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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...
Nomura Holdings

Nomura Raises South Korea’s 2017 Growth Outlook

Citing improving exports and construction investment in South Korea, Japanese bank Nomura Holdings raised its economic growth forecast for the country for this year...

Philippines: Central Visayas Growth Hits 8.8% in 2016

PHILIPPINES – The economy of Central Visayas accelerated to 8.8 percent in 2016, higher than the 4.9 percent recorded growth in 2015, according to...
Asean Economy

Credit Worthiness of ASEAN Countries Intact – StanChart

CEBU, Philippines - Credit worthiness of member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) remain intact especially since the earlier feared slowdown of...
Indonesia World Bank

Lower Economic Growth Forecast for Indonesia

The World Bank has trimmed its growth for Indonesia from 5.3 percent to 5.2 percent this year, citing global uncertainty and rising inflation. In...
World Bank

World Bank Says Policy Uncertainty To Hit Global Trade Growth

The World Bank said that a number of factors, including policy uncertainty, will hit global trade growth this year, following a weak trade growth...
IMF Mongolia

IMF, Partners To Extend USD5bn Loan to Mongolia

Mongolia's economy has been hit hard by a sharp decline in commodity prices and a slump in foreign direct investment and the International Monetary...
FDI Philippines Remittances

Philippine FDI Hits USD7bn in 11 Months in 2016

Foreign direct investments (FDI) in the Philippines recorded net inflows of US$756 million in November 2016, higher by 59.4 percent than the US$474 million...
Legend Holdings

China’s Growth to Be Buoyed by Entrepreneurship, Consumption

Legends Holdings Chairman and Lenovo Founder Liu Chuanzhi said entrepreneurship, along with consumption and outbound investment, will provide a lifeline to propel the growth...

Bank Lending in Japan Drops in Third Quarter

Data released by the Bank of Japan showed that bank lending in Japan's banks dropped unexpectedly in the third quarter of this year. The data...

APEC Delegates Start Arriving in Cebu; Security on High Alert

CEBU CITY - The first batch of delegates attending the Asia Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) meetings arrived in Cebu on Thursday as security officials...