Posts Tagged economy

BSP sees PH inflation at 2.2 to 3 percent range in June

Robie de Guzman   •   June 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Friday that the country’s inflation could settle within the 2.2 to 3.0 percent range in June. The BSP said the...

Palace attributes happiness survey results to Filipinos’ cheery disposition, safe streets, strong economy

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 5, 2019

Malacañang has attributed the Social Weather Stations (SWS) happiness survey results to Filipinos’ cheery disposition, safe streets and strong economy. READ: SWS survey shows 44% of adult Pinoys are ‘very...

Chinese consumers say iPhone overpriced, faces competition from local brands

admin   •   January 4, 2019

  Some Chinese consumers said on Wednesday (January 3) that overpriced iPhones and increased local competition were contributing to Apple Inc. taking the rare step of cutting its quarterly sales...

Not a baby factory: S.Korea tries to fix demographic crisis with more gender equality

admin   •   January 4, 2019

  An unidentified young woman with her newborn baby in her arms opened the metal hatch built into the wall of a church in Seoul. She put her baby inside...

Climate disasters cause global economic losses to soar, UN says

admin   •   October 11, 2018

  From 1998 to 2017 direct economic losses from natural disasters totaled $2.9 trillion, of which 77 percent was due to extreme weather that is intensifying as the world warms,...

China breaks into top 20 innovative economies

admin   •   July 11, 2018

  China broke into the top 20 most-innovative economies in the annual Global Innovation Index (GII) ranking published on Tuesday by Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)....

Italy’s new government wins parliamentary backing, sparks mixed reactions

admin   •   June 7, 2018

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte comfortably won a confidence vote in the lower house of parliament on Wednesday (June 6), confirming his government’s majority after promising tough negotiations with Europe over...

Don’t blame me for Venezuela crisis, says Maduro

admin   •   May 25, 2018

  Newly re-elected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday (May 24) that blaming him for Venezuela’s economic meltdown was a “stupid simplification,” but pledged to boost oil production and...

ASEAN ‘concerned’ over US-China trade rift – PM Lee

Marje Pelayo   •   April 30, 2018

  SINGAPORE – The 32nd ASEAN Summit concluded Saturday in Singapore with Southeast Asian leaders reaffirming cooperation on trade and regional peace. However, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said...

Consumer group questions legality of TRAIN law before Supreme Court

admin   •   January 22, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The tax reform law is “unconstitutional”. This is the reason given by a consumer group that filed a petition before the Supreme Court to stop the implementation...


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