Business

How to Register A Business In The Philippines
Kristel Serran

How To Register A Business In The Philippines: Startup Tips

Budding entrepreneurs looking for the best business to start with can find lots of ideas online. For starters, one can look at affordable options for franchising or starting their own food stall.When you’ve had your Eureka moment and figure out what busin...

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New Law Allows The Use Of Personal Property For Loan Collateral
Cloey Mangali

New Law Allows The Use Of Personal Property For Loan Collateral

A new law signed last month will grant more Filipinos to access loans by allowing them to use personal property as collateral.Republic Act No. 11057, known as the Personal Property Security Act (PPSA), was signed by the President last August 17.Currently, bank...

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Jeff Bezos 1 Trillion Dollar Man
Dino Mari Testa

Jeff Bezos Could Be The World's First Trillionaire; Amazon Now A Trillion-Dollar Company

Amazon has now joined Apple as a formal member of the so-called “four comma club.”On Tuesday (September 4), Amazon’s market value briefly reached $1 trillion after its shares saw a meteoric rise to $2,050.50. The value didn’t sustain it share price as ...

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Philippines Ranks 10th On Asia Pacific Sustainable Trade Ranking
Cloey Mangali

PH Ranks 10th In Asia Pacific Sustainable Trade Rankings

The Philippines has bettered its sustainable trade ranking, going up three notches to No. 10 in the region.This year’s Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index’s latest cycle placed the Philippines at number 10, among the 19 Asia Pacific member economies...

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Dino Mari Testa

Philippines’ 50 Richest List: Henry Sy Sr., Manny Villar Lead Wealthiest Filipinos Of 2018

Business magazine Forbes has released their Philippines’ 50 Richest list. SM Prime Holdings founder Henry Sy Sr. still holds the top spot, with $15.3 billion net worth.But for this year’s update, businessman and former senator Manuel Villar has climbed to ...

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Dino Mari Testa

What To Expect When TRAIN 2 Goes Full Speed Ahead

Looks like the Duterte administration is adamant in pushing through with the second tranche of TRAIN—despite the rise seen in our inflation rate since the implementation of the first tranche of the tax reform law.Last month, the country saw a 5.7 percent inf...

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Cloey Mangali

3 Types Of Collateral For Business Loans

To launch your dream business, it might be necessary to take out a business loan. But one very important question you may be asking before you begin the application is: What can be used as collateral to secure a loan?Do you need a collateral for your business ...

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What Is The Ghost Month And How Does It Affect Your Finances
Dino Mari Testa

What Is The 'Ghost Month' And How Does It Affect Your Finances?

Jonathan Tan*, a member of a Filipino-Chinese family residing in Binondo, says his family doesn’t strictly adhere to the limitations that come with the Ghost Month. “I guess, in super traditional families, they still do, but not us,” he explains.Although...

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Jobs Jobs Jobs
Dino Mari Testa

'Build Build Build' Jobs Caravan Program To Kick Off This Sunday

If you're in between jobs or struck with a bad case of LBM (Looking for Better Management), check out the "Build, Build, Build" program of the government.According to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), “Build, Build, Build,” has more than 30,000 v...

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Best Franchise 2018
Dino Mari Testa

9 Great Franchise Opportunities In The Philippines This 2018

Not everyone has the knack to start a business empire from the ground up. Sometimes, buying a franchise is the sensible choice and the first step towards becoming an entrepreneur.Why should budding businesspeople consider buying a franchise first? Well, for st...

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