Philippine BPO firms eye long-term remote work strategy

Outsourcing firms in Philippine economic zones will need a long-term remote work considerations to remain competitive against other major outsourcing economies, an official from the industry group said.   Louie Benedict C. Hernandez, chair of the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), said that outsourcing firms located in economic zones that receive government incentives were given […]

SEC reminds lending, financing firms register online platforms

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could penalize or even revoke the licenses of financing and lending companies that fail to register and disclose their online lending platforms (OLP), such as mobile applications and websites. A notice published by the commission on Wednesday said financing and lending firms must comply with SEC Memorandum Circular No. […]

Local sourcing can lower carbon footprint, boost supply chain — RS Components

By Angelica Y. Yang SOUTHEAST Asian firms can lower their carbon emissions by locally sourcing their products and ensuring a logistics supply chain that allows for flexibility, according to the Philippine-based industrial and electronics distributor. “If you’re buying within the region, that means you’re reducing the carbon footprint by reducing freight from buying from different […]