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BoI-approved pledges surge in August

BoI-approved pledges surge in August.....»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineSep 11th, 2019

Investment pledges surge 36% in 11 months

MANILA, Philippines – Sustained investor confidence on the back of the country’s sound economic fundamentals propelled investment pledges approved by the Boa.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 29th, 2016

Economy: Investment destination shifts as pledges surge

THE Board of Investments (BOI) approved P210.37 billion worth of investment pledges in the first seven months of the year, nearly double, or 98% higher from the P106.08 billion registered in the same period in 2015, riding on the surge of proposals for po.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 7th, 2016

Philippine Statistics Authority: 23.1% drop in foreign investment pledges for CV in 2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pledges from foreign investors for Central Visayas dropped by 23.1 percent in 2019, recent figures from the government showed.  This as the Philippines posted a record-breaking P390.1 billion worth of approved foreign investments (FI) for the entire 2019, accounting for an increase of 112.8 percent.  Figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority […] The post Philippine Statistics Authority: 23.1% drop in foreign investment pledges for CV in 2019 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2020

Approved foreign investment pledges hit record-high P390.1 billion in 2019

Approved foreign investment pledges hit record-high P390.1 billion in 2019.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2020

BDO to Issue P5-B Fixed Rate Bonds

BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) announced an issuance of P5.0 billion worth of fixed rate bonds, which is a component of the P100 billion bond program approved by the Board of BDO in August 2018. This follows the P35 billion Fixed Rate Bond issuance in February 2019, and is part of the Bank’s continuing efforts to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2020

Approved foreign investment pledges (Q3 2019)

Approved foreign investment pledges (Q3 2019).....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 5th, 2019

Investment pledges surged 139% to top P1t in 1st 10 months

Investment pledges approved by the Board of Investments surged 139.6 percent in the first 10 months to P1.040 trillion from P434 billion a year ago......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 5th, 2019

Approved investment pledges up 105%

INVESTMENT pledges approved by the Board of Investments (BoI) surged by 105 percent to P764.7 billion in the first nine months of 2019 from last year’s P372.9 billion. In a statement on Thursday, the BoI said that of the total amount, P524.9 billion came from domestic sources, while approved projects by foreign investors amounted to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

BoI investments up 105% on ICT, power pledges

Approved investments by the Department of Trade and Industry’s Board of Investments (DTI-BoI) skyrocketed 105 percent to P764.7 billion in the first nine months of the year from last year’s P372.9 billion, led by pledges in the power and information and communications technology sectors. According to data from the DTI-BoI released to reporters on Thursday, […] The post BoI investments up 105% on ICT, power pledges appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

Debate on all those bills but pass budget first

  AFTER a month-long break, Congress returned to its sessions last Monday, with the House of Representatives focusing on a number of economic measures. The House approved the 2020 National Budget bill early last August 29, determined to avoid the budget fiasco last year when the budget for 2020 was approved only in April, 2020, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 6th, 2019

GOCC subsidies surge in August

GOCC subsidies surge in August.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 20th, 2019

BOI-approved deals reach ₱609B in first eight months

Total investments approved by the Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) reached ₱609.04 billion by the end of August 2019, more than double (126.1 percent) the amount of ₱P269.3 billion in the same period last year. Data shows 98 percent of these investments are located outside of Metro Manila. Projected employment upon operations will reach 37,524 […] The post BOI-approved deals reach ₱609B in first eight months appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 15th, 2019

Ukraine parliament approves lawyer Goncharuk as PM

KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine's parliament on Thursday, August 29, approved President Volodymyr Zelensky's candidate for prime minister – a 35-year-old lawyer who works for his administration called Oleksiy Goncharuk. A majority of deputies voted to back Goncharuk, who has just 3 months of government experience and promised to "put ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 29th, 2019

House panel swiftly approves P673-million OVP budget for 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The proposed P673.02-million budget  of the Office of the Vice President (OVP) for 2020 breezed through the House committee on appropriations on Tuesday, August 27.  With no questions asked, the House panel members unanimously approved the OVP's budget, with the whole hearing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2019

United Kingdom pledges $12.3 million for fire-ravaged Amazon

BIARRITZ, France – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, August 26, pledged £10 million ($12.3 million) to help restore the Amazon rainforest which has been ravaged by fires, sparking a wave of global concern. The money would be made available immediately to help restore the habitat, including areas that have ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2019

Ilocos Norte under state of calamity

LAOAG CITY — Ilocos Norte was placed under a state of calamity due to severe flooding brought about by monsoon rains and the onslaught of Tropical Storm Ineng on Saturday 24 August. In a special session held at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session Hall on Saturday afternoon, members of the Ilocos Norte board unanimously approved a […] The post Ilocos Norte under state of calamity appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 25th, 2019

Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates

SAO PAULO, Brazil – The number of forest fires in Brazil surged in the first 8 months of 2019, official data show, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon. Nearly 73,000 fires were recorded between January and August, compared with 39,759 in all of 2018, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2019

Sotto says SOGIE bill has no chance of passing Senate

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Vicente Sotto III told reporters on Wednesday evening, August 21, that the SOGIE (sexual orientation and gender identity and expression) equality bill has "no chance" of hurdling the upper chamber. Asked whether the SOGIE bill will be approved in the Senate, Sotto said that an anti-discrimination bill that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2019

China threatens sanctions on U.S. firms linked to Taiwan warplanes sale

BEIJING, China – China on Wednesday, August 21, blasted a huge planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets. The US State Department on Tuesday, August 20, approved the transfer of 66 Lockheed Martin-built F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan in a US$8 billion deal, following another ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2019

U.S. State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The US State Department on Tuesday, August 20, approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan , in a move expected to anger Beijing. Taiwan will get the latest version of the Lockheed Martin-built fighter, the F-16C/D Block 70, in the $8 billion deal, the State Department said. Secretary of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2019