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RCBC exec eyes sustained double-digit loan growth this year

By Joann Villanueva MANILA -- A ranking official of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) expects continued double-digit growth this year of consumer loans on the back...

ADB support to PH to reach record high in 2020–2022

By PNA MANILA -- The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) sovereign lending for the Philippines is expected to reach US9.1 billion between 2020 and 2022, as the...

BPI economist optimistic of PH economic recovery in 2020

By Joann Villanueva MANILA -- An official of Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Island (BPI) is optimistic about the improvement of the Philippine economy next year,...

Century Pacific inks supply deals with top Russian food firms

By PNA   MANILA -- Century Pacific Food Inc., one of the Philippines’ largest food and beverage companies, has signed multiple deals to supply tuna, sardine, and...

European firms keen on PH infra opportunities, other sectors

By  Leslie Gatpolintan   MANILA -- European companies are keen on participating in Philippine infrastructure projects and investing in different sectors, as they called on the country...

Cavitex toll hike on Coastal Road takes effect Oct. 24

By Gladys Pino   MANILA -- Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation (CIC) will start collecting the new toll fee rates for the Phase 1 of its Segment 1 (R1 Expressway)...

PAL to introduce Zamboanga-Tawi-Tawi route Dec. 15

By Ma. Cristina Arayata   MANILA -- Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is adding the Zamboanga-Tawi-Tawi route along with two other domestic destinations it would launch on...

UNDP report calls for sustainable biz models to attain SDGs

By Joann Villanueva MANILA -- A report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines has encouraged businesses to use sustainable models to earn while helping...

DOE assesses energy facilities in Mindanao after quake

By Joann Villanueva    MANILA -- Members of Task Force on Energy Resiliency (TFER) are now checking energy infrastructure in several areas in Mindanao hit by a...

Banana growers fear politics to affect PH top agri dollar earner

By  Lilybeth Ison  MANILA -- The country’s banana producers on Monday denounced the recent move of the Davao del Norte government to destroy the biosecurity installations...

DBP exec optimistic for sustainability bond sale

By Joann Villanueva   MANILA -- A ranking Development Bank of the Philippines’ (DBP) official is optimistic about a strong uptick for the bank’s PHP5-billion, 2-year sustainability...

Food processors call for 105K MT sugar import to stabilize supply

By Lilybeth Ison MANILA -- Food and agriculture processors on Monday asked for 105,000 metric tons (MT) sugar import annual allocation to stabilize their manufacturing input...

DBP taps PayMaya for cashless disbursements to farmers

By Lilybeth Ison MANILA -- In line with the government's call to boost financial inclusion in the country and for more efficient delivery of public services...

Meat processors claim P50-B losses due to ASF scare

By Lilybeth Ison and Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA -- The country's meat processing industry on Monday reported losses of PHP50 billion due to the ban being...

DOE monitoring yellow alert status for Luzon grid

By Joann Villanueva MANILA -- A yellow alert has been raised over the Luzon grid from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday, with unplanned outages alone...