Strong currency hurts PHL call centers

MANILA, Dec 26, 2012 (AFP) – The peso’s rise is hitting call centers in the Philippines, handicapping the global leader in the lucrative business as it combats a challenge from top rival India, industry officials said Wednesday. Forty percent of the members of the Business...

Too many holidays hurting Philippine businesses

MANILA, Dec 13 (Mabuhay) – Campaigns to declare national holidays in the Philippines that would honor pets and fishermen are fueling business anger over the mounting number of days off workers enjoy each year. Too many holidays are forcing many potential investors to avoid...