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Honda posts record sales in 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) posted its highest annual sales in 2017, accelerating more than twice faster than the industry. .....»»

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PIDS urges strengthening of infra planning system

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) is urging the government to strengthen the planning and programming system for.....»»

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Vivant Corp bags 5-year contract to operate Bauang power plant

MANILA, Philippines — Cebu-based Vivant Corp., owned by the Garcia-Escano family, has bagged a five-year contract to operate and maintain the Bauang Diesel P.....»»

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Best we can do is give it a chance

For the first payroll period of 2018, the employees at the office grinned with pleasure at their reduced or absence of personal income tax as Republic Act 10.....»»

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Another year older

“TODAY IS THE OLDEST YOU’VE EVER BEEN, YET THE YOUNGEST YOU’LL EVER BE, SO ENJOY THIS DAY WHILE IT LASTS.”.....»»

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IFC raises $2 B for investments in emerging markets

MANILA, Philippines — The International Finance Corp......»»

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Farm sector grows 4% in 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The agriculture industry bounced back in 2017, growing by 3.97 percent amid improvements in most sub-sectors......»»

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Stocks recover as Asia bourses upbeat

MANILA, Philippines — The stock market rebounded yesterday, along with regional markets following China’s announcement of faster-than-expected fourth quarter.....»»

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DTI pushes use of mobile apps for easier business registration

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the application of mobile technology in enabling businesses to transact anyti.....»»

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$2-billion global bond sale a success — DOF

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government successfully sold $2 billion worth of new 10-year global bonds amid strong investor confidence from the inter.....»»

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Bourse recovers to post weekly gain

ANTICIPATION of relatively fast Philippine fourth-quarter gross domestic product(GDP) growth and China’s better-than-expected (GDP) expansion for the same period fueled local stocks to recover from two days of decline and end the week up, as Friday saw four of the six sectoral indices close with gains and foreigners remaining net buyers for the sixth straight […] The post Bourse recovers to post weekly gain appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Peso closes stronger on weak US data, Federal gov’t shutdown fears

THE peso strengthened against the dollar on Friday, with the US currency falling back after weak US housing data, amid fears of a Federal government shutdown. The peso closed at P50.72 against the dollar, compared with P50.80 on Thursday. The peso’s closing price was also its opening price, and was at its strongest intraday at […] The post Peso closes stronger on weak US data, Federal gov’t shutdown fears appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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House Speaker: Con-con no guarantee against vested interests

By Minde Nyl R. Dela Cruz HOUSE Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez said a constitutional convention (con-con) is no guarantee that politicians and businessmen with vested interest cannot influence the drafting of a new charter. “Hindi ko makita ‘yung kahalagahan na magdaos tayo ng constitutional convention dahil po kung ang iniiwasan nila ‘yung mga personal interest […] The post House Speaker: Con-con no guarantee against vested interests appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Oriental Petroleum shareholder vote fails on lack of quorum

ORIENTAL Petroleum and Minerals Corp. said it failed to secure the required attendance for a valid vote to amend its secondary business purpose to include power generation. In a disclosure to the exchange Friday, the company said: “The meeting was adjourned to a later date due to lack of quorum. The Corporation will send out […] The post Oriental Petroleum shareholder vote fails on lack of quorum appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Davao City business chamber pushes for development of economic zones

By Carmelito Q. Francisco and Maya M. Padillo, Correspondents DAVAO CITY — The business sector has called on the city government to push for the creation of economic zones to lure more investors, especially foreigners. Arturo M. Milan, incoming president of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc., said that since last year, […] The post Davao City business chamber pushes for development of economic zones appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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BIR: Annual ITR deadline still April 15, but Q1 returns for self-employed is on May 15.

By Elijah Joseph C. Tubayan, Reporter THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Friday said the deadline of filing for annual tax returns is still on April 15, as the tax reform law only adjusted the schedule for the first quarter tax returns of self-employed individuals and professionals. “The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is […] The post BIR: Annual ITR deadline still April 15, but Q1 returns for self-employed is on May 15. appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Hyundai Philippines to comply with MVDP suspension order

HYUNDAI Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) said it accepts a government suspension from the Motor Vehicle Development Program (MVDP) after the company was found to have failed to meet the terms of the incentive program. Department of Trade of Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said in a letter to Quirino Rep. Dakila Carlo E. Cua […] The post Hyundai Philippines to comply with MVDP suspension order appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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BSP survey shows credit standards holding steady in Q4

BANKS generally maintained their credit standards in the fourth quarter, according to a survey conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), though banks that chose to ease lending norms outnumbered those moving to tighten. The fourth quarter 2017 Senior Bank Loan Officers’ Survey showed that “most of the respondent banks continued to maintain their […] The post BSP survey shows credit standards holding steady in Q4 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Duterte off to India Jan. 24

By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte is scheduled to fly to India on Wednesday, Jan. 24, to attend the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit (AICS) on Jan. 25 and India’s Republic Day celebration on Jan. 26. According to Assistant Secretary Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega, head of the Office of the ASEAN Affairs at […] The post Duterte off to India Jan. 24 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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DoH chief: Sanofi refunds P1.161B in Dengvaxia program

EMBATTLED vaccines firm Sanofi Pasteur has refunded the Philippine government P1.161 billion in connection with the Dengvaxia immunization program, Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III disclosed on Thursday. “There has already been a refunded amount to the tune of P1.161 billion,” Mr. Duque said in Pampanga, as aired by ANC. He added: “Kaunting kaunti na […] The post DoH chief: Sanofi refunds P1.161B in Dengvaxia program appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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