Philippine Articles for Business People, Investors & Travelers

K&C is a contributing editor for the expat Travel & Lifestyle Magazine which is read by many local and foreign business people and travelers in the Philippines.  Articles that K&C have written relate to business topics which interest many local and foreign business people and investors in the Philippines.

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Doing Business in the Philippines

Doing Business in the Philippines Understanding the business environment of a country is one of the first steps an investor, an entrepreneur, or a legal entity has to take in order to assess the viability of setting up or expanding a business outsid...
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Best Practices in Philippine Accounting

Best Practices in Philippine Accounting Companies doing business in the Philippines must comply with the Philippine Financial Reporting Standards (PFRS). The PFRS is a set of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) issued by the Accounting S...
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Makati versus BGC

Makati versus BGC The term ‘location, location, location,’ applies to where you decide to put your office. Metro Manila, the capital of the Philippines is home to several business districts: Makati, Bonifacio Global City, and Ortigas being the main ...
Philippines Eyes Halal Export Market

Philippines Eyes Halal Export Market

Philippines Eyes Halal Export Market Halal market is making tremendous global presence recently, and the Philippines sets to join the economic trend. Some of the country’s lawmakers are pushing for the formation of a standardized accreditation and r...
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Philippines Amnesty Act 2007

Philippines Amnesty Act 2007 It must be a jubilee year. In Christian theology the Jubilee is a special year for the remission of sins and universal pardon through plenary indulgence. Forgiveness of all sins di culpa e di pena is granted only to the ...
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Public-Private Partnerships to Boost Philippine Economy

Public-Private Partnerships to Boost Philippine Economy According to Aquino, "The answer to our lack of funds are new and creative ways to address long standing problems. There are a number of investor groups that have expressed interest and confide...
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Bright Prospects Ahead for Philippine Agribusiness

Bright Prospects Ahead for Philippine Agribusiness The last ten years has been crucial to the development of agricultural and rural infrastructure in the Philippines. The country now boasts a nautical highway which has significantly eased the transp...
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Foreign Business Ownership in the Philippines

Foreign Business Ownership in the Philippines Setting up a foreign-owned business in the Philippines is no walk in the park. A foreign-owned corporation must obtain the necessary permits and licenses, register with the proper government agencies, an...
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Philippines Tax Talk: Understanding the REIT Act

Philippines Tax Talk: Understanding the REIT Act In a bid to boost the stock market, the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Act was recently passed into law, marking the fourth legislative attempt to bolster economic growth and development in Phili...
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Commerce Flows into Subic, Philippines

Commerce Flows into Subic, Philippines Subic Bay, Philippines is bordered on the east by Zambales mountains and the South China Sea on the west. A former US Naval base, Subic is now a freeport zone and a gateway for the transportation of goods. And,...
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Global IT-BPO: Philippines vs. Malaysia

Global IT-BPO: Philippines vs. Malaysia Malaysia and the Philippines are two of the largest outsourcing destinations in Southeast Asia, both countries competing to achieve higher market shares in the global Business Process Outsourcing "IT-BPO" indu...