Catherine Talavera
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Renewable energy makes up bulk of investment leads – BOI
by Catherine Talavera - March 4, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippines continues to attract investments in renewable energy as the sector accounted for most of the projects in the more than P2 trillion investment leads tracked by the Board of Investments (BOI).
Special Report: Harnessing AI in IT-BPM industry
by Catherine Talavera - March 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a commonly used term in today’s society with its rapidly growing usage.
Businessmen pushing for holistic traffic management plan
by Catherine Talavera - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
Businesses is urging the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to implement a holistic traffic management plan to provide soonest relief to commuters and motorists.
DTI eyes development of e-commerce trustmark
by Catherine Talavera - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
“The trustmark shall signify that the products, goods or services sold online can be trustworthy, provided that symbol, image, or badge issued or awarded are accredited by the concerned agencies.”
DTI eyes completion of ITA IRR by March 19
by Catherine Talavera - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is hoping to complete the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Internet Transactions Act (ITA) by March 19, according to an official of the agency.
PCC raises M&A notification thresholds
by Catherine Talavera - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
Competition watchdog Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has raised the thresholds for compulsory notifications of mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
2GO powers logistics needs of online sellers in Centarl Luzon
by Catherine Talavera - March 1, 2024 - 12:00am
2GO, the logistics and solutions company of the SM Group, has partnered with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to help online entrepreneurs in Central Luzon move their products across the country.
Philippines ratifies WTO deal on fisheries subsidies
by Catherine Talavera - February 29, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippines has ratified the World Trade Organization agreement on fisheries subsidies, which seeks to curb harmful subsidies like support for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing , bringing the landmark...
Concepcion: Creating jobs more sustainable than legislated wage hike
by Catherine Talavera - February 29, 2024 - 12:00am
A skilled workforce and a vibrant economy that creates jobs are a more sustainable approach to attaining higher wages instead of immediately increasing the minimum wage, according to entrepreneurship advocacy group...
Philippine calls for stronger action on climate change
by Catherine Talavera - February 27, 2024 - 12:00am
Trade Secretary Alfredo Pascual has called for stronger sustainable trade and development initiatives to address climate change during the second ministerial meeting of the Coalition of Trade Ministers on Climate...
BPO industry rides AI wave
by Catherine Talavera - February 25, 2024 - 12:00am
The Information Technology & Business Process Association is refreshing its 2028 industry roadmap to align its goals with the continued growth of the artificial intelligence landscape.
Traders list 12 initiatives to boost economy in 2024
by Catherine Talavera - February 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Political stability, a globally competitive education and predictability of contracts are among the 12 initiatives that the country should undertake to strengthen the Philippine economy this year, according to an...
Shopee logistics partner opens biggest facility
by Catherine Talavera - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Shopee logistics partner SPX Express has formally opened its largest sorting facility in the Philippines in a bid to provide more seamless and efficient delivery solutions.
Vehicle sales off to fast start in January
by Catherine Talavera - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Car sales continued to rise in January, expanding by 15.5 percent to 34,060 units from 29,499 units in the same period last year, according to a joint report by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines...
PCCI: Leave pay hike to wage boards
by Catherine Talavera - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Business group Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry reiterated its opposition to the proposed P100 legislated wage hike as it urged Congress to defer wage increase matters to the national wage boards.
Ecozone investments up 19 percent in 2 months
by Catherine Talavera - February 21, 2024 - 12:00am
Investments approved by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority grew at a robust pace in the first two months of the year, making it on track with its investment approval targets for the year.
Exporters laud creation of customs consultative body
by Catherine Talavera - February 20, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. has lauded the establishment of a consultative body composed of the Bureau of Customs and its industry partners aimed at providing a forum for addressing issues and concerns...
Clark also being eyed as mega food complex
by Catherine Talavera - February 20, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Trade and Industry and the Department of Agriculture have partnered with Clark International Airport to collaborate in the development of a mega food hub in Clark City.
Isuzu unveils new mu-X SUV
by Catherine Talavera - February 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Automotive firm Isuzu Philippines Corp. (IPC) has launched a new sports utility vehicle (SUV) as it continues to expand its product offerings to the market.
Sari-sari stores post P8 billion in sales in 2023
by Catherine Talavera - February 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Small neighborhood variety (sari-sari) stores in the Philippines recorded sales of more than P8 billion in 2023, more than 21 percent higher than the previous year’s tally of P6.6 billion, according to a study...
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