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NGCP, DICT agree on NBP backbone

By Jed Macapagal | February 21, 2018
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said it has reached a mutual decision with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on how they can move  forward on the   fiber optic capacity available for use of third parties in the implementation of the national broadband program (NBP).
 

Factory output up 16%

November 13, 2013
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The Philippines’ factory output jumped by 16.3 percent in September, the fastest recorded since May, due to the three-digit increases in the production of chemical products and furniture and fixtures.

PH stocks gain 1%

November 13, 2013
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Philippine stocks gained nearly 1 percent on Tuesday, reversing recent losses, amid hopes that super typhoon Haiyan’s impact on the broader economy would be limited, while Indonesian stocks fell to five-week lows after the central bank made surprise interest rate hike.

UK bank in talks to sell $800M

by Reuters on November 13, 2013
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LONDON – Royal Bank of Scotland is in talks to sell a shipping loan worth close to $800 million as part of moves to scale down exposure to the seaborne industry, sources familiar with matter said.

Sept. exports growth slows do

November 13, 2013
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Philippine merchandise exports in September jumped by 4.9 percent from the previous year, on the back of higher outward shipments of electronic products.

Sept. exports growth slows do

November 13, 2013
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Philippine merchandise exports in September jumped by 4.9 percent from the previous year, on the back of higher outward shipments of electronic products.

StanChart cuts target as growt

by Reuters on November 13, 2013
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LONDON - Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered scaled back its income growth target for the next couple of years on Monday as slower economic growth and tougher regulations bite.

China bank debut lackluster

by Reuters on November 13, 2013
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HONG KONG - Shares in Huishang Bank Corp Ltd became the second China bank in just over a week to make a lacklustre Hong Kong debut, underscoring lukewarm investor appetite for the Chinese banking sector despite a likely raft of listings on their way.

Saudi Arabia must avoid perfe

by Reuters on November 13, 2013
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LONDON - Saudi Arabia is just about the only energy producer so far unaffected by the shale revolution.

Cebu Air profit drops 71%

November 13, 2013
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Cebu Air Inc., yesterday reported a big 71 percent drop in net income for the first nine months of the year due to P1.5 billion  foreign exchange loss on its dollar denominated loans used to buy aircraft.

Retailers tread tight path in

by Reuters on November 13, 2013
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NEW YORK - U.S. retailers have little room for error in the fast-approaching and shortened holiday shopping season, a period that typically generates 30 percent of annual sales.

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There should be no comparison of Marcos, Duterte press freedom

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 21,2018
‘Access to the Palace is not part of freedom of the press’

Opinion of the Day

Bad science and bad people

By DEAN DELA PAZ | February 20, 2018
‘Distrust is caused by the criminal negligence of trusted companies, the lies of public officials and the conflicts of interest of trusted physicians who continue to lie to vulnerable families who placed the lives of their innocent children in their hands.’