Tyrone Jasper C. Piad

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Tyrone Jasper C. Piad is currently covering the trade and investment beat, along with the private sector, competition and privacy. Prior to his current assignment, he covered the private banks, property, publicly listed companies and capital markets. He graduated from the De La Salle University-Manila with a degree in Interdisciplinary Business Studies in 2017. Tyrone is currently enrolled at the MA Journalism program of the University of Santo Tomas.

Most MSMEs turn to kin, friends for financing 

MAJORITY of the local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) fail to secure loans due to stringent lending measures—and they end up asking family and friends for additional financing instead to keep their businesses running, according to a study by a cloud banking platform Mambu.

Fewer vehicles sold in February

The local automobile manufacturers saw their sales dip by 7.3 percent in February after selling fewer passenger cars (PC), according to a joint report by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (Campi) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).

Concepcion wants PHL under AL 1 for entire 2022

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Maria A. Concepcion raised the need to keep the country under Alert Level (AL) 1 for the rest of the year in a bid to cushion the impact of the Ukraine-Russia conflict on the Philippine economy, which is being threatened by rising prices of fuel and other commodities.

Foreign firms warned vs blanket de-risking

THE Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (Ipophl) backed the call of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) for foreign financial institutions to avoid wholesale de-risking in their bid to protect themselves against dirty money, saying such blanket moves could hurt Philippine businesses and nationals.

Biz groups push PSA, RCEP ratification

LOCAL and foreign business groups are pushing two economic measures—ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and Public Service Act (PSA) amendments—before legislators go into election campaign recess. They said these will allow more investments and business activities that can aid recovery.