Philippines

Notwithstanding “intense” diplomatic discussions to ease tension in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines and China are “moving forward” wh
Inquirer - 2 hours ago
The Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) law, shunned by once-keen property giants due to restrictive public ownership and taxation rules, is getting i
Inquirer - 2 hours ago
The Bureau of the Treasury on Wednesday rejected all tenders for reissued 20-year T-bonds as bid rates exceeded secondary market yields. The post BTr
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The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) gained on Wednesday as investors geared for the first quarter earnings season. The post Earnings
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Property giant SM Prime Holdings Inc. is poised for further expansion in 2019 as it seeks to widen its footprint in the country and abroad. The post H
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Local hog producers are asking the Department of Agriculture to stop the importation of pork as the farm-gate price for the commodity reached its lowe
Inquirer - 2 hours ago
THE Insurance Commission (IC) is confident that the local insurance industry will implement measures to comply with the International Financial Report
Business Mirror - 6 hours ago
THE Philippine National Railways (PNR) will start the 150-hour run time exercise for the Hybrid Electric Train (HET), the first train developed and pr
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
THE United States government was recently recognized for its efforts in promoting biodiversity at the culminating ceremony of Mission: PHL, the Busine
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
THE implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law may have worsened the plight of lower-income households, according to
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
THE Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has slapped Manila Water Co. Inc. with a total P1.134-billion fine in connection with the sever
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
PRESIDENT Duterte is now in Beijing for the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation to affirm the country’s commitment to further e
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Wednesday it is releasing the first part of the implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act 11127
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
Fitch Ratings has slashed its 2019 Philippine growth forecast, tagging the delayed approval of the national budget and outside circumstances as reason
Manila Times - 7 hours ago
FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr., said he welcomes a proposal to declare Pag-Asa (Thitu) Island and Eastern Kalayaan in the West Phili
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to release the implementing rules and regulation (IRR) of the Expanded Maternity Leave during its
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
OVER 1,500 megawatts (MW) of power generating capacity was shaved off from the Luzon grid on Wednesday, resulting in rotational brownouts that lasted
Business Mirror - 7 hours ago
Draft rules for an estate tax amnesty have been released by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), which expects to collect some P6.28 billion once the
Manila Times - 7 hours ago
THE stock market recovered on Wednesday following record overnight gains on Wall Street although not all Asian bourses ended the day higher. The bellw
Manila Times - 7 hours ago
Policymakers in the East Asia and Pacific region should be mindful of China’s bid to make its economy more dependent on consumption instead of debt-
Manila Times - 7 hours ago