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BSP sees March 2019 inflation between 3.1-3.9%

By: Joann Villanueva MANILA -- Higher oil prices and power rates are seen as upside risks to the country’s March 2019 inflation rate, which the Bangko...

PH Construction Industry Roadmap 2020-2030 launched in Clark

By:  Marna Dagumboy Del Rosario   CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga – The Philippine Construction Industry Roadmap 2020-2030 that aims to shape the future capacity, values, and institutional integrity...

Local shares recover, peso weakens on external concerns

By:  Joann Villanueva   MANILA -- The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) managed to improve Thursday amid investors’ concern over Brexit uncertainties and other global trade issues,...

Business, consumer sentiments improve in Q1

By: Joann Villanueva   MANILA -- Business and consumer sentiments both improved during the first quarter of 2019 generally due to better outlook on the domestic economy. In...

GenTri residents to get free WiFi from Smart

By: Dennis Abrina   GENERAL TRIAS CITY -- Residents here will soon be more connected to the rest of the world after the city government entered into...

Aboitiz taps Irish firm for regional airports bid

By: Aerol John Pateña   MANILA -- Aboitiz InfraCapital Inc. has selected an Irish airport operations company as its partner in trying to bid for the operations...

Gov’t bullish on P1-T investment approvals in 2019

By:  Leslie Gatpolintan   MANILA -- The government remains confident about achieving the PHP1-trillion target in approved investments this year even after total levels declined by 23...

PAL system upgrade successful

By:  Ma. Cristina Arayata   MANILA -- Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) said its system upgrade was successful as of 3 p.m. Sunday.  “We are very pleased with...

Access MBA to meet business pros in Manila in April

By:  Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA -- To help business professionals find a graduate degree program that would suit their professional background and expectations, Access MBA, a...

DA records P1.33-B agri damage due to El Niño

By: Lilybeth Ison    MANILA -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Thursday reported that the "weak" El Niño currently affecting the country has already brought about...

BSP keeps policy rates steady, cuts 2019 inflation forecast

By: Joann Villanueva   MANILA -- Expectations of more moderate inflation, as well as firm domestic growth, caused the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' (BSP) policy-making Monetary Board...

6.4% GDP growth in 2019 still possible

By: Joann Villanueva   MANILA -- A 6 percent level growth can still be achieved by the Philippine economy this year despite the anticipated impact of the...

URC inaugurates Davao flour mill to meet growing demand

By: PNA   MANILA -- The Gokongwei-led Universal Robina Corporation (URC) has inaugurated a new mill in Davao to meet the country’s growing demand for high-grade flour. “We are...

Subic shoe factory to hire 1,500 more workers

By: Malou Dungog   SUBIC BAY FREEPORT -- Datian Subic Shoes, Inc., the manufacturer of popular shoe brands like Vans and Keds, has committed some USD6 million...

Stakeholders’ collaboration needed to add value to mining sector

By: Lilybeth Ison   MANILA -- The Philippine Nickel Industry Association (PNIA) said there is a need for collaborative efforts between stakeholders in government and the private...