Evaluating microfinance in the Philippines

ARE MICROCREDIT and savings programs effective? These areas represent two interesting case studies of impact evaluation in the Philippines, highlights of which were presented in a seminar last Sept. 10 as part of the activities commemorating the 11th Development Policy Research Month. There is conflicting evidence on the impact of microfinance in the developing world, […]

Development aggression, militarization blamed for Agusan Manobo exodus

DAVAO CITY — There is more to the flight of 500 Agusanon Manobos from Loreto, Agusan del Sur to Davao City than meets the eye, suggested peasant and lumad association Kahugpungan Alang sa Kalambuan (KASAKA) from Loreto, Agusan del Sur. They believe that heavy military operations and intensified presence of military and paramilitary group Bagani […]

Army has new 4ID commander

BY:GERRY LEE GORIT CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Brig. Gen. Ricardo R. Visaya is the new commander of the Philippine Army 4th Infantry Division based in Camp Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City. Visaya filled his new post on Wednesday morning during formal assumption of command ceremonies presided by Philippine Army commanding general Lt. Gen. Noel […]

“Pakusgon ang panwaganan alang sa tinuod nga reporma sa yuta: Pakyasun ang mga lakang aron ipalanat pa ang CARPER paingon sa 2019!”

Dili na makahulat ang katawhang mag-uuma sa pagtapos sa Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program with Extension and reforms kon CARPER karung umaabot nga Augusto 2014. Husto na ang kapin trenta ka tuig sap peke, gasto ug maki-agalung yutaan nga programa sa reporma sa yuta. Kinahanglang palagsikon ang panawagan alang sa tinuod nga reporma sa yuta isip […]


PDMEX is a biennial event, and known as the only largest professionally organized industrial machinery, equipment, accessory and subcontracting exhibition in the country and recognized world-wide for its being the only focused industry. The country’s Philippines’ Only Largest & Focused Metal Working Show entitled The 6th Philippine Die & Mould, Machineries and Equipment Exhibition will […]

PDMEX 2013 Approaching with New Innovations Biennial International Show to Feature Innovatory Technologies and Solutions

A numerous highly innovative machine, equipment and solutions are expected to showcase at country’s largest and focused metal working show. 5 Axis machine, 3D laser printing, laser cutting machines, robotics and other related products will invade the manufacturing industry in the Philippines this coming August 28-31, 2013 at World Trade Center Metro Manila. As the […]

Globe Telecom is Asia’s Best Brand

CMO Asia has conferred Asia’s Best Brand Award to Globe Telecom in recognition of its marketing leadership in the telecommunications sector both local and regional. Globe was chosen based on the following criteria: a) Mind Share – indicates a brand’s strength inside the minds of the consumers of the respective product category; b) Market Share […]

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