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Choose The Best Option For Offshore Outsourcing

It is a fact that in today’s business world, offshore outsourcing is a trend now which is very possible for companies who want to develop their business or simply reduce their overhead.

As an entrepreneur, you would definitely want to reduce the costs of running your business without sacrificing the functionality of your business. By outsourcing your company or at least part of your business, you can indeed expand and reduce operating expenses.

You should also consider which country you should outsource your business in. People from different countries have different cultures and education. You have to choose which people, culture and educational standards that your company can benefit.

How To Start Investing In Real Estate?

Real estate has always been a good option to make investments. It is also a safe investment option than other forms of investment such as the stock market. However, many do not know how to make money through real estate. The reasons can be lack of time to study the real estate market report or lack of interest. However, before we invest our money, it is necessary that we be aware of the risks and the expected returns on investment.


Property Investment Tips

An appeal to change PHL foreign ownership laws by CREBA

With regards to the foreign ownership laws by its neighboring Asian countries, the Philippines is lacking initiatives on amending its laws to respond to the current global trading.  According to The Chamber of Real Estate & Builders’ Associations, Inc. (CREBA), it is time for Philippine lawmakers to review the existing foreign ownership laws of the Philippines. For CREBA, they believe that allowing foreigners to own land in the Philippines will encourage foreign investors to put bigger and more substantial investments in the Philippines and attract the much-needed capital that will create a butterfly in the country. CREBA also stated that foreign investment will also promote additional opportunities for local businesses and employment and raise additional government revenues from taxes.

Rising Cost of U.S. Healthcare Boosts Medical Tourism in the Philippines

The Philippines is becoming a prime medical tourism destination for Americans and foreign nationals as healthcare costs in the U.S. and around the world continue to rise.  The Philippine Department of Tourism reports that the number of overseas patients visiting the Philippines is increasing by as much as 88%, from 60,000 clients in 2007 to 600,000 in 2009. The Philippine Medical Tourism industry has registered a gross revenue of $350 million since it’s establishment in 2006. Furthermore, the DOT expects a $3 billion profit by 2015, with as much as 1,000,000 foreign patients arriving annually.

OFW Demand Stabilizes Philippine Economy

Manpower resources are one of the Philippines’ greatest exports. Presently, over eleven percent of the population are employed as Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and Filipino communities are found in almost every industrialized nation in the world. The OFW diaspora regularly injects dollars into the economy in the form of remittances from Filipino professionals working abroad sending money home to their families. This has assisted the Philippine government immensely, and kept the local economy afloat.

SVEG Visa Boosts Business and Creates Jobs

SVEG Visa for the Philippines

As the Philippine BPO Industry expands, foreign investors continue to inject capital and resources into the economy, resulting in job creation for the local work force. A key to this unprecedented growth is the recently developed SVEG, short for Special Visa for Employment Generation, a non-immigrant visa which is enabling foreigners to create  business opportunities in the Philippine market.

Working Visas, Investor Visas and Permanent Visas

Foreigners or non-Philippine nationals arriving in the Philippines as tourists, employees, for medical attention, investors or retirees must comply with Philippine Immigration Law which is enforced by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration. K&C assists individuals with obtaining visas and work permits with the Philippines Bureau of Immigration and the Department of Labor and Employment.

K&C will perform the following:

  • Determine appropriate type of Visa (Investor, Working, Permanent)
  • Process all documents with Bureau of Immigration (BI)
  • Process all documents with Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE)