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2 Filipinas among ‘25 most influential in Asia-Pacific’s asset management’

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Two Filipino women are among the 25 “most influential” women in Asia-Pacific’s asset management scene, based on a list drawn up by financial publication AsianInvestor Magazine.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Livable cities’ forum opens

Secretary Panfilo Lacson, the presidential assistant for recovery and rehabilitation, is one of the speakers at the ongoing 2nd Annual Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative Forum. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

As some of the best minds in planning “resilient” and “livable” cities convene in Manila this week for an international forum on urban challenges, a design and urban planning competition will be launched to get city planners across the Philippines to better plan for climate change and natural disasters.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOT chief sees more European tourists

Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

Foreign tourist arrivals to the Philippines reached a little over 3.8 million in the first nine months of the year, moving closer to the full-year target of five million visitors this year, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. said.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

China Bank offers products for overseas Filipinos


China Bank seeks to expand its retail business as it launched an array of “highly competitive” remittance, savings, investment and consumer loan products targeting overseas Filipinos and their beneficiaries.

Posted: August 27th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Spotlight on PH in Burma forum

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President Benigno Aquino III AP FILE PHOTO

Two Southeast Asian countries are thrust into the limelight at this year’s World Economic Forum East Asia—the host country Burma (Myanmar) for coming out of decades of economic and political isolation and the Philippines, once a laggard but now an investment-grade country and Asia’s fastest-growing economy.

Posted: June 7th, 2013 in Banner Story,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »