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Philippines, Fair Business Climate

In a report released Tuesday, Moody’s Investors Service raises its outlook on the banking sectors of the Philippines and 11 other countries in the Asia-Pacific from “negative” to “stable,” reflecting its projection of improving credit conditions that will benefit the stability banking sectors as these are crucial to developing domestic economies.

Learn more from this report HERE

According to the  latest quarterly Investor Dashboard Survey by Dutch financial giant ING,  the Philippines is still a fairly attractive investment destination despite recent natural disasters and the negative perceptions of its socio-political stability caused by such incidents like the Maguindanao massacre.

ING rates the country’s performance to be “fairly steady,” as investor confidence index slipped from 135 in the previous quarter by a notch to 134 in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Read more on this HERE

Global business process outsourcing (BPO) leading provider WNS Global Services opens a new global delivery center in Libis, Quezon City, Philippines to accommodate its rapid expansion.

“In a very short time, we have grown ahead of plan and expanded the services we deliver to our global client base from the region. This is truly a testament to the high quality of talent in the country and their strong focus on service excellence.”

–Anup Gupta, Group COO, WNS Global Services and Chairman, WNS Philippines.

Read more how WNS wins success with the Philippines HERE

Outsourcing becomes Green and Clean

When negotiating new or on-going outsourcing contracts, outsourcing clients now are likely to look at potential partners’ data centers and operation systems to determine to what extent energy-efficient measures, such as consolidating servers and virtualization technology, are being used.

Read more on how companies are cutting back on operations costs by capitalizing on adoption of green building technologies HERE


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