BSP delays release of its first commercial property price index

THE PHILIPPINE central bank delayed the release of its updated Residential Real Estate Price Index (RREPI) and the launch of its first Commercial Property...

Policy makers, public need to be educated on building ‘liveable’ cities

THE PHILIPPINES needs a multi-sectoral approach to developing smarter or more liveable cities, starting with educating policy makers and the public on the concept’s importance and complexities, according to experts.

PSA keeps Q3 GDP growth unchanged

THE PHILIPPINE Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Wednesday it revised the annual growth figures for nearly all industries for the third quarter of 2022,...

Infrastructure spending rises in Nov.

INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING rose by 38.4% in November as the government ramped up the completion of public works projects, the Department of Budget and Management...

Gov’t to borrow P200B from domestic market

THE NATIONAL government (NG) plans to borrow P200 billion from the domestic market in February, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) said on Tuesday. The...

Full MRT-7 operations seen by 2nd quarter 2025

THE planned demonstration and partial operability for San Miguel Corp.’s (SMC) Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) will no longer push through, an official from the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said.

PHL urged to ramp up infrastructure investment

THE PHILIPPINES and ASEAN+3 member economies should boost infrastructure investments, which will help drive economic recovery while maintaining debt sustainability amid a looming global recession, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) said.

BSP sees inflation below 2% by 2024

PHILIPPINE INFLATION is expected to be below 4% by the third quarter and below 2% by early 2024, the central bank governor said on...

Malolos-Clark rail project faces delay

THE MALOLOS-CLARK segment of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) will not be finished until 2025 as a result of the delayed turnover of the...

Philippines in nuclear push as power crisis looms

IRA C. CONCEPCION, 17, founded the Youth for Nuclear last year to try to debunk the myths and misconceptions about nuclear energy and push its use amid a looming power crisis.

Gov’t eyes 3,600 infra projects worth $372 billion

OVER 3,600 infrastructure projects worth a total of $372 billion are in the pipeline and set be implemented through 2028, National Economic and Development...

Sin tax revenues not efficiently used for public health programs — PIDS

THE GOVERNMENT should reevaluate policies and processes under the Sin Tax Reform Act in order to further improve the use of its tax revenues...
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