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Philippine outsourcers work to address labour shortage

An acute labour shortage in the Philippines' outsourcing industry could be eased by a promise from the industry to help higher education institutions create a curriculum to develop students they can hire. Among those needed most are people who speak English for call centres

India’s staff shortage no big problem, Wipro chief says

Wipro Ltd.'s chairman downplayed the impact of staff shortages in India, saying they won't hold back the continued growth of the country's outsourcing industry. Indian outsourcers are managing despite the shortages by hiring plain science graduates and re-training them for engineering work, Wipro Chairman Azim Premji told reporters on Wednesday.

India’s outsourcing industry to grow by 32 percent

India's software and services exports are estimated to grow by 32 per cent to US$23.4 billion in the fiscal year ending March 31, according to data released Thursday by the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM).

Terrorists targeting tech hub

The "symbols and temples" of India's "knowledge society" are being targeted by terrorists, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday in Hyderabad in south India. Singh was referring to the attack last week by a gunman at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore.

GMA forecasts 200 per cent growth for call centres

Call centre seats in the Philippines will grow from 20,000 to 60,000 by 2004, the fastest growth rate by any nation including India, the country's biggest rival in the global outsourcing industry.

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