GROWING TOO SLOW

‘Growing too slow’

8 April, 2014 at 16:38

‘Growing too slow’ SKETCHES By Ana Marie Pamintuan (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 10, 2014 – 12:00am The month opened with a

Paths to inclusive growth

29 August, 2013 at 17:44

Last June, Philippine Business Groups (PBG) including the Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) sent a letter to President Aquino listing key issues and

President Aquino’s inadequate record on foreign direct...

30 July, 2013 at 11:18

The fourth State of the Nation address of President Aquino delivered two days ago was a big let-down for me. After one hour and a half of

Toward broader autonomy for Muslim Mindanao

24 July, 2013 at 12:07

The move for broader autonomy for Muslim Mindanao is continuing beyond what has already been outlined in the 1987 Constitution. The basic

Four presidents and the record of foreign...

17 July, 2013 at 12:03

It has been more than 20 years since the end of the Cory Aquino era when the country was restored to the pre-martial law political institutions.

ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services

17 July, 2013 at 11:55

Services can be as powerful an instrument to attain inclusive economic growth as manufacturing. Take, for example, the booming export-oriented

Safe skies

17 July, 2013 at 11:35

Now that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has withdrawn its two “significant safety concerns” or SSCs issued on the

Bureaucrats have to prove selves to investors

17 July, 2013 at 11:22

Economic changes appear to be accelerating. The liberalization of industry ownerships via constitutional amendments is snowballing in Congress.

Bill seeks political Cha-cha

17 July, 2013 at 11:12

Advocates of Charter change in the House of Representatives may have to talk politics after all, as two senior lawmakers yesterday filed a bill

Cabinet cluster pushes nine priority measures

17 July, 2013 at 11:03

NINE PRIORITY legislative measures have been identified by the Cabinet’s economic development cluster ahead of the 16th Congress’ opening next

House to pursue Cha-cha

10 July, 2013 at 17:48

Leaders of the House of Representatives yesterday vowed to push for Charter change (Cha-cha) in the 16th Congress even after Malacañang rebuffed

Business united for action

8 July, 2013 at 15:52

Have you ever tried to get a committee to agree on something? Or worse, to agree to many things? Or even worse, many things where strong positions

We need Charter change—now!

4 July, 2013 at 15:02

The Philippines’ macroeconomic fundamentals are sound, inflation is stable, and investment confidence is high, yet it has failed to

Charter Change to liberalize foreign investments pushed

4 July, 2013 at 14:55

The Philippines is growing faster than China, but some Filipinos feel it could do even better and are urging Philippine President Benigno Aquino

GDP on track to meet 6-7% target

26 May, 2013 at 18:27

The Philippine economy’s first-quarter performance was likely “on track” to hitting the government’s 6- to 7-percent growth target for the

Net FDI up 127.1% to $436 M...

14 May, 2013 at 13:20

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign direct investments (FDI) soared by more than 127 percent in February, but this was not enough to put the

The Grim Reality Behind the Philippines’ Economic...

8 May, 2013 at 19:10

In a neighborhood of so-called “Asian tigers,” the Philippines has quietly emerged as the region’s newest economic darling. At

PCCI: PHL credit upgrade ‘useless’ if unemployment,...

8 May, 2013 at 19:04

Local businessmen belonging to the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said the credit upgrades obtained by the Philippines will

Credit upgrade: OFW blood, sweat, tears

8 May, 2013 at 12:48

Benjamin E. Diokno | Core THE PHILIPPINES received another “trophy” — an upgrade to BBB- credit rating — this time from

Philippines Beats Indonesia in Gaining S&P Investment...

4 May, 2013 at 16:45

Philippine stocks rose to a record after it beat Indonesia to win an investment grade fromStandard & Poor’s, as President Benigno

Who’s afraid of Asean 2015?

29 April, 2013 at 19:42

Cielito F. Habito | No Free Lunch I often hear the lament that we Filipinos are not as mindful as our neighbors appear to be of the impending

Awash with cash but knee-deep in poverty:...

25 April, 2013 at 13:38

The poverty level in the Philippines has remained unchanged since 2006 despite a skyrocketing stock market and the robust economy. The problem,

Philippines Stands Out in Capital Markets

24 April, 2013 at 19:41

The Philippines has become one of Asia’s hottest markets for share and bond sales, getting a boost from a buoyant stock market and its

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