Exporters launch digitalization effort to help industry recover

AN EXPORT industry group is rolling out a digitalization and business continuity program to help companies recover from the effects of the pandemic. The Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) announced the P30 program — a reference to the association’s 30-year anniversary next year — which focuses on using technology to improve business decision-making and promote […]

Kitakerja.my Seeks Malaysians to Join Job Matching Initiative Assisting B40 Group

PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA, Aug 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Kitakerja.my, a social initiative focusing on matching Malaysian jobseekers in the Bottom-40 (“B40”) income bracket to domestic employers, is calling for more Malaysians to join hands in building an ecosystem of jobseekers and employers while at the same time assisting in the economic […]

IT-BPM stakeholders cautiously optimistic about industry growth, cite action plans

INDUSTRY stakeholders in Cebu’s information technology-business process management (IT-BPM) space are anticipating industry growth amid a pandemic-stricken business environment. Forecasts of the IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines point to US$30 billion in revenues and increased headcount to 1.5 million full-time employees by end of 2022 despite the scarring effects of the pandemic […]

IPOPHL to help small firms apply for international patents

THE intellectual property office said it plans to assist small businesses applying for international patents under a partnership with the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). The PCCI and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) signed a memorandum of agreement Monday to work on training business representatives and promoting the country’s intellectual […]

Private sector partners up with gov’t to vaccinate more Filipinos

Top brands, private healthcare providers, and malls have collaborated with the government to launch the Ingat Angat Bakuna Lahat campaign to promote the vaccination of more Filipinos against the.   “With Ingat Angat Bakuna Lahat, we want to encourage vaccine willingness and support mass vaccinations, which are crucial for a safe economic recovery and return to normalcy,” Margot Torres, Managing Director for McDonald’s Philippines and Ingat Angat Bakuna Lahat communications […]