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Today’s Front Page September 25, 2018

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Encouraging social entrepreneurship among business students

It seems gone are the days when business schools, students, and managers mainly adhered to Milton Friedman’s belief: “The business of business is business.” People are increasingly realizing that it is possible to utilize business principles to solve our society’s problems. Scholars and practitioners label this phenomenon as social entrepreneurship. In my university, there is [...] The post Encouraging social entrepreneurship among business students appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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What’s wrong with having multiple signatures?

APLENTY. That’s because it contributes to a lot of issues, many of which could result in a long-term downfall, if not cyclical paralysis of an organization. Between the private and public sectors, we can imagine that the latter is in a far, worse situation that it takes another law to strengthen the Anti-Red Tape Act [...] The post What’s wrong with having multiple signatures? appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Bulacan is new PH growth area – PCCI

Bulacan province is now the country’s new “growth area” and a viable business destination for investors with the expected completion of three major infrastructure projects in the next five years, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce (PCCI) said on Monday. In a statement, PCCI Chairman Emeritus Francis Chua said investors should start considering Central Luzon as a new [...] The post Bulacan is new PH growth area – PCCI appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Standings two days before deadline

The virtual stock trading challenge formally ends today. But posted in today’s column is the players’ trading activities and performance standings as of last week covering the period September 17 to 21, 2018 of Week 29 of the virtual stock trading challenge. The trading results in the players’ last two days covering September 24 and [...] The post Standings two days before deadline appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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The rise of digital serfdom

IF the rosy picture painted by digital financial services giant PayPal is to be believed, the “gig economy”—a vast and growing labor ecosystem of freelance workers—promises a bright future for Philippine millennials. As PayPal and other “gig economy” evangelists describe it, the system is the result of the perfect marriage between the millennial perspective toward [...] The post The rise of digital serfdom appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Bargain-hunting lifts PSEi by 0.69%

THE stock market climbed back to the 7,400 level on Monday as investors resumed bargain-hunting ahead of the Federal Reserve and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) monetary policy meetings. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose by 0.69 percent or 50.61 points to close at 7,433.61 while the broader All Shares grew 0.53 percent [...] The post Bargain-hunting lifts PSEi by 0.69% appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PCC tags competition issues in airline sector

The airline industry in the Philippines has benefited from liberalization and deregulation, a study conducted by the country’s antitrust body found, but competition concerns remain and growth is being hampered by infrastructure and other constraints. The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), in a study released on Monday, noted that travel options had expanded markedly since the [...] The post PCC tags competition issues in airline sector appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Budget shortfall narrows to P2.6B

The government incurred a narrower budget deficit in August from a month earlier as both revenue and spending growth slowed, Treasury data released on Monday showed. The month’s P2.6-billion shortfall was much lower than the P86.4-billion gap posted in July but also marked a reversal from the P28.8-billion surplus recorded a year earlier. Government revenues rose [...] The post Budget shortfall narrows to P2.6B appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Partial tallies to deadline

Today’s column will be especially devoted to report on the players’ trading activities from September 17 to 19, which is the game’s first three days of Week 29. The complete trading results and performance standings of the players for Week 29, on the other end, will be reported on Tuesday, September 25. With the earlier [...] The post Partial tallies to deadline appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Public investors are in the market for dividends

WHAT for is a seminar for executives of listed companies if it only emphasizes net profit as the main objective of their bosses in going into business? The public investors, who trade on listed common shares, should not mind at all if executives of Semirara Mining and Power Corp. (SCC) attended “A Conference on GRI [...] The post Public investors are in the market for dividends appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Today’s Front Page September 21, 2018

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Destabilizers can’t topple govt -Duterte

  Amid an alleged destabilization plot against him, President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday expressed confidence that opposition forces would not be able to bring his administration down. The President reiterated his appeal to the military to remain loyal to the flag and the Constitution amid “unified efforts” to topple the government. “So I guarantee them [...] The post Destabilizers can’t topple govt -Duterte appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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POGOs driving PH real estate market

PHILIPPINE offshore gaming operators (POGOs) continue to buoy the real estate market and are now considered one of the key drivers of residential and office property sales. In a briefing on Thursday, Ortigas & Co. Chief Operating Officer Thomas Mirasol said the real estate developer was seeing robust interest for residential projects from gaming firms. [...] The post POGOs driving PH real estate market appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PSEi falls further into bear territory

THE stock market slipped further into bear territory on Thursday as inflation concerns and the peso’s weakness continued to spook investors. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) dropped by 1.20 percent or 86.50 points to close at 7,134.73, down 21.2 percent from a 9,058.62 peak recorded on January 29. The wider All Shares declined by 0.96 percent or [...] The post PSEi falls further into bear territory appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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OECD cuts forecasts for global growth

PARIS: Global expansion is likely to slow as tensions kickstarted by US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies hit world trade, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday. “Global GDP growth remained solid in the first half of 2018, at around (3.75) percent, but there are signs that the expansion may have [...] The post OECD cuts forecasts for global growth appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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ADB approves six-year PH partnership strategy

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a new six-year country partnership strategy with the Philippines, a development described by government officials as an affirmation of the Duterte government’s ambitious infrastructure program and inclusive growth goal. In a statement, the Manila-based ADB said it expected to lend an estimated $7.8 billion beginning this year to [...] The post ADB approves six-year PH partnership strategy appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Trabaho bill ‘to yield little results’ – Fitch unit

Corporate income tax (CIT) cuts under the House-approved Tax Reform for Attracting Better and Higher Quality Opportunities (Trabaho) bill are unlikely to generate higher investments given the Philippines’ poor business environment, a Fitch Group unit said on Thursday. Trabaho, the second tax reform package under the Duterte administration’s Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP), calls for [...] The post Trabaho bill ‘to yield little results’ – Fitch unit appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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UPDATE: Death toll in Cebu landslide up to 21

NINE more bodies were recovered in the ongoing retrieval operations in Naga City, Cebu after a deadly landslide in the mountainous area, raising the death toll to 21, authorities said on Friday. The number of missing persons from the deadly landslide on Thursday has yet to be determined. The Office of Civil Defense said the [...] The post UPDATE: Death toll in Cebu landslide up to 21 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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