Ramon Royandoyan
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DOLE halts Skyway extension building after mishap
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 23, 2020 - 7:27pm
“The accident is a manifestation of grave and imminent danger,” DOLE regional director Sarah Mirasol said.
Home sector wants delay on TRAIN-era tax in low-cost houses
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 18, 2020 - 2:54pm
The 12% value-added tax by next year is a provision of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion passed in 2017.
September remittances surprise with fastest growth in 29 months
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 16, 2020 - 6:40pm
The expansion was the fastest since the 12.7% annual uptick in April 2018.
Economic team cool to bigger agencies for disaster response, OFWs
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 16, 2020 - 5:05pm
Costs and mandate are two concerns of economic officials over proposals for a disaster resilience and OFW agency.
Foreign reserves up to new record of $103.8 billion in October
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 13, 2020 - 6:13pm
Reserves were sufficient to cover 10.3 months worth of imports of goods and services.
Cebu Pacific lands deeper in the red in September
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 11, 2020 - 4:11pm
The Gokongwei-led company reported a net loss of P14.69 billion from January to September, a massive reversal of the P6.77 billion net income same period a year ago.
DMCI earnings fall in third quarter as building delays persist
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 10, 2020 - 3:30pm
A halt in construction activities and weak mining revenues hurt DMCI Holdings Inc.’s earnings despite the economy largely back to business in the third quarter.
Meralco power bills to fall in November
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 9, 2020 - 1:50pm
For a typical household consuming 200 kilowatt per hour, the adjustment will be equivalent to “a decrease of around P8” in their November bill.
Beer and fuel sales revert San Miguel back to profit in Q3
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 6, 2020 - 3:08pm
San Miguel Corp. swung back to profit as of September, buoyed by higher beer and fuel sales after liquor and movement restrictions were lifted.
Work-from-home shift boosts PLDT earnings as of September
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 5, 2020 - 5:16pm
“We do expect revenues to increase in the fourth quarter,” said Manuel V. Pangilinan, chair and chief executive.
MVP withdraws bid to acquire Sky Cable
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 5, 2020 - 4:10pm
“We have withdrawn bidding process of Sky Cable,” businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan said.
Inflation up in October but not for good reasons
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 5, 2020 - 10:32am
Prices of basic goods and commodities, as measured by the consumer price index, accelerated 2.5% year-on-year last month from 2.3% in the previous month.
SM parent profits down in mall closures, bad loan protections
by Ramon Royandoyan - November 4, 2020 - 4:07pm
SM Investments reported P15.2 billion in profits from January to September, down 54% year-on-year.
BIR opens its doors to corruption probe opening salvo
by Ramon Royandoyan - October 29, 2020 - 5:03pm
“It is a welcome move as it will assist us with our continuing effort to rid of BIR of the remaining ‘bad eggs,’” BIR Commissioner Caesar Dulay said.
SM Bonus sugar pulled out after safety warning
by Ramon Royandoyan - October 28, 2020 - 1:12pm
Authorities said companies that commercially sold these products without securing clearances violated Republic Act 9711 or the Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009.
Nickel Asia shuts, Philex Mining restarts some mining sites
by Ramon Royandoyan - October 28, 2020 - 11:37am
Investors, however, were unconvinced of both Nickel Asia’s and Philex Mining’s positive prospects with the mine closures.
Beyond Manila Bay, measly housing budget leaves nothing for slum residents
by Ramon Royandoyan - October 21, 2020 - 5:21pm
“While shelter is considered a basic human need, our budget is the lowest among all the departments,” housing director Miles Rivera told senators in a budget hearing on Wednesday. 
Philippines seen missing goal to energize entire archipelago
by Ramon Royandoyan - October 20, 2020 - 4:37pm
Energy officials said the health crisis has delayed the rollout of projects electrifying far-flung rural areas and a bigger project that connects Visayas and Mindanao grid to Luzon to prevent blackouts that deter...
Filipinos nix Netflix and the like to pirate shows, movies
by Ramon Royandoyan - October 15, 2020 - 4:44pm
Nearly half or 49% of Filipinos access video content off of pirated streaming websites, a new poll commissioned by Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) and conducted by YouGov pollster showed.
Foreign reserves breach $100-billion milestone in September
by Ramon Royandoyan - October 15, 2020 - 3:06pm
At $100.5 billion as of September, gross international reserves (GIR) were sufficient to cover 10 months worth of imports, the highest since June 2015.
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