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At the onset of the Metro Manila lockdown, event organizer Jennifer Rabe only wanted to help those affected by quarantine measures in her hometown of Las Piñas
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Tita Carms may seem unaffected by the crisis since her roadside store remains open. But it takes a lot to keep her small business going during a pandemic.
The Department of Agriculture says the loans are zero interest, with technical assistance from the government
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Many businesses in the Philippines face an existential challenge amid the coronavirus pandemic: How should they adapt online for their business to survive?
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says almost 53% or about 525,000 out of the total 998,342 MSMEs in the country bear the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic
'We cannot forever be giving subsidies and food packs,' says former DSWD secretary Dinky Soliman
Project Lifeline is an online helpline which aims to provide pro bono solutions for micro, small, and medium enterprises
Small businesses can borrow up to 85% of their actual need for working capital with an interest rate of 5% per annum
Micro enterprises make up 88.5% of businesses in the country and employ as much as 28.9% of total private sector employees. They are struggling to survive as they await government.
The Department of Tourism will work closely with Google in digitizing the tourism establishments in the Philippines, says Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat
The government and the private sector are hitting two birds in one stone in the promotion of micro-insurance: disaster-preparedness and financial inclusion
Do you own a micro business or interested starting one soon? Apply for BMBE accreditation and enjoy its benefits.
Vice President Leni Robredo says technology is a 'wild card' that both rich and poor countries must learn to decode to help small-scale entrepreneurs
'Maybe P50 billion each is okay?' the Philippine president asks before an audience of diplomats and businessmen from all over Southeast Asia
‘The policy intends to facilitate the increased flow of funds to MSMEs that will translate to the further growth of the sector and of the domestic economy,' says the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
The Department of Finance is looking into building a logistics backbone for MSMEs and popularizing China's 3-1-0 online loan initiative in the Philippines
The world s top website hosting firm also maintains a BPO office in the country with the number of employees there seen to double in the next couple of years
Proposed new laws such as the Ease of Doing Business Act aim to put some of the practices learned from successful neighbors like Singapore into law
While the number of Asian billionaires are growing ASEAN is still home to many of the world’s poor Vice President Leni Robredo tells ASEAN business leaders and policy makers
The partnership allows PayPal users to link their account with GCash and withdraw funds within the day from ATMs and GCash partners at zero or almost zero cost
The President invites entrepreneurs businessmen and investors to attend 9 business related fora to be held in the Philippines this year as part of ASEAN 2017
Government ought not to mistake symptoms for our problems We won’t achieve 100 financial inclusion just because we arrest and deport all 5 6 lenders
Starting 2017 the government will set aside P1 billion for lending to micro and small enterprises
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Different regions have different conditions cost of living conditions so you cannot just enforce a uniform increase across all regions says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
The Department of Finance wants to raise taxes on tobacco and alcohol as well as sweetened beverages
Technology today provides all the tools needed to spur development exponentially but a better educational foundation and a whole of society approach is needed to drive it forward says a panel of the country’s premier tech thinkers
The New York based firm is drawn to the country’s rapidly expanding base of online workers and entrepreneurs which already comprises almost 20 of the global online workforce
Both agencies are working together to craft a new set of tax breaks to offer potential investors as ‘the icing on the cake’ to get them to invest in the country and hope to finalize the tax breaks by the end of the year says Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez
President Rodrigo Duterte recounts telling businessmen in Laos that his administration will do its part in providing the enabling environment for businesses to thrive and prosper
Think big and approach each challenge as an opportunity
A frustrated business owner details the confusing steps SMEs dealing with the BIR go through
The Tax Whiz breaks down the difference between a tax amnesty and a tax holiday while also clearing up tax issues from the last election
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PLDT’s SME arm will make Intel products accessible to small business owners in bundles that make it easy for them to set up websites digitize retail and connect globally
Despite the increase total loans for MSMEs still fall slightly short of the 10 target set by the government
More businesses are using technology to grow and improve as well as create solutions to everyday problems
Here are some ways technology has impacted the growth and development of today’s businesses
Winners of the 2015 BeTheBossAwards share their experiences and tell us what it takes to make it big
Do you think you and your business have what it takes to make it big? Join the 2016 BeTheBoss Awards
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas cites better coordination among banks government agencies and the private sector for the surge in microfinance loans
On its 3rd year TechIsland aims to help MSMEs around the Philippines overcome challenges embrace change and conquer opportunities