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Rebuilding the economy

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Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 1st, 2021

Gov’t Balancing ‘Targeted Lockdowns’ While Rebuilding Economy

The second phase of the government’s National Action Plan (NAP) to combat the coronavirus pandemic focuses on balancing Filipinos’ health and the gradual reboot of the economy, National Action Plan (NAP) on Covid-19 chief implementer, Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr., said Wednesday. “NAP Phase II is based on the “hammer and dance” theory wherein the government […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2020

Return to growth depends on tax reforms, lifting curbs

The economy will return to pre-pandemic activity only in 2025 at the earliest, unless the remaining tax reforms are legislated and lockdowns are lifted, the Department of Finance said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Admin vows glorious exit

Pandemic notwithstanding, the government, through its effective management of the current crisis and policies that yield a dynamic post-Covid economy, has laid a strong springboard by which the next administration can take off. Presidential Communication Office Secretary Martin Andanar stressed that the remaining 10 months in office of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will be crucial […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

BSP ramps up shift to cash-lite

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas continues to ramp up its digitalization efforts with the launch of new initiatives to transform the country into a cash-lite from a cash-heavy economy......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Private economists become pessimistic on PH prospect

Most private sector economists are becoming generally pessimistic about the economy amid the lingering global health crisis, the Department of Finance said Friday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Philippine foreign trade drops 15% as COVID-19 hits global economy

Philippine foreign trade slipped 15 percent last year as the pandemic prompted restrictions across countries that weakened the overall global economy......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

US Entrepreneur and Investor Visa: Changes in Fees – Business – Economy

With the changes made by the President’s government Joe Biden Given the current complex situation that the country is going through, many Colombians seek to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

S& P lowers growth outlook on Philippines as lockdowns stunt rebound

Debt watcher S&P Global Ratings downgraded its growth outlook on the Philippines, as new lockdowns and the highly contagious Delta variant bring a new threat to the economy......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

DBCC to review economic goals after strong Q2 data

The interagency Development Budget Coordinating Committee will meet Wednesday to revisit its macroeconomic assumptions after the economy expanded 11.8 percent in the second quarter, the fastest in over three decades, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said Tuesday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

The economy amid COVID-19

We’re not out of recession. That’s according to economist Cielito Habito in his latest column in another broadsheet. Habito was the Ramos administration’s Economic Planning Secretary and concurrent Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority, so he knows whereof he speaks......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Managing the Philippine economy (1973-1983)

Managing the Philippine economy (1973-1983).....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

BIR targets social media influencers

The Department of Finance plans to gauge how large the digital economy has grown with the issuance of a revenue memorandum circular requiring so-called influencers to register with the government and pay the required taxes......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

UK unemployment dips as economy reopens

Britain's unemployment rate dipped in the second quarter on reopening of the economy that has resulted in record-high vacancies, official data showed Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Global stocks fell due to the unexpected setback in the Chinese economy

Global stocks fell on Monday after a series of Chinese economic indicators showed an unexpected sharp collapse in the global growth engine, just as the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

More ECQ ‘unwise’

The Metro-wide containment measures to prevent the rapid surge of the more virulent Covid-19 Delta variant have significantly impacted the domestic economy, with the business sector urging the Duterte administration to look for alternative action in fighting the virus. Ed Lacson, acting president and vice president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

PLDT Home Biz drives PH economy by digitally enabling home-based entrepreneurs

The leading and fastest home broadband in the country today, PLDT Home introduced a product customized for home-based entrepreneurs: PLDT Home Biz......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Education for the digital economy

Before the pandemic, education for Filipinos was the traditional brick and mortar, laddered progression of curriculum requisites before the student finally achieved those coveted academic degrees as proof of one’s competence and eligibility for a chosen career path. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Lockdown extension to weigh on stocks

Stock investors are likely to weigh whether to take advantage of falling prices or hold off purchases as uncertainties over the health crisis continue to take their toll on the economy......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Philippines needs energy transition plan ASAP

The Philippines needs to come out with an energy transition plan tailored to its specific requirements as a developing nation and as an economy recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

IMF confident of sustained Philippine recovery

Multilateral lender International Monetary Fund said the recovery of the Philippines from the pandemic-induced recession is likely to continue in the second half until next year on the back of substantial policy support and stronger global economy......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021