DTI pushes smarter manufacturing
(From left) Board of Investments Officer-in-Charge for International Investments Promotion Service Lanie Dormiendo, DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, Siemens Philippines President and CEO Joseph Jorel Nuyda, and Siemens Philippines Communications Manager Juan Carlos Concepcion. (Photo by DTI)

DTI pushes smarter manufacturing

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez is calling on manufacturing firms to innovate and go into digital transformation, to be ahead of the curve and be competitive.…

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Lower required capital for foreign retailers to impact SMEs
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) thrive in the provinces like this one in Mindanao, but they need greater protection from government. (Photo by Nate C. Barretto/THEPHILBIZNEWS)

Lower required capital for foreign retailers to impact SMEs

By Leslie Gatpolintan Retail industry players have reiterated their opposition to the measure to reduce the minimum capitalization for foreign retailers intending to put up operations in the country, noting…

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Andok’s got Piolo, new Spicy Dokito, and new frontiers abroad to conquer
From left: Sandy Javier, Founder, President and CEO of Andok's Corporation, Piolo Pascual, Brand Ambassador of Andok's, Congresswoman, Karen Javier, and Maverick Javier, Executive Vice President of Andok's Photo By Monsi A. Serrano/THEPHILBIZNEWS

Andok’s got Piolo, new Spicy Dokito, and new frontiers abroad to conquer

Text, photo and video by Monsi A. Serrano It may be one of the best-known brands in the country, but little is said about the humble beginnings of Andok’s which…

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Pan-Asian insurer FWD partners with INSEAD to launch FWD ELITE Signature Program
From left: Hsu Chih Sheng (AVP for Group Distribution, FWD Group), Purita “Pure” Tane, John Johnson (FWD Philippines Chief Distribution Officer), Marion “Mai” Victoriano, Peter Grimes (FWD Philippines President and Chief Executive Officer), Jecelle Ramos, and Ed Dante Latino. Not in the photo: Aquarius “Russ” Jason

Pan-Asian insurer FWD partners with INSEAD to launch FWD ELITE Signature Program

Industry-first senior executive development platform to groom next generation agency leaders Manila, Philippines, 8 July 2019 – FWD Group (FWD) has announced the inaugural launch of the Elite Agency at…

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DTI to empower entreps in digitalization, innovation through MSME Academy
DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez poses posed with DTI TEAM during the MSME Week held last July 8, at the Philippine Trade Training Center-Global MSME Academy (PTTC-GMEA). Photo By Monsi A. Serrano/THEPHILBIZNEWS

DTI to empower entreps in digitalization, innovation through MSME Academy

DTI to empower entreps in digitalization, innovation through MSME Academy  Text and photo by Monsi A. Serrano Digitalization and innovation-related modules will soon be incorporated in training and workshops offered…

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500 entreps enter next level with MSME Week 2019
From Left Fe J. Avila--Division Cief, Plans and Program Division / Nelly N. Dillera - Deputy Executive Director / Nestor P. Palabyab - Executive Director / Fernando F. Magsino - Division Chief, FEMD / Gerald C. David - Program Manager

500 entreps enter next level with MSME Week 2019

500 entreps enter next level with MSME Week 2019 By Monsi A. Serrano It will be another exciting weeks for the Filipino entrepreneurs as more than 500 participants are set…

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Qarabao ready to click with Filipino entreps
Photos from Left Michael Tiongson, Chief Executive Officer of Qarabao, explaining the background of how Qarabao came into being, Roy Nepomuceno, COO, Michael Tiongson, CEO and Cookie Enriquez, Product and Business Development Manager, Anna Limon, Chief Content Strategist sharing what Qarabao can do Photos by Monsi A. Serrano/THEPHILBIZNEWS

Qarabao ready to click with Filipino entreps

Qarabao ready to click with Filipino entreps Text and photos By Monsi A. Serrano While Filipinos are naturally enterprising and hardworking and government support for entrepreneurs is intensifying, keeping track…

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DTI Expands Shoemaking Shared Service Facility in Davao
A glimpse of operations at the Ateneo Shoe Academy (ASA), a shoemaking shared service facility (SSF) project with the DTI, which was visited by Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez (not in photo) last week. (Photo courtesy of DTI)

DTI Expands Shoemaking Shared Service Facility in Davao

DTI Expands Shoemaking Shared Service Facility in Davao DAVAO CITY – Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez launched recently the expanded shared service facility (SSF) of the…

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