Inside the Philippines: April 2021

COVID-19 Status: Stricter quarantine measures amid the vaccine rollout

Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) implemented in Greater Metro Manila area due to rise in cases

Philippines begins inoculation through Sinovac and COVAX vaccines

Macroeconomic Update: Policy support for corporations underway

Bill lowering corporate income tax signed into law

Deal Spotlight: CVC Capital partners with fast-growing retail store chain

CVC announces its investment in Landers Superstore for an undisclosed amount

Industry Insight: Telecommunications and Outsourcing

DITO Telecommunity Corporation begins operations

More international companies seek to outsource operations in the Philippines

Opportunity to Digitize: Philippines drops to 18th from 6th in the 2021 Tholons’ Top 50 Digital Nations

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