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House OKs bill easing restrictions on foreign professionals in PH

Sep 09, 2019 - 7:40 PM

ACT Teachers Representative France Castro slams the bill as a 'worse form of liberalization among professionals' in the Philippines

Gov't allows 100% foreign ownership in 5 investment areas

Oct 31, 2018 - 2:40 PM

(UPDATED) The 11th Regular Foreign Investment Negative List also relaxes restrictions on some public works

INFRA SPREE. President Rodrigo Duterte says his term is the 'golden age of infrastructure'. Photo from Malacanang

PH economic managers hail ranking by U.S. firm, vow more reforms

Mar 06, 2018 - 10:40 PM

'Our efforts to create a more business- and investor-friendly environment are gaining traction,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, after an American firm ranked the Philippines as the best country to invest in

New list of investment areas off-limits to foreigners now on Duterte's desk

Nov 07, 2017 - 8:30 PM

This list – shortened compared to the previous one – is seen to boost foreign direct investments flowing into the Philippines

OPENING UP. The new list is now on President Rodrigo Duterte's desk. Business groups have pointed out that lifting some restrictions on foreign ownership would drive up foreign investment in the country. Presidential photo by Karl Alonzo

PH to add more sectors allowing 100% foreign ownership

Sep 14, 2017 - 10:15 PM

I want to be more aggressive and to be at par with other ASEAN countries says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia

MORE AGGRESSIVE. 'I want a more aggressive liberalization. The draft list is too puny in terms of changes. I want to be more aggressive and to be at par with other ASEAN countries,' Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says. File photo

Gov’t to review foreign investment negative list in May 2017

Nov 14, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The window will open for us to review that in May and certainly the economic team is going to look at lifting administratively some of those restrictions says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez

What businessmen want to hear from Aquino's final SONA

Jul 25, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Business leaders weigh in on what they consider the biggest success and failure of the Aquino administration with less than a year to go before a new leadership steps in

SPELL OUT PLANS. Businessmen would rather hear President Benigno Aquino III’s future plans during his last SONA rather than his achievements. Illustration from Shutterstock

Repeal ineffective, counter-productive laws, rules – NEDA

Jun 11, 2015 - 4:53 PM

The National Economic and Development Authority also supports an updated Foreign Investments Act

Aquino retains foreign investments limitations

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:42 AM

Nothing has changed in the new list of industries foreigners are not allowed to invest in or industries where their investments are capped

CRUNCH TIME. It's crunch time for President Benigno Aquino III to lock in promises he made during his campaign. Photo By Ryan Lim/Malacanang Photo Bureau

More industries now off limits to foreigners

Nov 02, 2012 - 5:23 PM

Despite this Malacañang is still confident foreign investors will keep pouring in money into the Philippines