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                    [ArticleID] => 1535748
                    [Title] => World Bank extends $500-M credit line to Philippines for disaster risk program
                    [Summary] => 

The World Bank is extending a $500-million credit line to help the Philippines prepare for further damage caused by natural disasters.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-23 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/20151102/World-Bank-1.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1510353 [Title] => The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) [Summary] =>

Last week, 12 nations in the Asia and Pacific region concluded a major treaty on trade and investment. This agreement is likely to be of far-reaching impact for the member countries of the group known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-13 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133940 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1336383 [AuthorName] => Gerardo P. Sicat [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1507848 [Title] => Philippines voted chair of UN tourism body in East Asia Pacific [Summary] =>

The Philippines is set to lead the East Asia and Pacific region in tourism development as chair of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission for East Asia and the Pacific (CAP).

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-06 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1491601 [Title] => What APEC means to the Philippines and to Cebu [Summary] =>

It just happened that this writer was in Cebu last two days all the while when the third Seniors Officers' Meeting was held in the Waterfront Hotel, Radisson Blu, Marriot, Shangrila Mactan and in Marco Polo Plaza where I was staying.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-23 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136164 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1148714 [AuthorName] => Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1488977 [Title] => Asian tourists prefer pristine beaches, upscale hotels [Summary] =>

A study on the vacation habits of rich Asians shows that pristine beaches and upscale hotels top the list for family vacations, and the Philippines may just be in a position to grab this opportunity.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-16 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150817/Beach-White-sand-tourist-Summer.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1481305 [Title] => HSBC adopts neutral stance on Philippines equities [Summary] =>

British banking giant Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. (HSBC) has shifted to a neutral stance towards the Philippine equity market after taking an overweight posture at the start of the year.

[DatePublished] => 2015-07-26 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1365437 [Title] => AIG launches M&A insurance in Phl [Summary] =>

Fresh from the introduction of director and officer (D&O) insurance early this year, AIG Philippines followed it up with the launch of its warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance, often referred to as merger & acquisition (M&A) insurance.

[DatePublished] => 2014-09-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1318458 [Title] => Phl 28th largest economy in 2011 [Summary] =>

The Philippines was the 28th largest economy in terms of contribution to global gross domestic product (GDP) in 2011, according to the International Comparison Program (ICP).

[DatePublished] => 2014-05-02 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1285888 [Title] => ANZ bumps up Phl growth forecast [Summary] =>

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ) has revised its 2014 economic growth outlook for the Philippines to 7.3 percent after the gross domestic product (GDP) zoomed by a better-than-expected 7.2 percent last year.

[DatePublished] => 2014-02-03 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1256792 [Title] => Phl unit among most important in AsPac -AXA [Summary] =>

AXA, one of the largest global insurance and financial companies in the world, said it has ranked the Philippines is among the most important markets in its operations in the Asia and Pacific region.

[DatePublished] => 2013-11-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097672 [AuthorName] => Ted P. Torres [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) ) )
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