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1M Filipinos Employed by Philippine Outsourcing Industry

1M Filipinos Employed by Philippine Outsourcing Industry

The BPO industry in the Philippines is continuously booming, with a recent report saying that there are now 1 million Filipinos employed by the country’s outsourcing sector.

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Philippines is Most Improved Country in Global Competitiveness

Philippines is Most Improved Country in Global Competitiveness

The Philippines has been steadily increasing its rank for global competitiveness, moving up 33 places since 2010, based on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report. Last week, the Philippines was declared the “most improved country” overall, landing 52nd place among 144 countries whose economies were based on 2013 data and a survey of business perceptions up to May 2014.

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Survey Says: Philippines Still a Great Place to Do Business

Survey Says: Philippines Still a Great Place to Do Business

While the controversial video of Aegis Malaysia is a hot topic among the BPO industry and the government, citing perils against investing in the Philippines, the truth is the country is still considered as one of the top back-office outsourcing destinations according to the latest survey by global management consultancy A.T. Kearney.

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What’s Up in Outsourcing (September 14-20, 2014)

What’s Up in Outsourcing (September 14-20, 2014)

News and articles about outsourcing have been rampant last week, both about the good and the bad. A new form of outsourcing has been brewing in the IT sector too. It seems to be a roller-coaster for the industry. Read up on its benefits, advantages, and pitfalls here.

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Philippines on Its Way to Become Cost-Effective Hub for Int’l Firms

Philippines on Its Way to Become Cost-Effective Hub for Int'l Firms

A research paper published by Cushman & Wakefield entitled “Should MNCs Stop Paying Rent Overseas?” forecasted that the Philippines may soon join China and India as viable hosts for MNCs’ overseas operations if its economy continues to grow.

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