Monthly Archives: May 2013

PHILIPPINES: HIGHEST FIRST QUARTER GROWTH IN ASIA AND ITS RISE IN COMPETITIVENESS

The Philippines recorded a stunning 7.8% first quarter growth for this year, outperforming economic giant, China and the rest of Asia, the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) announced Thursday. With this economic performance, the fastest-growing economy in Asia boosted its … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE SERVICE PRACTITIONERS CALL TO GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS

The Republic Act 9646, also known as The Real Estate Service Act (RESA), states in the Sec. 2 Declaration of Policy that Real Estate Service Practitioners (RESPs) are “a corps of real estate service practitioners whose standards of practice and … Continue reading

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AN OVERVIEW ON CODE OF ETHICS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF RESPs

Last May 23, Real Estate Service Practitioners (RESP) converged in The Bayleaf Intramuros hotel to discuss as a consultative body to tackle the Code of Ethics and Responsibilities for RESPs. This was organized by the Professional Regulatory Board for Real … Continue reading

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BENEFITS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CORPORATE PRACTICE OF REAL ESTATE SERVICE: STOCKHOLDERS’ RIGHTS AND PROTECTION OF MINORITY STOCKHOLDERS’ INTERESTS

Here’s the second part of the article that we published yesterday and will focus on stockholders’ rights and protection of minority stockholders’ interests. The Board shall respect the rights of stockholders as provided in the CCP: right to vote, pre-emptive … Continue reading

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BENEFITS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CORPORATE PRACTICE OF REAL ESTATE SERVICE

As the dawn approaches, with new trade and professional agreements brought about by the integration of the ASEAN Professional practice, we in the Real Estate Service will experience a change in the road map of our profession. However, this will bring … Continue reading

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NO REAL ESTATE BUBBLE BUT BSP TO TIGHTEN PROPERTY REGULATIONS

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) disclosed that the property exposure of banks exceed the 20%-cap set during the Asian financial crisis, hitting 20.86% last year. The exposure is on the real estate loans as a proportion of total loan … Continue reading

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WHY WILL I VOTE FOR PWD PARTYLIST NO. 10?

After 20 long years, the persons with disabilities (PWD) in the Philippines can now have a chance to be represented in the Congress when the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) approved the partylist, Pilipinos with Disabilities Inc. (PWD Inc.) Their participation … Continue reading

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