Pinoys mark MSME Month; urged to ‘Go Lokal’

July 2, 2020

As the nation celebrates Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Month this month of July, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) issued a call for nationwide support for products that are Philippine-made, particularly those Read More

CREATE Bill to grant tax incentives to SMEs

June 5, 2020

The Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act,  which prescribes lower tax rates and other incentives to business enterprises has been submitted to the Office of the President for certification as urgent. Under Read More

COVID-hit MSMEs assured of credit assistance

May 7, 2020

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), especially those struggling against the ill effects of the pandemic, are assured of the availability of credit assistance with recent measures taken by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP_ Read More

PRRD approves small business wage subsidy

April 21, 2020

The national  government is all set to provide a wage subsidy for employees of small businesses hard hit  by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). President Rodrigo Duterte approved the subsidy program last April 18. The Read More

Ph is No. 1 in women leadership survey

March 9, 2020

A recentbsurvey conducted by Grant Thornton International showed that among 32 countries studied, the Philippines is tops in having the most number of women executives in top leadership positions. Thornton International’s 2020 Women in Business Read More

Shortage of construction workers feared

January 29, 2020

Concern over a shortage of skilled labor in the country was expressed by some industry leaders during the recently-held Pandesal Forum.   The shortage is reportedly being felt not only in Metro Manila, but also in Read More

QC bans single-use plastic/paper utensils

December 3, 2019

Starting 2020, hotels, restaurants and similar service establishments are prohibited to use single-use containers and utensils made from plastic, paper, or Styrofoam.  This was announced by Mayor Joy Belmonte in a press conference held last Read More

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