MANILA - Israeli companies last week held a two-day trade mission to the Philippines in search for business opportunities in the water and agriculture sectors.
Very soon, various trade barriers that have been in effect for decades will no longer be there. The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which will see the Philippines’ integration should be an exciting prospect for us, but are we really fully primed for it? If our business leaders see the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement as a feat, there are still other goals that we need to meet if we are truly going to be a competitive player in global trade and commerce.
MANILA, Philippines - An Israeli business delegation composed of firms engaged in water service and agriculture technologies is in the country to explore business opportunities and to forge linkages with Filipino companies.
LONDON, 20 November – IETA’s GHG Market Report 2014, released today, showcases the role markets can play in delivering climate finance, clean technology and emissions cuts.
(Printed version available online at: http://bit.ly/1xlaueB)
(Songdo, Republic of Korea, 17 November 2014) – The Green Climate Fund today launched its accreditation system for entities that will intermediate resources from the Fund for the benefit of projects and programs in developing countries.
President Aquino’s decision to rebid the controversial P35.4-billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway (Calax) project puts him in a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” position. Weeks ago the President indicated that he was inclined to rebid the public-private partnership (PPP) project, which would see the construction and operation of a 45-kilometer toll road south of Metro Manila. Talking to reporters in Beijing last week during a leaders’ summit, he said he was firm on rebidding the project, pointing out that it was his administration’s obligation “to get the best deals for our people.”