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Business heads urge Asia to start showing global leadership

SINGAPORE (AFP) – Asia must start to take a leading role in tackling pressing global issues including climate change, business chiefs said Sunday at the World Economic Forum on East Asia. The region’s increased economic might has resulted in higher expectations for Asian countries to come together and play a Read more »

San Miguel Corp. – largest company in the Philippines

By Tony Lopez – The Securities and Exchange Commission has come out with its Top 5,000 largest corporations in sales for 2005. No. 1 in its list is Petron Corp. with P191.22 billion revenues, up 30 percent and the highest for the Philippines’ biggest oil refiner and retailer which has Read more »

US polls: what’s in it for Pinoys

(via Business Mirror) WHEN 201 million Americans troop to the polls on November 7, how they will vote in the mid-term US congressional elections will impact on the Philippines, former senator and labor leader Ernesto Herrera said at the weekend.