By Amy R. Remo
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority and the Federation of Philippine Industries warned Wednesday that the expanded daytime truck ban being implemented in Manila will only cripple businesses and likely result in a cut in the growth of exports and production, job losses and potential company closures should the scheme be continued.
By the staff
President Aquino’s 102-minute State-of-the-Nation Address (Sona) last week may have been less applauded than his speech before Congress last year, but it was good enough to bring good tidings to the stock market.
By Conrado R. Banal III
When the country’s flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, or PAL, launched last week its 12 new routes, seated beside each other at the table were PAL president Ramon S. Ang and Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez.
By Riza T. Olchondra
Among the Philippine leaders from 1986 to present, President Benigno Aquino III posted the fastest growth in his first year in office while President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo posted the best average economic performance among those who completed their respective terms, the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB).
Businessman Jaime Dichaves may have to be conditionally arraigned in his plunder case if he wants to leave the country, according to a Sandiganbayan official.