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Bianca Cuaresma

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Bianca Cuaresma graduated cum laude from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) with a degree in AB Journalism. She joined the BusinessMirror after she graduated in 2013. In October 22018, she was named Banking Reporter of the Year by the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines (EJAP).

LandBank says donated ₧1.5M in financial aid to 13 quake-hit LGUs

STATE-run Land Bank of the Philippines announced on Tuesday that it has donated a total of P1.5 million worth of financial aid to local government units (LGU) in Northern Luzon affected by the earthquake earlier this year. The bank said extended donations of P200,000 for affected provinces and P100,000 each for municipalities. The donations are intended to support recovery efforts in the aftermath of the 7.0 earthquake that hit the region last July.

BSP projects August inflation at 5.9-6.7%

The BSP said inflation for August was driven by the continued increase in key food prices. This could, however, be offset in part by the decline in global oil prices, the reduction in electricity rates, lower meat and fish prices, and appreciation of the peso.