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Holding firm wins excellence a

June 22, 2017
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SM Investments Corp. said its group bagged 10 awards from Hong Kong-based Corporate Governance Asia magazine’s 7th Asian Excellence Award held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong last June 9.

P738B infra up for approval

by ANGELA CELIS on June 21, 2017
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Nine infrastructure projects valued at P738.085 billion will be up for approval of the National Economic and Development Authority Board on June 27, according to Ernesto Pernia, socioeconomic planning secretary.

ING Bank sees GDP at 6.5%

June 21, 2017
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ING Bank sees the economy growing 6.5 percent this year on the back of strong consumption as well as the robust business process outsourcing industry and foreign remittances which it says remain the pillars of the economy.

BSP likely to keep rates stead

June 21, 2017
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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is widely expected to leave interest rates steady on Thursday, a Reuters poll showed, but pressures on inflation are likely to keep an interest rate increase on the cards this year.

Airline places $235M order for

by Myla Iglesias on June 21, 2017
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Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) yesterday signed an agreement with Canada-based Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Inc. for the purchase of additional seven Bombardier Q400 for $235 million to be used in its domestic and inter-island operations.

Toll operator open to settle f

June 21, 2017
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Metro Pacific Tollway Corp. (MPTC) is open to settle out of court the arbitration case it filed against the government for the latter’s  inaction on its petition for toll fees adjustment in North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and Cavite Expressway (Cavitex) amounting to P6 billion.

Martial law scares tourists,

June 21, 2017
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The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) is confident the country’s tourism industry will continue in its growth path once martial law is lifted in Mindanao.

China belt & road to bene

June 21, 2017
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The Philippines stands to benefit from China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) Initiative, particularly in the revival of the maritime silk route, as it is seen to open new markets for Philippine products in Beijing’s planned corridor between China and the Middle East and Europe.

ECOP bucks SSS pension hike un

June 21, 2017
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The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (Ecop) opposes moves that would increase Social Security System (SSS) pensions as well as plans to set up an unemployment benefits fund.

Consumer group lauds Meralco

June 21, 2017
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A consumer group yesterday welcomed the orders of the  Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)  that resulted in a refund for customers of the Manila Electric Co. but expressed fear  other line charges may increase the cost of power.

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Column of the Day

The hidden danger in Marawi

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | June 23,2017
‘What was supposed to be a simple police action has turned out to be the most serious military operation to date in the Duterte administration.’

Opinion of the Day

Metabolism: Why dieting fails

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | June 23, 2017
‘My doctor said that both hands lifting a gallon-size pail up to shoulder height daily can help my body’s fat-burning ability.’