Business News

8 August, 2017 - 15:35
President Duterte on his message on the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN reaffirms the Philippines' commitment to an ASEAN that is proactive. relevant and transformative. He encourages that it is time to make ASEANs decisions count to finally assert, with conviction, its position in the international community. Full text of Pres. Duterte's message The Philippines is honored to chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on this im... Continue reading→
22 June, 2017 - 14:27
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is pleased to inform everyone that the nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards are now open. These awards were conceived in 2011 by the CFO and the Inter-Agency Committee for the December Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day in the Philippines. They aim to recognize the significant role of the media in the promotion of the advocacy o... Continue reading→
17 June, 2017 - 18:39
The Philippines is the top-performing economy in Southeast Asia and if the new government plays its cards right, it can see growth ramp up in the medium-term, a consultancy said. "It was unthinkable seven years ago, but the Philippines is the best economy in Southeast Asia today," Oxford Business Group (OBG) Managing Editor Paulius Kuncinas said in a news conference on Friday (May 13). "Investors no longer ask why but where and what sec... Continue reading→
15 June, 2017 - 10:57
The Philippine Delegation presenting the country’s Game Development Industry to the officials of IO Interactive A/S The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) and the Philippine Trade & Investments Center in Stockholm (PTIC Stockholm) in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway, held the 2017 Investment Promotion Roadshow in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Philippine Delegation presentation highlighted the Philippines as an ideal... Continue reading→
30 May, 2017 - 16:14
During a trip to Finland on 19-21 May, Philippine Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol sought to advance the Philippine government’s strategy towards productive and sustainable agriculture, benefiting in particular this time, Mindanao’s rubber farmers and farmers around critical river basins in the country. The agriculture secretary announced in Helsinki that the government is poised to sign an agreement later this year with Finnish... Continue reading→
10 November, 2016 - 17:21
The Embassy of Sweden reopened its doors in Manila on November 08, envisioned to pave the way for renewed partnerships and open new avenues of cooperation and collaboration for Philippine-Swedish relations. The reopening was presided by the Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg and Ambassador-designate Harald Fries. Minister Damberg was also accompanied by a business delegation led by the prominent Wallenberg gro... Continue reading→
15 August, 2011 - 12:12
The Agency for Business Development Services (Næringsetaten) of the City of Oslo will arrange an introductory course held in English language on how to start a business in Norway. The course, which is aimed at foreigners considering to establish a company in Norway is free and is offered on the 30th of August, on the 4th of October and on the 22nd of November between 12pm-3pm, at Næringsetatens offices in Tollbugata 27 (entrance from st... Continue reading→
11 March, 2011 - 14:55
The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently reported that the Philippines' Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 7.3% last year - the fastest pace in 35 years - thanks to continuous growth in the country's industry and services sector. For more information and other news on the Philippine Economy, please open the Philippine Business Report (Volume 33, No. 03, March 2011) below. Continue reading→