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Solaire operator's 'invite-only' tack barely recoups lost wagers
by Ramon Royandoyan - March 8, 2021 - 4:46pm
For all of 2020, Bloomberry Resorts operated at a net loss of P8.3 billion from profits in 2019.
Pigs from provinces slowed Manila inflation. Now these areas see prices soar
by Ramon Royandoyan - March 5, 2021 - 2:27pm
On average, meat prices outside the National Capital Region accelerated by 20.8% year-on-year in February, up from 15.9% a month ago.
Fuel compounds costly food as February inflation peaks anew
by Ramon Royandoyan - March 5, 2021 - 9:44am
Consumer prices rose 4.7% year-on-year in February, the highest since December 2018 when a rice supply shortage cut through prices.
Razon's ICTSI recaptures lost ground to end 2020 in black
by Ramon Royandoyan - March 4, 2021 - 3:45pm
Prior to this audited report, ICTSI was running a 1% decline in net income in the first 9 months, financial results showed. 
Fewer closures as banks display strength amid pandemic
by Ramon Royandoyan - March 3, 2021 - 5:35pm
Fewer banks were forced to shut down last year despite the pandemic saddling them with unpaid debts that in previous meltdowns triggered a spate of closures.
Duterte allies drag FIST law into Lopez loan hearing
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 23, 2021 - 5:12pm
“In the FIST law, and this is scary, there may be again abuses of the SPV law,” Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor said.
Philippine banks' defenses would bow to second pandemic shock
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 22, 2021 - 5:36pm
But the recovery is so slow that the ratings agency “does not expect the industry to reach pre-pandemic financial performance until 2023.”
Philippines has two virus mutations, no vaccine, but will reopen further
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 19, 2021 - 4:52pm
Not even two new mutations of the coronavirus can stop the Philippines from scaling down more restrictions next month.
House lawmakers struggle to find fault in Lopez loan with DBP
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 17, 2021 - 7:35pm
House lawmakers struggled their way back to finding fault after hitting a stonewall in the hearing.
Duterte signs law on vehicles for bad loans so banks can lend
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 16, 2021 - 7:51pm
The Financial Institutions Strategic Transfer (FIST) is now a law under Republic Act 11523.
Twin Oaks Place owner sued for lone broadband player in condo
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 15, 2021 - 5:49pm
This means the likes of Globe Telecom Inc. and PLDT Inc. are not permitted to install connections to Twin Oaks residents, regardless of the quality of Leopard's services.
Remittances show time-tested strength with slower 2020 decline
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 15, 2021 - 4:24pm
The performance of the Philippines’ top dollar earner highlights the reliability of these inflows that come from over 10 million Filipinos overseas.
BSP, now seeing inflation at the target's ceiling, holds fire
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 11, 2021 - 4:12pm
The policymaking Monetary Board kept overnight borrowing rate at a record-low of 2%, at the middle of overnight deposit and lending facilities at 1.5% and 2.5%.
Lockdowns eased, poor go back to streets as housing fix stays on paper
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 11, 2021 - 9:36am
Birth pains are hitting the new housing department hard, preventing it to perform its mandate smoothly.
Inflation blows past expectations to 2-year high in January
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 5, 2021 - 9:57am
Prices of basic goods and services rose by their fastest level in 2 years in January, overshooting government expectations as the surge in food costs remained unabated. 
March quarantine easing seen with vaccine arrival this month
by Ramon Royandoyan - February 1, 2021 - 5:45pm
“With the data we’re seeing and if everyone cooperates, I think we can further relax after this month,” Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua said.
Manila's airport ambitions down from 3 to 1 with Sangley setback
by Ramon Royandoyan - January 27, 2021 - 12:01pm
“The Cavite provincial government Special Selection Committee has recommended the non-approval of the redevelopment of the former airbase as presented by applying parties,” Governor Jovic Remulla sa...
BIR, already above-goal in Nov., posts worst revenue plunge in 2020
by Ramon Royandoyan - January 25, 2021 - 2:07pm
That BIR’s collections plummeted last year was expected given how lockdowns shuttered businesses and pulled down tax receipts from brick-and-mortar establishments.
Velasco bills for president to stop SSS, PhilHealth hikes breeze through panels
by Ramon Royandoyan - January 21, 2021 - 2:03pm
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco’s bills will now go to the plenary for deliberations.
Philippines braces for 'demographic trap' with dividend debunked
by Ramon Royandoyan - January 18, 2021 - 12:38pm
With a median age of 25, Philippines was supposedly seen able to quickly jumpstart the economy through its army of young workers, but the opposite seems to be happening.
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