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Why Now Is the Opportune Time to Invest in the Philippine Market

By |August 22nd, 2022|CRC Insights, Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Transportation and Logistics|

“…It is wise to consider the strong fundamentals of the Philippine economy (demographic dividend, strategic geographical location in the most dynamic economic region in the world today—the Indo-Pacific region—and vast natural resources, among others) as the main reasons for investing in the Philippines...” Over the ... continue reading

The Most Vital Sector to Invest in the Philippines Post-pandemic

By |August 4th, 2022|CRC Insights, Digital Sector, Infrastructure and Industry, Transportation and Logistics|

“Where will the next Government obtain the long-term capital needed to continue improving Philippine infrastructures by making sure we are investing 5 to 6 % of our GDP in this vital sector? The answer is a no brainer: Foreign Direct Investments.” … The amendment of ... continue reading

60% of Filipinos haven’t yet benefitted from the Fourth Industrial Revolution, says eminent economist

By |April 8th, 2022|CRC Insights, Digital Sector, Expertise|

"Like the first three industrial revolutions, [the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (IR4)] has the potential to raise global income levels and improve the quality of life for populations around the world. Predictably, those who have benefited most from it have been consumers who are able to afford and access the digital world. ... continue reading

Dr. Jose Maria G. Mariano: On our concern about the ways data about our personal decisions are counted

By |October 19th, 2021|CRC Insights, Digital Sector, University Day Lecture|

CRC consultant and former University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) President, Dr. Jose Maria G. Mariano spoke about recent trends in ethical considerations about gathering personal information when he gave the University Day Lecture to celebrate the anniversary of UA&P in 2019. In our ethical preoccupations with ... continue reading

Villegas, on “What the Philippines has to do in the BPO-IT sector”

By |February 15th, 2021|CRC Events, CRC International Investor Roadshows, Digital Sector, Expertise, News, Social Economics, Trends, University News|

The Philippines isn’t going to lose its global advantage in the BPO-IT sector anytime soon, says eminent Filipino economist Bernardo M. Villegas. But the country now needs to train its workers, so they can migrate to high value knowledge process outsourcing services. At an open forum after the latest CRC International Investor Roadshow, Dr. Villegas ... continue reading

VIDEO — “The Philippine Economy as a Top Emerging Market” – A CRC International Investor Roadshow event

By |December 22nd, 2020|CRC Events, CRC International Investor Roadshows, Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Expertise, Finance, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, News, Social Economics, Transportation and Logistics, Trends, University News|

Pasig City -- CRC has a special treat for its website and social media followers this 2020: we are glad to be able to formally release the video for “The Philippine Economy as a Top Emerging Market,” the CRC International Investor Roadshow event with eminent Philippine economist, Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas, held last December 11, ... continue reading

Things to Do Moving Forward

By |April 12th, 2020|CRC Communications, Trends, University News|

CRC Consultant Cyrus Paolo Buenafe, who also chairs the UA&P Department of Information, Science, and Technology, reflects on school reactions to the recent quarantine, and lists suggestions for what schools have to do to respond to this and similar crises. When the government placed the entirety of Luzon under enhanced community quarantine on March 17, ... continue reading