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                    [Title] => Philippines remains attractive to FDIs – Citi
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Despite the general slowdown in most economies in Asia, the Philippines strong economic performance continues to attract foreign direct investments (FDIs) as well as other institutions that support multinational corporations (MNCs).

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-25 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Banking [SectionUrl] => banking [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1545896 [Title] => Government urged to create comprehensive program to boost SMEs [Summary] =>

The government must create a comprehensive program that recognizes and capitalizes the potentials and competencies of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), according to a report by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS).

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-24 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1545267 [Title] => Asean pushes tourism in regional integration [Summary] =>

One community for sustainability.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-22 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1538098 [Title] => A view from Thailand [Summary] =>

All eyes in Thailand are on tax reforms and government investment.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-31 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134094 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1351151 [AuthorName] => Henry J. Schumacher [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1538250 [Title] => Asean enters new year as a community [Summary] =>

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) enters the new year with the 10-member economic bloc promising its people an open and integrated market with more product choices at competitive costs.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-31 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://wpc.e0ad.edgecastcdn.net/00E0AD/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20140512/ASEAN-Flags.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1533932 [Title] => AEC: Are all sectors ready? [Summary] =>

As we are getting very close to the ASEAN Economic Community we have to realize that the name of the game is competitiveness.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-17 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134094 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1351151 [AuthorName] => Henry J. Schumacher [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1532070 [Title] => Envoy reiterates Phl’s keen interest to join Trans Pacific Partnership [Summary] =>

The Philippines’ commitment to trade reform and liberalization has shown the country’s readiness to join the United States-led Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr. said.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-12 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1531462 [Title] => ASEAN+6: Another trade bloc slated for next year [Summary] =>

While ASEAN leaders formally launched the ASEAN Economic Community in Kuala Lumpur two weeks ago, they also discussed the ASEAN+6 grouping  - free trade talks under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that could pave the way for the China-led trade bloc to be enforced next year.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-10 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134094 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1351151 [AuthorName] => Henry J. Schumacher [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1527488 [Title] => Countryside tourism: Preventing rural exodus [Summary] =>

The just concluded 70th  Annual National Convention of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants held in Puerto Princesa, Palawan reinforced what the 69th edition in Cebu did.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-29 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134218 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1317599 [AuthorName] => Fidel O. Abalos [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1526953 [Title] => Trade liberalization to boost bpo, tourism, banking sectors, Asean integration to further fuel Philippine growth – HSBC [Summary] =>

 The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd. (HSBC) expects the integration of Southeast Asian economies would help sustain the 67 consecutive quarters of economic expansion in the Philippines.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-28 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097197 [AuthorName] => Lawrence Agcaoili [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20140820/Bank-generic-sing-4.jpg ) ) )
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