Philippines on the Road to Recovery
Jun28

Philippines on the Road to Recovery

By Bernadette Reyes If only numbers could speak, the world would have heard by now about the Philippines’ growling economy. The country was once dubbed as the “Sick Man of Asia” with massive public debt, high incidence of poverty and abysmal unemployment against a backdrop of mediocre economic growth. The mantra of the Aquino government to combat corruption through good governance seems to be paying off. Bernadette Reyes reports on...

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Setting up a Business in the Philippines

By Bernadette Reyes Prospective investors may be overwhelmed at first as the list found on websites about how to put up a business in the Philippines runs long. In fact, in a survey conducted by the World Bank, the Philippine government has an 11-step procedure to putting up a business operation whereas in other Asian countries businesses have to comply with only two major steps. However, the government is trying to shift gears by...

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