Philippines

A private sector-run spot market for electricity was firmed up as state-entity Philippine Electricity Market Corp. (PEMC) executed an agreement with t
Inquirer - 2 days ago
THE country’s dollar transactions with the rest of the world made a turnaround in August from its consistent deficit this year, as the Bangko Sentra
Business Mirror - 3 days ago
THE House of Representatives on Wednesday resumed its plenary deliberations on the P3.757-trillion 2019 national budget after the chairman of the Co
Business Mirror - 3 days ago
THE Philippine economy stands to gain $42.2 million annually from the ongoing trade war between the United States and China between 2018 and 2022, acc
Business Mirror - 3 days ago
THE National Food Authority (NFA) said it may not be able to hit its palay procurement target of 100,000 metric tons (MT) this year, as the agency’s
Business Mirror - 3 days ago
SENATE Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon vowed on Wednesday to closely scrutinize pork barrel “insertions” estimated at P55 billion, in the P3.75
Business Mirror - 3 days ago
AN official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said the Duterte administration will collaborate with mining companies to bu
Business Mirror - 3 days ago
The peso is unlikely to post a record drop next year, a Cabinet official said on Wednesday, rejecting a research firm’s claim that the currency, whi
Manila Times - 3 days ago
CLARK FREEPORT ZONE: Philippine economic growth is expected to stay strong this year but slow somewhat from 2017, British investment bank Barclays sai
Manila Times - 3 days ago
Many of you have already faced with the idea of Short selling, or “going short”. In this article, we want to explain you all the nuances in order
Manila Times - 3 days ago
The stock market fell for a second day on Wednesday with analysts pointing to fears of higher inflation due to Typhoon Ompong’s impact, a weaker p
Manila Times - 3 days ago
The country’s balance of payments (BoP) reverted to a surplus in August, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Wednesday, but the year-
Manila Times - 3 days ago
Proposals to expand, operate and manage the Davao and Kalibo international airports are expected to move forward with the firms involved likely to be
Manila Times - 3 days ago
IN the Philippines, rice is not just food. It is a form of currency by which political capital is exchanged. For the past few weeks, rice has been a k
Manila Times - 3 days ago
The Asia-Oceana Tax Consultants’ Association (AOTCA) International Tax Conference held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia just concluded on September 13, 2018
Manila Times - 3 days ago
THE Philippines has less than two weeks to tap a $500-million loan facility from the World Bank that it can use for the rehabilitation of areas devas
Business Mirror - 3 days ago
THE farmgate price of palay (unmilled rice) rose to P23.04 per kilogram last week, a 1.32-percent increase from the P22.98 posted in the first week of
Manila Times - 3 days ago
THE Philippines risks losing investments in the mining sector if Congress passes a proposed law that aims to impose a 5-percent tax on all its metal a
Manila Times - 3 days ago
Oftentimes, millennials struggle to find their first job right after college. But once they’re employed, another challenge, that of stretching their
Manila Times - 3 days ago
There is a popular adage by John Adams that says, “every problem is an opportunity in disguise.” Two things considered to be pressing matters at t
Manila Times - 3 days ago