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P3.5B lost daily to traffic in MM

By ANGELA CELIS | February 23, 2018
The worsening traffic congestion in Metro Manila is estimated to result in productivity loses of around P3.5 billion a day, according to Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) Philippine Office.

BDO buys Citi’s thrift unit

by JIMMY CALAPATI on November 15, 2013
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Banco de Oro Unibank (BDO) yesterday reported that it has “signed a definitive agreement” to buy Citibank Savings Inc., the local thrift bank subsidiary of global banking giant Citi.

Loyalty programs attract consu

by Richmond Mercurio on November 15, 2013
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Loyalty programs, or retail businesses’ marketing schemes that reward members with incentives for their purchases, lure majority of Filipino consumers in visiting stores, a recent survey by global research firm Nielsen showed.

First Pacific buys stake in su

November 15, 2013
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First Pacific Co. Ltd. is buying a 31 percent stake in sugar company Roxas Holdings Investment (RHI) for P2.23 billion.

Moody’s confident of sustained

November 15, 2013
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Credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service yesterday said that the super typhoon that hit the Eastern and Central Visayas last week will unlikely derail long term growth of the country’s economy and credit improvement.

PH told to work more on financ

by ANGELA CELIS on November 15, 2013
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The World Bank Group is urging policy makers to focus on financial products that benefit the poor, women, and other vulnerable groups, in order to expand financial inclusion.

Robust growth seen in healthc

November 15, 2013
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The Philippine healthcare information management (HIM) sector sees an average workforce growth rate of at least 35 percent per year for the industry until 2016.

Portfolio inflows hit $969M

November 15, 2013
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Transactions for the month of October for foreign portfolio investments, also called hot money because of the speed these may be taken in and out of the country, yielded overall net inflows of $969 million, much higher than the $683 million recorded in September and $40 million a year ago.

Hyundai sales decline 5%

November 15, 2013
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Sales of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines were still down 5 percent in the first 10 months of the year despite a 12 percent increase registered month-on-month.

Asian rice prices stabilize as

by Reuters on November 15, 2013
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LAUNCESTON, Australia - Asian rice prices may have found a base around $400 a tonne amid signs that only modest amounts of Thailand’s rice mountain are coming to market.

Smart starts iPhone5 sale

November 15, 2013
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Smart Communication Inc., expects higher  iPhone5  sales this year as it encouraged post paid subscribes to buy the new model.

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Rappler’s continuing saga

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 23,2018
‘Without a court TRO against the SEC ruling, Rappler’s accreditation in Malacañang was considered revoked.” – Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte does not understand media’s role in a democracy

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 23, 2018
‘This is funny if it didn’t violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press.’