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PH gets rating upgrade anew

By JIMMY CALAPATI | December 12, 2017
The Philippines got another boost yesterday as Fitch Ratings upgraded the country’s sovereign credit rating due to “strong and consistent macroeconomic performance.”

Air passenger volume rises 7%

December 07, 2017
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The Philippines recorded 36.8 million air passengers in the first nine months of the year, a 7.6 percentincrease from 34.2 million in the same period last year, according to data from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). 

Most SE Asia stocks down

December 07, 2017
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Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Wednesday as overnight losses on Wall Street hurt broader sentiment in Asia, with Singapore falling to its lowest in two weeks, weighed down by lenders.

China’s natural gas push succe

December 07, 2017
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LAUNCESTON, Australia- China’s push to use more natural gas over winter in a bid to cut air pollution is running into the harsh realities of rising prices and limited supplies of the cleaner fuel.

Gov’t picks up pace for Clark

by Myla Iglesias on December 06, 2017
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Government is moving fast on the development of Clark International Airport, announcing plans to already bid out before the end of the year the operation and maintenance (O&M) contract of the airport.
 

Inflation slows down to 3.3% i

by JIMMY CALAPATI on December 06, 2017
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After four consecutive months of acceleration, inflation slowed down last month to 3.3 percent from a three-year high of 3.5 percent in October.

Risks to export goal persist

December 06, 2017
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The Philippines faces headwinds on export amid protectionist stance and growing domestic-orientation of markets.

ADB hikes funding for infra in

by ANGELA CELIS on December 06, 2017
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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has increased available funding for the Philippines’ infrastructure-related investments from 34 percent of actual lending approvals covering the 2011 to 2016 period, to 48 percent over the next three years in recognition of the government’s resolve to bridge the country’s massive infrastructure gap. 

Privacy body deepens Uber prob

December 06, 2017
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The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has deepened its probe on the impact of the data breach of transport service firm Uber in the country as the Philippines joined the APEC Cross Border Privacy Enforcement Arrangement (CPEA) which would expand its reach in gathering information to build up its case.

China services sector grows

December 06, 2017
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BEIJING- Growth in China’s services sector activity picked up to a three-month high in November, buoyed by a solid rise in new business, though the rate of expansion remained moderate and weaker than the long-run trend, a private survey showed on Tuesday.

Proponent seeks guarantee for

December 06, 2017
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Power generation firm, H&WB Asia Pacific Corp. which is  currently co-developing  a $25 - million ocean tidal power plant, has urged the government to approve the creation of a single state-run guarantee agency.

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Column of the Day

The Silence breakers

By ABIGAIL VALTE | December 12,2017
‘There are still thousands who cannot afford to come out and stand against these monsters without risking the fragile fabric of their lives.’

Opinion of the Day

Duplicity

By REY O. ARCILLA | December 12, 2017
‘Today, President Digong brought us to a position where we can stand tall as an independent country, with our dignity back and not the lapdog of anyone. – Gen. Sotelo’