Monday, May 29, 2006

Mindanao takes on outsourcing challenges

Hi everyone. Our Podcast Episode 4 is now online featuring Club Members Rodney Jao (Davao) and Stephanie Caragos (Cagayan De Oro) where they shared their insights as how their respective cities are tackling the challenges of Mindanao as an outsourcing destination.

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Friday, May 26, 2006

Aranca opens Manila office

Aranca is the first international firm so far, to begin research operations in Phillipines, branded as a low cost call centre destination. The company provides investment, business and economic research services to over 70 clients in the UK, US, Australia and Asia. (Moneycontrol India)

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Real estate developments and IT

As the Philippines outsourcing sector grows and more destinations vying for investors, the real estate sector seems to be slow in catching up. I tackled this in my column today.

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Motif goes global, to set up facility in Philippines

According to Business Standard, Motif will be opening a 2 million dollar facility in the Philippines and shall focus on voice-based services. It is eyeing on starting with 200 employees and expect to surge up to 1500.

Saturday, May 13, 2006

Paxys Inc buys Smart Salary for $36.7m

Philippine call center Paxys Inc. is acquiring Australia's second largest outsourced salary packaging company, Smart Salary Pty Ltd., for $A36.7 million in cash and stocks. This is equivalent to 29.8 million shares of the company. (The Age)