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                    [ArticleID] => 1690094
                    [Title] => EDITORIAL – Workers are the backbone of the country's economy
                    [Summary] => Today, we mark another important celebration in honor of the labor sector. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2017-05-01 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
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                    [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion
                    [SectionUrl] => opinion
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                    [ArticleID] => 1549341
                    [Title] => DOF official allays concerns over FDI drop
                    [Summary] => 

While foreign direct investments (FDI) were lower in the first 10 months last year, those channeled to the manufacturing sector are rising and are bound to go up further, a top finance official said.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-03 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097494 [AuthorName] => Prinz Magtulis [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150811/FDI-1.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1547563 [Title] => EDITORIAL - Why are prices of goods still up? [Summary] =>

Oil prices are down like they have never been before in at least a decade.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-28 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-freeman/opinion/20160129/freetoon.gif ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1544935 [Title] => Effect of El Niño, natural calamities: Farm sector barely grows in 2015 [Summary] =>

The long dry spell and calamities severely affected the Philippine agriculture sector last year as it posted flat growth in volume and a further decline in value, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-21 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150904/El-Nino-6.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1541879 [Title] => Factory output up 7.5% in November [Summary] =>

The country’s manufacturing sector reported a 7.5 percent increase in production in November last year despite the weak global demand for consumer products.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-12 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1539438 [Title] => Attrition rate in BPO firms slowing down [Summary] =>

The attrition rate in Cebu’s outsourcing industry is going on a downward trend as more workers have learned to love the kind of work they are in.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-04 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1538105 [Title] => IT-BPO sector expects 15% to 18% expansion in 2016 [Summary] =>

Cebu's Information Technology-Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry expects to see at least 15 percent to 18 percent expansion in the year 2016, anchoring its confidence on Cebu's ample supply of talents.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-31 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1535273 [Title] => Philippines calls for protection of migrant workers [Summary] =>

The Philippines yesterday called on the private sector to continue to be a partner of the government in protecting the rights and dignity of migrants and migrant workers in countries in crisis.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-21 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1533551 [Title] => 20 export firms in Cebu cease operations in 2015 [Summary] =>

Twenty export companies have ceased operations this year as the export sector continues to struggle amidst a very challenging global market.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-16 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1533229 [Title] => IT-BPO sector contributes P36.2B to Cebu economy [Summary] =>

The Information Technology-Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) sector has contributed an estimated P36.8 billion (year-to-date) to Cebu economy in form of wages to the over 120,000 employees in the industry.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-15 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) ) )
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