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Deficit-to-GDP ratio likely below 3%

MANILA, Philippines — The share of the national government’s budget deficit to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) may have reached 2.6 percent to 2.8.....»»

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LIST: Price increases since TRAIN

MANILA, Philippines — Prices of basic commodities and goods are expected to increase this year after the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Law was en.....»»

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Phl seeks deeper economic ties with 3 eastern Europe countries

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines seeks to deepen its economic ties with Turkey, Hungary and Czech Republic by holding separate inaugural Joint Economic.....»»

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busPersevering women entrepreneurs

For the past few years, I have been honored to be part of many awarding ceremonies recognizing entrepreneurs from various sectors......»»

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Unminding traffic

For those living in Metro Manila, the light traffic on EDSA during the weeks of Christmas and New Year  was pleasantly surprising......»»

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Anti-trust body to review 9 sectors this year

MANILA, Philippines — At least nine business sectors will be up for review for potential anti-competitive concerns this year, the Philippine Competition Comm.....»»

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Primex takes control of real estate unit

MANILA, Philippines — Primex Corp. has taken 100 percent control of its subsidiary, Primex Realty Corp......»»

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HARI commits add’l P2 B for Laguna plant

MANILA, Philippines — The exclusive distributor of Hyundai vehicles intends to invest an additional P2 billion over the next two years in its Laguna assembly.....»»

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Metrobank eyes P81-B stock rights offer

MANILA, Philippines — The Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co......»»

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The decision on Rappler

A young hipster lawyer, relatively new at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) but considered among the best, was among the first to see what the SEC.....»»

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PSE-PDEx merger approval nears

MANILA, Philippines — The merger of the Philippine Stock Exchange and the Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corp......»»

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Car sales overtake 2017 target

MANILA, Philippines — Vehicle sales drove past the industry’s target last year, accelerating by 18.4 percent to 425,673 units, a joint report by local assemb.....»»

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CLI reservation sales hit P4.58B in 2017

NEW RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS boosted Cebu Landmasters, Inc. (CLI)’s reservation sales in 2017, allowing it to post a 55.6% growth from 2016 figures. In a statement issued Tuesday, the listed property developer said it booked reservation sales of P4.58 billion in 2017, exceeding its P4-billion target. CLI said the growth was driven by newly launched residential […] The post CLI reservation sales hit P4.58B in 2017 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Foreign governments, candidates, others spent at Trump properties

WASHINGTON — Sixty-four trade groups, foreign governments, Republican candidates and others stayed at or held events at properties linked to US President Donald J. Trump during Mr. Trump’s first year in office, a political watchdog group said in a report released on Tuesday. The arrangements represented “unprecedented conflicts of interest” because Mr. Trump oversees the […] The post Foreign governments, candidates, others spent at Trump properties appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Sharapova and Kerber light up Aussie Open

MELBOURNE — Former champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber turned on the style to sweep into the Australian Open second round Tuesday, but it was curtains for lanky Canadian Milos Raonic. With temperatures heating up in Melbourne, the two Grand Slam winners wasted little time on court. Sharapova, still working her way back from a […] The post Sharapova and Kerber light up Aussie Open appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Investigators probe cause of Jakarta mart walkway collapse

JAKARTA — Indonesian investigators were sifting through the rubble at Jakarta’s stock exchange complex Tuesday as they looked for clues on what caused a walkway collapse that left scores injured, including dozens of students. A mezzanine floor at the tower in the sprawling city’s business district collapsed shortly before lunchtime Monday, injuring a total of […] The post Investigators probe cause of Jakarta mart walkway collapse appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Central bank looking out for tax reform’s wider impact on inflation

THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) may raise interest rates should tax reform trigger price increases for all other consumer goods and services as well as wage hike petitions that, in turn, could push inflation beyond target. “For the BSP, our concern there is the secondary impact on inflation. We’ve always understood that it would […] The post Central bank looking out for tax reform’s wider impact on inflation appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Trust in Robredo jumps to ‘very good’

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo’s net trust rating jumped 16 points to “very good” +52, according to the Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations on Dec. 8-16 last year. Ms. Robredo’s net trust of +52 (66% much trust minus 14% little trust) compares with her good +36 (6% much […] The post Trust in Robredo jumps to ‘very good’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Blackwater, Phoenix look to sustain winning ascent

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Senior Reporter THE Blackwater Elite and Phoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters, two teams currently on a roll in the PBA Philippine Cup, take on separate opponents today, looking to sustain their fine form and position themselves well in the race moving forward. Blackwater, winner of its last two games, faces off […] The post Blackwater, Phoenix look to sustain winning ascent appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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House OK’s resolution on constitutional assembly

THE HOUSE of Representatives approved in plenary on Tuesday House Concurrent Resolution 9 convening the House and Senate into a constituent assembly. A video uploaded on the House Web site showed Cebu (3rd District) Representative Gwendolyn F. Garcia of the House majority presiding over Tuesday afternoon’s plenary session that adopted the said resolution. Anticipating Tuesday’s […] The post House OK’s resolution on constitutional assembly appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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