

CEBU, PHILIPPINES – The Philippines has been removed from the list of countries that the European Union (EU) has threatened with a trade ban...

Philippine Supreme Court Nullifies Tañon Strait Exploration Contract with Japex

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines has ruled as unconstitutional the contract that allowed the exploration, development and exploitation of...

Philippine Thunderstorm, Hail Storm Surprise Metro Manila Residents

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - In the middle of a hot Tuesday afternoon, a sudden downpour caused by a thunderstorm surprised residents in Metro Manila while...

Thunderstorm Surprises Manila Residents; Hailstorm Reported in Quezon City

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - In the middle of a hot Tuesday afternoon, a sudden downpour caused by a thunderstorm surprised residents in Metro Manila while...

Philippine President Turns Over USD68 Million For Public School Classrooms

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III led the turnover of Php3 billion (USD68 million) for the Department of Education's program that...

Philippine Government Urges Filipinos in Libya, Yemen to Immediately Come Home

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - As repatriation activities continue to become harder, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) of the Philippines has urged all Filipinos in...

Philippines To Explore Untapped Halal Market

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) pushed for the capability of Halal market be explored in the Philippines through its...

Philippine DFA To Close For Araw ng Kagitingan Holiday

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that all DFA satellite offices and regional consular offices in the country will...