Tourism 2016 budget up by 44% to Php3.61B

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tourism 2016 budget up by 44% to Php3.61B 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 22 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday said its budget for 2016 rose to Php 3.61 billion, up 44 percent from the current budget of Php 2.5 billion.

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ICTSI forms shared services unit

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on ICTSI forms shared services unit 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Listed port giant International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has formed its premier shared services company (SSC) to deliver business process outsourcing (BPO) and other related services to its business units.

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'16 polls not a cause of concern vis-a-vis PHL growth – ANZ

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on '16 polls not a cause of concern vis-a-vis PHL growth – ANZ 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Oct. 28 (PNA) — Australia and New Zealand Banking group (ANZ) does not see big risks on the Philippines' fundamentals vis-a-vis the 2016 national polls, citing that the economy's strength has been in place even before 2010.

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BPO sector pushes 24/7 operation of retail stores in PHL

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on BPO sector pushes 24/7 operation of retail stores in PHL 

By Kris M. Crismundo

MANILA, March 2 (PNA) — The strong business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is pushing the country’s retail sector for a new trend — 24 hours a day, seven days a week operation of retail stores.

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Group succeeds in playing football for 101 hours in Cebu

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Group succeeds in playing football for 101 hours in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 8 — Four days after kick-off and what is unofficially the longest football match in the world, Hearts United defeated the Heart Warriors, 593-474, in the Kick for Life: Football Marathon 101 at the San Roque Parish field in Mandaue City.

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Acquire BPO buys out Shore Solutions Inc.Kris M. Crismundo

November 13, 2014 by · Comments Off on Acquire BPO buys out Shore Solutions Inc.Kris M. Crismundo 

MANILA, Nov 12 — Acquire BPO is taking over Shore Solutions Inc., one of the Philippines’ fastest-growing business process outsourcing (BPO), after announcing Wednesday the completed buyout of the company.

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Malaysian firm to start construction of Leyte gov’t center in January

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on Malaysian firm to start construction of Leyte gov’t center in January 

PALO, Leyte, Nov. 12 – A Malaysian firm is eyeing to kick off the construction of a Php4 billion disaster resilient government center in this town early next year.

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BPM industry targets 1.3-M employees by 2016

October 14, 2014 by · Comments Off on BPM industry targets 1.3-M employees by 2016 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Oct. 13 (PNA) — The Business Process Management (BPM) industry is expected to increase its pace even further, as industry players are targeting to hire 1.3 million full-time employees by 2016.

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