Invest to the Philippines A good idea 02-Jun-2008 03:10 PM Living in the Philippines as an investor is a good idea. Let me show you why. Study case - call center Call center business is booming, there investor quickly recognized the economic potential of moving here. Lower overhead for training and salary is one advantage. Filipino's are multi-language most speak several languages and dialects. It's natural for a pinoy to speak English and Tagalog. Can speak ilocano or visayan dialects. Some pinoy can speak chinese (mandarin) too. Philippines also has the best schools U.P. , Lasalle, ateneo, A.M.A. S.T.I. and many more top of the line school and universities. Every year there's a batch of fresh graduates ... ready to be employed. Young, energetic, talented college graduates for your work force ... What else can you ask for? Minimum wage today is P385 per day ($9.85) Compare that to $7 per hour minimum wage in most US states. On average, 8 hours a day of work in the US states will be 8hrs x $7 = $56 per day America vs. Philippines 8hrs daily wage USA Philippines $56 P385 Get the picture so far? Oh yeah, another point is ... Can you get a college graduate in the states and give them $7- per hour? You can hire a domestic helper for P2,500 ($65) / monthly ... Yes its monthly salary (30 days) or P85 ($2.12) a day. Excellent work force ... Reasonable salary ... Investment in the Philippines is really a good idea … I tell you.