ANNA LEAH E. GONZALES

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The United States will consider a possible free trade agreement (FTA) with the Philippines following a bilateral meeting on Monday during the ongoing Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit, a Cabinet official said. “[W]e were able to raise to President (Donald) Trump and US delegation the growing trade between the…

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Agreements expected to cement trade and investment ties between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and Hong Kong were signed on Sunday at the sidelines of the Philippines’ hosting of the annual Asean summit. Officials said the Asean Hong Kong China Free Trade Agreement (AHKCFTA) and Asean Hong Kong…

COMPETITIVE CHALLENGE FOR CLARK PROJECT APPROVED

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The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) has granted original proponent status to MTD Capital Berhad for the development of a satellite national government center in New Clark City. The issuance of the Certificate of Successful Negotiation also signalled the opening of competitive challenges for the development, the BCDA said…

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Bilateral ties between the Philippines and India are expected to improve in the wake of next week’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit. The 10-member regional bloc will be holding its annual leaders’ conference in the Philippines and has also scheduled meetings with regional partners such as India. Prime…

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Roadmaps for the hotel and meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) sectors have been unveiled by the government and industry associations The Board of Investments (BoI) said the roadmaps detailed priority interventions for stakeholders and the government’s policies, among others. “We view the new roadmaps being presented … as very…

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A proposal to extend pre-shipment inspections (PSI) to include containerized cargo has been rejected by exporters who claim that corruption and not the lack of checks is the reason for rampant smuggling. The Philippine Exporters Confederation (Philexport), in a position paper addressed to Senator Franklin Drilon, expressed apprehensions over the…

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The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is pushing for the introduction of mobile number portability (MNP) that will allow consumers to keep their contact numbers even if they change their telecommunications provider. The adoption of MNP would give consumers the power of choice when the service of their telecommunications provider is…

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The information technology and outsourcing sectors will continue to grow despite growing threats such as automation and artificial intelligence, an industry group said. Expansion will lead to the generation of around 100,000 jobs per year for a total of 600,000 by 2022, the Information Technology and Business Processing Association of…

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The government is looking to seal more partnerships to support is massive infrastructure push, this month scheduling a joint construction conference with Japan. The 1st Philippines-Japan Conference on Construction, to be held at the Hotel Jen in Manila on November 23, is being conducted by the Construction Industry Authority of…

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The Board of Investments has approved a Canadian-Chinese firm’s application as a new export producer of coco fiber and coco peat, the Trade department said on Tuesday. All Bright Resources International Inc.’s P 30-million project qualified under the 2017 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) and it will be required to export…

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