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Social Innovation in Sablayan
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April 9, 2024
When I learned that Sablayan, Mindoro Occidental was the site of the Sablayan Prisons and Penal Farm (SPPF), the Philippines’ largest penal colony with a sprawling 16,190 square meters, I promised myself that I would help, even in some small way, some of the 1,800+...
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Sharing Prosperity with Employees
MAPping the Future
April 8, 2024
The economist Arthur Pigou explained in his seminal “The Economics of Welfare” that in a competitive market, workers would be paid an amount equivalent to their marginal contribution to production. However, when market conditions deviate from perfect competition, workers could be exploited by being paid...
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Creating More Investments for the Philippines
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April 2, 2024
In recent years, the Philippines has been undergoing an extensive overhaul of its tax system. One such law is the CREATE Act, which was passed in 2021. Under CREATE (the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act), the corporate income tax was lowered, and...
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The Nexus between Food Insecurity and National Security
MAPping the Future
April 1, 2024
Here’s the big picture. We are food insecure and at grave risk. By our own hand, we’ve posed a profound threat to national security. The complex relationship between food insecurity and national security has tremendous economic, social and political implications on our well-being, stability and...
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Rethinking Mobility: Embracing Mass Transit over Elevated Toll Roads
MAPping the Future
March 25, 2024
Traffic congestion has long been the bane of Metro Manila commuters and motorists alike, particularly along Edsa. As authorities search for solutions to alleviate this gridlock, proposals for elevated toll roads have surfaced. Having elevated toll roads is a quick fix that may offer traffic...
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The SME Financial Toolkit: Business loans, credit lines, and salary loans
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March 19, 2024
One of the essential skills that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to master in order to survive growing pains is the strategic use of the financial tools available to them. Beyond the day-to-day management of expenses and business revenue, SMEs are faced with the pressure...
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Our ‘bayanihan’ will propel business as a force for good
MAPping the Future
March 18, 2024
Last November, on the occasion of Phinma’s 67th anniversary, we signed an agreement with De La Salle University’s (DLSU) Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business to build the Phinma-DLSU Center for Business and Society. I would like to think that we have become one...
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2024 Core Values and Principles
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March 15, 2024
We are in a new era of the Management Association of the Philippines. Now under the leadership of Sec. Rene D. Almendras, the MAP introduces their new core values and principles for 2024. These core values will serve as the pillars of guidance for all...
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March 12, 2024 AMCHAM – MBC – MAP – US-ASEAN Business Council Joint Breakfast Meeting with U.S. Secretary of Commerce GINA RAIMONDO
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March 12, 2024
Last May 2023, U.S. President Joe Biden and Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. announced a U.S. Presidential Trade and Investment Mission, which will take place from March 11 to 12, 2024 in the Philippines to discuss several initiatives that can help boost potential investments and partnerships...
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