Five outstanding students from the country’s top universities were chosen as recipients of this year’s Globe-SingTel Undergraduate Scholarship Program following a rigorous selection process.
The most promising local growth startups working on solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, content delivery, cyber security, or customer experience enhancement space have a huge new opportunity to scale their business through Go Ignite, the recently-announced innovation alliance of the Singtel Group with its European counterparts.
Globe Telecom small and medium enterprise arm (SME) Globe myBusiness is set to strengthen its presence in the Filipino-Chinese SME community in the country as it brings its nationwide digital solutions caravan in Binondo, Manila after successful runs in North Luzon (Cauayan, Isabela), Mindanao (Davao City), and South Luzon (Batangas City).
Globe Telecom bagged three citations from Finance Asia, a leading publisher of financial news in the Asia Pacific region. The company was given two major company awards and an individual category citation.
Globe Telecom is currently expanding its network coverage and capacity in Cebu province across all technologies, including 3G & LTE, as part of its commitment to continue building on its network infrastructure for a wider reach and faster internet experience of Filipinos nationwide.
2Go Travel, one of the most renowned sea and land transportation companies in the Philippines, was born out of the integration of the 2 major shipping companies in the Philippines in December 2010 when Negros Navigation Inc. bought out the Aboitiz Transport Systems (ATS) group which operated the “SuperFerry” passenger brand. The rebranding of both companies used the ubiquitous “2GO” brand in 2011 across all business units, finally naming the passenger brand “2GO Travel.”
Globe Telecomheld its Annual Stockholders Meeting, on April 13, 2016, at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati. Globe Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala (second from right) reported during the event that the company in 2015 surpassed its performance in the previous year, posting new highs in service revenues, EBITDA and net profit.
The information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry has grown to be the second largest source of dollar income for the Philippine economy, according to the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP). In 2015, the industry generated 1.2 million direct jobs and US$ 22 billion in revenues.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in partnership with GCash mobile money service, is set to re-launch the first electronic filing and payment system in the country on Apr 12, 2016. Together with the USAID Facilitating Public Investment Project and the USAID E-PESO Activity, these computerization and digitization reform measures aim to improve tax collection and administration, curb corruption, and strengthen business climate in the country.
Mabuhay Interflour Mill, Inc. (MIMI) has entered into a P998-million, seven-year loan deal with BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) to partly finance the construction of its flour mill within a 5.2-hectare property in Subic Bay Gateway Park Phase II.