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                    [ArticleID] => 1548275
                    [Title] => Balisacan seeks IRR of Philippine Competition Act
                    [Summary] => 

Newly-designated Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) chairman Arsenio M. Balisacan is working on the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10667, or the Philippine Competition Act, signed into law on July 21, 2015, effectively creating the PCC.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-31 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1547659 [Title] => NEDA to integrate global framework in strategic plans [Summary] =>

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) wants to ensure that a framework encompassing the global 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the country’s Medium Term Plan (MTP) and Philippine Development Program (PDP) are integrated into the country’s strategic plans and program.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-29 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1538307 [Title] => Procurements, permits process slow Yolanda housing developments [Summary] =>

More than two years after the massive destruction brought by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), only 13,335 housing units have been completed, with construction of 79,219 houses ongoing and scheduled for completion by December 2016.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-01 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20140528/Yolanda-bunkhouses.jpg ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1537399 [Title] => Imports grow for fifth straight month in October [Summary] =>

Imports sustained their strong momentum in October, rising for the fifth straight month to outpace the rest of Asia, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-29 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150224/Arsenio-Balisacan-2.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1536500 [Title] => Economic growth keeps upward trajectory [Summary] =>

The country’s economic growth remains on an upward trajectory despite the anticipated slowdown in this year’s gross domestic product (GDP) expansion.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-26 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20151227/ecomic-growth-2.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1525894 [Title] => Imports rise for 4th straight month in September [Summary] =>

Imports remained buoyant in September, growing a fourth straight month on double-digit gains in raw materials and consumer goods, the Philippine Statistics Authority said in a report.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-25 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150625/imports-april-2015-port.jpg ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1520868 [Title] => Factory output up in September [Summary] =>

The country’s manufacturing sector stepped up its production volume in September as it grew 3.5 percent from 1.9 percent in August.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-11 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150224/Arsenio-Balisacan-2.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1502449 [Title] => NEDA seeks P7-B budget for next year [Summary] =>

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is seeking a budget of P7.054 billion next year or 8.82 percent higher than the present budget of P6.4 billion.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-21 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1498276 [Title] => Manufacturing further shrinks in July [Summary] =>

The country’s manufacturing sector contracted for a third straight month in July due to the continued weakening in global demand, recent data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-10 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20150224/Arsenio-Balisacan-2.jpg ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1497843 [Title] => National jobless rate eases to 6.5% in July [Summary] =>

More Filipinos gained employment as of July this year, translating to a drop in the jobless rate to 6.5 percent from last year’s 6.7 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority said in a report.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-09 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/pilipino-star-ngayon/bansa/20140615/job-fair-3.jpg ) ) )
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