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ODA Official Development Assistance

Top 3 Philippines ODA Sources

The Philippines took out a total of USD10.797 billion worth of official development assistance (ODA) loans from January to June of this year to...
Sizzlin' Steak

Max’s To Build 7 Sizzlin’ Steak in Dubai

PHILIPPINES - Max's Group (PSE:MAXS), the largest operator in the Philippine casual dining segment, is building seven Sizzlin' Steak outlets in the United Arab...
US Marines

US, Philippine Troops Renovate Schools in Casiguran

PHILIPPINES - US Marines and Sailors with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3d MEB) alongside their Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterparts conducted...
Wage Increase

P21 Wage Increase for NCR Workers Approved

PHILIPPINES - Minimum wage in the National Capital Region (NCR) is now P512 (USD9.98) per day after the NCR wage board approved a P21-increase...
Martial Law Duterte

Duterte Unlikely To Place Entire Philippines Under Martial Law – Defense Secretary

It is very unlikely for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to place the entire country under Martial Law despite the threat of a nationwide mass...
Overseas Remittances

Philippines: Overseas Remittances Hit USD17.9bn In Jan-July Period

Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos (OFs) amounted to US$2.6 billion in July 2017, posting an 8.7 percent increase year-on-year, data from the Bangko Sentral...
8990

8990 To Open Neighborhood Mall in Tondo

8990 Holdings Inc, the Philippine’s top affordable homes developer, moved closer to its goal of securing its foothold in Metro Manila with the ground-breaking...
MEFIN Inc

Philippine Insurers Team Up to Promote Inclusive Insurance in Asia

MEFIN Inc to facilitate growth of inclusive insurance in Asia Five leading insurance companies in the Philippines have bonded together to form an organization that...
Hotel Show Philippines

The Hotel Show Philippines To Gather 100 Exhibitors

At least 100 exhibitors and over 1,000 hospitality professionals are set to gather at the SMX Convention Center from 2 to 5 August for...
Overseas Remittances

Philippine Headline Inflation Eases in June

Headline inflation eased to 2.8 percent year-on-year in June from 3.1 percent in May, but was within the BSP’s forecast range of 2.4-3.2 percent...
Philippine Stocks

Philippine Stock Exchange: Weekly Top Gainers

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended this week's trading with 0.01 percent gain while All Shares dropped 0.04 percent. Here are this week's...
Vivant Corporation

Power Firm Vivant Eyes US$40 Million Additional Investments

PHILIPPINES - Cebu-based listed energy firm Vivant Corporation is eyeing to invest P2 billion (US$40 million) more for this year and next to further...
Megaworld

Megaworld Earmarks US$200m for Luzon Projects

Philippine property giant Megaworld (PSE:MEG) is allocating around P10 billion (US$200 million) to strengthen its presence in various provinces in Luzon. In a disclosure to...

US-Philippine Cooperation Leads to Arms Smuggling Arrest in Makati City

The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines congratulates the Philippine National Police (PNP) for a series of successful operations resulting in the arrest of Elizabeth...

PHILIPPINES: Anti-Distracted Driving Act Temporarily Suspended

Transport regulatory offices in the Philippines have temporarily suspended the implementation of the controversial Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA), a law that bans any obstruction...
ADEC Innovations

ADEC Innovations Acquires SPi Global’s Healthcare Business in the Philippines

PHILIPPINES - Impact investing firm ADEC Innovations has recently acquired the healthcare business of SPi Global in the Philippines, the company announced on its...
PV2 Energie

PV2 Energie, Uratex Team Up to Go Solar

MAKATI, Philippines – The German Embassy recently celebrated the partnership between PV2 Energie, a Germany-based renewable company, and Uratex, the leading foam brand in...
China Bank

PHILIPPINES: China Bank Reports 6% Rise in Q1 Income

Strong growth in lending and core fee-based income supported China Banking Corporation’s (PSE:CHIB) income in the first three months of this year, the bank...
SM Prime

SM Prime To Expand Malls, Residential Businesses in Provinces

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (PSE:SMPH), the Philippines’ leading integrated property company, plans to spend at least PHP50 billion per annum over the next two...
Cebu Business Month

Digital Innovation Summit to Highlight Cebu Business Month

CEBU CITY – A digital innovation summit will highlight the celebration of Cebu Business Month (CBM) 2017, according to the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and...