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Peso forecast to further fall to 55:$1 in 2019
by Czeriza Valencia - December 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The peso is expected to further lose ground next year, settling at 55 against the dollar by end-2019 due to a widening current account deficit, said London-based Capital Economics.
NEDA vows stronger push for family planning
by Czeriza Valencia - December 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Economic and Development Authority will be aggressive in its implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law after Malacañang returned the Commission on Population...
ADB launches new platform for mobilizing climate finance
by Czeriza Valencia - December 15, 2018 - 12:00am
A new platform for mobilizing climate finance has been created by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help its developing member countries in Asia and the Pacific to mobilize funding for climate-related projects....
Philippine economy to remain resilient — NEDA
by Czeriza Valencia - December 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine economy is expected to remain resilient amid an expected slowdown in the global economy next year, bouyed by increased spending on infrastructure that is already gaining momentum, according to the...
ADB retains Philippines growth forecasts for 2018, 2019
by Czeriza Valencia - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) retained its 6.4 percent growth forecast for the Philippines this year and 6.7 percent in 2019 on the back of strong infrastructure spending and still buoyant consumption despite...
Mid-level professionals expect up to 60% higher pay in 2019, says survey
by Czeriza Valencia - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Experienced employees in key industries – those with around seven to eight years of work experience – may enjoy pay rises of anywhere between 20 percent and 60 percent in 2019 as employers seek to attract...
BSP likely to keep policy rates steady
by Czeriza Valencia - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is expected to keep policy rates on hold in its meeting this Thursday as the slowdown in November inflation indicate a downtrend in the growth in consumer prices, London-based...
Stricter approval for reclamation projects
by Czeriza Valencia - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Several proposed reclamation projects, including those put forward in Manila, will be subjected to a stricter approval by the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) and the NEDA board, according to Socioeconomic...
‘Inflation reined in, but barely felt by poor’
by Czeriza Valencia - December 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The rise in consumer prices for the country’s bottom 30 percent income households held steady at 9.5 percent in October on slower increases in the prices of food, housing and utilities, the Philippine Statistics...
Unemployment rises marginally in October
by Czeriza Valencia - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The number of Filipinos who are unemployed rose marginally in October, likely the result of a confluence of factors that include recent weather disturbances, having more young people opting to return to school, and...
Foreign investment pledges rise 6.5% to P45.9 billion in Q3
by Czeriza Valencia - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Foreign investment pledges approved by the country’s investment promotion agencies rose 6.5 percent in the third quarter, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported yesterday.
Manufacturing extends growth streak in October — PSA
by Czeriza Valencia - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The manufacturing sector sustained its growth trajectory, although at a slower pace, in October on the back of seasonal demand and business optimism for the remainder of the year.
Inflation slows to 6% in November
by Czeriza Valencia - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Reprieve from rising prices is on the horizon for consumers as headline inflation – or the rate of increase in prices – slowed down to six percent in November from 6.7 percent the previous month, the...
Multilateral dev’t banks vow cooperation on climate change
by Czeriza Valencia - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Multilateral development bank (MDBs) have committed to work together on six areas that would support the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.
World Bank rolls out $200 billion five-year climate financing
by Czeriza Valencia - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The World Bank is mobilizing $200 billion in climate financing for its member countries over a five-year investment period or from 2021 to 2025.
Manufacturing extends recovery in November 2018
by Czeriza Valencia - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Manufacturing extended its recovery in November, buoyed by sharp increases in new orders and output, as well as easing input cost pressures, the latest Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’...
ADB mobilizes $5.4 M for Asia energy projects
by Czeriza Valencia - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has earmarked $5.4 million for technical assistance grants to prepare several power-related projects in Southeast Asia including a rural electrification project in the Philippin...
Tourism industry enjoying young workforce
by Czeriza Valencia - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The country’s tourism industry is enjoying a young workforce and with more available jobs being easy to fill, the industry profile recently published by the Philippine Statistics Authority showed.
Better opportunities in Philippines encouraging more Filipino expatriates to come home
by Czeriza Valencia - December 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Experienced and highly-skilled Filipino professionals based in Southeast Asia and the Middle East are expressing their intention to come home as demand and compensation for top professionals in key Philippine industries...
FEF backs amendments to real property valuation
by Czeriza Valencia - December 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) is backing the proposed amendments to the country’s real property valuation system under the third package of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program, saying this would...
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