Taking the lead in providing quality health care in the Philippines

The country’s leading health maintenance organization (HMO) is ushering in a new era for healthcare delivery in the Philippines. While it has long been making quality healthcare accessible to more Filipinos across the country, MediCard Philippines Inc. has also been, over the last several years, spearheading a new cycle of transformation in its delivery, particularly…

Regulators to cut red tape for bank mergers

The country’s financial regulators have agreed to streamline their procedures governing mergers and acquisitions in the local banking industry in a bid to expedite the process of consolidation among financial institutions. Initiated by the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation, the multi-agency project, which is the first of its kind among financial regulators, aims to harmonize the…

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COVID-19 no match for fighting MSMEs

Determination, perseverance and faith—in divine providence and in their own abilities to overcome obstacles—enabled 10 small entrepreneurs to preserve and grow their enterprises even during a protracted global health crisis. In virtual ceremonies, recipients of the 18th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA) were honored for the resilience, courage and fortitude that enabled their enterprises to survive,…