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The Territory, Administrative divisions, Regions, Provinces - some Cities - Cebu Province "Special"

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Luzviminda - LuzViMinda
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a portmanteau of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the names of the three major island groups.

Look also The Philippine Baseline Law and Know Your Boundaries

Mining shares plunge after DENR suspends, closes 23 mines
By Chrisee Dela Paz Feb 2, 2017

Three listed firms – Lepanto Consolidated Mining, Marcventures Mining as well as a unit of Nickel Asia – are included in the DENR's list.

Look also

Finance chief, miners: mining clampdown to lead to joblessness
By Chrisee Dela Paz Feb 3, 2017
Aside from spooking the financial market, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the closure of 23 mines will result in joblessness, affecting the livelihood of over 1.2 million workers

Look MUCH more HERE

Tax reform, infra push may boost PH credit rating – Moody's
Oct 19, 2016

(UPDATED) The credit rating agency,
however,
warns that President Rodrigo Duterte's rhetoric towards critics 'has the potential to strain long-standing security and trade relations'

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Dominguez tells Moody's execs: Ignore political noise
By Chrisee Dela Paz Oct 14, 2016
Moody's Investor Services currently rates the Philippines as Baa2 – an investment grade rating with a stable outlook – higher than what it has given Vietnam and India

The problem with our tax system and how it affects us
by JC Punongbayan January 21, 2017

Not only do our taxes disproportionately burden the poor and benefit the rich, but they also yield too little revenue given the distortions they create. Needless to say, both problems need to be resolved soon....

Notary Public

How to Get a Document Notarized in the Philippines

Look also Notary Public

Paperwork - Registrations - Certificates - Licenses - Etc.

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LIST: 2017 Philippine Holidays

Malacañang has released the list of holidays for 2017.
It was released for public dissemination on Thursday, August 18.

Look also

Proclamation No. 50, s. 2016
Signed August 16, 2016
DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAY ANS SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS FOR THE YEAR 2017

Palace issues list of holidays for 2017
August 18, 2016 By Ruth Abbey Gita
MALACAÑANG on Thursday has issued Proclamation 50 listing the regular holidays and special non-working days for 2017.

What’s the difference between a Regular Holiday and a Special Non-Working Day?
Answer: Among other things, THE PAY RULES.


Look the poster in full size HERE right click - select save as

PH slides in global corruption ranking
by/ KD Suarez January 27, 2016

The Philippines is now ranked 95th among 168 countries included in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index

Video

Entrepreneurship guide for millennials
November 13, 2016
Patch Dulay of The Spark Project, Kevin Cuevas of UPLB Enactus, and Faustine Lim, a smartpreneur ambassador lead the discussion

Look also Filipino youth and entrepreneurship

Video

Roundtable: How to succeed in a local business
December 07, 2016
Watch our interview with three young and driven entrepreneurs on Wednesday, December 7.
Be inspired to follow your own entrepreneurial dreams by tuning in on the discussion. Watch the live stream.

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Look also the article HERE and

Starting 2017 right: Advice for SMEs on running a local business
by Nikki Natividad December 15, 2016

Video

A crowdfunding platform for PH start-ups
Dec 22, 2016
Meet the Move Awards 2016 Industry Mover! Patch Dulay is the founder and CEO of The Spark Project, a crowdfunding platform for Filipino social enterprises and startups. Since 2013, the platform has raised over P4 million for 35 startups.

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Look more in the article HERE

Solutions to common business challenges
by Nikki Natividad January 03, 2017

Three veteran entrepreneurs offer their two cents on how to overcome the common challenges of running a business

Video

Why millennials are now the apple of advertisers' eyes

by Chris Schnabel 2:30 PM, September 13, 2016
As the combined spending power of millennials is projected to soar, the advertising world is coming up with ways to reach the younger consumers

Look also the article HERE

Videos

What's at stake in PH-US relationship?

Millions of dollars worth of military, technical, and humanitarian assistance are at risk if ties between the Philippines and long-time ally United States deteriorate. - The World Tonight, ANC, September 14, 2016

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Economic relationship with EU is priority
Oct 4, 2016

Government officials reaffirm the Philippines' commitment to boost trade ties with the European Union amid President Rodrigo Duterte's attacks

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IMPORTANT look also HERE

Doing Business in, Import, Export, Investment, In and Outsourcing

Index - etc.

Doing Business - general

Investment scam

Import - Export - general

Import - Export of Animals and Plants, Transport of Living animals, Etc.

Business - Investment - Franchising - In and Outsourcing

Laws, Business, Import, Export

 Etiquette, Customs, Protocol and Whistleblowing

Development

Being a Worker

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Back to work:

5 words of wisdom from the Pope
by/Paterno Esmaquel II Jan 04, 2015

Filipinos go back to work on Monday, January 5, after a long Christmas and New Year break filled with family reunions, parties, food, and sleep – lots of sleep.
Feeling lazy? Unmotivated? 5 quotes compiled from Pope Francis as we return to the office after the holidays.

OCDMS - ONLINE CAPDEV MARKET SYSTEM
Jan 11, 2017
The Online CapDev Market System (OCDMS) (Capacity Development - CapDev) is a one stop website showcasing the DEMAND and SUPPLY side of the capacity development. The OCDMS was created to address the LGUs’ capdev needs with the current program offerings of service providers.

Look also the Video

Remark this is an album in the album about "Department of the Interior and Local Government, DILG" in the album "Authorities, Commissions, Committees"

Video

DTI Launching of the Philippine Business Registry System JAN 27 2012

Look the full description of the video HERE

Bureau of Product Standards, BPS

As the National Standards Body, BPS is mandated to develop, implement, and coordinate standardization activities in the Philippines.

Look also HERE and HERE

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9501
This Act shall be known as the ‘Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)
Look RA 9501 as pdf HERE

Look also
Guide to the Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
RA 6977, as amended by RA 8289, and further amended by RA 9501

Republic Act (RA) No 10911
or the anti-age discrimination law

Look also IRR RA 10911

FAQs on RA 10911

DOLE issues IRR for anti-age discrimination law
February 11, 2017
Republic Act 10911, passed into law in August 2016, prohibits employers from hiring workers based on age

Philippines Business Registry, PBR

a Government-initiated project that facilitates business registration-related transactions by integrating all agencies involved in business registration, such as the Department of Trade and Industry, Securities and Exchange Commission, Cooperative Development Authority, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Social Security System, Home Development Mutual Fund, Pag-IBIG, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, Local Government Units and other permit/license-issuing agencies. It provides a faster process for business registration, thus strengthening the government’s effort of providing quality service to the people and realizing its commitment to curb corruption and reduce red tape in the bureaucracy.

Look the videos "How to sign up for a PBR account" and "How to register your business using PBR" HERE - Remark this is an album "PBR" in the album "Doing business in the Philippines"

Philippine National Single Window, NSW

a computerized internet-based system that allows parties involved in trade to lodge information and documents with a single entry point to fulfill all import, export, and transit-related regulatory requirements.

There are about 40 government agencies involved in the issuance of import and export licenses, permits and clearances for trade facilitation over Philippine borders.

Intellectual Property, IP Office of the Philippines - IPOPHL

The overall project objective of establishing an ITSO network within institutions is to strengthen local institutional capacity to access patent information and use the patent system. This is inline with the mandate of IP PHILS and more specifically, its 3D IP 2020 VISION as the ITSO network will demystify and democratized the patent system, use it as a tool for national development.

Video

IPOPHL & ITSO, Intellectual Property (IP) Office of the Philippines

and

Innovation & Technology Support Offices or “patent libraries”

Look more on the above link

 

RA 9178

AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BARANGAY MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, BMBEs, PROVIDING INCENTIVES AND BENEFITS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Barangay Micro Business Enterprises, BMBE's Act of 2002

Look RA 9178 HERE

Look also

 Guide to RA 9178

A Guide to Registering Your Business

under Barangay Micro Business Enterprises, BMBEs Law, R.A. 9178 Act of 2002

Philippine Stock Exchange - PSE

the national stock exchange of the Philippines. It is one of the oldest stock exchanges in Southeast Asia.

Look also HERE and the Videos

How the Philippine Stock Exchange works
If you've ever wondered what stocks are, how the stock exchange works, and how you can earn from investing in them, then this feature might just be what you're looking for. Jul 16, 2015

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What investments can you get from PSE?
Did you know that there are different kinds of investment securities you can get from the Philippine Stock Exchange? There's the common stocks, preferred shares, warrants, and more. So what are these and how do they work? Jul 18, 2015

Remark this is an album "Philippine Stock Exchange" in the album "Doing business in the Philippines"

Technology Resource Center, TRC

serves the public through the acquisition and promotion of technology and livelihood skills and information. A government corporation attached to the Department of Science and Technology, the TRC operates as a self-sustaining institution.

Look also the Videos

TRC programs, products, and services

eTRC - eLibrary

Makati Business Club (MBC)
counts the country's largest conglomerates as members
Philippines and The World Trade Organization, WTO

The World Trade Organization deals with the global rules of trade between nations. Its main function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably and freely as possible.

This page gathers key information on the Philippines' participation in the WTO.

ECCP - European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines

ECCP is a service-oriented organization whose main goal is to foster close economic ties and business relations between the Philippines and Europe.

Look also the Video:

European investors cautious over uncertainty in PH: ECCP
Sep 29, 2016

Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Look also the Facebook and

FAST FACTS: Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry
by Jodesz Gavilan October 20, 2016

Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System, PhilGEPS

The PhilGEPS is government's leading tool in procurement management and its prime mover in promoting transparency and efficiency in public procurement. It is the government's central portal for registration of suppliers and advertisement of bid opportunities.

Important: Look also HERE

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Philippine Economic Zone Authority
The Philippine International Trading Corporation, PITC
PBEd is the business community’s response to the need for consensus and sustained advocacy in education reform. It aims to become the voice of the business community.
Association of Firearms and Ammunitions Dealers of the Philippines, Inc., AFAD, Inc.

With its very own governance and regulations, AFAD exists to consolidate firearms dealers into an integral forum, and to formulate and impose self-regulating policies for the industry.

SKILLS REPORT PHILIPPINES SKILLS REPORT

Skills for the Labor Market

Etiquette

MUCH more about Etiquette, Customs, Protocol, Do's and Don't's, Whistleblowing

Doing Business - general

IMPORTANT: Look also the above 2 Links and Malls, Sari-sari stores and Markets - stalls - culture

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Humble beginnings: Local businesses that have made it big
by Adrianna Mejia August 01, 2016

How do you make the jump from small-scale entrepreneur to big boss? Take it from these local success

A Comprehensive Guide to Launching Your Startup Company in the Philippines (with Infographics)
October 28, 2016 by Franco Alvarez
Common challenges for first-time business owners – and how to fix them
by Adrianna Mejia August 09, 2016

Think big and approach each challenge as an opportunity.
It can be thrilling to finally say that you put up your own business. The hard work has finally paid off and your dream has become a reality.

Video

Salim Ismail on technology and the future
September 01, 2016

What ideas can help you grow your organization? Salim Ismail tells us.

Remark this is an album in the album "Internet, Phone, laws, safety, etiquette, "languages", technology, crimes, Radio, TV, Etc."

Barangay Clearance or Certificate of Residency

one the Philippine government issued identification documents needed for many important business, job, or personal transactions. You might need it for the following reasons:

Barangay Clearance is required when you apply a job/employment.
It's one of the documents required when you apply or open a bank account.
It's required for business establishment.
It's required for other business or financial transactions such as lending, loan or financing.
It's required mainly to certify that you are living or residing in a certain barangay.
And it's required for any other important transactions...

How do I renew my business permit?
by/ Mon Abrea January 17, 2016
A former BIR examiner explains business permit renewal and how to watch out for fixers
Video

AMAS, Philippine Dept. of Agriculture, Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service

Detailed trusts and programs of AMAS

Remark this is an album in the album "Department of Agriculture - DA"

NERBAC, CAR

also known as the National Economic Research and Business Assistance Center. It is a facility that provides prospective entrepreneurs/investors with basic information on various business options that are open to them in accordance with the investment priorities of the government. The Center likewise provides a one-stop action center which facilitates the processing and documentation of all paper requirements necessary for the establishment of a business enterprise

Look also the Video

Business - CAR, Cordillera Administrative Region: A New Business Frontier

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Global Filipino Business and Investment Community

Import Export Philippines - Business - Global Filipino Entrepreneur

Business Culture, Business Climate, Labor and Workforce
6 Filipino firms show why they're ‘leading companies’ for women
Mar 15, 2015

50 companies, 6 of them Filipino-owned, are cited by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation as among those that increase economic opportunities for women
The 6 Filipino-owned companies that made it to the list are:

Bohol Bee Farm
Computer Professionals Incorporated, CPI
Crea 8 Innov 8 Marketing
ECHOStore Sustainable Lifestyle
Filip + Inna
Pointwest Technologies Corporation

Online entrepreneurs: Not business as usual
by/Nikki Natividad October 21, 2015

A lot of people want to have their own business, but can they handle the changing face of entrepreneurship?

BusinessCoach, Inc.

a duly organized corporation, and approved by the SEC to operate in accordance with the Corporation Code of the Philippines.

The company is a provider of quality business seminars which would enhance skills and contribute to entrepreneurial or career success.

Look also the Video

Video

Go Negosyo

RA 10644 - Filipinos now embrace the entrepreneurial culture: Go Negosyo believes that the Philippines is now on its way to embracing the culture of entrepreneurship, with Filipino youth changing mindset over the concept.

Look more below about RA 10644 AN ACT PROMOTING JOB GENERATION AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Starting a Business

Pedicab/Padyak

Videos

How to start a 'palamig' business

One simple way to make money this summer is to sell cold drinks. How does one start a business selling "palamig"?

Remark this is an album in the album "Malls, Sari-sari stores and Market culture - etc."

Look also HERE

Let your business ride the digital wave
by/Jason Tulio Aug 22, 2015

These days, the key to your business’ success can be just a click or swipe away

Video

A beginner's guide to investing in stocks

The stock market is fraught with risk, so it is important to arm yourself with investing smarts before you part with your hard-earned cash. Apr 25, 2016

Learn how to put up and start your Internet Cafe Negosyo/Business in the Philippines.
The Council of Filipino Consultants, Inc., COFIC

an organization, adheres to the principle of sharing with clients the highest standard of excellence of the Filipino expertise and consulting practices as it aims for recognition as world class consultants. Through the collective expertise and resources of each member firm, COFIC is able to provide clients with a wide range of consulting services including fund sourcing and partnership advisory. COFIC, as a consortium of Filipino consulting firms, is thus able to take on large scale projects as well as projects overseas where a single Filipino consulting firm will have difficulty in competing with much bigger foreign consulting firms.

The Philippine Franchise Association, PFA

the pioneer and premier franchise associate in the country, with member-franchisors providing a wide range of investment opportunities - from micro to large, both homegrown and international.

Look also HERE

Philippine Franchise Directory
Direct Selling Association of the Philippines, DSAP

the national trade association of legitimate direct selling and network marketing companies engaged in the business of person-to-person selling.

Look also the Intro Video

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APEC BUSINESS TRAVEL CARD, ABTC

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC forum initiated the ABTC to promote and facilitate business and investments within the region. The card will help reduce the time and cost to business travelers in meeting the visa and entry requirements to APEC member economies. Applicant must be a Filipino citizen.

Look also How to get ABTC

International Business Wiki Import/Export Restrictions of the Philippines

Look the article HERE

Philippines

List of Companies, Distributors, Suppliers, Manufacturers, Importers, Exporters

How to Start a Money Changer Business

Look also Money Changer

Doing Business in Philippines

This country-specific section gives a comprehensive description of Filipino business culture which will help you to interact more effectively with your Filipino clients and colleagues.

Manila Economic and Cultural Office

Investment Promotion

Duterte's tough talk and what it could mean for US, EU investments
By Chris Schnabel Oct 8, 2016
A look at the extent of US and EU business ties with the Philippines
Philippines Business Presentation

Look as pdf HERE

Business Opportunities
Trade Associations‚ Organizations and Commissions
Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, SBMA

the operating and implementing arm of the Government of the Philippines for the development the 670 square kilometer area of Subic Bay Freeport, SBF

Philippine Marketing Association

Look also Video

The Philippine Junior Marketing Association, PJMA

a non-stock, non-profit, non-sectarian, non political business-oriented and student-managed organization and the official youth affiliate of the Philippine Marketing Association

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Philippine Chamber of Handicraft Industries, PCHI

PCHI is a non-profit, non-stock organization of manufacturers, traders, subcontractors, and exporters of Philippine handicrafts.
Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines, CIAP

created to promote, accelerate, and regulate the growth and development of the construction industry.

Look also HERE

FFCCCII - Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc.
Videos

The 13th Month Bonus In The Philippines

Every year thousands of workers receive a bonus in the Philippines.

Learn how this bonus is important and discover why it's called the 13th Month.

Look also

RULES IMPLEMENTING THE 13TH-MONTH PAY LAW
Presidential Decree No. 851

and the articles

Everything you need to know about 13th month pay
November 22, 2016 by Pia Noreen Bilar
Excited to receive your 13th month pay? Here’s everything you need to know about it.

How to compute 13th Month Pay: DOLE Philippines

Philippine labor laws that employers must know Overtime pay laws and computation in the Philippines How to compute 13th Month Pay: DOLE Philippines

Doing Business in the Philippines - Social and Business Culture
Marikina’s shoe industry - Shoe of the nation address

by/George P. Moya Oct 04, 2014

There are now only over 100 listed companies in Marikina’s shoe industry. It had dramatically decreased by tenfold from its glory days in the 1970s, where there were over 1,000 listed companies in Marikina’s shoe industry.
“This industry is dying. We really have to help them get back in business,” says Marikina Mayor Del de Guzman

Look more about the Marikina shoes HERE

Video

Getting into the business of school supplies

Selling school and office supplies are almost as stable as food because people continuously purchase these items. Probably even better because these are not perishable. But what are the ins and outs of getting into this type of business to make it sustainable and ride the wave of ever changing times? Aug 16, 2015

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IMPORTANT look also HERE

Video

How to choose the best kasambahay?

Mutya Ng Masa gives tips to employers on what characteristics they should look for a house helper or kasambahay.

Oct 14, 2014

Remark this is an album in the album "Being - getting a filipino Worker, OFW, Balikbayan & Balikbayan Box Tutorials"

Video

Scam Alerts

Beware of bogus recruiters.

Want to be a model or a movie star? Beware of fake online recruiters because you might be putting yourself in danger. Watch to know how they operate the modus operandi.

Jul 14, 2014

Look also HERE and HERE

Investment scam

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The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC warns anew vs investment scams

The commission cautions the public against SUCCESS200 and FLAG Prosperity for their unauthorized investment-taking activities. July 22, 2015

Slam the scam: How to spot investment fraud
by/Krista Garcia Updated December 11, 2015

Does the offer promise “guaranteed wealth?” Avoid these red flags and protect your hard-earned money

SEC issues cease and desist order vs EmGoldex
November 06, 2015

'As more people are recruited into the scheme, it eventually reaches a point wherein it can no longer sustain its payouts, and payments will stop, thereby leaving investors penniless,' warns the SEC's Enforcement and Investor Protection Department

Look also PSE to public: Be vigilant against investment scams
The public should never believe in solicitations for stock market investments that guarantee returns on investment, the local bourse warns. December 09, 2015

Videos

Investment scam victimizes Ifugao tribal people

More P40 million pesos are allegedly taken to the victims from Ifugao tribe. Aug 4, 2015

SEC warns public anew against investment scams

Muling nagpaalala sa publiko ang Securities and Exchange Commission laban sa mga investment company na layon lamang makapanloko ng mga mamumuhunan. Aug 26, 2015

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Tips to avoid investment scams
Investors should always be responsible for their investment, even if they trust the person who invited them to invest. Mar 23, 2016

Import - Export

IMPORTANT: Look also the above 2 Links and Import - Export of Animals, Pet-animals, Etc.

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The Bureau of Customs, BOC

Custom Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2016
Signed October 10, 2016
SUBJECT: IMPORTED GOODS WITH DE MINIMIS VALUE NOT SUBJECT TO DUTIES AND TAXES.

Look also
Customs: No taxes for certain shipments under P10,000
Oct 11, 2016
'This is good news for Filipinos, who can now fully enjoy their small purchases from other countries,' says Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon

PHILIPPINE BUREAU OF IMPORT SERVICES, BIS

look also HERE

and also

Prohibited and Regulated Import Products

List of Regulated Import Commodities and Administering Agencies/Bureaus

Philippines Customs Regulations

Look the article - advices as pdf HERE

Food and Agricultural Import

Philippines Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - Narrative

INFORMATION ON BRINGING DRUGS/MEDICINES

INTO THE PHILIPPINES as a tourist

Documents needed for shipping Human Remains to the Philippines
Import regulations by Philippines customs

Look also

PHILIPPINE CUSTOMS INFORMATION

Import to Philippines

Household goods and personal effects e.g. car, pets etc.

Importing Personal Property

HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND PERSONAL EFFECTS

IMPORTING PERSONAL PROPERTY (not the same as the above)

No Dollar Importation, NDI) Program EXECUTIVE ORDER 156

Look also

EO 156

NO-DOLLAR IMPORTATION OF USED MOTOR VEHICLE

The Foreign Service of the Philippines

Tax exemption privileges of filipinos who are permanent residents abroad and returning to the Philippines for good and former filipino citizens who have acquired citizenships of other countries and are returning to the Philippines to settle permanently.

Look also

Continue to Philippine Immigrant Visa Non Quota 13(G) or 13(A)

Returning Resident, Balikbayan Shipment

DUTY–FREE IMPORTATION - SHIPMENT DUTY–FREE IMPORTATION - SHIPMENT OF PERSONAL EFFECTS
The Official Government Portal of the Republic of the Philippines - For Businesses and NGOs items
Video

Filipino businessmen urged to export goods

Department of Trade and Industry encouraged Filipino entrepreneurs dive into exporting Pinoy products because it's now in-demand in Japan, US and even in Europe. Jun 25, 2014

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The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, CITEM is the export promotions agency of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry.
Manila FAME, Furnishings and Apparel Manufacturers' Exchange International

a bi-annual trade show organized by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, CITEM, the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry.

Launched in 1983, it is the second longest running trade event on houseware, furnishings, gift items, holiday decor, and fashion accessories in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Look also the Videos

Manila FAME

your top choice for sourcing design forward, high-quality, Philippine-made products with an artisanal touch.

Remark this is an album in the album "Manila Fame - CEBUNEXT"

Cebu Furniture Industries Foundation Inc., CFIF

 a primary industry support organization of furniture manufacturers and exporters and organizer of the Cebu International Furniture and Furnishings Exhibition CEBUNEXT.

Look also the Video

CEBUNEXT

the exhibition embodies the drive to create new designs with exceptional quality. It harnesses and consolidates the collective strength of the Philippine furniture industry, while highlighting Cebu as the design capital of Southeast Asia.

Furniture Exhibitions

Remark this is an album in the album "Manila Fame - CEBUNEXT"

Christmas Décor Producers & Exporters Association of the Philippines, CDPEAP
Tradeline Philippines - Bureau of Export Trade Promotions

Doing Business Made Easy

By Bliss Florence S. Manlulo

Philippine Export Development Council
The Philippine Food Processors and Exporters Organization, Inc., PHILFOODEX

is the leading food industry association in the Philippines

A Philippines Food Industry Perspective

Presented by:
Mr. Roberto C. Amores
President, Philippine Food Processors
and Exporters Organization, Inc.
President/CEO, Hi-Las Marketing
Corporation

Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc.
Export regulations by Philippines customs

Import - Export of Plants, Etc.

IMPORTANT: Look also the above 2 Links and Import - Export of Animals, Transport of Living animals, etc.

go to overview

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Look HERE and the convention full text HERE

Import of Plants

Plant Quarantine Law, Regulations and Protocols

Business, Investment, Franchising, In - & - Outsourcing to the Philippines, Etc.

IMPORTANT: Look also the above 2 Links

go to overview

Video

Doing business in the Philippines

Foreign access to the more critical sectors of the economy, such as banking and finance, insurance, telecommunications and transportation, is being liberalised. The Philippines has a skilled and educated workforce, providing strong support for both processing and high technology industries

Look also the article Why call centers are here to stay Dec 15 2014

Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Look also

PCCI: Investors may dump PH over cancelled mining agreements
Feb 15, 2017
'How can a company risk stockholders' money in projects if the investment rules are unclear and uncertain?' says the president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PHILIPPINE MINING SECTOR

Investing in your 20s or 30s? Yes, it's possible!
by/Jason Tulio Sep 09, 2015

A financial expert and two millennials share how starting early with investments works.
The best part about mutual funds is that one can start investing for as low as P5,000.

Videos

Investments

Invest in Agribusiness

Look also the article Agri Investment
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Why PH is attractive destination for investors
Dennis Nally, global chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International, PWC, said the Philippines is among the countries that investors will be looking into in the next 12 months. Nov 15, 2015
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Are condotels good investments?
Filipinos tend to favor real estate investments over financial instruments and lately, "condotels" or condominium-slash-hotels are becoming more popular. Sep 15, 2015
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Investing in the art market
A collector, an auctioneer, and a curator weigh in on the pros and cons if you translate your love for art into a valuable investment. Sep 18, 2015<

Look also the article Loving, investing in the art market
by/Shadz Loresco September 19, 2015
Investment in the art market is no different from securities or real estate. Knowing the fundamentals is key, especially if one is considering long-term value.
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Good investments in the 2016, Philippines investment opportunities
Jul 4, 2015
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Video

Invest in Cebu Philippines

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Cebu: the reason why investors love Cebu

Cebu is rich because we are proud and loved cebu so much and we are one united Cebu.

Look the full description of the video HERE

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Why invest in Cebu City?

A promotional Video Of the City of Cebu Philippines Produced By Bigfoot. Cebu Virtual Tour Video investing

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Where to Invest in Cebu Philippines

Where When What How To Invest Your Money in The Philippines

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Cebu Promotional Video by the CICPC

Videos

Cebu

More than the usual - Beyond the expected

Videos to promote Cebu island & Cebu City

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Video

Philippine furniture in Cebu

Manufacturer's of rattan furniture, outdoor furniture, contemporary furniture and some of the must beautiful furniture produced in the world. Fine craftsmanship of exotic and inexpensive furniture products

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Rattan Products

product information and a small selection of potential sellers

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PHILIPPINES RATTAN VALUE
Video

FILTREPRENEUR FRANCHISE INC., FFI

FFI was established with the primary purpose of tapping into the entrepreneurial spirit that we believe lies in most Filipinos aiming to succeed in a business venture. The current economic trend has placed a new focus on how to generate more "job creators" in our economic system, and has made the idea of a global celebration of entrepreneurship as a path to positive growth especially relevant.

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Business process outsourcing, BPO

is a subset of outsourcing that involves the contracting of the operations and responsibilities of specific business functions or processes to a third-party service provider.

Video

BPO industry raises concern over Duterte's statements
Oct 13, 2016

The business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is raising concerns about the president's strong statements, saying they're afraid Duterte's tough talk might scare off clients.

Look also HERE

Manila Recruitment
a Philippine-based website that specializes on recruitment

Look also The Philippine IT-BPO Trends and Forecasts
which talks about the history, innovations, predictions, and trends in the country’s IT-BPO scene. Check it out HERE

Philippine Software Industry Association - PSIA

was first established in 1988. It is involved in promoting the Philippines as the preferred choice for software development services.

The PSIA (formerly Philippine Software Association) has worked with the Philippine government in developing policies to make the Philippines competitive in the software services market worldwide.

Look also HERE and the Video

Video

Outsourcing possibilities - Philippines

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Infinit-O

a Business Process Outsourcing company that provides back office outsourcing and knowledge process outsourcing, KPO solutions

The Animation Council of the Philippines, Inc., ACPI

a non-profit and non-stock organization in the Philippines that specializes in 2D and 3D animation. As an organization that is recognized and supported by the Government of the Philippines, and as a business engaged in information and communications technology, the goal of the ACPI is to promote the animation industry locally and globally.

Look also HERE and the Video

AVP about the vibrant Philippine animation industry showcasing the different services offered.

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Banks - bank business, Peso Bills, Coins, Currency, SWIFT codes, Loan Sharks and informations

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Money - Peso Bills, Coins - Currency  in Philippines

Banks in Philippines

Philippine microfinance - Small Loans

SWIFT codes

ATM, Visa - MasterCard & American Express card - Credit cards

Currency - sell - buy in & bringing - transfer to and from Philippines

Philippine Money - History & Museums

Bank business - Financing - Etc.

Loan Sharks

Bitcoins

Laws, Money, Banks, Financing Companies, Negotiable Instruments

Laws, Usury, Interest rate, Etc.

Government, Committees, Etc.

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Client Protection in the Philippines

The banking industry in the Philippines has undergone significant transformation in recent years. There have been marked improvements in regulations alongside increased revenues for banks.

Video

Bob Herrera-Lim on the peso, worst performing currency
Feb 22, 2017
On Tuesday, the Philippine peso depreciated to P50.3 against the dollar – its weakest performance in a decade. Weighed down by concerns of rate hikes in the United States, political uncertainty in Europe, and optimism ahead of America's tax plan, the peso's Tues
day's close is the weakest since the P50.32:$1 level recorded on September 26, 2006.
Watch the discussion - Look also the articles:

'Political noise' not causing weaker peso – expert
By Chris Schnabel Feb 22, 2017
The Philippines' shrinking current account surplus is the main reason why the peso has fallen to more than P50 to the US dollar, according to a risk consultant.

PH peso weakens further on heightened Fed hike worries
By Chrisee Dela Paz Nov 22, 2016
The local currency remains generally weak, slumping to its worst level since November 20, 2008 when it ended at P49.999:$1

Peso depreciation: Should we be worried?
by JC Punongbayan October 01, 2016

While the peso’s depreciation to a 7-year low is no cause for concern, it remains to be seen whether it will persist due to sustained capital flight

Is your peso really just worth 67 centavos today?
by JC Punongbayan January 29, 2017
A few days ago news about the peso's diminished purchasing power circulated widely in social networks.
The Association of Labor Unions (ALU) recently pointed out that as of December 2016 the value of the peso dropped to 67 centavos, the "lowest in 8 years." (The actual figure for 2016 was 69 centavos.)
PH peso weakest in region, but not alarming for economic managers
September 28, 2016

For the country's economic team, the Philippines has enough buffers to survive the external headwinds

To-day: Money - Peso Bills, Coins - Currency  in Philippines

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Peso could hit P50 vs dollar next year – BPI
June 20, 2016

The Bank of the Philippine Islands cites potential rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve as well as the expected increase in infrastructure spending

Philippine Money and Currency - PESO Bills and Coins

The peso (Filipino: piso) code: PHP is the currency of the Philippines

Look also HERE

Videos

Philippine Banknotes and Coins

Apr 3, 2014
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How to spot fake money

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas warns the public because fake money is spreading again. BSP also gives reminders for you not to become a victim of receiving counterfeit money.

Look also the article HERE Feb 13, 2015
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Tunay o Peke?
Jan 18, 2017
More and more are becoming a victim of fake money modus operandi nowadays. To prevent this from happening, learn more about our Philippine Peso.
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BSP to change color of P100 bills starting 2016

Look also the article BSP to change P100 bill color in 2016
October 26, 2015
The new P100 will have a different shade - mauve from bluish gray – but will have the same design. January 2016, the P100 bill will come in a different color to easily distinguish it from the similarly colored P1,000 banknotes. The ‘New Design Series’ or the nearly 3-decade-old banknotes will no longer have any monetary value effective January 1, 2017
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Peso bills with Duterte's signature out next week
Dec 14, 2016
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas also reminds the public that it only has until the end of this month to replace old banknotes with the New Generation Currency (NGC) bills

BSP starts shift to ‘New Generation Currency’ bills Jan 1, 2015
9:00 PM, Dec 29, 2014

IMPORTANT: Look also How to Determine if Your New Philippine Peso Bills are Fake or Genuine? and How to Spot Fake New Philippine Peso Bills & How to Report Fake Philippine Peso Bills

BSP to release P100 bill with stronger violet color on Feb 1
January 29, 2016

The new bill will make it easier to distinguish from the P1,000 banknote in response to suggestions from the public.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced it will start circulating P100 bills with stronger mauve or violet color starting Monday, February 1, 2016.

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will issue 3 new limited edition coins to honor the 150th year of Philippine hero Apolinario Mabini, overseas Filipino workers, and the Leyte landing beginning Monday, December 22.

Dec 20, 2014

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New Generation Philippine Banknotes 2011

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Know your Philippine Currency 2010

Banks in Philippines

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Banks Philippines

aboutphilippines.ph recommend to follow this site about newest informations about the banks and their business!

Look also HERE and HERE

OFW Bank to open in 2017
December 21, 2016 By Jeandie O. Galolo

Tighter competition looms in the Philippine banking industry as the national government announced its efforts to pursue the creation of an "OFW Bank."

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Central Bank of the Philippines

Look also HERE and the Video

The History of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

 

Philippine National Bank - PNB

Look also the Video

and

Philippine National Bank (Europe)

Philippine National Bank, Directory of all Overseas Offices

As of December 31, 2010

Philippine Veterans Bank

also known as PVB and Veterans Bank, is a medium-sized commercial bank in the Philippines. The bank is owned by Philippine World War II war veterans and their families and caters to both corporate and retail financial markets. As part of its charter, Veterans Bank allocates 20% of its annual net income for the benefit of its shareholders.

Look also HERE

Look also about Philippine Veterans Affairs Office, PVAO and The Veterans Memorial Medical Center and Filipino World War II Veterans benefit laws

Bank of the Philippine Islands - BPI

Look about BPI Globe BanKO - the mobile phone-based, microfinance-focused savings bank: HERE

Look also HERE and Bank of the Philippine Islands - Europe - PLC

PSBank

Philippine Savings Bank

Land Bank of the Philippines

look also HERE

Allied Banking Corporation

Look also HERE

CitiBank Philippines

Look also HERE

Banco de Oro Unibank, Inc.

also known as Banco de Oro and BDO look also HERE

Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, commonly known as Metrobank

Look also HERE

Union Bank of the Philippines

Look also HERE

East West Bank
Banco Filipino
Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., RCBC

Look also HERE

Rang-ay Bank

Serving North Luzon and Cordilleras

The First Consolidated Bank, FCB

is a private development bank, organized in 1982 in the Province of Bohol. FCB has now 23 Marketing Offices in the Visayas and Mindanao, a total of 81 banking offices nationwide.

GE Money Bank - Philippines
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

HSBC Philippines

Al-Amanah Islamic Investment Bank of the Philippines

AAIIBP is the only bank in the Philippines authorized to offer Islamic banking. It is also licensed to do both commercial and investment banking services, similar to a universal bank.

look also HERE

The RBAP - Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines, Cebu
Banco Dipolog, BDI

formerly Rural Bank of Dipolog, Inc., RBDI

Look also the Video

Look the full description of the video HERE

Videos

Rural Bank of Rizal AVP

Rural Bank of Rizal, ZN, Incorporated and is duly authorized by BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS, BSP and a member of PHILIPPINE DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION, PDIC

Look the full description of the video HERE

China Bank, Philippines

China Banking Corporation, known publicly as China Bank is Philippines' fourth largest universal bank by market capitalization. Established in 1920, it is the first privately owned commercial bank in the Philippines. China Bank is one of the strongest and most profitable banks in the Philippines today.

Look also HERE and the Video

The Philippine Bank of Communications

more commonly known as PBCOM, is one of the largest commercial banks in the Philippines.

Look also HERE and the Video

 AVP

28th Floor, Tower 2
The Enterprise Centre
Corner Paseo De Roxas and Ayala Avenue
Makati City Metro Manila 1226
Development Bank of the Philippines

Look also the Video

Asian Development Bank

ADB-Philippines Development Partnership

The Philippines is not only a founding member of ADB and its 11th largest shareholder, it is also ADB's host country.

The World Bank - Philippines

and the Videos

The World Bank's programs and development partnerships in the Philippines.

Macquarie in the Philippines

Macquarie Group is a leading provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services.

Look also HERE and HERE

Philippine microfinance - Small Loans

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Look also about microfinance on Development

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Small Business Corporation

17th and 18th Floor, 139 Corporate Center, 139 Valero St. Salcedo Village Makati City

Develop and provide financial services and capacity building support programs

Microfinance Council of the Philippines, MCPI

Look also HERE

Videos

SME Financing Talks: Microfinance Council of the Philippines - Small Business Corporation
Profile on Microfinance Philippine Country Profile on Microfinance
Principled Practices in Microfinance

by/ Kim Wilson - CRS – Catholic Relief Service

Making Microfinance Work for Agriculture

Introduction, Preliminaries, and Main

Heeding Poverty: An Assessment of Microfinance in the Philippines

Introduction, Preliminaries, and Main

Videos

Microfinance as a weapon against Poverty

This is an abridged video of the lecture delivered by Microfinance Consultant CARLOS ANI in the Philippine Military Academy to all senior graduating cadets September 20, 2010. This describes what microfinance is and how it is implemented in the Philippines.

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Microfinance in the Philippines - UNCDF

The United Nations Capital Development Fund - UNCDF is supporting the UN Development Programme in its efforts to improve the provision of financial services to small-scale entrepreneurs in the Philippines. Produced, Filmed and Edited by Adam Rogers.

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Small loans empower the Philippines' poor

Filipinos in hundreds of villages in Manila have benefited from microfinance loans. Over the last six years alone, about $11 million has been given out.
Many Filipinos say the lessons learned through microfinancing are helping them get through the global financial crisis.
Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports.

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Prospero in the Philippines

An overview of our research trip to the Philippines and our findings on Microfinance etc.

BPI Globe BanKO

BPI Globe BanKO is the Philippine's first mobile phone-based, microfinance-focused savings bank.

BPI Globe BanKO and Globe Telecom have entered into a public-private partnership with the Philippines' Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to help in the transition of marginalized families ending their five-year stint as conditional cash transfer (CCT) beneficiaries, by providing sustainable livelihood and employment opportunities as well as access to financial services by enabling them to have bank accounts.

Look more about BPI HERE

Look also BPI Globe BanKO - Facebook HERE and look also the Videos

Look the full description of the videos HERE

Video

Cash In Hand: Conditional Cash Transfers Free Families From Poverty - ADB

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ADB is providing US$ 400 million for a conditional cash transfer program that will puts money directly into the hands of over half a million of the Philippines' poorest families. Unlike traditional welfare programs, only families who keep their children in school and give them regular health checkups can receive cash stipends

Video

RAFI Micro-finance

Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.

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APPEND

the first network and one of the largest groups of Christian Development NGOs in the Philippines that provides microententerprise development and growth support and education services to all without regard to religious affiliation and ethnicity, race or color.

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APPEND Network

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Microfinance Sector Assessment
Microfinance Regulation in Seven Countries incl. the Philippines
A Comparative Study

Have Impact !

Make a difference in the world.

Microfinance loans to the Philippines
Rural banks and cooperatives, Microfinance - small loans
Video

Community Economic Ventures, Inc., CEV

is a Christian, non-stock, non-profit, non-government organization. It is organized to respond to the needs of micro-entrepreneurs engaged in trading, manufacturing and service-type businesses through provision of financial and technical assistance.

CEV lends to a fish farmer in the Philippines

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Look also the article 8 guidelines to make small scale fishing more sustainable
by/Mara Cepeda May 16, 2015
A comprehensive, human rights-based approach will make municipal fishing a better contributor to food security and poverty eradication

Bureau of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development, BMSMED
Episcopal Relief & Development, ERD

is partnering with the Episcopal Church in the Philippines to empower women to become financially independent. Through receiving loans, training and other resources to help start or expand small businesses, women are increasing their incomes and becoming able to better provide for their families' needs.

Look also the Video

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SWIFT codes

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Your one stop resource for all BIC, IBAN, SWIFT codes for wire transfers to banks worldwide.

Look the tutorial Video HERE

Look also SWIFT CODE for Philippine Banks

Swift Code - Bank BIC Codes

 and HERE, HERE and HERE

Visa - MasterCard & American Express card and Credit cards

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BSP to enforce new Europay Mastercard Visa system on January 1
Dec 30, 2016
Despite the deadline, customers of banks who have not yet replaced the magnetic strip cards with new EMV ones will still be able to use their cards at ATMs after January 1
Video

What you don't know about credit cards
When exactly does a credit card company charge interest rate, especially if you are what they call a revolver? If you don't know the answer to this question, you are likely to get the biggest bill shock of your life. Oct 6, 2015

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What you need to know before using credit cards
Thinking of getting a credit card? Know these useful tips first before getting into a total debt mess brought about by tricky interest rates and payment terms. Oct 10, 2015

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How to avoid ATM skimming
Watch Red Alert for safety tips on how to protect your ATM card.
Aug 29, 2014

Look also the articles:

How to best use a credit card
by/Nikki Natividad Aug 26, 2015
Make the most out of your purchases by squeezing out your perks and benefits.
Being a responsible credit card holder means more than just dispelling the urge to swipe that card.

The credit card creed
by/Jason Tulio Aug 06, 2015
A few small oaths you can take to make the best use of your credit card and select the best for you

Bankers warn against ATM scams
by/Jeandie O. Galolo September 22, 2015
THE Cebu Bankers Club has issued a warning to the public against ATM skimming and phishing.

 

MasterCard in Philippines - for ATM locator click HERE
Visa Credit card in Philippines
American Express Credit card in Philippines
Prudentialife Financial Services, Inc. VISA

Currency - sell - buy in & bringing - transfer to and from Philippines

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About bringing in or taking out of the Philippines, Philippine and Foreign Currencies During Arrival in or Departure from the Philippines

look also HERE and HERE

PESO Sense launches new app for OFWs
by/Kimberly Go Aug 29, 2015

The mobile app will also allow overseas Filipinos to directly pay and monitor household expenses of their families in the Philippines
The mobile app, which can be downloaded on the Google Playstore for Android phones and will be available for iOS users by early October, will also allow overseas Filipinos to directly pay and monitor household expenses of their families in the Philippines.

Global Pinoy Remittance and Services, Inc., GPRSExpress

Look the below video HERE

European Central Bank - Euro system - currency

look also HERE and HERE

Currency Converter - Mobile applications (App)

Get your rates WITHOUT AN INTERNET CONNECTION. After the initial download of the European Central Bank rates you can use the converter WITHOUT being connected to the internet whether you are in an airport, a foreign country or simply don't want to waste money for such an easy task. The rates are updated automatically whenever an internet connection is restored.

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The CoinMill currency convertor

This currency convertor will convert between any two foreign currencies using up to date exchange rates

The need to #RemitSmarter
Ezra Ferraz by/ Mar 27, 2015

Overseas Filipinos have more choices than ever before, but only time will tell if they would adopt any of the newer remittance solutions

Western Union, WU

Send money to or from the Philippines with our Money-in-Minutes, Home Delivery, or Direct-to-Bank options

Look "How to do" posters HERE

Look also the below video HERE

You can send and receive money in the Philippines via our cash to cash service

Read in Tagalog HERE

Send money to friends and family quickly and securely

Look the below video HERE

With WorldRemit money transfer

you can send money to over 100 countries online. No need to visit an agent. Sending money just got so much easier

Look the below video HERE

Forex Cargo - USA

A pioneer in door-to-door delivery of remittance and balikbayan boxes. FOREX has become a household name in every Filipino home in the U.S.

Look the below video HERE

Video

Money Transfer Agencies

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Forex Cargo - USA
A pioneer in door-to-door delivery of remittance and balikbayan boxes.

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Xoom.com

Send Money to the Philippines for Rush Door-to-Door Delivery at No Additional Charge

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Global Pinoy Remittance and Services, Inc., GPRSExpress

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Western Union - WU

Send money to or from the Philippines with our Money-in-Minutes, Home Delivery, or Direct-to-Bank options

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With WorldRemit money transfer

Forex Cargo Australia

A pioneer in door-to-door delivery of remittance and balikbayan boxes.

Look also Forex Cargo UK

Philippine Money - History & Museums

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Video

History of the Philippine Peso

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OLD and NEW GENERATION SERIES PHILIPPINE BANK NOTES

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How the Philippine peso evolved through the years

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The Philippine history is a rich and colorful narrative filled with drama and controversy. And while many historians have gone through many difficulties in preserving what once was a great reflection of the country's past is the different forms money, which also evolved both in value and design. Jun 16, 2015

The Story of Philippine Money
Video

The Culion Leper Colony Coinage, Palawan Philippine Coins.

Look ref. HERE

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History of Philippine Money
The Money Museum

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Central Bank of the Philippines

Bank of the Philippine Islands - Cebu Main Branch New Museum

Look the article

Look also photo and more HERE

Learn Philippine history through coins and bills
Imprinting Andres Bonifacio:

The Iconization from Portrait to Peso

The face of the Philippine revolution is evasive, just like the freedom that eluded the man known as its leader.

Look the article as pdf HERE

P500-bill with Marcos face was never circulated

by Katherine Visconti - 07/18/2012

Romeo Castillo MananQuil, the artist who designed the P500 bill, brought the untold story to light in Toronto's Celebrate Magazine in 2008 in the article, How I 'Made Money' for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Look the article as pdf  HERE

Look MUCH more about Romeo Castillo MananQuil and his work as painter HERE

filipinonumismatist.com

The Online Source for Philippine Coins & Banknotes News

Bank business - Financing - Etc.

Remark the videos in this section are albums in the album "Banks, Coins & Notes, Money transfer, Loans - etc."

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The People’s Credit and Finance Corporation, PCFC

was established by virtue of Memorandum Order 261 & Administrative Order No. 148. Republic Act 8425 of 1998 or the Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act further strengthened the role of PCFC as the lead government entity specifically tasked to mobilize resources for microfinance services for the exclusive use of the poor.

Video

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Pag-IBIG Fund is the other name, albeit an easy to remember one, of the Home Development Mutual Fund, HDMF. Pag-IBIG is an acronym which stands for...
Pagtutulungan sa Kinabukasan:
Ikaw,
Bangko,
Industriya, at
Gobyerno.
It is a government-controlled, Philippine corporation that serves as provident and housing fund, pooling together the investments of its members.

Pagibig Financing - Housing Loan, Pag-IBIG Membership, Mortage, Insurance, Foreclosures.

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Pag-IBIG Fund Explained in 90 Seconds

Ano ang Pag-IBIG fund? Paano sumali? Magkano ang simulang kontribusyon? Alamin ang mga sagot sa iyong Frequently Asked Questions tungkol sa PAG-IBIG Fund! Nov 21, 2014

Look more about Pag-IBIG Fund HERE and about "Financing"

Look also HERE and RA-9679 HERE

OWWA to OFWs: Beware of loan scam

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration alerts OFWs on a new loan scam by predators pretending to be OWWA

That is circulating “throughout the OFW community.”

Video

Need money? Here's how to get the best deals in mortgages!
Talking to bankers and applying for a loan can be quite intimidating for most people. On The Money's resident financial adviser, Salve Duplito, guides a viewer inside the maze of bank loan requirements. Oct 7, 2015
Video

Car loan? Here's what your dealer isn't telling you

What you see is not always you get as car dealers can sometimes be deceptive in disclosing the full terms of an auto loan. Oct 22, 2015

OFW's: Grow your Money and Enjoy Financial Freedom
PDIC, Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation
Videos

Mobile Payments

These videos demonstrates how easy it is for rural bank clients in the Philippines to accept mobile payments and demonstrates step-by-step how clients of rural banks can use the Text-A-Remittance service to send money via mobile phone to family members throughout the Philippines

BPI Foundation

Equally entrenched in the Bank of the Philippine Island's corporate mission is its commitment to responsible corporate citizenry. The Bank realizes this role through BPI Foundation by its engagement in education, entrepreneurship and the environment.

PerSay VocalPassword
Expat - Philippines - Banking

Documents needed - required before an expat is able to open a bank account - Ect.

Look the article HERE

Loan sharks

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When Loan Sharks Attack

What is a Loan Shark? A loan shark is a person or entity that charges borrowers interest above an established legal rate.

Look also the articles

loan shark... is there a way out if you're already trapped?

Farmers lose debt gamble in typhoon-plagued Philippines

In Santa Rosa, one loan shark admitted, there were 7 of them operating in a single government building with scandalous interest rates sometimes reaching up to 20% a day

and the Video

Loan sharks target 4Ps beneficiaries

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BitCoins

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Bitcoin Philippines

This page is an opportunity for Filipinos to learn about Bitcoin and how it can help them start up online businesses without the need for banks.

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What is Bitcoin?

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Bitcoin Aims to Tap Philippines Foreign Remittances Market

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10 Things You Didn't Know About BitCoin

A few key facts about Bitcoin
With the virtual currency recently surging in value, here are a few things you should know about it.
Look also
'Safe haven' Bitcoin retreats after shot at all-time high
The virtual currency exhibits its trademark volatility in spite of a recent surge in demand.

Both by Agence France-Presse January 06, 2017

Know the risks before using Bitcoin
Updated February 19, 2014
Bitcoin is two things:
a digital currency, and a payment system.
Individuals with bitcoins can for the first time in history can send money to any other person in the world

Need to convert your Peso into Bitcoins ?

We buy and sell Bitcoins locally in the Philippines.

Bitcoin's 'blockchain' tech may transform banking
by/Agence France-Presse December 19, 2015

A blockchain is a shared, encrypted 'ledger' that cannot be manipulated, offering promise for secure transactions

Insurance, agencies and laws etc.

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Insurance Code of the Philippines

look also:

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1460

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1814

ACT NO. 2427
AN ACT REVISING THE INSURANCE LAWS
AND REGULATING INSURANCE BUSINESS IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
National Health Insurance Act of 1995
RA 9829

Pre-Need Code of the Philippines

defines pre-need plans as contracts, agreements, deeds, or plans for the benefit of the plan holders which provide for the performance of future services, payment of monetary considerations, or delivery of other benefits at the time of actual need or agreed maturity date.

Government Service Insurance System, GSIS

The GSIS is a social insurance institution, to secure the future of all employees of the Philippine government, it provides and administers a pension fund that has the following social security benefits: different kinds of loans, compulsory life insurance, optional life insurance, retirement benefits, and disability benefits for work-related accidents and death benefits.

Look about GSIS' Scholarship Program HERE

Look also the Videos

GSIS GVAPS Infomercial using AC Corporation's Genesis Voice Biometrics and Persay Voice Identification Engine.

GSIS secure financial transactions using PerSay VocalPassword

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Social Security System, SSS

an agency which is created to establish a social security protection to workers in the private sector, wage earners as well as self-employed persons.

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SSS pension hike: A difficult balancing act
by JC Punongbayan January 07, 2017
In this era of global populism never has it been more crucial to demand forward-looking and sound economic policies.

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My.SSS Registration - A 5-minute step by step guide on how you can register at the My.SSS portal

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Caritas Health Shield

Caritas health care insurance plus pension is the most beneficial plan for you. 5 years payment 15 years health protection with pension benefit. Another quality product that has been release to ease our kababayan's worries about health illnesses that arise today and you can now have your annual check up because of Caritas health plan

Look also HERE and the Videos

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The Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company (Philam Life)

the country’s premier life insurance company.

Look also the Video

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Look also the article Make your way back home

EXTENSION OF SOCIAL HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE TO WORKERS IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY THROUGH ORGANIZED GROUPS
Videos

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The Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation, PCIC

a government owned and controlled corporation, GOCC. The Philippines is vulnerable to natural disasters which cause devastation on crops and miseries to agricultural producers and lenders of agricultural credit. Because of the marginality of most landholdings, the result of these losses is devastating to the finances of the farmers.

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Cooperative Insurance System of the Philippines, CISP

a national cooperative federation committed to deliver security through insurance packages to members of cooperatives, labor unions and cooperatives oriented groups and organizations.

Microinsurance Philippines

Look also the Video

Microinsurance Financial Literacy, English subtitles

Video produced by Philippine Information Agency through collaborative support of the Insurance Commission, Department of Finance - National Credit Council, Asian Development Bank - Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction, and GIZ Microinsurance Innovations Program for Social Security

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What do Muslims believe about insurance?
By Huda, About.com Guide

Read also the links in the article

IMPORTANT to know for a NON-Muslim in a mixed marriage

Trinity Insurance Brokers, Inc. and Trinity Healthcare Services Inc.

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APPLICATION FOR RETIREMENT APPLICATION FOR RETIREMENT AND OTHER SOCIAL INSURANCE BENEFITS
Find the right Individual & family health insurance for the live in the Philippines
The RBAP - Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines, Cebu

Read about Rural banks and cooperatives, Microfinance, small loans HERE

Look also the Video

This video documents the microinsurance efforts of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines in partnership with USAID/Philippines through the Microenterprise Access to Banking Services, MABS program and the International Labour Organization under the Microinsurance Innovation Facility

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PhilPlans

the leading pre-need company in the Philippines providing innovative education program that build financial security for the future. On April 19, 1989, PhilPlans was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and was launched on October 12, 1989. On October 1, 2009, Philippines First Insurance Company, Inc. (PhilsFirst Insurance) and Systems Technology Institute, Inc. (STI) took over ownership of PhilPlans

STI is a 27-year old respected educational institution with a network of 95 tertiary campuses located in every major urban center in the Philippines. It also operates a network of prep schools, grade schools and high schools nationwide.

Educational Plan Philippines

Educational Plan in the Philippines is very important because of continuous rising of tuition fees. PhilPlans is the leading pre-need company in the Philippines providing innovative education program that build financial security for the future.

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Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association, PIRA

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Laws - codes & Rules - Business - Import - Export

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Gov’t orders shutdown of all firecracker establishments
by Inquirer.net November 25th, 2016
The Department of Labor and Employment issued, on Thursday, an order stopping all work in establishments manufacturing and selling pyrotechnics and firecrackers nationwide.

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Mandaue City a ‘no-firecracker zone’ by/Rebelander S. Basilan

Look more about RA 7183 HERE

Firecrackers, Pyrotechnic devices

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Gov’t orders shutdown of all firecracker establishments
Thousands to lose jobs in shutdown order vs firecracker biz
Nov 26, 2016

Tariff Commission

Many different laws about business to download

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Philippine Trademark Law

R.A. 8293, otherwise known as the Intellectual Property Code, defines a trademark as “any visible sign capable of distinguishing goods”.

Look the video RA 8293 HERE

Look also HERE and HERE

Republic Act No. 10667
Philippine Competition Act
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NATIONAL COMPETITION POLICY PROHIBITING ANTI-COMPETITIVE AGREEMENTS, ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION AND ANTI-COMPETITIVE MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION COMMISSION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Look - download A guide to RA 10667

Look also the IRR RA 10667

Look also the below links

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10668
AN ACT ALLOWING FOREIGN VESSELS TO TRANSPORT AND CO-LOAD FOREIGN CARGOES FOR DOMESTIC TRANSSHIPMENT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Look the article Local shippers wary over Foreign Ships Co-Loading Act
by/Rappler.com July 27, 2015
Local shipping players concerned over increased competition from foreign shipping, the readiness of ports, and potential smuggling

Look definition of Cabotage HERE

The Philippine Competition Act

Look the act above

June 10 - 15, 2015

Penalties for violating the law range from fines up to P250 million to a prison term from 2 to 7 years. A Philippine Competition Commission will be tasked to enforce the law.

Look the article with video Senator Bam Aquino on the Fair Competition Bill June 30, 2015
Now that the Fair Competition Act has been ratified, when will the bill be signed into law?

Look the article HERE by/Chris Schnabel Updated Jul 26, 2015

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Ceremonial Signing of Competition Act and Amendments to the Cabotage Law 21 July 2015

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Competition Act

Keep the devil away from the Philippine Competition Act

Is the Philippine Competition Act really a game-changer?
by/Chris Schnabel July 10, 11 & 12 2015

Republic Act 10644

AN ACT PROMOTING JOB GENERATION AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Go Negosyo Act

Look FAQ RA 10644 as pdf HERE

Look also the Video

RA 10644 - Filipinos now embrace the entrepreneurial culture: Go Negosyo

and above about Go Negosyo

Republic Act 7716

AN ACT RESTRUCTURING THE VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT) SYSTEM, WIDENING ITS TAX BASED AND ENHANCING ITS ADMINISTRATION AND FOR THESE PURPOSES AMENDING AND REPEALING THE RELEVANT PROVISIONS OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Republic Act 1464

FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ACT OF 1991
Republic Act No. 7042

AN ACT TO PROMOTE FOREIGN INVESTMENTS, PRESCRIBE THE PROCEDURES FOR REGISTERING ENTERPRISES DOING BUSINESS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Look RA 7042 IMPLEMENTING RULES & REGULATIONS HERE

RA 8181

AN ACT CHANGING THE BASIS OF DUTIABLE VALUE OF IMPORTED ARTICLES SUBJECT TO AN AD VALOREM RATE OF DUTY FROM THE HOME CONSUMPTION VALUE (HCV) TO TRANSACTION VALUE (TV), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 201 OF TITLE II, PART 1 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1464, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Look RA 8181 HERE

RA 9178

AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BARANGAY MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (BMBEs), PROVIDING INCENTIVES AND BENEFITS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBE's) Act of 2002

Look RA 9178 HERE

Guide to R. A. 9178:

Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs) Act of 2002

RA 9184

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE MODERNIZATION, STANDARIZATION AND REGULATION OF THE PROCUREMENT ACTIVITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Government Procurement reform Act

Look RA 9184 HERE

Video

RA 9510 - Philippine law to boost ecommerce

Credit Information System Act

In a way to boost the ecommerce industry in the Philippines President Gloria Macapagel Arroyo signed a law that will establish a new authorized agency that will gather all financial information of a person or a corporation in different institutions to help determine their worthiness. The public act 9510 will create Central Credit Information or corporation.

Look also RA 9510 HERE

R.A 9520: Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9135

AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1464, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Look RA 9135 HERE

Philippines Customs Regulations

Look the article - advices HERE

No Dollar Importation (NDI) Program EXECUTIVE ORDER 156 (EO-156)

Look EO 156 as pdf HERE

Import to - Export from Philippines Import to - Export from Philippines: Household goods and personal effects e.g. car, pets, plants, medicine etc.
Money - Bank - Financing companies and Negotiable Instruments law - codes and Rules

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Senate passes bill protecting bank clients from closures
Rappler.com December 14, 2015

Under the measure, the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation would reinforce weak banks even before closure orders

Look S.B. no 2976 HERE

RA 8791 The General Banking Law of 2000.

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8791

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATIONS OF BANKS, QUASI-BANKS, TRUST ENTITIES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

RA 8425 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8425

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE SOCIAL REFORM AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAM, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE NATIONAL ANTI-POVERTY COMMISSION, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

RA 2031 ACT NO. 2031

THE NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS LAW
RA 7353 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7353

Rural Banks Act of 1992

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION, ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF RURAL BANKS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

PD 1794 PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1794

AMENDING FURTHER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 720, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "RURAL BANKS ACT"

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8556

Financing Company Act of 1998

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RA 9510 - Philippine law to boost ecommerce

Credit Information System Act

In a way to boost the ecommerce industry in the Philippines President Gloria Macapagel Arroyo signed a law that will establish a new authorized agency that will gather all financial information of a person or a corporation in different institutions to help determine their worthiness. The public act 9510 will create Central Credit Information or corporation.

Look also RA 9510 HERE

Usury & Interest rate - etc.

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Business and Management Education

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Philippine School of Business Administration (PSBA)

is one of the Philippines' top accounting and business colleges, and is known for yielding CPA board top-notchers and board passers every year, the number of which consistently surpasses the country's national passing percentage.

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Angelicum College or Angelicum College Quezon City (ACQC)

formerly known as Angelicum School Quezon City, a Filipino Dominican institution. Its education program is accredited by the PAASCU.

Angelicum College Collegiate Department offers degree programs in the Arts, Sciences, Business and Education as well as Diploma programs.

The University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP)

The College of Governance and Business

a college consisting of three major departments, the Department of Development Studies, Department of Governance Studies, and the Department of Business Administration. It is a product of the merger of 3 academic units of the university, namely the School of Government and Management, and the School of Applied Economics at the Obrero Campus and the College of Development and Management at the Mintal Campus.

The Asian Institute of Management - AIM

a graduate school of business and a center of business and management research. It is one of the few business schools in Asia to be internationally accredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB

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The Asian Institute of Management

 Look the full description HERE

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MAGNA KULTURA FOUNDATION

Magna Kultura Foundation is an education for development NGO implementing  educational, cultural, and socio-civic programs at the grassroots of society; an arts and cultural organization NGO implementing programs at the grassroots of society with social entrepreneurial skills and capabilities,  with the aim to improve the well-being Filipino citizens and communities.

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Philippine Institute for Supply Management - PISM

PISM was founded in 13 November 1968 as a non-stock, non-profit organization. The main purpose is to provide a forum where purchasing executives can meet to network professionally; discuss, find and share business solutions to common operational challenges and strategic issues confronting their respective businesses and/or those of the national economy.

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Look the full description of the video HERE

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FEATI University, Far East Air Transport Incorporated

is a private non-sectarian co-educational higher education institution with a Catholic orientation established in 1946 in Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines.

College of Business

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Video

Free BPO courses available online

For out of school youth who want to learn the service management program, they could study online and free.

Jun 18, 2014

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Call Center Course

17 colleges offer, call center course

For the people who want to have a career in the BPO industry or call center, you can have this lesson in college!

May 25, 2014

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Look also the article "Why call centers are here to stay" Dec 15 2014

PSE Academy

Philippine Stock Exchange

BusinessCoach, Inc.

a duly organized corporation, and approved by the SEC to operate in accordance with the Corporation Code of the Philippines.

The company is a provider of quality business seminars which would enhance skills and contribute to entrepreneurial or career success.

THE CORPORATION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Look the full CORPORATION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES title I - XVI

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BusinessCoach, Inc.

The company is a provider of quality business seminars which would enhance skills and contribute to entrepreneurial or career success.

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