The British government plans to fund in 2014 projects that will help promote transparency and efficiency in business registration in the Philippines, as well as increase the government’s capacity to regulate non-competitive business practices.
Britain will surpass France and Germany to become Europe’s biggest economy by 2030, according to a study released on Thursday.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
British banking giant Standard Chartered PLC has joined the growing list of foreign companies that have pledged to help survivors of Typhoon Yolanda rebuild their lives.
Barclays plans to sell 5.8 billion pounds ($8.9 billion) in new shares to bolster its balance sheet amid new regulatory requirements meant to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis.
Britain’s economy grew at an accelerated pace of 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with output in the first three months of the year, building on the country’s recovery, official data showed on Thursday.