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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Asean must seize opportunities amid slowdown in growth centres

Posted in News | Posted on 30-09-2011

Debbie Too MANILA Friday, September 30, 2011 ASEAN must take advantage of opportunities at a time when the world’s traditional growth centres are slowing down, Philippine President Benigno S Aquino III yesterday said. At the close of Asia Inc Forum’s Asean 100 Leadership Forum here, Aquino said for Asean to grow further, it is necessary […]

Philippine firms see opportunities in Asean integration

Posted in News | Posted on 30-09-2011

Challenges also present, region’s business leaders say By Doris C. Dumlao Philippine Daily Inquirer Friday, September 30th, 2011 Philippine corporations are seeing growth opportunities from the full integration of regional markets by 2015 as targeted by the 10-member Association of Southeast Nations. At the Asean 100 Forum on Thursday, regional participants recognized the need to […]

PNoy: Philippines ready as next Asian ‘tiger’

Posted in News | Posted on 29-09-2011

by Jenny Reyes, ABS-CBN News 09/29/2011 MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is open for business. This was the message that President Benigno Aquino sent to the attendees of the ASEAN 100 Leadership Forum on Thursday. The President answered questions from ASEAN industry leaders, who wanted to know if the Philippines is ready to become the […]

The Philippines has tiger potential Asean 100

Posted in News | Posted on 29-09-2011

In a press briefing, founder and chairman of Asia Inc. Forum Dato Timothy Ong said the Philippines is in a very good position to improve its economic standing in the region on account of its human capital, strong businesses and economic optimism. He said the Philippines has a huge potential to become the next Asian […]

Can the Philippines become an ASEAN economic ‘tiger’?

Posted in News | Posted on 29-09-2011

By Alexander Villafania September 29, 2011 MAKATI CITY, METRO MANILA – This year’s ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) 100 Leadership Forum focuses on two aspects: the potential of the Philippines to become an economic tiger, as well as updates on ASEAN’s activities to meet its 2015 goals. During a press conference, Dato Timothy Ong, […]

ALI developing former PRC racetrack

Posted in News | Posted on 28-09-2011

By James A. Loyola September 28, 2011 MANILA, Philippines — Property giant Ayala Land Inc. is planning to develop the 21-hectare former racetrack of Philippine Racing Club Inc. into the entertainment district of Makati City. In an interview, ALI Strategic Landbank Management Group vice president Anna Bautista-Dy said ALI will take advantage of the property’s […]

Can PH become the next Asian Tiger?

Posted in News | Posted on 26-09-2011

By Shielo Mendoza Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom Mon, Sep 26, 2011 Industry leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) will discuss how the Philippines can become the next Asian Tiger in its largest business conference to be held on Wednesday and Thursday at the Shangri-La Hotel in Makati City. Asian Tiger is a […]

Business leader cites 5 reasons why Philippines can become next Asean tiger

Posted in News | Posted on 26-09-2011

By Doris C. Dumlao Philippine Daily Inquirer Monday, September 26th, 2011 MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines has a fresh opportunity to be Asia’s next tiger economy, potentially regaining the glory lost decades ago, according to a visiting regional business leader from Brunei. Dato Timothy Ong, a leading Brunei businessman who founded and now chairs regional dialogue platform […]

Aquino says PH, China see ‘eye to eye’ on West Philippine Sea dispute

Posted in News | Posted on 16-09-2011

By: Chichi Conde, September 30, 2011 MANILA – President Benigno Aquino III said the Philippines and China see “eye to eye” on the issue of territorial dispute in the South China Sea, which Manila now calls the West Philippine Sea. Speaking before industry leaders belonging to the 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast […]

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