BSP reminds public on end-December '16 deadline to swap old paper bills Wed, Oct 19, 2016, 8:46 PM | Philippines News Agency
2016 MVP Bossing Awards opens nominations, spurs entrepreneurs to work for inclusive growth Mon, Oct 17, 2016, 5:38 AM | InterAksyon.com
WATCH | Lawmakers eye excise-tax hike on cars to raise revenue, ease traffic Mon, Oct 17, 2016, 2:39 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com | Roices Naguit, News5
DTI, BIR team up to cut red tape, help MSMEs be competitive, tax-compliant Mon, Oct 10, 2016, 7:00 PM | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com
WATCH | Mobius to Bloomberg: concern over Duterte 'overdone' Mon, Oct 3, 2016, 7:24 PM | InterAksyon.com
SPECIAL REPORT | Saudi Oger faces huge debt restructuring as rescue talks collapse 08-September-16 06:25 PM | A Reuters Exclusive READ MORE
Trade Sec. Lopez 'clarifies' Duterte comments, says trade ties with US to stay 12:17 pm | Reuters The Philippines will maintain its trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced its 'separation' from Washington.
SEC: no further action needed for Liberty Telecom's tender offer 12:15 pm | Cristina Lazo, Bloomberg TV Philippines The Securities and Exchange Commission will take no further action on a Liberty Telecoms tender offer that ends today.
Marcventuers Mining ‘in full and active operation’ - Alcantara 10:53 am | InterAksyon.com Marcventures Holdings Inc. assured its stakeholders that Marcventures Mining and Development Corp. 'is in full and active operation.'
China commits more than US$9B for Philippine development, drug rehab 1:52 am | Philippines News Agency Chinese President Xi Jin-ping on Thursday committed more than $9 billion in concessionary loan or soft loan to the Philippines for development projects, including drug…
China lifts travel advisories against Philippines 11:22 pm | Jelly F. Musico, Philippines News Agency China has lifted all travel advisories issued to its citizens traveling to the Philippines, a Chinese foreign official said on Thursday.
Peso ends Thursday better vs US dollar; PSEi sheds anew 7:06 pm | Joann S. Villanueva, Philippines News Agency Mixed data from the US resulted in the sideways close of the Philippine peso Thursday but risk-off sentiment due to the ongoing European Central Bank…
China, Philippines to sign $13.5 billion in deals: Trade Secretary Lopez 6:54 pm | Ben Blanchard, Reuters China and the Philippines will sign $13.5 billion in deals during President Rodrigo Duterte's trip to China this week, the Philippine Department of Trade and…
BREAKING NEWS as of Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 7:23 PM Islamic State retaliates as Iraqi forces push on Mosul Duterte causes PH foreign policy confusion Suspected Abu Sayyaf seize Korean ship off Tawi-Tawi, take boat captain, Pinoy crew READ | Despite UN court victory, PH agrees to bilateral talks with China on sea row MMDA teams deployed to Cordilleras for clearing, rescue ops in Lawin-hit areas DepEd to stop accepting Pagcor donations for classrooms - Briones No stranger to less-than-friendly leaders: Next US ambassador to PH was special envoy on N. Korea As Duterte embraces China, Japan's Abe set to roll out warm welcome Govt loses 10 dead, 32 wounded in war on drugs - PNP ‘Betrayal,’ De Lima says of Duterte's shift to China 6.6 magnitude quake hits western Japan - USGS Lanao del Norte’s Kauswagan town bags international peace prize in Colombia Trade Sec. Lopez 'clarifies' Duterte comments, says trade ties with US to stay SEC: no further action needed for Liberty Telecom's tender offer Hong Kong in lockdown as ‘Haima’ nears
Saudi Arabia raises $17.5B in first international bond offering: HSBC 6:35 pm | Agence France-Presse Saudi Arabia raised $17.5 billion in its first international bond issue, HSBC announced Thursday, after the bank took part in the transaction.
'UNLI DATA PLANS' | T-Mobile agrees to US$48M settlement over transparency breach 7:31 am | Reuters Telecom carrier is found to have slowed data speeds when customers on so-called unlimited plans exceeded a monthly data threshold, leading unlimited data plan customers to expect that they were buying better and faster service than what they received.
BSP reminds public on end-December '16 deadline to swap old paper bills 8:46 pm | Philippines News Agency The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Wednesday reminded the public about the December 31, 2016 deadline to swap holdings of New Design Series (NDS) paper bills.
PSEi, PH peso gain on risk-on sentiments 11:10 pm | Philippines News Agency Bargain hunting in the local stocks market reversed the dip in the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) and the peso Tuesday on investors’ risk-on sentiment, which is in line with the regional rally.
Clark AeroPark campus buildings nearing completion 4:46 pm | Jess Malabanan, InterAksyon.com Two office buildings including 11- and 12-storey structures erected within the 45,000-square meter AeroPark Campus project of the Global Gateway Development Corporation will soon be completed, key officials said Tuesday.
Australian tycoon Packer 'deeply concerned' for Crown Resorts staff held in China 8:06 am | Agence France-Presse Australian gaming tycoon James Packer said he was 'deeply concerned' Tuesday about 18 of his Crown Resorts staff detained in China as his board held an emergency meeting to determine what to do next.
IMF backs overhaul of Philippines’ tax system 10:15 pm | Joseph A. Gamboa, Philippines News Agency The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed support for a major overhaul of the Philippine tax system, including the comprehensive tax reform plan of the Department of Finance (DOF) and the proposed relaxation of the country’s bank secrecy law.
Pump prices of petroleum products up anew effective Tuesday 7:22 pm | Philippines News Agency Major and independent oil companies will hike pump prices of gasoline by P0.45 per liter, and diesel by P0.60 per liter effective early Tuesday.
Personal remittances climb to US$19.5B in first 8 months of 2016 6:59 pm | InterAksyon.com Personal remittances of Overseas Filipinos in August 2016 increased by 16 percent year-on-year to reach $2.6 billion, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Officer-in-Charge Nestor A. Espenilla announced Monday.
WATCH | Lawmakers eye excise-tax hike on cars to raise revenue, ease traffic 2:39 pm | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com | Roices Naguit, News5 As a revenue-generating measure and one solution to help ease traffic in major thoroughfares, the House of Representatives is studying the passage of the proposal to raise the excise tax on automobiles.
COCKTALES | Purisima-era defiance of Supreme Court order costs Dominguez P1.4B 8:55 am | Victor C. Agustin For having defied its two previous orders, the Purisima-era DOF and its Bureau of Treasury have been penalized by the high tribunal to pay six percent annual interest on the nearly P5 billion final tax that the two agencies had withheld since October 2011 from the contested PEACe Bonds.
2016 MVP Bossing Awards opens nominations, spurs entrepreneurs to work for inclusive growth 5:38 am | InterAksyon.com PLDT's annual awards for small businesses in the country have opened their nominations for the year, with VP Mitch Locsin expressing hopes entrepreneurs can be encouraged to work for inclusive growth especially in the countryside.
BRICS agrees to fast-track new credit rating agency 4:23 am | Agence France-Presse The BRICS nations agreed on Sunday to fast-track the setting up of their own credit-rating agency to better cater to developing economies, rivalling existing ones based in Western countries.
Gina Lopez wants to ban new mines as clampdown deepens 8:11 am | Enrico Dela Cruz and Manolo Serapio Jr., Reuters Environment Secretary Regina Lopez wants to prolong a ban on new mines and will review all environmental permits previously granted to the minerals industry, ramping up a campaign to clamp down on damage from the sector.
PSEi ends week with gains; peso dips vs US dollar 7:38 pm | Joann S. Villanueva, Philippines News Agency The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended the week on a positive note but the peso depreciated ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s speech in Boston, Massachusetts.
COCKTALES | Prietos take home P15B from Shakey's sellout as Po empire grows to P80B 6:33 am | Victor C.Agustin With the Shakey's takeover and the chain's planned listing, the Po family will increase to three their publicly-listed companies, Arthaland and Century Pacific Food being the other two, with a combined market value of over P80 billion.