Ph posts 6.6% economic growth in 2012

January 31, 2013

This morning, the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) announced the economy grew by 6.6 per cent last year, surpassing the government’s earlier forecast of 5 to 6 per cent growth. The higher-than-expected growth is attributed Read More

Peso likely to further appreciate – BSP

January 25, 2013

The expected strong inflow of foreign direct investments this year is likely to drive the value of the Philippine peso upward, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando Tetangco in a recent interview. Read More

How to figure your start-up costs

January 21, 2013

  If you are seriously planning to go into business, there must be one question foremost in your mind:  How much money will I need to get my business going? Whether you plan to finance Read More

The Social Responsibility of Business 101

January 14, 2013

It is often said that the social responsibility of business is to make more profit, so it can provide more and better goods and services needed by society, and consequently provide more jobs and more Read More

Finex loan portal to connect SMEs with banks

January 11, 2013

The Finex SMEplus Loan Portal at was launched last month as a response to the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector’s need for easier access to financing and financial advice. Developed by the Financial Read More

Business is about being alert to opportunities

January 11, 2013

The successful entrepreneur is opportunistic. The word opportunist may but does not necessarily have an unsavory connotation. An opportunist can actively seek opportunities and turn them into entrepreneurial activities or an expansion of these activities Read More

Reader goes for low-risk business

January 9, 2013

Question I want to start my own business, after many years of being employed.  As they say, when we are working for another person, we are making that person rich.  I think it is time Read More

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