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Philippines IT Market Forecasted to Grow

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The Philippine information technology (IT) market is forecasted to grow by around 9.6% in 2013 to a value of 162.8 billion Pesos according to Fast Market Research, an online aggregator and distributor of market research and business information.

Growth will be supported by the proliferation of PC ownership as high specification but affordable devices become more available. Other contributory factors for growth include the outsourcing industry, cloud computing uptake by government and SMEs and investment in IT in the education and healthcare sectors.

Read more at SBWire.



Dutch Company Invests P2.2 Billion in Century Properties Inc.

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Century Properties Inc. (CPI) over the weekend said it has received a P2.2 billion investment from Netherlands-based All Pensions Group (APG).

CPI described APG as a strategic investor but did not provide details on how the APG entry is structured.

“The investment by APG in Century augurs well as it is a sign of APG’s confidence in the Philippine economy over the long term and APG’s trust in the management, track record and vision of Century. Today, Century is marking a milestone through our partnership with APG,” Jose E. B. Antonio, CPC chairman, said.

Read more at Malaya Business Insight

Written by Raffy Pekson II

January 23, 2011 at 3:02 pm

How To Invest For YOUR Financial Future

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…and that also means your family’s financial future, too.

If you think 1,300 Pesos is too much money to spend for a half-day seminar on “personal finance planning,” you’re dead wrong. There are tons of training sessions and seminars out there being offered and conducted for thousands more; and people think that just because it’s being hosted by some “name brand” training and seminar company guarantees you to win. I’ve been to so many similar sessions in the past that all I got are some awakening moments but no substance. What substance, you say? A lot of these sessions miss out on the practicalities of doing things in Philippine soil. Many of these sessions have theoretical content gushing out the United States which, if you must know, is reeling from a severe recession that resonates in many of the First World and developed countries, worldwide. So, for a practical session on your personal finance using real Philippine experience, let an a Registered Personal Finance Planner and expert like Randell teach you how to do it right – and this time, succeed!

1,300 Pesos is about 60 Pesos daily for a month’s amount of working days. Want to go deeper? Think of working half-a-day only. That’s an investment of about 14 Pesos per hour. Or, you could NOT spend 300 Pesos every weekend of a month passing by the gasoline station convenience store and buying your favorite chips, chocolate and soda, and just invest it in this event.

But, why bother asking yourself if 1,300 Pesos is too much? You’re just spending unproductive resource in your brain to do some self-deliberation that usually results is more indecision. Just do it! Besides, Randell’s wife Mia is serving great food, too, just like paying for a buffet but getting a lifetime’s worth of ideas, tips and expert techniques to change your financial life around.

Set the date: Friday, September 25, 2009 at 1:30 PM.

For more details, [Click Here].