Nat’l strategy to guide investments in ICT for agri »

Nat’l strategy to guide investments in ICT for agri

MANILA – Technology is changing the way countries are addressing food security, agriculture and rural development. With their accessibility and relative cost-effectiveness, information and communication technology (ICT) platforms have the potential to significantly enhance and accelerate the flow of information across a complex network of stakeholders and throughout the value chain. To ensure that ICT-related […]

Cebu Pacific warns vs fraudulent use of passengers’ tickets, documents »

Cebu Pacific warns vs fraudulent use of passengers’ tickets, documents

CEBU CITY, 22 October 2015–Cebu Pacific (CEB) recently intercepted passengers who attempted to use tickets booked in the name of other persons. These passengers presented fake identification cards which were allegedly provided by unauthorized travel agencies who sold them confirmed Cebu Pacific itineraries with bookings under different names.   CEB has demanded travel agencies involved […]

US, PH sign pact re tax info-sharing »

US, PH sign pact re tax info-sharing

MANILA, 14 July 2015 — In an effort to promote transparency in financial accounts on tax matters between the Philippines and the United States and curb offshore tax evasion, US Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg and Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima yesterday signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA). Said agreement underscores growing international cooperation to address […]

ASEAN, Japanese young bizmen build new economic network »

ASEAN, Japanese young bizmen build new economic network

SIEM REAP/3 March 2014—Young  entrepreneurs from all ASEAN Member States learned and shared business experiences, as a forward step to build an economic network with Japanese entrepreneurs. The “Forum on ASEAN-Japan Young Entrepreneurs: Partnership for Growth” was convened last week in Siem Reap, Cambodia, to strengthen further trade and economic ties between ASEAN and Japan, […]

Zambo businessmen seek exemption on minimum wage »

Zambo businessmen seek exemption on minimum wage

ZAMBOANGA CITY/02 October 2013 by Jasmine Mohammadsali—The local business community here appealed to the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board for exemption from the minimum wage law to allow them to hire more workers and laborers. Among the hardest hit sectors during the three-week crisis was the business community, which recorded a total of Php […]

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