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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 Philippine government responsible for the promotion and growth of the agriculture industry. The site provides policy framework that directs public investments and provides the support services necessary for the agriculture industry in the Philippines. Also available are a number of reports, media resources, and other recent news that are posted as they pertain to the department. 

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 goal is to strengthen defense and security and improve the defense establishment.

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, news releases, and SEC opinions.

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. Articles are available for free on the website, but paid subscriptions are also available.