World Bank expects Philippine growth to be fastest in SE Asia

THE WORLD BANK expects the Philippines to be the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia this year, despite trimming its gross domestic product (GDP) growth...

Short-selling transactions to take effect immediately — PSE  

THE Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) said the guidelines on short-selling transactions are to take effect immediately after securing approval from government regulators. In a...

John Wick spin-off is a stylish surprise

MONTHS after the release of the fourth and seemingly final installment of the John Wick films comes an unexpected and unlikely substitute for fans yearning for just a little more relentless fight in their lives.

Alternergy taps three investment banks to raise P12 billion for wind power projects

ALTERNERGY Holdings Corp. on Monday said it had tapped three investment banks to lead in raising the P12-billion project financing for its two wind...

Taylor Swift brings spending boost to NFL; pop star attends second Chiefs’ football game

POP megastar Taylor Swift traveled to New Jersey on Sunday night to watch Travis Kelce and his Kansas City Chiefs take on the New...

Globe agrees to sell ECPay to GCash parent firm Mynt

GLOBE Telecom, Inc. is selling its stake in Electronic Commerce Payments, Inc. or ECPay to the parent firm of electronic wallet platform GCash for...

Entertainment News (10/03/23)

Ayala Malls Cinemas presents Thrill Fest AYALA Malls Cinemas’ Thrill Fest, which is ongoing until Nov. 1, is a month-long festival of Halloween special that...

Boosting Philippine property amid a skidding economy (part 1)

By Joey Roi Bondoc
THE Philippine economy grew slower than expected in the second quarter of 2023. With the subpar expansion (4.3%), meeting the growth target of at...

Auditing the auditors: enhancing audit oversight

By Jessie C. Carpio
Throughout my extensive career as an external auditor (including being the Head of the Audit and Assurance Division), I primarily viewed my role as...

World-class public space Parqal adds to critical mass of Aseana City

PROPERTY developer D.M. Wenceslao and Associates, Inc. (DMW) has officially opened Parqal, which it described as an “unexclusive, world-class public space,” in Aseana City...

Gov’t partially awards T-bills as rates rise

THE GOVERNMENT made a partial award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) it auctioned off on Monday at higher yields on expectations that inflation picked...

Energizing growth: The role of fossil fuels in economic development

By Bienvenido S. Oplas, Jr.
This writer has come up with a new series on “Energizing growth,” looking at the role of energy policies in helping sustain or curtail economic growth of countries.
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