Cybersecurity plan set for TradeNet

THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) said it will integrate cybersecurity features in the country’s new trade facilitation platform.

BSP could maintain policy for now — poll

THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) may find room to keep interest rates unchanged this week amid signs that inflation may be slowing, economists said in a poll even as they kept the window open for another hike later this year.

Officials head for Japan to pave way for planned ‘samurai’ bond sale

A PHILIPPINE government team will head for Japan this week to present investment opportunities in the country, setting the tone for a planned “samurai” bond sale, the Department of Finance (DoF) said in a statement over the weekend.

Tanduay aims to enter Europe within 3-5 years

TANDUAY DISTILLERS, Inc. (TDI) looks to enter the European market within the next three to five years, as it scouts for opportunities to bring its rum brand overseas.

Tan-led Infracorp eyes O&M partner for Skytrain

INFRACORP Development, Inc. is currently looking for an operations and maintenance (O&M) partner for its P3.5-billion Skytrain project, saying it is speaking with several firms from Austria, France, Japan and China.

LTFRB mulling moratorium on new ride-hailing companies

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is mulling a moratorium on the entry of more transport network companies (TNC), following the new department order tasking the agency to regulate the transportation segment.

T-bill, T-bond rates may ascend ahead of central bank meeting

GOVERNMENT SECURITIES on offer this week will likely fetch higher yields as investors await the policy meeting of the local central bank.

BSP net income surges to P9.82B at end-March

THE BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) saw its bottom line surge fivefold during the first quarter largely on the back of gains from currency trading.

DTI sets 2022 target for eliminating ‘5-6’ lending

WITH added funding set aside for lending to micro, small and medium enterprises, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it hopes to eliminate the need for so-called “5-6” informal lenders by 2022.

Modern jeepneys approved for Pasay route

MODERNIZED public utility jeepneys (PUJs) will start hitting the road on a route within Pasay City on Monday, the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said.