Government Resources

Statistics Office
Central Banks
Stock Exchanges
Commerce Ministry
Export Promotion Agency
Investment Promotion Agency

News Sites

This online version of Business World provides business updates for leaders in business, industry, and government, both in the Philippines and abroad. The user can sort news by section as it appears in the print version as well as view the newspaper in PDF. 

Regulatory Agency Sites

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) regulates, funds, and monitors all of the public research activities in the country. PCHRD also implements a utilization program to ensure research products are properly disseminated by their intended users. The PCHRD website provides information about the council, its programs and services, and recent council news and events. 

The Department of Agriculture is the principal agency of the government of the Philippines responsible for the promotion and growth of the agriculture industry. The site provides information about laws and issuances as well as services of the industry. Reports, press releases, and news are also available. 

The Department of Health (DOH) is responsible for ensuring access to basic public health services to all Filipinos.  The DOH regulates health goods and services and those who provide them such as pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, clinics, and medical professionals. The DOH website provides information about the department, various healthcare policies and laws, and numerous publications and press releases. 

The Department of National Defense (DND) for the Philippines is a defense and military establishment that is capable of responding to current and emerging threats and will usher in a secure, stable, peaceful environment conducive to economic growth as well as national development. The DND website provides recent announcements, updates regarding the department, and information about the secretary and transparency. 

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within the Philippines. This site contains regulations, notices, statistics, and news releases.

Other Resources

Business in Asia covers business, economic, and cultural topics for Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The site also offers statistical data for each country.

Entrepreneur Philippines is a valuable resource for any business professional interested in establishing a business in the Philippines. The information available on the website covers the entire entrepreneurial process under the following main sections: business ideas, start-up tips, and run and grow. There are also franchise and supplier directories as well as a forum.