The end is here for Kodak/’Kodakan’ era

January 21, 2012

The 131-year old Eastman Kodak filed for bankruptcy last Thursday, January 19, marking the end of an era for the legendary American company and for generations of Filipinos who grew up with the phrase “Kodakan Read More

SSS seeks higher monthly member contributions

January 13, 2012

Members of the Social Security System (SSS) and their employers  will be paying higher social security contributions this year, if the SSS will have its way. The SSS recently proposed that member contributions be increased Read More

Holiday buying to pull up prices by yearend

December 28, 2011

The usual buying sprees that shoppers are prone to during the holiday season are expected to pull prices up in the final quarter of the year, a scenario known as demand-pull inflation. University of Asia Read More

BOI projects increased investments in 2012

December 21, 2011

Investment pledges are seen to rise to nearly P400 billion by 2012, equivalent to 10 per cent increase from 2011, according to Cristino Panlilio, Trade Undersecretary for investment promotions. “The BOI is looking at P350 Read More

BIR to run after tax-evading traders

November 28, 2011

The Bureau of Internal Revenue has begun to tighten the noose on businessmen who do not comply with prescriptions on the preparation of  sales invoices and receipts. Revenue Regulation No. 18-2011, recently issued by the Read More

2011 export performance expected to dip

November 22, 2011

There is consensus among industry leaders that the country’s export performance this year will record a negative growth. The decline on export performance is primarily caused by the slump the semi-conductor and electronics sector has Read More

Building materials & equipment exhibit/forum on at SMX

November 9, 2011

The country’s biggest construction show and forum is back! Today, November 9,  marks the opening of PhilConstruct 2011, dubbed as the biggest trade event in the Philippines featuringconstruction equipment, building materials, and interior and exterior Read More

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