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Solon urges gov’t to nurture small businesses

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Solon urges gov’t to nurture small businesses


At the celebration of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Development Week at the Megatrade Hall 2 and 3 in Megamall, Bayan Rep. Teddy Casiño called on the Aquino administration for all out support for MSMEs, saying this was what the country needed to lower unemployment and jump-start the economy.

Casiño, who chairs the committee on small business and entrepreneurship development in the House, was the special guest of honor at the opening of the exhibit “Eats more Fun in the Philippines” Medium and Small Enterprise Development Week, which will run from July 12 to 15.

“We can stem the brain drain if we are able to provide enough jobs and livelihoods in the local economy. Though there is still no substitute for comprehensive industrialization coupled with genuine agrarian reform for the development of our economy, increased government support for MSMEs will be a good start,” the solon said..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/nation/item/1501-solon-urges-gov%E2%80%99t-to-nurture-small-businesses

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