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DBP loans to MSMEs reach P13 billion in first half —...

THE DEVELOPMENT Bank of the Philippines has provided P13 billion worth of loans to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the first semester,...

Senate OK’s on third and final reading bill that improves MSMEs...

The Senate on Monday, May 28, passed on third and final reading a bill improving the access of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs)...

DTI identifies programs that will help workers affected by Boracay closure

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) once again assured that it has identified initiatives to cushion the impact to workers and entrepreneurs of...

Google urges small businesses to invest in online presence to help...

GOOGLE, is encouraging businesses of all sizes across all industries to shift towards digital and create mobile-optimized websites in order to leverage and “reach...

Duterte signs EO approving development plan for MSMEs

Malacañang announced on Tuesday, April 10, that President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed Executive Order (EO) No. 50 approving the development plan for 2017-2022...

Loans to small cooperatives hit nearly P1 billion in 2017 — BSP

Loans granted to small business cooperatives surged in 2017 to reach almost P1 billion, data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed, supported...

PhilRatings assigns PRS A rating to SB Corp.

Local debt watcher Philippine Ratings Services Corp. (PhilRatings) has assigned a PRS A rating to state-run Small Business Corp. (SB Corp.), it said on...

Into a wider reach

Philippine Business Bank (PBB) has helped diversified the economy towards more sustainable growth by providing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access to financial and...

Small businesses not exempted from anti-trust rules — experts

EVEN AS large and family-run companies dominate the Philippine business landscape and small enterprises face high barriers of entry, anti-trust rules should not necessarily...

SE Asian businesses eye tech role in SME boost

By Krista A. M. Montealegre National Correspondent AS SOUTHEAST ASIA looks to the next half decade, technology will play a pivotal role in unlocking the economic...

Start-ups transforming business landscape in the Philippines

By Krista Angela M. Montealegre National Correspondent THE START-UP ecosystem is blossoming in the Philippines, and conglomerates may be just what they need for their lift-off. A...

Banks extend more loans to small businesses

BANKS extended more loans to small businesses during the first quarter, latest data showed, with the central bank pushing lenders to offer more digital...