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Megaworld to raise its capex to P60 billion this year


by Jamil Santos, Correspondent | via World Executives Digest | Megaworld Corp. plans to raise its capital expenditures this year to P60 billion from P55 million last year to fast-track township developments across the country. The property-development arm of businessman Andrew L. Tan said 80 percent of the capital spending will focus on the construction of new residential condominiums, office towers, ...

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Real Estate: A Good Investment in 2016

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Nadj Villaver | The year 2015 has been “a great time for PH property market’” according to National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). And for the upcoming year, the real estate industry will grow further. According to Jacqueline van den Ende, Founder and Managing Director of Lamudi Philippines, development will spread outside Metro Manila. As early as 2014 there ...

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Ali Unwin to run Neptune’s Global Technology fund

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by Natalie Kenway, via Investment Week | Neptune Investment Management is launching a Global Technology fund, the first retail mandate to be run by its head of technology research Ali Unwin. Technological disruption across all investment sectors is a major theme for the group over the next decade, which led to the decision to launch a fund dedicated to investing in ...

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Why we should be thanking China for slowing down


by Fen Sung | The recent perils of not understanding the Chinese stock market have taken centre stage, and meaningful economic data points have been ignored, says LGBR Capital’s Fen Sung. Images of farmers and housewives losing all their savings appearing on the internet, led to inaccurate fears of the dying Chinese consumer. In actual fact, less than 15% of ...

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Much-Awaited Pinoy Entrepreneur Summit Opens on October 14


by Jim Moriones, | LDF Events Management will held its first ever Pinoy Entrepreneur Summit: Getting INto Business – From Passion to Action on October 14, 2015 (Wednesday) 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM at Megatrade Conference Center, 5/F Bdg. B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.  Pinoy Entrepreneur Summit: Getting INto Business – From Passion to Action is a fun and dynamic ...

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The Benefits of Offering Free Customer Wi-Fi


by Productivity@Work | From medical offices to car dealerships to coffee shops and restaurants, free Wi-Fi access is fast becoming a prominent customer expectation. Consumer-facing small and medium-sized businesses not currently offering their customers free Wi-Fi may soon find themselves at a serious competitive disadvantage—if they’re not already. A 2014 study commissioned by Devisescape found that SMBs offering Wi-Fi as ...

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My Investing Guide for Dummies Part III


By Joel Barretto, CFPⓇ | via | In my last article, we briefly went over some examples of “FIXED ASSETS.” We also learned, that although your principal (original investment) is generally safe with FIXED ASSETS, its returns usually makes it difficult to combat taxes and inflation over time.  Therefore, it would be prudent to diversify your assets. Like fine dining with ...

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Windows 10 may not reach you on its July 29 launch date

Don't wait all day on July 29 for your Windows 10 upgrade. It may not show up.

by Lance Whitney | Those of you who expect to get Windows 10 at the end of this month may be disappointed. At the start of June, Microsoft said Windows 10 would officially launch on July 29. But as it turns out, that doesn’t mean everyone will get the new operating system on that date. The first to get the high-stakes ...

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My Investing Guide for Dummies Part II

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By Joel Barretto, CFPⓇ | via | In my previous article, I talked about having a delicate balance between “FIXED and EQUITY assets,” in accordance to your individual financial profile, as you create a sound investment portfolio. As a review, FIXED assets are monies invested that rely on interest for growth.  Meanwhile, EQUITY assets rely on supply and demand factors of ...

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My Investing Guide for Dummies Part I

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By Joel Barretto, CFPⓇ | via | In my 25 years as a financial planner, when people find out what I do for a living, the most common question I get is… “where should I invest my money?”  As if I can answer that question without knowing anything about you first. It’s like coming up to a doctor and asking what ...

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