[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.

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).

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.

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 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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Tweet This is part 9 of my Business Timeline , you can read all of the previous chapters here. In the last chapter of my business timeline I explained what happened during the four years after I turned 30 in 2009.

How To Fire Yourself: Chris Ducker Reveals How He Removed Himself From His 300 Employee Company

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After ending his marriage, Chris Ducker packed his bags and moved to the Philippines for a fresh start. A few short years later he was married again with a new… Read the rest of this entry » Entrepreneur Profiles Podcasts Podcasts & Podcasting Podcasts Pillar 4 hour workweek chris ducker outsource your business philippines outsourcing virtual business lifestyle virtual ceo yourwebpa

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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

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.

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.

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[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.

[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. by Elisha Tan, founder of Learnemy.

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[Singapore][Event] ad:tech Singapore 2012 Shows Digital Future For Asia

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Growing the Philippines’ Digital Marketing Business (With A Snapshot on Indonesia).

[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.

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.

[Infographic] Salaries For Popular Online Jobs

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For example, when it comes to web development did you know that a freelancer in the United States expects to be paid over three times (US$46 per hour) compared to one based in the Philippines (US$14 per hour)?

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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. by Martin Hunter, co-founder of Free Event Finder. While many consider “ Who Moved My Cheese?

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.

[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.

[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.

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. 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.

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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).

[Asia] Asian Attitudes Towards Creativity And Education Differ: Adobe Study

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Here’s a look at two infographic that compare the results of the study across Asia Pacific as well as one specific for Southeast Asia (covering educators in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia: In the News Adobe Asia creativity education infographic research stud

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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. by Samar Singla, founder of Click Labs.

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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.

[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.

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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.

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.

Four Tips For Singaporean Startups To Ensure Success Past The Five Year Mark

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He leads Xero’s growth into Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, and 45+ countries across Asia. by Alex Campbell, Managing Director, Asia, ‎ Xero.

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.

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

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Singapore-based accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator ( JFDI Asia ) has revealed that over 300 digital startup teams have applied for its second accelerator program for this year, competing for just 12 places in this intake.

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.

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How to Build A Massive Community on Instagram For Your Brand

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About Guest Author: Patrick Panuncillon is the CEO of a Philippine-based digital marketing and online solutions company. When utilized in the most proper manner, a large community on Instagram for your brand can be a highly-effective visual advertising channel.

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.

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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.

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[Asia][Event] Echelon 2013 Agenda, Speaker Lineup And Pitching Startups Revealed

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MyLegalWhiz (Philippines). Echelon put out a call looking for more of Asia’s most promising startups earlier this year.

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8 Things To Consider When Choosing Workflow Management Software For Your Business

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From 2009 to 2013, he ran a business process outsourcing firm that provided entrepreneurs with outsourced staff from the Philippines. by Owen McGab Enaohwo, CEO and Co-Founder of SweetProcess. Well-executed workflows are the backbone of any successful business.

10 Key Outsourcing Mistakes Made By Entrepreneurs

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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.

China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)

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Its Second Artillery Corps not only controls China’s ICBMs, but also its short range missiles pointed at Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, and U.S. I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual.

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[Asia] HKers, Singaporeans Eye Higher Salaries: jobsDB

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It looks like the Singapore worker has a big and growing appetite when it comes to salary expectations.

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Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard

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Financial services provider MasterCard has announced the results of its MasterCard Financial Literacy Index, which revealed that progress towards improving basic finance knowledge and skills across Asia Pacific has stalled as 12 of 16 countries record lower scores in financial literacy.

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Significant Percentage Of Global Email Traffic Is Spam: Cloudmark

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Philippines. Don’t we all hate email or SMS spam – those meaningless, time-wasting pieces of unsolicited digital miscommunication masquerading as marketing messages, for example. The trouble is, much of the volume of emails sent around the world actually comprises of spam.

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[Singapore] Daylight Studios To Tap Growing Mobile Games Market With Two New Titles

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To help reach a wider audience, the mobile games developer is partnering Singapore-based interactive entertainment publisher and distributor IAHGAmes to penetrate the Singapore and other key Southeast Asian markets such as Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.