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PSEi firms up ahead of Lenten break

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SM-related shares of stock perked up the local stock index ahead of a long weekend break on Wednesday alongside mostly firmer regional markets.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

I-Remit teams up with Lakhoo for remittances from Oman

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The cash transfer company I-Remit Inc. has teamed up with Lakhoo Money Exchange, one of the leading institutions in Oman, to expand its remittance coverage in the Middle East.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Megawide nets P1.4 B in 2013

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Construction and engineering firm Megawide Corp. increased its net profit last year by 38 percent to P1.4 billion which the company attributed to higher contract revenues and operating efficiency.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Remittance growth slows down

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Growth in the amount of money sent home by overseas Filipino workers slowed down in February despite sustained demand for skilled labor in developed economies like the US, Japan, and Canada.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Budget deficit narrowed in February

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The shortfall between the state’s revenues and expenses narrowed in February as reforms at the Bureau of Customs reaped dividends in the form of higher collections.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PH airlines stand to gain much from FAA upgrade

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Now that the Philippines has regained its Category 1 status from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), expect the local airlines to reap the benefits of flying to more destinations in the United States, aviation consultancy CAPA Center for Aviation said in a report.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

BCDA to auction off more Fort Boni land

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A 23-hectare property that currently houses the headquarters of the Philippine Navy will be disposed for mixed-use development by state-run Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) this year.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

BIR sees big collection as tax season ends

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The day of reckoning has come. The government’s controversial public campaigns to encourage more people to be upfront with their taxes will finally be known this week as this year’s tax season comes to an end.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Philippine agriculture inadequately addressed in Asean

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At the April 10 Asean Economic Community (AEC) Forum, Alyansa Agrikultura leaders felt that the government needed to give more attention to Philippine agriculture.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Eastwest Bank to sell P5B in preferred shares

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Gotianun-led East West Bank plans to raise as much as P5 billion from the sale of preferred shares, bracing for growth opportunities amid stringent capital adequacy requirements under the Basel 3 framework.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Uncategorized | Read More »

First-quarter economic growth may exceed 7%

Growth in the first quarter may top 7 percent once again, in line with the government’s target for the year, a senior government official said Monday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Home Bro saw revenues surge to P4.5B in ’13

PLDT Home Bro, the wireless broadband service of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), tripled its business 2013 resulting in a total of P4.5 billion in revenues, the company Monday said in a statement.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

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