PHL gets highest rate in migration governance study: 'The Economist' Tue, Aug 23, 2016, 6:53 PM | Sammy Martin, Philippines News Agency
MinDA sees Mindanao as emerging economic hub in ASEAN Fri, Aug 26, 2016, 7:15 PM | Alex D. Lopez, PNA
Robredo praises BPI's 6,000-strong, millennial-led volunteerism Thu, Aug 25, 2016, 10:44 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com
Business confidence at all-time high for Q3 Fri, Aug 26, 2016, 7:14 PM | Joseph A. Gamboa, Philippines News Agency
DOTr bares new plans to ease NCR traffic congestion Mon, Aug 15, 2016, 3:57 PM | Gerard dela Peña, Bloomberg TV Philippines
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Oil edges back in Asia after sharp losses 1:23 pm | Agence France-Presse Oil prices edged up in Asia on Tuesday, a day after retreating on a stronger dollar, but worries about a global supply glut are keeping gains in check ahead of a key producers' meeting next month.
NEDA crafting roadmap for mining industry 1:23 am | Leslie D. Venzon, Philippines News Agency Stakeholders are working to complete the development of the mining industry roadmap for strategic metallic minerals crucial in strengthening the viability and competitiveness of the…
More foreign investors express interest in nickel mining in Philippines 7:39 pm | Lilybeth G. Ison, Philippines News Agency Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (FNI), the second largest nickel producer in the country and the largest single lateritic mine exporter in the world, on Monday…
Cut expenses, red tape before imposing new taxes: Recto 1:01 am | InterAksyon.com The government must first 'save and simplify' before it imposes new tax measures that will bring in two-thirds of a trillion pesos in fresh revenues…
As Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for 'brave new world' 5:15 pm | Jason Lange and Ann Saphir, Reuters Federal Reserve policymakers are signaling they could raise US interest rates soon but they are already weighing new tools they may need to fight the…
How the Philippines can benefit from China's plan to revive the ancient Silk Road route 11:45 am | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com Filipinos may not view China as a friendly neighbor given the dispute over the West Philippine Sea, but despite this, two economists believe that the…
MinDA sees Mindanao as emerging economic hub in ASEAN 7:15 pm | Alex D. Lopez, PNA With the shift in the pattern of world trade and investment destinations to Asian countries, the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) sees Mindanao's strategic position as…
BREAKING NEWS as of Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 3:21 PM Remains of two rescue chopper crash victims airlifted to Villamor Airbase DFA suspends issuance of hajj passports, mulls scrapping Senate briefed on P3.35-trillion ‘budget for real change’ Oil edges back in Asia after sharp losses China to curb news that promotes 'Western lifestyles' US tries to stop feuding allies from unraveling Syria strategy Govt loses 15 troops in Monday fighting vs Abu Sayyaf Poe suspends emergency power hearings after DOTr fails to submit list of projects Brazil's Rousseff urges vote against 'coup' in impeachment trial Mt Province rebels kills ‘military agent’ on first day of ceasefire Singapore steps up Zika prevention effort as confirmed cases rise to 56 Obama to take up human rights in September meeting with Duterte #WALANGPASOK | Class suspensions in Benguet on Tuesday, August 30 Cotabato City cops on alert over grenade attacks PH should take inspiration from Cuban health system - cancer survivors
Business confidence at all-time high for Q3 7:14 pm | Joseph A. Gamboa, Philippines News Agency The overall business confidence index for this quarter reached 45.4 percent, the highest Q3 reading of all time, based on the Business Expectations Survey (BES) conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) from July 1 to August 12.
Lotte vice chairman found dead amid probe; suicide suspected 6:40 pm | Hyunjoo Jin and Se Young Lee, Reuters One of the top executives at South Korea's Lotte Group was found dead on Friday, a suspected suicide, hours before he was to be questioned by prosecutors conducting a criminal probe into the country's fifth-largest conglomerate.
PSEi down 11.59 points to 7,845.54 on Thursday 11:36 pm | Philippines News Agency The Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) ended Thursday falling by 11.59 points to 7,845.54 from 7,866.13 in the previous day.
Robredo praises BPI's 6,000-strong, millennial-led volunteerism 10:44 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com The BPI Foundation's latest venture is the Social Innovation Lab (SoIL), where the bank's employees volunteer for poverty eradication and financial inclusion programs of the foundation's partner nongovernmental organizations.
Nickel miner to pursue legal action to have suspension order vs subsidiary lifted 10:11 pm | Leslie D. Venzon, Philippines News Agency Listed nickel miner Oriental Peninsula Resources Group Inc. (ORE) on Thursday said it will pursue all administrative and legal efforts to have the suspension of the mining operations of its subsidiary lifted at the soonest time, stressing it is compliant with environmental laws and standards.
WHO ARE THE PHILIPPINES' WEALTHIEST? Forbes Philippines Rich List released 6:00 pm | InterAksyon.com The Forbes Philippines Rich List was released Thursday (Aug. 25), with retail tycoon Henry Sy, Sr. topping the list for nine years in a row.
US banking regulators focused on cyber security after SWIFT attacks 5:37 pm | Reuters US banking regulators said on Wednesday they are focused on cyber security risks and controls for US financial institutions after attacks earlier this year involving the global financial network known as SWIFT.
NTT sets up local unit, eyes computing needs of large enterprises 3:52 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, Bloomberg TV Philippines Japanese firm NTT Data Asia Pacific has set up a Philippine unit by buying a local IT company for an undisclosed amount.
PSEi closes lower Wednesday 10:09 pm | Philippines News Agency The Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) closed Wednesday at 7,866.13, falling by 69.05 points from the previous day’s 7,907.08.
NEDA: A family of 4 needs P120,000/month to live their desired life, but we can make that cheaper 9:23 pm | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com A Filipino family of four will need P120,000 per month so that they can achieve their desired life, as defined by a survey by the National Economic and Development Authority of 10,000 individuals around the country early this year.
PHL gets highest rate in migration governance study: 'The Economist' 6:53 pm | Sammy Martin, Philippines News Agency Widely respected British news magazine, “The Economist,” recently recognized the Philippines for having a well-developed migration policy governance.
Mining sector wants to amend Mining Act to allow LGUs to get taxes ASAP 6:04 pm | Shyla Francisco, Bloomberg TV Philippines | InterAksyon.com The mining industry is suggesting an amendment to the Philippine Mining Act to allow local government units to directly receive taxes paid by the mining industry.
Tax hike for oil products to push up prices of basic goods: Bayan Muna 3:34 pm | Diego Mora, InterAksyon.com A proposed tax increase for oil products is counterproductive and will negate any relief people could get from the reduction of personal income and corporate taxes, according to a party-list lawmaker.
Beyond war on drugs, business sees Duterte setting up economic boom 7:39 am | Karen Lema, Reuters While Duterte may be getting headlines for a bloody war against drug dealers and users, less attention has been paid to one of Asia's few economic success stories.
FOCUS | US banks want to cut branches, but customers keep coming 6:42 am | Dan Freed, Reuters Despite banks' nudging toward online tools, many US customers are not ready to give up regular visits to their nearest branch, complicating the industry's efforts to slim down.
Dominguez: 5.1% GDP expansion in H2 enough to sustain 2016 growth targets 11:38 pm | Joseph Albert A. Gamboa, PNA The country needs only to sustain a 5.1-percent expansion in gross domestic product (GDP) for the second semester to achieve the government's growth target of 6 to 7 percent for 2016.