Philippines

Insights on the Philippine IT-BPO industry

Infographic: insights on the Philippine IT-BPO industry

The Philippines’ information technology and business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry is a driving force in the country’s economy. After having been booming for years, it is still expanding in different key cities. Thanks to its highly diversified and competitive offer, the sector is one of the most dynamic in the Philippines. Continue reading

Bea Valdes: woman fashion designer from the Philippines

A Filipina fashion designer’s success story and tips [video]

Successful luxury companies are not common in Southeast Asia. This female designer from the Philippines nonetheless proves that it is possible to succeed in the luxury industry. Through her creative approach, traditional crafts from the Philippines now gain international recognition in luxury jewelry and accessories. Continue reading

Philippines salary guide 2016-2017

Philippines Salary Guide 2016 [report]

Human resources professionals looking for candidates to hire or executives looking for their next career opportunities both need to know about the job market. This guide will greatly help all those who need to evaluate the salaries compensating for experience and qualifications of particular job position in the Philippines. Continue reading

Taxes in the Philippines

Guide to taxes in the Philippines [brackets-incentives]

Though slightly above regional peers, taxes in the Philippines are rather low globally: low corporate income tax, low progressive income tax and and low VAT. Though the taxation system is rather simple, particular rates, formalities and methods of calculations have to be implemented to properly compute and declare taxes. Continue reading

Philippines FinTech startup coins.ph

Mobile finance innovation in the Philippines [video]

With a large and growing number of Filipinos accessing the Internet, FinTech startups are able to reach people who previously were out of the financial system. New technologies now provide the convenience of digital payments and financial services to people without bank account anywhere in the Philippines or abroad. Continue reading