FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address | Philstar.com

Reference: [Philstar.com]. (2019, July 22). FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/22/1936926/full-text-dutertes-2019-sona-speech FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address (Philstar.com) – July 22, 2019 – 7:21pm [Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on 22 July … Continue reading

Outperforming ASEAN excludes PH | Daily Tribune

Reference: CMB. (2018, September, 14). Outperforming ASEAN excludes PH. Tribune.net.ph. Retrieved September 20, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/09/14/outperforming-asean-excludes-ph/. Outperforming ASEAN excludes PH By CMB – September 14, 2018 12:04 AM108 Developing economies like the Philippines have been posting per capita GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth averaging as high as 5 percent each year for the past 50 … Continue reading

Villanueva urges economic managers to address inflation surge | Inquirer News

Reference: Esguerra, A. (2018, August 01). Villanueva urges economic managers to address inflation surge. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 02, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1016792/villanueva-urges-economic-managers-to-address-inflation-surge Villanueva urges economic managers to address inflation surge By: Anthony Q. Esguerra – Reporter / @AEsguerraINQ INQUIRER.net / 07:43 PM August 01, 2018 The country’s economic managers should man up and start addressing the … Continue reading

Business as usual | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Fuller, K. (2018, July 30). Business as usual. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 01, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/07/30/business-as-usual/ Business as usual By Daily Tribune – July 30, 2018 12:05 AM By Ken Fuller “In many countries, such a dramatic event would presage a radical departure in policy. To say that the … Continue reading

Accurate economic data sought | Inquirer News

Reference: Yap, D.J. (2018, July 30). Accurate economic data sought. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 31, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1015635/accurate-economic-data-sought Accurate economic data sought By: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:40 AM July 30, 2018 Sen. JV Ejercito on Sunday pressed the country’s fiscal managers to be more transparent and honest about inflation … Continue reading

Pimentel to DOF: Find ways to manage inflation | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Terrazola, V. (2018, May 15). Pimentel to DOF: Find ways to manage inflation. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 15, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/15/pimentel-to-dof-find-ways-to-manage-inflation-2/ Pimentel to DOF: Find ways to manage inflation Updated May 15, 2018, 9:31 AM By Vanne P. Terrazola Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III called on the Finance department (DOF) to look into proposals for … Continue reading

Senate starts probe on TRAIN’s ill effects | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2018, May 9). Senate starts probe on TRAIN’s ill effects. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 9, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/09/1813486/senate-starts-probe-trains-ill-effects Senate starts probe on TRAIN’s ill effects Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – May 9, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate committee on economic affairs will start reviewing today the reported adverse impact … Continue reading

Duterte’s China policy reaping economic benefits for PH – solon | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Rosario, B. (2018, April 4). Duterte’s China policy reaping economic benefits for PH – solon. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved April 4, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/04/04/dutertes-china-policy-reaping-economic-benefits-for-ph-solon/ Duterte’s China policy reaping economic benefits for PH – solon Updated April 4, 2018, 7:06 AM By Ben Rosario A senior opposition congressman is confident that the best is yet to come … Continue reading

BY YEAREND: Peso to slide to 52.50 | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2018, February 27). BY YEAREND: Peso to slide to 52.50. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 27, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/yearend-peso-slide-5250 BY YEAREND: Peso to slide to 52.50 By ANGELA CELIS February 27, 2018 The report said the pressure on the peso is expected to be there for most if the year, despite the … Continue reading

More Filipinos see better life, economy in 2018 – SWS | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Sources: Flores, H. (2017, December 14). More Filipinos see better life, economy in 2018 – SWS. The Philippine Star. Retrieved December 14, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/12/14/1768262/more-filipinos-see-better-life-economy-2018-sws More Filipinos see better life, economy in 2018 – SWS By Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) | Updated December 14, 2017 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — More Filipinos are optimistic … Continue reading

IMF cuts PH growth forecast | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Calapati, J. (2017, August 09). IMF cuts PH growth forecast. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 12, 2017 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/imf-cuts-ph-growth-forecast IMF cuts PH growth forecast By JIMMY CALAPATI August 09, 2017 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday revised downward its growth projections on the Philippines to 6.6 percent from the earlier 6.8 percent forecast.

One year’s scorecard for Duterte | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. (2017, June 29). One year’s scorecard for Duterte. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 29, 2017 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/one-year%E2%80%99s-scorecard-duterte One year’s scorecard for Duterte By Gerard Naval an… June 29, 2017 PRESIDENT Duterte has not fulfilled his campaign promises after a year in office. And three Catholic bishops described his performance as “almost a total disaster” due … Continue reading

Bankers, Analysts weigh in on PH China Pivot. Govt urged to expand, not break alliances, with Western allies | The Manila Times Online

Bankers, Analysts weigh in on PH China Pivot. Govt urged to expand, not break alliances, with Western allies | The Manila Times Online BY JUN EBIAS ON OCTOBER 24, 2016 Source: Ebias, J. (2016, October 24). Bankers, Analysts weigh in on PH China Pivot. Govt urged to expand, not break alliances, with Western allies. The … Continue reading

Relations more beneficial to the US – Analyst. ‘Duterte rebalancing foreign policy’ | The Manila Times Online

Relations more beneficial to the US – Analyst. ‘Duterte rebalancing foreign policy’ | The Manila Times Online BY JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, TMT ON OCTOBER 22, 2016 Source: Antiporda, J. (2016, October 22). Relations more beneficial to the US – Analyst. ‘Duterte rebalancing foreign policy’. The Manila Times. Retrieved November 1, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/duterte-rebalancing-foreign-policy/292521/ THE pronouncement of … Continue reading

PH competitiveness pleases Palace | The Manila Times

PH competitiveness pleases Palace May 31, 2016 8:24 pm Source: Egco, J. M. (2016, May 31). PH competitiveness pleases Palace. The Manila Times. Retrieved June 01, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/ph-competitiveness-pleases-palace/265273/ MALACANANG on Tuesday expressed elation over the Philippines’ improved ranking in the latest World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) that saw the country placed 42nd among 61 economies … Continue reading

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