MANILA, Philippines – While most financial experts frown upon the excessive use of credit cards, Chartered Financial Analyst Gavin Lee said there is a way to maximize it without going into debt and even growing your money.Full article
WASHINGTON - It used to be that people in the market for a new car could go to the car-shopping website TrueCar.com, which collects bids from auto dealerships, and get dealers to undercut one another on price. Dealers could see the rival prices, so prices tumbled lower over time almost like a reverse-auction. Full article
JAKARTA/SINGAPORE - On rainy days in Jakarta, a canny street merchant like Emi can sell two dozen sachets of herbal cold cure Tolak Angin to office workers and labourers sniffling by her roadside stall.
TOKYO - Smartphone messaging company Line Corp. has opened an online mall to sell a range of products including cosmetics, clothing and general merchandise in a challenge to giant Internet retailers such as Rakuten Inc. and Amazon Japan K.K. Full article
MANILA, Philippines - Total investments approved by the Board of Investments (BOI) rose 12 percent this year compared to a year ago on the back of the country’s improving economic conditions. Full article