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Transport Sector in the Philippines

UK Trade & Investment have recently produced a report into the transport sector in the Philippines.

Developments in the transport are moving ahead with a number of major infrastructure projects in the pipeline.

Read the full report here.

Transport sector in the Philippines [1]

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The Challenge of Corruption

UK Trade & Investment has recently published a report into corruption in the Philippines.

Corruption is the Philippines’ single biggest challenge, undermining the country’s development and impeding UK business prospects. There are signs of progress in the President’s efforts to tackle the problem.Read the full report here.

Philippines_ the Challenge of Corruption – September 2011[1]

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Advorto appoints HURIS as Country Partner for The Philippines and Vietnam

Advorto appoints HURIS as Country Partner

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Advorto, one of Europe’s leading vendors of Recruitment Management Systems, has today appointed the Philippines based, Human Resource Innovations and Solutions, Inc. (“HURIS“), an HR Solutions Provider, as its exclusive Country Partner in the Philippines and Vietnam. HURIS will now manage Advorto’s Distribution Partner Programme and will distribute and support Advorto’s systems in those territories.

HURIS specializes in providing organisations with high-level technological solutions, outsourcing and consultancy services across all functional areas of Human Resources. HURIS’ President Ramon S. Medina, former President of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP), and Chair Oscar L. Contreras, who is current Chair of the PMAP Council of Presidential Advisers, said “Advorto’s online recruitment systems offer an outstanding level of technical sophistication that will help improve the competitiveness of organisations that use this service. HURIS has the expertise to advise its clients how to optimise these systems for their HR needs and to help Advorto build and support an effective distribution network in the Philippines and Vietnam.”

Established in 1998, UK based Advorto has built over 200 recruitment management systems and is now a leading specialist for SaaS systems for large organisations. Its partnership with HURIS is part of Advorto’s initiative to distribute

its systems throughout South East Asia. Advorto Founder Mike McClelland said “We are very pleased to announce this partnership with HURIS. They have a strong management team with extensive HR experience and contacts that will help our clients and distributors in the Philippines and Vietnam leverage their human capital to maximum effect using Advorto’s systems.”

More information about Advorto and HURIS can be found at and

The PBBC was pleased to be able to help Advorto in the search for a suitable partner in the Philippines. This service is available to UK companies seeking to identify appropriate partners in The Philippines. For further information please email us at


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PPP General Information Sheet,NAIA Expressway Project, Daang Hari-SLEX Link Road Project

The Philippine Trade and Investment Office in London has issued a number of documents relating to upcoming PPP projects in the Philippines. This includes the latest PPP Information Kit this office is distributing to UK companies interested in Philippine PPP.

The documents are

 PPP General Information Sheet

NAIA Expressway Project  (Preliminary Infromation Memorandum)

Daang Hari-SLEX Link Road Project (Invitation to Pre-qualify and bid)

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The NAIA Expressway Project




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