[The Philippines] Harnessing Apps To Tackle Traffic

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In Manila, a study by the University of the Philippines National Center for Transportation Study (UP NCTS) last year placed the average annual losses incurred due to traffic congestion in Metro Manila at over P137 billion as of 2011. In the News apps competition The Philippines traffic traffic management Traffic in Southeast Asia’s megacities can be notoriously bad – for example, traffic in central Bangkok or Jakarta can come to an absolute standstill by 6pm.

12 Questions: Meet Mon Paningbatan (Philippines)

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Mon lives and works in Manila, Philippines. My past stints among a few include: Illustrator for Children’s books, art director for a magazine, and design consultant at Intellectual Property Philippines. Cuevas (Philippines).

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12 Questions: Meet Bryan Blue S. Cuevas (Philippines)

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Blue lives and works in Manila, Philippines. I’m a quarter of a century years old living in Manila, Philippines. What is the design industry like in the Philippines? In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

Jason Colodne of Colbeck Capital Interviews Energy Ventures Analysis’ Emily Medine

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Colodne: In the US, coal plants have been around for over forty years, while in some countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines, a new wave of plants is being built.

Filipino Functions – How A Virtual Office In Manila Can Help Your Business Growth

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Others Manila The Philippines virtual officeManila represents a great opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs and startups. The city’s bustling business climate, internal market, and proximity to many other Asian countries make it ideal for those seeking to expand quickly. If you are looking for an affordable but highly useful means of establishing yourself in the city, consider using a virtual office in Makati.

Music Streaming Service Deezer Launches In Singapore and Malaysia

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It has also signaled its intentions to launch in Indonesia and the Philippines in the coming weeks. In the News Asia Deezer Malaysia mobile service music streaming Philippines Singapore subscription service ThailandMusic streaming subscription provider Deezer has announced that it will be enlarging its Asia footprint by extending its services to Singapore and Malaysia, just a few days after launching in Thailand.

My Experiment With The Multi-Author Blog Model, Leslie Samuel Takes Over Become A Blogger, My Bizarre Outsourcing Experience And Why I Left AWeber

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I covered how I said no to becoming a speaker selling on stage, slowly closed down all … Read the rest of this entry » Blogs & Blogging Content Creation Entrepreneur Profiles Yaro''s Projects AWeber become a blogger content production system hiring writers leslie samuel multi-author blog office auto pilot outsourcing to the philippines Tweet This is part 9 of my Business Timeline , you can read all of the previous chapters here.

Innovations from surprising places

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Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Construction Outsourcing – Philippines The parbuckling of the Costa Concordia – Italy Smartphones made in the US – Fort Worth, TX Global Shipping innovations – Massive boats, Innovative Business Uses of Technology

What Can A Startup Do in 5 days? Watch this

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MUSTA – Telemedicine platform for patients in the Philippines. With a terrific crew of instructors, TA’s, and mentors, we successfully concluded Session 1 of our Hacking 4 Recovery summer series – with 20 teams sharing their final presentations last night. Slides for these presentations are in this folder , and we will be editing and sharing videos of each presentation shortly. Alivia – Telemedicine service bringing healthcare to middle income people in Peru.

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[Event] Japanese Startup Moso Wins Startup Asia Jakarta

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Philippines-based Payroll Hero came in second in the competition, while second runner-up was NoLimit of Indonesia. Tripid , Philippines. Japan-based video-editing startup Moso ( [link] ) has emerged as overall winner of Startup Asia ’s second international Startup Arena competition that took place in Jakarta last week.

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Millennials In Asia Are Ambitious And Entrepreneurial: VISA Study

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Weekly Facebook use is incredibly high especially in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia rated 93-percent) as compared to other social networks. But this is not limited to just Singapore – 83-percent of Taiwanese, 79-percent of South Koreans, and 91-percent of Philippines in the Gen Y age bracket all desire for the simpler, precious things in life.

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How has the price of currency fluctuated as a result of COVID-19?

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According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the ASEAN-5 grouping of nations (including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines) will record average negative growth of -0.6%

Justin Cooke: Co-Founder Of Website Marketplace “Empire Flippers” Explains How You Can Buy And Sell Websites For Big Paydays

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Justin Cooke currently lives in the Philippines, where with a business partner he runs an outsourcing company, and also their passion business, a marketplace for buyers and sellers of websites called Empire Flippers. Justin Cooke currently lives in the Philippines, where with a business partner he runs an outsourcing company, and also their passion business, a marketplace for buyers and sellers of websites called Empire Flippers.

Paul Herdsman Of NICE Global: The Benefits Of Utilizing Nearshore Outsourcing For Your Business

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Usually, these offshore suppliers are in Asia, (India, Afghanistan, Malaysia, China, Vietnam and the Philippines), Eastern Europe (Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Armenia), or Africa (Morocco, Kenya and South Africa). Back in 2013, my own company was offshore outsourcing to four different countries: the Dominican Republic, Honduras, the Philippines, and India.

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10 Outside Staffing Quotes True Entrepreneurs Avoid

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He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines.

[Singapore] GrabTaxi – Disrupting The Singapore Cab Industry, One Cab At A Time

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But the largest Southeast Asia-based taxi booking mobile application provider has set its sights on Singapore as its fourth market – Malaysia-based MyTeksi has announced the beta launch of its app GrabTaxi , after recent expansions to Philippines and Thailand. “The ease-of-use and safety aspects made it an instant favorite among commuters in Malaysia and the Philippines with one GrabTaxi cab being booked every five seconds in those markets.

[Event] DEMO Asia: Is Being Female A Handicap?

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We this question to three female founders from Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore – it is difficult to start up being a woman? This was similar to what female founders from the Philippines and Singapore experienced. It seems that the VCs needed to know more before they can be sure of me”, shares Liezl Buenaventura, founder of Philippines-based HobbyMash. by Elisha Tan, founder of Learnemy.

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[Singapore][Competition] Applications For 14th Start-Up@Singapore Now Open

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Its recent edition attracted more than 3,000 teams and 9,000 participants, both locally as well as from countries such as Australia, Canada, Norway, India, Brunei, Pakistan, Russia, Greece, the Philippines and Indonesia. One of Singapore’s oldest startup competitions – Start-Up@Singapore – is back, this time for its 14th edition.

10 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Favorite Business or Entrepreneur Turnaround Story

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Henry Sy – the man behind the great SM Malls who is widely known in the Philippines. Poor performance in business doesn’t always imply the failure of a business. It can be an improving point for a business or mark its upward trajectory.

Survival Tips From A Seasoned Digital Nomad Who Made It Out The Other Side

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The exception to that rule is finding an island which is heavily dominated by tourists – such as Boracay in the Philippines – which has the budget to cater for Western needs. Our office in Cebu in the Philippines was obliterated by super typhoon Yolanda, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded which killed more than 6,300 people. by Martin Hunter, co-founder of Free Event Finder. While many consider “ Who Moved My Cheese?

Control your euphoria!

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Completion of a software project by the remote workers in (Philippines, Brazil, Armenia, fill in the blank… Just name a country whose daytime is our nighttime.) One thing a senior manager can count on is that someday, something will go right, very right. Well, after all the disappointments, pressure and outright failures, this is NEWS. So we tend to go overboard a bit.

[Singapore] LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Users In Singapore

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million) and the Philippines (1.5+ LinkedIn first established an office here in Singapore back in 2011. Then the online professional networking site had around half a million members – earlier this week the company announced that its membership base has approximately doubled to over a million members, addressing about 70% of the country’s professional labor force and student population.

[Singapore] Remote, Freelance, Online Work Taking Off Here

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India and the Philippines had the largest number of freelancers at 340,890 and 85,621 freelancers respectively. Clients in Singapore hired most freelancers from India, United States, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Philippines. Clients in Singapore hired most freelancers from India, United States, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Philippines.

8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

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For years I’ve studied the cultures in 10 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar (formerly Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. On the Global Gender Gap Index, for instance, the Philippines ranks second only to Norway in women’s ability to rise to leadership positions in enterprise. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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[Event] Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014

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After a successful debut last year , Crowdsourcing Week will be returning for its second edition. The annual week-long global crowdsourcing conference will take place in Singapore on April 7-11, 2014, and will see an expanded lineup of events that will convene many of the luminaries from around the world who are shaping the future of the growing crowdsourcing movement.

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JFDI.Asia Announces 2013 Startup Lineup

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Collabspot , from France and Philippines, have a novel approach to Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Singapore-based technology startup incubator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator – better known locally as JFDI.Asia – today unveiled a lineup of eight technology startups set to participate in its 100-day accelerator program this year.

Remittance Cash Pickup Not Possible During Lockdown? There’s Another Way.

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Ria will also continue to provide cash home delivery services in Armenia, the Dominican Republic, Hungary, Morocco, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines, and Vietnam. The coronavirus infection has spread to more than 175 countries and territories. More than a million cases of infection and 50,000 worldwide deaths have been reported. To control the spread of the disease governments have imposed sweeping quarantines. India, China, and many other countries are currently under lockdown.

How to Safely Return to the Workplace During the Pandemic

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Valerie Chua is a Content Specialist at Manila Recruitment, a company providing headhunting solutions for the recruitment of executive, expert, technical and specialist positions in the Philippines.

[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia

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Spelldial (Philippines). One stage. Two days. Four judges. Nineteen startups. One winner. The Startup Arena competition, part of Penn Olson ‘s two-day Startups in Asia Singapore conference, saw nineteen startups from all over Asia battle it out, with Singapore-based social collaborative learning platform Teamie emerging victorious. The Startup Arena combatants were chosen by the Penn Olson team from over 300 applications across Asia, and they were: Piktochart (Malaysia).

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These Are The Most Exciting FinTechs To Emerge In Southeast Asia

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The countries are Singapore (490 FinTechs), Indonesia (262 FinTechs), Malaysia (196 FinTechs), Thailand (128 FinTechs), Philippines (115 FinTechs), and Vietnam (77 FinTechs). Financial services is one of the fastest growing industries all across the world. It is being driven by financial technology, popularly known as FinTech. As of 2018, 80% of the top FinTechs can be found in Southeast Asian nations.

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10 Outsourcing Myths Jeopardize Too Many New Ventures

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He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees. We are in the age of outsourcing, by any of many popular names, including subcontracting, freelancing, and virtual assistants.

Transportation, On-Demand And The Asian Economy – Asian Horizons

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Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam) We’ve identified some factors that set them apart from other ride-sharing outfits. Globe (Philippines), AirAsia (Thailand) KitKat, Revive Isotonic and Wonda Coffee are a few names in their partnership repertoire, with innovative campaigns for the same. by Samar Singla, founder of Click Labs.

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Asian Exporters Drive e-Commerce Growth: eBay

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These businesses are exporters from around Asia including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. We’ve always known anecdotally that Singaporeans spent a lot of time – and money – on e-commerce, buying a whole range of goods from fashion to jewelry. But what most don’t realize is that Singaporeans actually sell plenty of goods online as well.

10 Reasons For Startups To Be Wary Of Outsourcing

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He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines. These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees. We are in the age of outsourcing, by any of many popular names, including subcontracting, freelancing, and virtual assistants.

Innovation: The Key To Entrepreneurial Success

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Based in Singapore, Dr Reddington leads the overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations, and manages over 2,900 employees in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. By Dr. Karen Reddington, Regional Vice President of FedEx Express, South Pacific. Baidu, Tencent, Rakuten, Alibaba – the list goes on.

Top 5 Fastest - Growing Freelance Platforms in 2020

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It is impossible for them to lower their rates to match the bids of those freelancers living in India, Bangladesh or the Philippines where the living costs are much lower. Based in the Philippines, Onlinejobs.ph Given that the gig economy is on the rise and Industry 4.0

Transformify Freelancer Management System (FMS) Partners With Xoxoday to Boost Its Expansion Across Asia

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Transformify , a UK-based Freelancer Management System (FMS), has partnered up with Xoxoday , an HR Software company based in India that has offices in Singapore, Australia, the US, Ireland and the Philippines, to boost its expansion across Asia.

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[Singapore] JFDI.Asia’s Second Accelerator Program This Year Receives Overwhelming Response

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Applications has streamed in from all over Asia, with applicants from Singapore and India comprising over half of the total number, with representation even from the UK – India (28%), Singapore (23%), Philippines (7%), Indonesia (6%), Taiwan (4%), Vietnam (4%), UK (3%), Malaysia (3%), Thailand (3%), US (3%), Australia (2%), Japan (1%) and Hong Kong (1%).

Franchises Finding International Niches

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Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam. One of the more active regions for international franchising is Southeast Asia. One of the most popular franchises is KFC. Kentucky Fried Chicken first came to Vietnam in 1997 through the vision of Singapore entrepreneur and franchisee Tony Chew.

Yahoo! Launches Mobile Video, Smart And Targeted Ads Across Southeast Asia

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Mobile video ads, Smart Ads and audience segmented Targeted Ads have been launched in Singapore and will be carried across the Southeast Asian markets of Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam in the coming months. As the mobile revolution continues unabated, digital media company Yahoo!

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The Snap IPO Happened. What Next LA?

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We are the most diverse city in America — perhaps the world — with 200 nationalities, 100 languages and the largest population outside of a home country for 39 nations around the world including Mexico, South Korea, Armenia, the Philippines, Thailand and many others. Mayor Eric Garcetti at Upfront Summit, February 2017 I first sat down with then councilman Eric Garcetti on the Ides of March 2012 — almost 5 years ago exactly.

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UGC Strategies to Boost Your Brand

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Finding her true passion, she devoted 15 years in NGO and community development work, where she experienced being a coordinator and teacher, travelling both in the Philippines and countries in Asia. User-Generated Content (UGC) is one of the most cost-effective and efficient SEO strategies.

Adobe Systems Rolls Out Creative Cloud Over Asia

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” Skipp says that the next markets to get access to Creative Cloud after Singapore will be Malaysia and Thailand next week, followed by Philippines and Indonesia, and later India and Korea. Adobe Systems , a leading maker of multimedia and creativity software, brought its experience to the cloud when it launched Adobe Creative Cloud , a membership-based online cloud-based platform that allows users unlimited access to its entire suite of tools and services in the U.S.

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