These programs should be emulated by enterprises in the other sunrise industries
in the coming years, such as tourism, health care, and agribusiness.
Like it or not, the jobs of the future are in finance, call centres, tourism and - even though the "sunrise industries
" have taken a knock - electronics.
It's clear that in this climate no one's job is safe, whether they work in traditional industries like shipbuilding or the so-called sunrise industries
like computers and telecommunications.
In all listings of the sunrise industries
in the Philippines over the coming decades, supply chain or logistics is always included.
Once mocked as a "nanny state" in the 1980s, Singapore is Southeast Asia's banking, aviation, logistics, shopping, shipping, oil and gas trading and property hub as well as the incubator of sunrise industries
that range from robotics to artificial intelligence software, aerospace design to biotech to e-commerce.
One other argument that should have prevented the Tariff Commission from favoring Tipco is that the Safeguard Measure Act was meant for so-called infant or sunrise industries
, not the domestic paper manufacturing sector that has been in operation for many decades, with little to show by way of improved efficiency or higher competitiveness against foreign paper manufacturers.
No doubt some will suggest that RDA attention should move elsewhere - to an area 'more deserving' - however, common-sense also suggests that our major international gateway, further hightech growth and sunrise industries
should all be supported - rather than be sidelined and left to fend for themselves - or indeed bypassed by HighSpeed Rail.
Such global strategic alliances are likely to form a key part in transforming the North-east economy from sunset to sunrise industries
Hot on the heels of the troubles at Motorola and Compaq, it now seems we were foolish to believe the so-called sunrise industries
would save our economy.
During the '50s, '60s, '80s, and the '90s, we saw sunrise industries
that eventually became sunset industries, although some managed to be revived.
It will also identify sunrise industries
in India and UAE for investment opportunities.