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Private sector to hire and train 600,000 K to 12 graduates

Apr 20, 2018 - 4:19 PM

Philippine Business for Education says they will hire and train 600,000 K to 12 graduates and will rethink their hiring guidelines in support of the program

K-12. Philippine Business for Education (PBED) chair Ramon del Rosario Jr affirms their support for the K-12 program. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Are companies still hesitant to hire K to 12 graduates?

Jul 06, 2017 - 2:20 PM

It s important that in the long run people do realize and accept the reality that the graduates of K to 12 are ready for some of the kinds of work that are available in our economy says Philippine Business for Education chair Ramon del Rosario Jr

Classroom photo c/o DepEd

Is Yasay the first appointee to be rejected by the CA?

Mar 08, 2017 - 7:35 PM

Rejection of a presidential appointee by the Commission on Appointments is rare in Philippine history

Honoring those who make lives better

Jan 26, 2017 - 5:27 PM

As it kicks off its 60th year PHINMA Corporation recognizes members who share their values of community building and positive development

PHINMA executives and honorees

Philippine economy ready for any president

May 04, 2016 - 2:56 PM

UPDATED Inheriting a strong balance sheet and investment grade ratings the economy will continue to rise among neighbors local businessmen and industry leaders say

REMAIN RESILIENT. Local businessmen say the country’s economic growth performance is not tied with just one politician. In the photo are Rodrigo Duterte (R) Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala (L) and Ramon del Rosario Jr. (M). Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte causing market jitters

May 03, 2016 - 5:43 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange index falls for the 5th consecutive day on Tuesday a stretch that began after Duterte made a speech before top business leaders in which he joked about his penis and vowed to pardon himself for mass murder

RODRIGO DUTERTE. Filipino presidential candidate, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (2-R) gestures during an election campaign in Taguig City, South of Manila, Philippines, 30 April 2016. Photo by EPA

Duterte 'lacked substance' in Makati business forum

Apr 27, 2016 - 10:47 PM

The presidential bet explains his platform on crime education and health but leaves top businessmen with questions about his economic policies

BUSINESS MATTERS. Duterte gives a speech in front of businessmen in Makati on April 27, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:11 PM

UPDATED In a dialogue with the Makati Business Club she names at least 3 agencies where she will not keep President Aquino s appointees

GRACE POE'S CABINET. Presidential candidate Grace Poe says she already has in mind Cabinet members she wants to retain should she be elected into office. Screenshot from Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: APEC Business Coalition Anti-Corruption Agenda

Nov 17, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Corruption continues to plague markets around the world and is estimated to cost the global economy approximately 1 Trillion annually

Second half will be better – economists

Aug 27, 2015 - 8:25 PM

The Philippine economy will pick up steam due to the expected surge in OFW remittances more infra projects and early spending for the 2016 polls

SUNNIER OUTLOOK. Higher infrastructure spending, election multiplier, and robust OFW remittances will be the main drivers of Philippine economy in the second half of the year, economists say

Business partners for 24/7 disaster operations center

Apr 16, 2015 - 6:00 PM

In a country beset by at least 20 typhoons a year there is growing consensus that collaboration is needed to minimize the damage caused by natural hazards

READY. Business leaders and Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle sign the commitment to make the Disaster Operations Center a reality

Papal visit a gift to PH, business community says

Jan 17, 2015 - 10:56 AM

The business community says potential losses over the holidays are nothing compared to the grace and blessings that Pope Francis brings to the country

Pope Francis attends a meeting with families in Manila on January 16, 2015. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

Integrity Initiative, ASEAN groups ink MOU on code of ethics

Sep 20, 2014 - 6:56 PM

The Integrity Initiative and 5 other groups in the region agree to work together in creating a common strategy against corruption in conducting business

LEVEL PLAYING-FIELD. Now on its 4th year, the Integrity Initiative hopes to institutionalize the implementation of a code of ethics for businesses. Photo from the Integrity Initiative's Facebook page

EO to promote gov't support for ethical businesses pushed anew

Sep 08, 2014 - 11:13 AM

The Integrity Initiative renews calls for President Benigno Aquino III to issue an executive order enabling government agencies to require contractors to sign the integrity pledge

Image from the Integrity Initiative website

To fix or to scrap the confirmation system?

Jun 23, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Among the proposals to reform the CA are to adopt the US model to repeal the one person veto and to adopt a criteria for confirming and rejecting nominees

MORE TRANSPARENT. CA members, nominees and observers say the Commission on Appointments should make the confirmation process more transparent and less arbitrary. File photo from CA website

Beef and pork: Confirmation politics and Napoles

Jun 22, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Nominees who went through the Commission on Appointments say requests for projects appointments and lump sum funds put them in compromising situations

P1.24B worth of Nat'l Museum artworks, antiques not insured

Dec 04, 2013 - 8:48 PM

Around 66 of irreplaceable art and artifacts are not covered by any insurance policy If they are stolen or damaged we cannot recover their worth

NO SAFEGUARDS. Around 66% of the artworks and artifacts in the National Museum are not insured because museum officials say there is no money to pay for insurance. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Del Rosario: We will return Nat'l Museum endowment fund

Aug 23, 2013 - 12:03 PM

The National Museum chairman vows to comply with COA recommendation to put the money back to a government back but insists absolutely no harm was caused by his earlier action

ANOMALIES. A COA report says National Museum Chairman Ramon del Rosario and other museum trustees invested the museum's endowment fund into private banks without permission from COA or the Department of Finance

Where did P331-M Nat'l Museum endowment fund go?

Aug 16, 2013 - 1:43 PM

P331 million given to the National Museum remain unaccounted for

PROTECTOR OF HERITAGE. The P331 million endowment fund is meant for research and development of the National Museum. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

CHED to colleges: Rethink business model

Jul 03, 2013 - 10:09 PM

CHED is already preparing for the two year enrollment gap in 2016 and 2017 as well as the other effects of the K to 12 program on colleges and universities

File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Ayala, Sy, Gokongwei to join Aquino in US, UK trips

Jun 04, 2012 - 8:27 PM

About 26 top Filipino businessmen are part of the delegation that will accompany President Aquino in his visits to the United Kingdom and United States from June 4 to 10

Ex-health, finance secretaries stand behind sin tax reform

Mar 15, 2012 - 10:13 AM

Former health and finance officials signed a manifesto supporting House Bill 5727 to reform the mandate a simple simple tax system for alcohol and tobacco

Corona trial not hurting economy, businessmen say

Mar 13, 2012 - 8:14 PM

Philippine businessmen say impeaching the Chief Justice is boosting business confidence or at the very least not hurting it

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