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Philippines IT-BPO Remains Optimistic for 2020

The IT-BPO sector remains hopeful pending the approval of the TRABAHO (Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High Quality Opportunities) bill which seeks to lower corporate income tax rate and rationalize fiscal incentives. That is despite the industry‚Äôs slower than projected growth rates in recent years. In its yet to be released 2022 roadmap, the […]

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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 […]