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We clarified some of the biggest misconceptions about owning a franchise business in the Philippines.
It’s the ultimate dream of many Filipinos to own a franchise business in the Philippines. How many hopefuls have fantasized about winning the lottery, then purchasing a franchise of Jollibee, easily the most popular restaurant in the country? We’ve all wanted its ...
 
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Starting Monday, May 6, the Securities and Exchange Commission will start accepting the registration of one-person corporations.
Starting Monday, May 6, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will start accepting the registration of one-person corporations (OPC) at its head office in Pasay City. The move comes less than three months after the Republic Act 11232 or the revised corporation code ...
 
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The Lane for Express Application was launched early this month.
Business owners may have one less task to worry about to become government compliant. Early this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission launched a simplified online application process for those registering non-specialized corporations, allowing their applications to be approved in one day.The Lane ...
 
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This is a big win for the business community.
People who dare to do business in the country know: registering one’s company with the government sucks. The lines at government offices are long, red tape is rampant, and really, there are just too many forms to fill out. According to the ...
 
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Big businesses had quite an appetite for acquisitions this year.
Big businesses have had quite an appetite for acquisitions this year. Despite the volatile market conditions outside our shores (no thanks to Trump and China), local and even regional business players have had a good year of deals.Here are some that have ...
 
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The chain of specialty Chinese food was shuttered for a time by the BIR, but not for long
For a man whose business was shut down for a few days by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Wilson Ledesma is in a jovial mood. The founder and proprietor of the Mann Hann chain of restaurants says the closure happened because ...
 
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The celebrity chef faced the biggest challenge of his career this year, and lived to tell about it
Guevarra’s is a buffet restaurant in San Juan owned by popular Chef Rolando Laudico that has been around since March 2013. This year, the establishment faced its toughest challenge yet when a customer alleged she and her family were rushed to the ...
 
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New brand ups Ayala's automotive portfolio to six.
It’s been whispered about for months, but it’s finally official: Korean automotive company Kia is making a comeback in the Philippines through Ayala Corporation. The announcement was made in a press briefing on Monday, December 17.AC Automotive, Ayala Corp's automobile business company ...
 
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The interest rates are higher than government treasury bonds and the current inflation rate.
Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc. (VLL), one of the three listed firms owned by the country’s second richest man Mauel Villar, is offering fixed rate retail bonds with an aggregate principal amount of Php5 billion and an oversubscription option of up to ...
 
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A farmer couple is helping to promote the quality of Davao-made chocolate to the country and the world.
Philippine-sourced cacao has slowly been gaining international attention, and that's a good thing. To prepare for a foreseen global shortage in the chocolate supply by 2020, the Philippine government has been pushing to make the country a key producer of cacao, a ...
 
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Aboitiz ranked 33rd in the Forbes list of richest Filipinos.
Jon Ramon Aboitiz, the chairman of Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV), passed away on Friday, November 30, multiple news sources quoting family sources confirmed. He was 70 years old.As one of the pillars of AEV, Aboitiz helped steer the company to become one ...
 
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Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. has been working in Palawan since its mother corporation launched the Malampaya Project in 2000.
When a large multinational corporation descends upon a community and puts their name on a few socially responsible projects, it’s easy to cast a cynical eye and say they’re just doing it for the PR. They are, to be honest, but they’re ...
 
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It seems so simple.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has opened up about the simple business hacks that helped him build a trillion dollar company.According to Axios, the entrepreneur, 54, was interviewed for over an hour in Washington last night, where he dished out advice to entrepreneurs and ...
 
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Meet Gerry Chua, manager of Eng Bee Tin, and Jeff Tin, chairman of Polland.
A Chinese New Year celebration wouldn’t be complete without a serving of hopia, a sweet flaky pastry often having flavored fillings. Literally meaning “good pastry” in Chinese, the round snack is said to bring good luck and prosperity for the new lunar ...
 
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In business and entrepreneurship, these families are the powers that be.
We've narrowed down the city's most respected names and selected the very best. ABOITIZThe family currently engaged in banking, power, and real estate among many other ventures traces its history in the Philippines to a Spaniard of Basque origin, Paulino Aboitiz, who arrived ...
 
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Cesar V. Purisima shares what it was like working for SGV & Co.'s Washington SyCip
Mr. Washington SyCip was to me, first and foremost, a mentor—a fact I feel incredibly fortunate and grateful for. As the nation mourns the passing of one of the tallest, most enduring pillars of its business community, I write to honor his ...
 
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The Rustan's president Donnie Tantoco talks about the values passed on by his Lolo Benny and Lola Glecy.
The Rustan's president talks about the values passed on by his Lolo Benny and Lola Glecy.The acronym WISDOM captures the DNA of our grandparents. It’s become our culture in the companies that I’ve worked with. We live it, we breathe it. It’s ...
 
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These businesses helped their owners land a spot on Forbes' Richest List in a relatively short amount of time.
Many of the tycoons featured in the Forbes list of Philippines’ richest credit their wealth to businesses they have built and grown over a long period of time, usually decades. Some of these have been passed down over many generations, while many others were ...
 
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Ayala Corp. chairman is considered as pioneer in crafting business strategy and operations around 17 SDGs
For many people, the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), foremost of which is to end poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030, are the primary responsibility of states and governments. The goals, also called “Agenda 2030”, were adopted by ...
 
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Pro? Ghosts are low energy. Con? Ghosts feed off your energy.
Were you one of the unlucky ones that needed to rush a deal or ensure papers were signed before the long weekend? You know who you are: The one who was totally stressed out due to some superstition called Ghost Month. Now ...
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