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Arangkada Progress Report
Posted on 9 October, 2015 at 15:10
CUSTOMERS of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) could pay less this month for electricity they used in September, marking the sixth straight month of tariff decline — to the lowest amount in more than five years — mainly due to lower cost incurred by the utility from its suppliers.
Posted on 9 October, 2015 at 15:00
Pacific deal would open markets and could lower prices, but it has critics
Posted on 9 October, 2015 at 14:30
THE GOVERNMENT should take steps to arrest the fall in net foreign direct investments (FDI) — which were nearly halved last semester from a year ago — and prod some improvement by yearend, the Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines said in a statement sent to media yesterday.
Posted on 9 October, 2015 at 10:59
To ease the apprehension of foreign investors over the change in leadership next year, foreign business groups on Wednesday urged presidential candidates to support policies that will modernize infrastructure, open up the Philip-pine economy, and eliminate red tape and corruption.
Posted on 9 October, 2015 at 09:42
MANILA, Philippines – Foreign business groups in the Philippines are optimistic the country’s net foreign direct investments (FDI) will pick up in the second half of the year as investors regain confidence along with easing port congestion problems.
Posted on 8 October, 2015 at 15:20
The planned Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT 7) that runs from Metro Manila to Bulacan is moving forward, with its San Miguel Corp.-backed concessionaire set to announce a contractor before the year ends.
Posted on 8 October, 2015 at 15:15
WITH market development being seen as crucial to building more vital infrastructure to support and sustain economic growth, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) is leading the way in making sure capital flows would be free and robust across its 21 member-economies.
Posted on 8 October, 2015 at 15:00
AS PRESIDENT Aquino’s administration enters its last three quarters, some of the country’s biggest conglomerates are looking at the remaining big-ticket infrastructure deals that can still be bid out before a new leader takes over.
Posted on 8 October, 2015 at 14:30
IN the run-up to the Apec Economic Leaders’ Meeting and the Apec CEO Summit in November, we have been working closely with the government in organizing a series of roundtables and dialogues between government officials and private-sector executives from across Apec.
Posted on 7 October, 2015 at 15:10
BETTER LATE than never. This best describes the government’s massive mass transit projects, worth P940 billion, being planned or under implementation in Metro Manila as part of efforts to ease congestion beyond the term of President Aquino.