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PWD-managed food store to open in Alaminos City

ALAMINOS CITY, Pangasinan—Persons with disabilities (PWDs) in this city will open their very own healthy food stores at the Lucap Wharf here on December...

ProPak Asia PHL trade event slated from Jan. 24 to 26...

ProPak, one of the biggest processing and packaging trade shows in the world, finally comes to the Philippines from January 24 to 26 at...

Start-up bar promises to deliver new coffee, tea experience to customers

Three years ago Richard Torres and his partners, Mikel Antunez and Oscar Tan-Abing Jr., firmed up their plans to put up their own coffee...

Hong Kong company raises $105 million to expand lending business

A Hong Kong start-up called Oriente raised $105 million as it expands online lending operations in Southeast Asia and develops new products and technologies...

Company launches China-made kitchen equipment line for Pinoy entrepreneurs

From clothes to heavy machineries, China has evolved to be a major source of most consumer and industrial products. Through the Best China Equipment Corp....

DTI opens 2 more Negosyo Centers in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) opened two more Negosyo Centers in the towns of Bangui and Nueva Era. According to Maricor Racela,...

Sons of late Hong Kong real-estate developer inherit $3 billion

Two sons of Walter Kwok, a Hong Kong developer once kidnapped for ransom and later ousted as chairman following a public family squabble, inherited...

From salesman to country manager: Rod Arellano’s ascent to the corporate ladder 

AS they say, Rome was not built in a day. For NCH Philippines Country Manager Rod Arellano, success was achieved through sweat, determination and hard...

Factory worker’s son builds $7-billion start-up in Indonesia

PT Tokopedia, Indonesia’s largest online marketplace, has become the country’s most valuable start-up after raising $1 billion from existing investors including SoftBank, according to people familiar with the matter.

‘Impakabsat’ fair features Cordillera items in Alabang

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of Trade and Industry in Cordillera (DTI CAR) opened its “Impakabsat,” a trade fair featuring various products of the region, at...

Pagudpud welcomes coffee farm development

LAOAG City—The local government of Pagudpud has welcomed the development of coffee farming in the northernmost part of the province to generate more livelihood...

How a traveling vinegar merchant built billion-dollar sushi empire

Kunihiko Tanaka was peddling vinegar to sushi restaurants in western Japan when he spotted the opportunity that would change his life. It was the 1970s,...

Isabela Blancas: Nurturing a genuine social innovation

At a young age, Maria Isabela Blancas was exposed to the inequalities in Mindanao. The 15-year-old daughter of Fred and Myrna also saw the...

Lazada calls on SMEs to be part of growing PHL e-commerce

More and more Filipinos are getting the hang of online shopping these days over the traditional in-store shopping, owing to the former’s advantages and benefits that include convenience and wider choices, among others.

How one family built $8-billion start-up far from Silicon Valley

The tech industry’s newest billionaires are a pair of brothers who started a software company in their parents’ basement in Utah. Now Ryan and...

Cordillera MSME product hub opens in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Baguio City government and the Association of the Barangay Councils (ABC) launched the first Cordillera...

Bistro Group brings back Hard Rock Café to Manila

Powerhouse Bistro Group has added another stellar member to its franchise group after Hard Rock International recently tapped the group as its exclusive franchisee...

DOT eyes farm, ecotourism for inclusive, sustainable development

The Department of Tourism is setting its sights on the development of farm and ecotourism sites in the region to provide income for small farmers and indigenous peoples,

57 Filipino exhibitors sell wares in China import expo

A total of 57 Filipino exhibitors are taking part in the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, in hopes of striking deals...

Grab rolls out premium tricycle services in the Philippines 

Ride-sharing firm Grab Philippines will be rolling out its premium tricycle services nationwide through its partnership with AutoItalia Philippines, which is the local distributor...