Joefel Ortega Banzon
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Remittances up 6.3% at $2.6 billion in September
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - November 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Remittances sent home by Filipinos abroad continued to increase in September as both land-based and sea-based overseas workers transferred more cash for their families back home, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported...
Domestic trade upbeat in 2018
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Domestic trade data released yesterday by the Philippine Statistics Authority showed upbeat transactions in 2018 with volume rising up by 10.2 percent and total value of commodities growing even higher at 12.3 ...
Savings: Impact to the economy
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
“Do not save what is left after spending; instead spend what is left after saving” – Warren Buffet
Amended charter empowers BSP
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
To promote better appreciation of the amended charter of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) among bankers, regional stakeholders and the media, BSP yesterday conducted the Cebu leg of the information campaign...
Cryptocurrency not likely to replace fiat money soon
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Cryptocurrencies or tech assets are not likely to replace fiat money or the Philippine currency, at least not in the near future.
BSP taps media, bloggers to boost public awareness
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
To further promote public awareness on vital economic issues and financial concepts, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) yesterday held a special learning session with members of the media, social media influencers,...
Pag-IBIG launches new loyalty card
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Following its initial release in Metro Manila last month, Pag-IBIG Fund yesterday launched the improved version of the Loyalty Card in Cebu in an event held at the Radisson Blu Cebu.
SEC warns public against new investment schemes
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The Securities and Exchange Commission warned the public against investing in G. M. Pineda Construction and Development and in JY Beauty and Fashion Marketing, which have been promising investors with unrealistic...
BSP honors stakeholders
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
To mark its 26th year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) honored outstanding stakeholders in Central and Eastern Visayas in an awarding ceremony held yesterday at the Banking Hall of BSP Cebu.
Land Bank downplays COA report
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - August 12, 2019 - 12:00am
State-owned Land Bank of the Philippines downplayed a recent ‘observation’ made by the Commission on Audit regarding the bank’s uncollected salary loans amounting to P164 million under its Salary...
PSA retains Q1 GDP growth at 5.6%
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - August 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The government on Wednesday maintained the economic growth rate at 5.6% for the first quarter of 2019, after revisions in the growth of industries were noted.According to the revised gross domestic product data,...
SCEW president stands firm on club’s legitimacy
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - August 6, 2019 - 12:00am
“We are not scammers. The number one scammer is the government. Please check kung saan napupunta ang binabayad nyong tax.”
Brixcy Shane Yu: Beating the odds
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - July 29, 2019 - 12:00am
When the world seems to be at odds with your decision and tells you “it’s not possible”, you only have two choices, either to agree with them or prove them wrong.
Brickland breaks ground for Woodway 2
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - July 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Five years after the success of its flagship project and some prodding from clients, Brickland Property Venture Corporation yesterday broke ground on the second phase of Woodway Townhomes in Pooc, Talisay City,...
Argao’s Guilang Tableya: Sweet success in tableya business
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - July 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Chocolate makes us happy. It triggers the happy hormones and stimulates our senses.
Tableya maker to revive Argao’s cacao industry
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - July 10, 2019 - 12:00am
After its successful shift to paper packaging last year, Argao’s famous Guilang Tableya is once again on the move and this time to help revive Argao’s cacao industry back to its glory days.
DTI warns public vs SCEW club
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - June 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has warned the public about an entity named Senior Citizen and Elderly Welfare Club of the Philippines Inc. (SCEW Club), which is said to be using the name of DTI in selling...
Phl February imports up 0.3%, slowest since Oct
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - April 26, 2014 - 12:00am
Philippine imports in February rose by 0.3 percent to $4.721 billion from $4.707 billion recorded in the same period last year, the National Statistics Office reported on Friday.
As ICCCE 2013 opens today Cebu takes the spotlight
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - August 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Now on its ninth run, the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) decided to bring the world’s largest contact center conference and expo to Cebu for the first time, Cebu being the next big thing...
Phl imports drop 8% in January
by Joefel Ortega Banzon - March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Philippine imports dropped 8.0 percent in January reaching only $4.725 billion from $5.134 billion recorded during the same month in 2012, the latest report from the National Statistics Office showed.
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