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                    [ArticleID] => 2332606
                    [Title] => Philippines among most friendly markets for consumer brands in AsPac
                    [Summary] => The Philippines is among the most friendly markets in Asia Pacific (AsPac) for incumbent consumer brands, according to global consultancy Bain and Co.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-02-12 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1473425
                    [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2024/02/11/5_2024-02-11_18-40-49120_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2325021
                    [Title] => Access to credit improved in 2023
                    [Summary] => Formal credit options have been more accessible for eight out of 10 Filipinos in 2023, according to a new survey commissioned by consumer finance company Digido.
                    [DatePublished] => 2024-01-11 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804802
                    [AuthorName] => Ehda M. Dagooc
                    [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business
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                    [ArticleID] => 2319919
                    [Title] => Philippines consumer outlook turns pessimistic in fourth quarter
                    [Summary] => Consumer outlook in the Philippines experienced a downturn in the fourth quarter of 2023, as sentiments were dampened by mounting concerns surrounding inflation, rising unemployment rates, and lingering uncertainties in the economic landscape.
                    [DatePublished] => 2023-12-19 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804802
                    [AuthorName] => Ehda M. Dagooc
                    [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business
                    [SectionUrl] => cebu-business
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                    [ArticleID] => 2316194
                    [Title] => Connectivity cost in Philippines weigh on consumer pockets (First of two parts)
                    [Summary] => It may be baffling at first to picture how a person can spend half a day browsing the internet, but for Filipinos, this is nothing out of the ordinary.
                    [DatePublished] => 2023-12-04 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1807056
                    [AuthorName] => Elijah Felice Rosales
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2023/12/03/2_2023-12-03_19-12-47600_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2315279
                    [Title] => Presyo ng pang-Noche Buena, pinababantayan na
                    [Summary] => Habang papalapit ang Kapaskuhan mas pinahigpit pa ni Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos ang monitoring sa mga presyo ng mga bilihing pang Noche Buena kasabay ng kanyang kautusan sa lahat ng local chief executives sa buong bansa na bumuo at siguruhin ang pagkilos ng kani-kanilang Local Price Coordinating Council.
                    [DatePublished] => 2023-11-30 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804759
                    [AuthorName] => Doris Franche-Borja
                    [SectionName] => Bansa
                    [SectionUrl] => bansa
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2023/11/30/3_2023-11-30_03-02-02152_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2313074
                    [Title] => Merger
                    [Summary] => Competition is usually a good thing. It curbs profiteering, encourages innovation and, as a general rule, protects consumers.
                    [DatePublished] => 2023-11-21 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 134157
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804783
                    [AuthorName] => Alex Magno
                    [SectionName] => Opinion
                    [SectionUrl] => opinion
                    [URL] => 
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                    [ArticleID] => 2309420
                    [Title] => ‘Consumer spending to pick up next year’
                    [Summary] => Consumer spending in the Philippines is expected to pick up further next year on the back of easing inflationary pressures and healthy employment, according to BMI Country Risk & Industry Research.
                    [DatePublished] => 2023-11-07 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1097197
                    [AuthorName] => Lawrence Agcaoili
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2023/11/06/4_2023-11-06_19-05-30353_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2279423
                    [Title] => Zero tariff sought for two-wheeled EVs
                    [Summary] => A consumer advocacy group has urged transport regulators to amend tariff policies to encourage the importation and use of more sustainable modes of transportation as part of the shift to clean energy while also helping Filipinos bear with the rising prices of fuel.
                    [DatePublished] => 2023-07-08 00:00:00
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                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 
                    [AuthorName] => 
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
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                    [ArticleID] => 2276092
                    [Title] => Business, consumer optimism for Q3, next 12 months wane
                    [Summary] => Business and consumers in the Philippines turned less optimistic for the third quarter and the next 12 months because of the faster increases in commodity prices, higher interest rates, decline in sales due to weaker demand, and the expected adverse effects of El Niño.
                    [DatePublished] => 2023-06-24 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1097197
                    [AuthorName] => Lawrence Agcaoili
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2023/06/23/3_2023-06-23_19-05-26447_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 2264074
                    [Title] => Fitch warns of asset quality risks as unsecured consumer loans rise
                    [Summary] => The projected rise in unsecured consumer loans of Philippine banks raises the prospects of asset quality problems if economic growth slows, according to Fitch Ratings.
                    [DatePublished] => 2023-05-06 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1097197
                    [AuthorName] => Lawrence Agcaoili
                    [SectionName] => Business
                    [SectionUrl] => business
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2023/05/06/3_2023-05-06_02-26-00914_thumbnail.jpg
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