Philippines

The government incurred a narrower budget deficit in August from a month earlier as both revenue and spending growth slowed, Treasury data released on
Manila Times - 4 hours ago
The airline industry in the Philippines has benefited from liberalization and deregulation, a study conducted by the country’s antitrust body found,
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THE stock market climbed back to the 7,400 level on Monday as investors resumed bargain-hunting ahead of the Federal Reserve and the Bangko Sentral ng
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IF the rosy picture painted by digital financial services giant PayPal is to be believed, the “gig economy”—a vast and growing labor ecosystem o
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The virtual stock trading challenge formally ends today. But posted in today’s column is the players’ trading activities and performance standings
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FARM sector damage caused by Typhoon Ompong has reached P26.7 billion, the highest since Supertyphoon Yolanda (international code name Haiyan) wrought
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Bulacan province is now the country’s new “growth area” and a viable business destination for investors with the expected completion of three m
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APLENTY. That’s because it contributes to a lot of issues, many of which could result in a long-term downfall, if not cyclical paralysis of an organ
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THE local currency sank further into the 54 territory on Monday on the back of external pressures pushing emerging market currencies downward.  Data
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MAJOR oil trading houses are predicting the return of $100 crude for the first time since 2014, as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countri
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SEVERAL senators, including key Senate leaders, signalled support for an emerging majority consensus for Congress to reject removal of the existing va
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THE absence of a real wage growth in the Philippines is among the major obstacles that could undermine the country’s efforts in turning the “Ameri
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It seems gone are the days when business schools, students, and managers mainly adhered to Milton Friedman’s belief: “The business of business is
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By Jasper Emmanuel Y. Arcalas & Bernadette D. Nicolas THE National Food Authority Council (NFAC) approved on Monday the purchase of an additional 500,
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THE national government (NG) reported a fiscal deficit of P2.6 billion for August this year, with spending outpacing revenue growth, and pushing the e
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By Jonathan L. Mayuga & Jasper Emmanuel Y. Arcalas THE government has vowed to assist bangus growers increase their output, even as the Laguna Lake De
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TWO consumer groups are supporting a measure to grant the Leviste-owned Solar Para sa Bayan (SPSB) Corp. a 25-year franchise to build, establish and m
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THE construction of the P1.23-billion Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge—a bigger version of the existing structure that connects the cities of Makati and Ma
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SEN. Sonny Angara on Monday renewed his vow to carry on the legacy of his father, the late Senate President Edgardo Angara, as he remembered him on hi
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MELCO Resorts and Entertainment Philippines Corp.’s tender offer price of P7.25 apiece is “not a good deal,” analysts said. In a mobile message
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