Vehicular traffic around Bonifacio Global City in Taguig—particularly around SM Aura—has been particularly heavy in recent days since the opening of the country’s newest shopping mall. Apart from the sudden surge of shoppers that usually accompanied the opening of any SM mall, the situation seems to have been aggravated by the availability of only [...]
By Doris C. Dumlao
The local stock barometer slipped for a second straight session on Friday amid a brewing Philippine-Taiwan row alongside some profit-taking and portfolio realignment.
By Conrado R. Banal III
All of a sudden, from out of nowhere, just as the Aquino (Part II) administration struggles with the territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea, another sovereignty issue over Sabah confronts our leader Benigno Simeon (aka BS), that is sagging the country’s image before foreign media.
By the staff
Former US ambassador to the Philippines John Negroponte, who co-chairs the US-Philippine Society think tank with businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan, is coming to town to discuss with key policymakers and the business community recent local developments affecting economic, political and security ties between the two countries.
Myanmar sought Monday to drum up investment in a stalled multibillion-dollar sea port project at the heart of the former junta-ruled country’s efforts to revive its impoverished economy.
By the staff
An uproar erupted at the Securities and Exchange Commission a few days ago after chair Teresita Herbosa—taking to heart a reminder from the Department of Finance not to accept gifts especially this Christmas season (and even after)—directed guards to shoo away the gifts sent to the SEC offices. Signs saying “SEC adopts a no-gift policy” were put up right at the entrance of the building and the elevators.
By Riza T. Olchondra
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is promoting the Philippines as an ideal investment destination for businesses based in Turkey.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Philippines is a “hugely exciting” market where the United Kingdom is keen on boosting reciprocal investment.
By Amy Coopes
An ambitious plan aimed at maximizing links with booming China and other soaring Asian economies will power Australia into the world’s top 10 wealthiest nations by 2025, the government said Sunday.
By Shingo Ito
China’s to- level boycott of global financial meetings in Japan this week is a sign of things to come, analysts say, as an economically emboldened Beijing shows struggling Western nations it doesn’t need to play by their rules.
By Patrice Novotny
While Chinese state media has warned Japan that it will suffer economically for nationalizing disputed islands, analysts say China has too much to lose to impose any serious sanctions.
By Kelly Olsen
Japanese firms including Panasonic suspended operations at plants in China, companies and reports said Monday, after mass anti-Tokyo protests at the weekend over disputed islands in the East China Sea.