Inclusive Growth Key to the Philippines’ Covid-19 Recovery

Moody’s Analytics has once again slashed its economic growth forecast for the Philippines to four percent, pointing to the country’s prolonged pandemic shutdown combined...

Philippine carrier flies stranded Filipinos back home

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has given the green light to mount four special international flights to transport Filipinos stranded overseas. In a statement over...

Trade chief calls for relaxed lockdown in Metro Manila

The Philippine government should place the National Capital Region (NCR) under a more relaxed quarantine restriction so that the economy can crawl its way...

Economic recovery buoys Philippine remittances in May

Money sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose by 13 percent in May as businesses dampened by the pandemic were starting to crawl...

Philippine power supply to get boost from new solar plant

The Luzon Grid in the Philippines is set for a boost after Global Business Power Corp. (GBP) broke ground for a new solar power...

Will Japan seize its “ASEAN moment”?

At a time when Japanese officials are hardening their stance against China in the matter of Taiwanese independence, the country has been working hard...

Monde sets sight on alternative meats for expansion

Food maker Monde Nissin Corp. was looking to bank on the fast-growing alternative meats business following its successful initial public offering (IPO) that saw...

Duterte admin lowers Philippine growth projection on last year in office

The Philippine government has abandoned its goal to reach double-digit growth in the last year of the current administration amid the pandemic plaguing global...

Philippines COVID cases break past one million

Coronavirus infections in the Philippines have breached the one-million mark as the country struggles to keep the virus outbreak at bay. According to the Department...

ASEAN press freedom weakens as Malaysia slips furthest

Press freedom in Southeast Asia continues to languish as Malaysia steps back the farthest among world nations in this year's World Press Freedom Index. The...

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