PRACTICAL BUSINESS WITH MIGUEL GIL is an out-of-the-box look at the opportunities and obstacles of doing business in the Philippines!

Viewers can expect an hour of free-wheeling but no-nonsense discussions with the movers and shakers of the local business scene.

Successful business ventures as well as personal success stories are featured to inspire would-be entrepreneurs and to stimulate the creative thinking process.

Practical Business also looks into emerging employment opportunities and even off-beat careers because the road to financial stability is different for everyone.

Let’s talk about the overall business climate, novel business ideas, the financial capital markets and even home-based jobs… to help you discover what works for you!

Practical Business is business made easy… definitely more practical!!


GNN on Free TV

Practical Business is aired over Global News Network (GNN) every Thursday at 11:00AM to 12:00NN. GSAT subscribers can view GNN by tuning into Ch 1. Global Destiny Cable subscribers can view GNN by tuning into Ch 8 in the Metro Manila area. Sky Cable subscribers can view GNN by tuning into Ch 213.

GNN is also carried by 300 local cable operators in the provinces thru its linkages with the Philippine Cable TV Association (PCTA). GNN is also shown over Global Satellite TV (GSAT) for remote areas in the country not reached by cable TV. GNN is also on UHF FREE TO AIR TV in Pampanga (Ch 44), Cagayan de Oro/Cebu (Ch 45), Baguio (Ch 48), Zamboanga/Naga/Roxas City (Ch 43), and General Santos (Ch 40). Non-GSAT and Destiny subscribers anywhere in the world may still access GNN programs by way of live streaming.

It may also be viewed internationally though Global Broadcasting and Multimedia Incorporated (GBMI) affiliates in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan.


Practical Business is hosted by veteran business broadcaster Miguel Gil.

He was Anchorman of one of the longest running daily business news programs on Philippine television—NBN Business, later renamed Teledyaryo Business, then renamed once again as  Money Matters, which aired over the National Broadcasting Network (PTV 4).

He also spent over 13 years as a reporter for the same network, reporting mostly on issues related to business and economics both here and abroad.

During the mid 2000, Gil co-hosted and co-produced the radio business talk show “Bottomline” which aired over DWBR Business Radio 104.3FM.

He has paid his dues in print media as well, having served as Business Editor of the broadsheet Good Morning Philippines as well as a Reporter of Business World, at one time.

Gil spent the better part of the past decade and a half pounding the business beat!


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