December 15, 2017, 9:53 pm
Facebook iconTwitter iconYouTube iconGoogle+ icon

Business News

Build not inflationary, fundam

by ANGELA CELIS on December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
The Department of Finance (DOF) said even if the government continues with its massive spending on infrastructure projects under the P8.44 trillion “Build, Build, Build” program, inflation would continue to be at a favorable level owing to the country’s good macroeconomic fundamentals. 

PH next to hike rates?

December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
HONG KONG. --  Tighter monetary policy is coming to Asia next year. Yet it will lag the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes as Asian central banks balance an exports-led revival in growth with a slowdown in regional locomotive China.

MSMEs get another P1B

December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
The Small Business Corp. (SB Corp.), the micro-financing arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), will set aside P1 billion for year 2018 to continue the flagship program that will provide micro enterprises an alternative source of financing that is easy to access and made available at a reasonable cost.

Power rates down

December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
After five consecutive rate hikes, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said power rates for December will go down by P0.3785 per kilowatt hour (kWh), effectively decreasing overall rates to P9.2487 per kWh from P9.6272 per kWh

Perks set for beefed up indust

December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the creation of domestic economic zones which would be given incentives in support of the government’s new industrial  strategy.

LTO finally acts on license pl

December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
THE Land Transportation Office (LTO) yesterday said it has secured procurement of new vehicle license plates from a private contractor for nearly P980-million and initial delivery will begin March next year.

Sugar biz lifts firm’s profit

by RUELLE CASTRO on December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
Roxas Holdings Inc. (RHI) said profit for its fiscal year ending September hit P120 million, 18 percent higher than last year’s P102 million, driven by the strong performance of its sugar business. 

Low harvests disappoint high d

by PAUL ICAMINA on December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet - High market demand but low production and supply beset the country’s multi-million peso potato industry.

Airline to take delivery of 2

December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is expected to take delivery of two Boeing 777-300ER this month which will be deployed for long-haul operations.

DOLE marks 84th anniversary

December 08, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
THE Department of Labor and Employment marks its 84th anniversary today, December 8, with celebrations to be done simultaneously in 17 regions throughout the country.

Pages

Front Page

Column of the Day

Santa Claus isn’t coming

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | December 15,2017
‘Kids, sorry to say that Santa Claus is not coming this year. Things are falling apart in the North Pole.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte doesn’t rule out nationwide martial law

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | December 15, 2017
‘Duterte does not even bother to allay these concerns.’