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BPO Ready Offices Seen to Have Short Supply in 2020

Administrative Order No. 18 which took effect in June effectively halted the application process of economic zones in Metro Manila. The ban affects projects meant to service the BPO sector since they are pending approval from the Office of the President. Although this move highlighted the opportunity for companies to set up offices in the […]

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EcoZone Ban in Metro Manila Hampering IT & BPO

The country is facing a stall in IT centers due to President Rodrigo Duterte’s ban on economic zone development in Metro Manila. According to reports, there are a total of 131 applications for information-technology centers and parks dedicated to business-process outsourcing (BPO) firms in the country. However, the current ban can be detrimental to the […]

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BPO Driving Office Demand in Bacolod City

Despite the completion of building projects in the area, Bacolod City’s office vacancy is currently at a stable state. Colliers International Philippines revealed through a report that the capital of the province of Negros Occidental has an additional 11,000 square meters (118,000 square feet) of space, which is occupied by an outsourcing company. “The expansion […]

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Slow Internet in Bohol Limiting BPO Growth

Bohol, an island near Cebu City, is already on the outsourcing radar as it prepares itself to welcome the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) investments as well as high-value services. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-7) regional director Asteria Ceberte confirmed there are already outsourcing companies operating in the province. Despite the influx of BPOs, […]