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TRAIN to yield lower revenue o

by ANGELA CELIS on December 15, 2017
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The Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) ratified by Congress is expected to yield around P90 billion in net revenues in the first year of implementation, significantly lower than what the Department of Finance (DOF) initially expected to raise.

Foreign investment pledges dow

December 15, 2017
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The total foreign investments (FI) approved by the country’s investment promotion agencies fell 10 percent in the first nine months of the year to P84.1 billion from P93.3 billion in the same period the previous year,  data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority showed.

FY GDP within target

December 15, 2017
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Ernesto Pernia, socioeconomic planning secretary, expects the Philippine economy to expand by 6.7 percent to 6.9 percent for the full year.

Key rates maintained; inflati

by JIMMY CALAPATI on December 15, 2017
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The Monetary Board yesterday kept steady the key rates of the Bangko Sentral ng PIlipinas on its assessment that the outlook for the inflation environment has been broadly unchanged.

PH scores win for MSMEs in WTO

December 15, 2017
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The Philippines considers a victory the support gained at the World Trade Organization (WTO)  of the agenda towards inclusive and sustainable globalization by  including micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)  in global trade.

Group offers P9.3B for Clark a

by Myla Iglesias on December 15, 2017
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A consortium of the Megawide Construction Corp. and GMR Infrastructure Ltd. yesterday emerged as the front-runner in the bidding for the construction of the Clark International Airport’s new passenger terminal.

RCOA to push competition on po

December 15, 2017
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The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) said the full implementation of the Retail Competition and Open Access (RCOA) will create enough competitive pressure to reduce the cost of power to the customers. 

Argentinian food firm to inve

December 15, 2017
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Argentinian food firm Farmesa has chosen the Philippines the site of its first expansion outside its home country, according to Ramon Lopez, secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry.

MINISTERS URGE SMALLER-SCALE T

December 15, 2017
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BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON - The World Trade Organization failed to reach any new agreements on Wednesday, ending a three-day ministerial conference in discord in the face of stinging US criticism of the group and vetoes from other countries.
 

Cebu bridge contract awarded

December 15, 2017
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Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corp. (CCLEC) yesterday formally awarded to Cebu Link Joint Venture (CLJV) the contract to  design and build  the 8.5-kilometer toll bridge project that will link Cebu City from  South Road Properties (SRP) to Barangay Pilipog,  Cordova  in Mactan Island.

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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.’