Solon says colleges, universities earn billions in profit, no need to increase tuition fees

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Kabataan Party-list Rep. Terry Ridon said Tuesday that there is clearly no basis to again hike tuition and other school fees next academic year, as private universities and colleges in the Philippines are posting profits “to the tune of billions.” The...

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...