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Japanese billionaire to expand Okada Manila in 2017

Apr 28, 2017 - 5:02 PM

According to Okada Tiger Resort is still considering listing through the backdoor route

EXPANSION. 'We would be preparing for our Phase II starting this year, within the year. About 300,000 square meters will be developed for our Phase II,' Kazuo Okada says on the sidelines of ASEAN Prosperity For All Summit 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Create pro-poor business models, Robredo tells ASEAN businessmen

Apr 28, 2017 - 3:35 PM

While the number of Asian billionaires are growing ASEAN is still home to many of the world’s poor Vice President Leni Robredo tells ASEAN business leaders and policy makers

 Vice President Leni Robredo delivers a speech during the ASEAN Prosperity for All Summit held at the City of Dreams in Pasay City last April 28, 2017. In her speech, she mentioned that real prosperity can be achieved if we worK together in empowering, the last, the least and the lost. Photo by OVP

ASEAN ministers to raise flag vs protectionism

Apr 28, 2017 - 3:01 PM

Yes [we are] against protectionism Any move to reverse the track towards globalization it will be hard Integration should push through so trading as well as flow of goods and services will be easier Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says

AGAINST PROTECTIONISM. 'Any move to reverse the track towards globalization, it will be hard. Integration should push through, so trading as well as flow of goods and services will be easier,' Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says. Screenshot from Rappler livestream

Balancing profit with inclusivity key to keeping ASEAN together

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:57 PM

ASEAN Business advisory council chairman Joey Concepcion explains the formula for empowering small entrepreneurs around the region and why it is important to do so

Tourism an inclusive business opportunity for PH

Feb 19, 2016 - 1:36 PM

Tourism is uniquely suited to creating widespread social impact Two homegrown firms show how to take advantage of it

Inclusive business now just 'good business'

Feb 17, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Firms with a cause are increasingly using their models to scale up generating investor interest and changing the world at the same time and there is huge potential for them in the Philippines says global experts

INCLUSIVE SHIFT. Experts discuss the changing investors changing mindsets towards inclusive businesses at the a discussion that opened ADB's 2nd Inclusive Business Asia Forum on February 17. (from left) Ferdinand de la Cruz - COO Manila Water, Heekyung "Jo" Min executive Vice President Creating shared Value- Cj Group, Dr. Dilip Kulkarni - President of Sustainable Agriculture- Jain Irrigation, Lito Camacho of Credit Suisse and Eriko Nishikawa of IFC. Photo by Chris Schnabel/Rappler

APEC 2015: PH launches initiative to transform MSME financing

Nov 12, 2015 - 10:18 PM

We are putting our money where our mouth is in putting more fuel to Asia Pacific s growth engine ’ says Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima

DELIVERED. APEC finance ministers unveil a marker to commemorate the launch of Cebu Action Plan in September of which the FIDN initiative was one of the deliverables. File photo from the Department of Finance

APEC 2015: 20,000 PH firms engaged in development work

Nov 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Top government officials and business leaders come together to discuss inclusive business models to kick off APEC 2015’s crowning week

How to make a better business community in ASEAN

Oct 27, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The fruits of economic growth need to be shared as widely as possible to stem the tide of rising inequality in the region

INCLUSIVE BUSINESS. More investment is neededin the ASEAN region, but better business is also critical, writes Erinch Sahan of Oxfam GB Asia. File photo by Agence France-Presse / Tang Chhin Sothy

Inclusive growth? Jollibee cites 'chickenjoy' supply chain

Nov 26, 2012 - 2:21 PM

Jollibee the countries biggest buyer of poultry works with local farmers to encourage agro business growth

Anti-poverty formula: 6.7% growth in 15 yrs

Nov 26, 2012 - 10:50 AM

The Philippines needs to grow 6 7 every year in the next 15 years to rescue many Filipinos from poverty says Socioeconomic Planning Sec Arsenio Balisacan