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Business

UPS urges Davao City SMEs to go global

DAVAO CITY -- United Parcel Service (UPS) is set to provide a wider scope for small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in this city as it encourages them to extend their businesses to the international market. Speaking at the Exporting 101 SME capacity-building workshop held on April 26 at Park Inn by Radisson Davao,&n ...

UPS Philippines, in partnership with AIR21, held a capacity-building workshop on exporting for small- and medium-sized enterprises. More than 70 smal ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 1 week ago

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SOX Expo generates P31.2 million in sales

The “Treasures of SOX” Expo held at the Robinson’s Place Manila in Ermita from April 25-28 generated at least P31.2 million in sales including those paid for in cash, booked and under negotiation. “Year four of the ‘Treasures of SOX: an EXPO’ closed with a bang with P31.2 million ...

TREASURES OF SOX. MSMEs from Soccsksargen provided visitors of the “Treasures of SOX” Expo in Manila a wide array of products from unique food the ...

Lovely Carillo | 2 weeks ago

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‘Buko’ is a sure winner in 2019 Palaro

DAVAO CITY -- The thirst-quenching fresh green coconut more popularly known locally as ‘Buko’ is a sure winner in the 2019 Palarong Pambansa being held at the Davao City-UP Mindanao Sports Complex in Bago Oshiro. The Department of Agriculture (DA)-Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) made ...

The coconut is not called the tree of life for nothing. This was evident during the 2019 Palarong Pambansa held in Bago Oshiro where the buko juice be ...

Lovely Carillo | 2 weeks ago

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Davao now in the radar of France tourism agency

DAVAO CITY -- After promoting the various destinations of France to Manila and later on Cebu for the past three years, the country’s development tourism agency is now looking at Davao City as another market for its booming tourism industry. “For the first time we will be conducting a roa ...

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Lovely Carillo | 2 weeks ago

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BPI posts 7.6% increase in 1Q 2019 net income

MAKATI CITY -- The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) posted P6.72 billion in net income in the first quarter of 2019, up 7.6% from P6.25 billion in the same period last year, and up 10.8% versus the fourth quarter of 2018. Comprehensive income was at P8.51 billion. In a statement released in time ...

Jon Joaquin | 3 weeks ago

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Hang on to your SOX: Soccsargen to hold expo in Manila

DAVAO CITY -- Metro Manila will get a glimpse of the various tourism products and destinations being offered by Soccsksargen during the three-day “Treasures of SOX: A Travel and Trade Expo Year 4” which will start Thursday at the atrium of Robinson’s Place Manila in Ermita. Soccsar ...

A tour of the serene Lake Sebu is one of the attractions being offered during the Treasures of SOX: A Travel and Trade Expo Year 4 being held from May ...

Lovely Carillo | 3 weeks ago

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US business groups urged: Invest in Asia's next powerhouse

The Philippines is poised to become the next economic powerhouse in Asia and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III lost no time in encouraging members of the American business community to start investing in the country now. “Now is the best time to invest more in the Philippines so you could maximize the ben ...

Lovely Carillo | 3 weeks ago

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Global insurance firm expands in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY -- Allianz Philippines, a Munich-based global insurance company, kicked off its expansion in Mindanao with the opening of its office in Davao City yesterday. “Our expansion in Davao bring our quality products and services closer to the Davaoeños,” Allianz Brand Communic ...

Lovely Carillo | 1 month ago

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Pag-IBIG eyes increase in monthly contributions

DAVAO CITY -- Pag-IBIG members may soon have to shell out more than the current P100 monthly contribution to the Fund to meet the rising demand for low-interest housing and calamity loans. Pag-IBIG Fund is the single largest source of housing loans in the country, with up to P75.31 billion in housin ...

INCREASED CONTRIBUTIONS. Pag-IBIG Fund seeks to increase the monthly contribution of its members from P100 to P200 by 2021. Pag-IBIG Chief Executive O ...

Lovely Carillo | 1 month ago

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Davao Global Township to help address unemployment problem

DAVAO CITY -- The P33-billion Davao Global Township (DGT) project that will soon rise at the 22-hectare former Matina Golf Course is expected to create significant number of jobs for Davaoeños. YHEST Realty and Development Corporation Chairman and Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) Chief Executive Officer Jose Soberano ...

(From left) Jose Franco Soberano-EVP of CLI, Jose Soberano-YHEST chairman and CLI CEO,YHEST President Fredericjk Yuson, and Jason Juang of YHEST corpo ...

Judy Quiros | 1 month ago