Monday, October 13, 2014
Manila's creaking train network means a miserable three-hour work commute for salesman Gerard Galang — just one example of major infrastructure woes that analysts say threaten to cool the Philippines' red-hot economy.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Philippines' second richest man will regain full control of Philippine Airlines (PAL) by buying back a 49-percent stake from San Miguel, the firms said Tuesday, in a deal reportedly worth US$1 billion.
Friday, August 29, 2014
The Philippine economy expanded by 6.4 percent in the second quarter and tied with Malaysia as the second fastest growing in Asia during the period, officials said Thursday.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The administration of Philippine President Aquino has proposed to allocate 239.8 billion pesos (US$5.5 billion) for the Manufacturing Resurgence Program, aimed at enhancing the local manufacturing sector.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Philippine monetary authorities raised key interest rates on Thursday for the first time in more than three years in a “pre-emptive” move to keep inflation under control.
Friday, May 30, 2014
A major earthquake and Typhoon Haiyan dampened Philippine economic growth in the first quarter but the economy is still expected to hit its target for 2014, officials said Thursday.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The Philippine economy will more than double in the next decade as earnings from overseas workers and business outsourcing surge, a respected U.S.-based think tank said Monday.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Philippine exports surged at their fastest pace in more than three years in February, led by a robust manufacturing sector and growing electronics shipments, official data showed Thursday.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Dollar loans extended by banks in the Philippines rose by more than 20 percent at the end of last year, driven by strong demand for financing because of a booming local economy.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Despite the series of calamities that struck last year, the Philippines registered a 9.56 percent growth in foreign arrivals in 2013.