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How Plantitos, Plantitas Can Help Save Philippine Agriculture

By |February 18th, 2023|Expertise, Food and Agribusiness|

Who knew that aside from the new normal, the pandemic would also give rise to numerous new trends and even hobbies? Take home gardening, for example. With everyone being cooped up inside their respective homes, Filipinos turned to something that would make their stay worthwhile, and voila! Caring for plants has become a trend. The ... continue reading

How the Philippines Can Become a First World Country, According to Renowned Economist, Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas

By |January 31st, 2023|CRC Insights, Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Family and Youth Education, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics, Transportation and Logistics|

“The title of this book is unapologetically ambitious. Yes, I am strongly convinced that those who are in their 20s and early 30s today (the so- called ‘millennials’ and ‘centennials’) will live to see the Philippines become a First World country.” … The decade spanning ... continue reading

CALABARZON, Central Luzon, CAR, and SOCCKSARGEN – The New Metropolises in the Philippines for FDIs to Invest in, says eminent economist

By |January 20th, 2023|Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Expertise, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Transportation and Logistics|

Metro Manila has long faced issues of decongestion. With businesses opening left and right to buildings rising one after another, those seeking for better jobs continue to flock to Manila resulting in overcrowding and traffic congestion. Data shows that through the government’s various efforts, numerous areas are now looking to become the new metropolises and ... continue reading

Family Farm Schools Are Improving The Philippines’ Agricultural Productivity

By |January 17th, 2023|CRC Insights, Food and Agribusiness, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics|

“Something has to be done to retain as many young people as possible in the agribusiness sector which consists not only in farming but also post-harvest, supply chain and logistics (e.g. cold storage), and food processing, among others.” The whole nation must remain focused on ... continue reading

What’s Next After Build Build Build?

By |January 10th, 2023|Expertise, Infrastructure and Industry|

If one will ask what the previous government administration was known for, most of the answers will probably be the “Build, Build, Build” program. According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), through this project, over 6.5 million Filipinos have been provided jobs between 2016 to 2020. Some of the completed projects under ... continue reading

How Covid-19 Has Impacted the Remittances of OFWs and the Country’s Macroeconomy

By |January 6th, 2023|CRC Insights, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics|

“Despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic, remittances remained resilient. Based on the results from the model simulated for our first objective, it showed that remittances actually cushion GDP, consumption, and national savings in hard times. Literature also showed how Filipinos send more money in times of distress to help households cope.” ... continue reading

Discover the Value of FDIs to the Philippines’ Agriculture and Find Out How CRC – the Premiere Consultancy Group on Public Service Law – Can Help

By |January 4th, 2023|Expertise, Food and Agribusiness|

With the Philippines being a highly agricultural country, it’s safe to say that the agriculture sector is one that the country must develop and help continue to flourish. According to statista.com, “the contribution of the agriculture, forestry, and fishing sector industry to the GDP of the Philippines was at 9.6 percent in 2021.” In addition, ... continue reading

NAC-RTNMC’s contribution to PH development up to P44.2 billion from 2017 to 2021, says CRC study

By |November 22nd, 2022|Expertise, Infrastructure and Industry, Social Economics|

A subsidiary of Nickel Asia Corporation, Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corp. (RTNMC), was able to register a total national (value-added) multiplier effect of Php44.2 billion between 2017 and 2021 or Php8.8 billion per year, from its various economic projects, according to a study by economic consulting and research firm Center for Research and Communication (CRC). ... continue reading

It Is Possible for the Philippines to Reach First World Status Filipino Economist, Dr. Bernardo Villegas Explains How

By |November 10th, 2022|Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Expertise, Family and Youth Education, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics, Transportation and Logistics|

For many Filipinos, imagining the Philippines as a first world country may be a far-fetched dream; but is it? In his newest book, entitled, “The Philippine Economy Towards First World Status,” Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas provides a lengthy discussion on why the country is geared towards becoming a first world country between the years 2040 ... continue reading

How The OFWs’ Situations Have Changed Due to the ‘Pandemic’

By |October 27th, 2022|CRC Insights, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics|

“The host government strategies reveal the strength of leadership and stability of social service system. The more comprehensive the government social services, the better it can protect the welfare of its laborers, including foreign workers.” … The situation of foreign workers in different countries and ... continue reading