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High Inflation, High Interest Rates: Looming Recession?
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December 12, 2022
Inflation means a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money. It involves goods and services becoming more expensive over a certain period of time. Compared to the inflation rate in October 2021 at 4%, it has almost doubled in October...
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Foreign retailers and investors in Philippine retail trade
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December 6, 2022
The legal topography in the country’s retail trade sector has become obscure with the promulgation of the Twelfth (12th) Regular Foreign Investment Negative List (RFINL) in the last month of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s term of office, since it includes in its “No Foreign Equity”...
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The time to build PH branding is now
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December 5, 2022
In 2018, I made a case for why the Philippines should invest in its nation branding. I said then that we needed one powerful enough to draw in more investors and create a positive impact on the economy and the lives of all Filipinos.  ...
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How SMEs can manage fluctuating peso values better
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November 29, 2022
This year’s most harrowing economic trend, following the accelerated rate of inflation, is the depreciation of the Philippine peso against the US dollar. The local currency hit ₱50 to $1 dollar in July 2022 and continued to depreciate, eventually dropping to ₱59 in September and...
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DMCI Holdings’ SID CONSUNJI is MAP Management Man of the Year 2022
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November 28, 2022
The MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES (MAP) announced recently the selection of Mr. ISIDRO A. CONSUNJI, Chair and President of DMCI Holdings, Inc., as the recipient of the “MAP Management Man of the Year 2022” award.   The “MAP Management Man of the Year” is an award that the MAP...
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Holding Fast to the True Spirit of Communications
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November 28, 2022
The past 60 years in Philippine modern data communications is a curious study on how advances in technology have changed the fabric of Filipino lives. While giant strides have been made to empower people to communicate, it is a case of why having too much...
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Focusing on What Matters – A Tax Regime Proposal
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November 22, 2022
“Focus on what matters” isn’t only a phrase that applies to maintaining a proper work-life balance or just bettering your life in general.  This phrase is also the key to improving our tax administration.   Under the 2021 BIR Annual Report (the latest as of...
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Everything is About Supply Chain Today
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November 21, 2022
A broken supply chain will kill you, your business, and your country:  In March of 2021 before there was a supply of vaccines, I caught severe COVID and nearly died.  There was no ambulance, no hospital rooms, no medicines, and not enough health care support. ...
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Inclusive Business for an Inclusive ASEAN
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November 15, 2022
Last  November 8  to 13, 2022, the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summit was held in Cambodia with the theme “‘ASEAN A.C.T: Addressing Challenges Together,” underscoring ASEAN’s spirit of “Togetherness” as one community and the common will in its collective endeavor to address and overcome challenges...
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