Fête de la Musique takes over 100 stages for its 30th year in Philippines

FÊTE de la Musique is turning 30 in the Philippines. The global free music event from France has month-long activities that are ramping up...

China offshore asset rush spurs HK wealth inflows

HONG KONG — Hong Kong (HK) investment products such as insurance and high-yield time deposits are seeing resurgent demand from wealthy Chinese who are...

Lessons from World War II

By Oscar P. Lagman, Jr.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. asked the Armed Forces of the Philippines to prepare as the country faces growing risks arising from Chinese aggression...

PHL financial system’s resources expand to P31.5 trillion as of April

THE TOTAL RESOURCES of the Philippine financial system grew to P31.531 trillion as of end-April, preliminary data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)...

Entertainment News (06/18/24)

LISA (full name: Lalisa Manobal), one of the members of the iconic K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, has uploaded a content clip through her official TikTok account teasing her upcoming solo work.

Metro Manila office vacancy to hit 5.7% by 2027 — CBRE

THE OFFICE SPACE vacancy rate in Metro Manila is now projected to drop to 5.7% by 2027, driven by the growth of the information...

Declining borrowings and improving credit ratings

By Bienvenido S. Oplas, Jr.
There are two good economic developments in the Philippines recently. Let’s go straight to the numbers. DECLINING DEFICIT AND BORROWINGS In the first four months of...

Daniel Radcliffe, Jeremy Strong win Tony Awards

THE TONY AWARDS for excellence in Broadway theater Sunday highlighted history with awards for a musical on the suffragette movement, a gritty remake of...

Base Bahay targets to build 400 homes in Negros Occidental this year

BASE BAHAY said it plans to construct at least 400 houses using bamboo technology by the end of 2024, primarily in Negros Occidental. The organization...

PSEi may move sideways in absence of leads

PHILIPPINE SHARES could move sideways this week on expectations of bargain hunting as investors look ahead to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) next...

2025 considered critical year for offshore wind port funding

THE Department of Energy (DoE) said funding to make ports ready for the offshore wind industry needs to be budgeted for in the 2025...

No need to cut growth targets, but gov’t should raise revenue — analysts

THE Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) does not need to scale back its growth targets for this year, but must consider how to raise...