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Yelp Launches in the Philippines to Expand Asia Presence

Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) announced the launch of Yelp Philippines (http://www.yelp.com.ph). Beginning today, people across the Philippines are able to read reviews about great local businesses and create accounts on Yelp.com.ph to share their opinions. Yelp’s free iPhone and Android apps will be available as well as its free suite of business owner tools: Yelp for Business Owners (http://biz.yelp.com.ph). Source: Prnewswire.com Read More »

BIIA Welcomes CIBI Information Inc., Philippines

ABOUT CIBI Information Inc.: CIBI Information Inc. is the premiere provider of business and personal information for the Republic of the Philippines. CIBI Information Inc., prior to its incorporation, was the business information division of then Credit Information Bureau Inc. which has been in operation since 1982 and was jointly created by the Central Bank of the Philippines, the Philippine ... Read More »

CRIF Opens Offices in Hong Kong and the Philippines

CRIF, a company specializing in the development and management of credit reporting, business information and decision support systems, today announced the opening of two new offices in Hong Kong, China, and Manila, in the Philippines, to meet the increasing demand for risk and credit management solutions in the region. Alongside existing operations in China and Indonesia, and consolidated partnerships in ... Read More »

Moody’s Donates $50,000 to Aid Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has made a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross through its philanthropic arm, The Moody’s Foundation, to support relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Typhoon Yolanda) in the Philippines and surrounding areas. “Our thoughts are with the people of the Philippines and their families around the world as ... Read More »

Sheila Lina Appointed President of D&B Philippine

D&B Philippines announced the appointment of Ms. Sheila Lina as President of Dun and Bradstreet Philippines. Sheila started her career as Chief Transition Officer of Linaheim Corporate Services in August 2008. She was appointed as Executive Vice President/General Manager for Dun and Bradstreet Philippines in November 2010. She is also the President of Air21 Global since December 2009, the company ... Read More »

TransUnion Launches First Private Credit Bureau in the Philippines

TransUnion Expands its Asia Footprint by Launching a Credit Bureau in the Philippines TransUnion has joined forces with Banco De Oro (BDO), Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Citibank Philippines, HSBC, and Metrobank Card Corporation (A Finance Company) to centralize a credit information system and the collection and sharing of both positive and negative data. Five leading financial institutions in ... Read More »

LexisNexis to Set Up Customer Service Facility in the Philippines

LexisNexis is planning to move services to a facility in the Philippines.  It’s not clear what impact that may have, if any, on the company’s Miami Twp. campus.  The company told local employees Thursday that it will start to “build a customer service and support capability in the LexisNexis office in Manila, Philippines.” Focusing on legal research and business information ... Read More »

STRONG INTERNET GROWTH PREDICTED BY YAHOO

The Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia will account for almost 90 per cent of growth in online ad spend in South East Asia in the next five years, research by Yahoo! has found.  The value of online advertising in the Philippines is expected to reach US$22.3 million this year as young and influential Philippinos increasingly look to the Internet for entertainment ... Read More »