BOC told to collect P50 billion a month in Q4

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) reported a collection shortfall of P1.59 billion in September amounting to only P40.16 billion instead of P41.75 billion as...

Postgraduate biz students urged to help MSMEs

The Department of Finance (DOF) on Tuesday stressed the importance of strengthening the micro, small  and medium enterprise (MSME) sector and the role it...

Moderate grown seen in PHL this year

The Philippines’s economic growth was seen to moderate in 2017 before picking up in 2018, while inflation was likely to remain within the target...

Celebrating teachers

When one looks back to his years in school, one often remembers one or two teachers who had made an impact in one’s life,...

Invest for growth & regular income with the Metro Unit Paying Fund!

Metrobank, the country’s strongest bank, is committed to helping Filipinos enhance their wealth further with the introduction of its newest Unit Investment Trust Fund...

China’s central bank could adjust policy again

China’s central bank could adjust monetary policy again in the coming months, in response to changes in the economy or the shifting agendas of top...

EO authorizes OFW-oriented bank

President Duterte has green lighted the acquisition of the century-old Philippine Postal Savings Bank (PPSB) by the Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) and...

UCPB offers ATM Protect to help secure clients’ money

For only P15 a month, United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) cardholders can now protect their hard-earned funds through ATM Protect, an insurance product of...

PHL businesses urged to tap Russian market

Filipino entrepreneurs are encouraged to penetrate the Russian market, as the two countries enhance economic cooperation. “There is interest for Philippine products, the Russian market...

Balance of risk and return with Sun Life’s new fund

Filipinos who are ready to experience higher potential returns but are unsure how they can pursue the path to wealth opportunities will find an...

Economic managers to brief US business leaders on investment prospects in...

THE economic managers will hold the fourth Philippine Economic Briefing in New York City this week to update leaders of the American business community...

Mixed reactions to peso movement

THE local currency’s fluctuations in recent months have alarmed businessmen, but authorities see no immediate need to adjust key policy rates. While a weaker peso is...

Govt to earn P24 billion in taxes annually from Mighty-JTI deal

THE Department of Finance (DOF) estimates government revenues in the form of sin tax from the acquisition of Japan Tobacco International Inc. (JTI) of Mighty...

Finance chief confident Congress will approve revenue proposals

THE Department of Finance (DOF) is confident that Congress will approve the revenue streams proposed under the first package of the comprehensive tax-reform program (CTRP),...

Leadership, change, transformation management and the case for a business case

IN today’s era of unprecedented change, business leaders, starting with CEOs and board members, can play important roles as informed and decisive change agents on...

Government lenders told to charge competitive rates for teachers

Finance officials are scandalized that public-school teachers across the country would rather borrow from private lenders than from state-owned banks and financial institutions, and...

Trump’s short list for Fed chair features these hawks and doves

Here’s a look at the candidates President Donald J. Trump is considering over the next few weeks to nominate as chairman of the Federal Reserve...

The SDG and poverty

I would like to begin this article with a quote from Irene Kahn, director general of the International Development Law Organization, and she says,...

Weather anomalies, fuel seen pushing Sept. inflation higher

The Department of Finance (DOF) forecast inflation in September inching higher to 3.4 percent due to weather disturbances that prompted price increases in food,...

Manila to invest heavily in training young workers

Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said the Duterte administration is investing heavily in human capital development to train its young, talented work force and...