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Peso ‘highly unlikely’ to hit P58:$1 ­­­– Diokno
The peso is unlikely to post a record drop next year, a Cabinet official said on Wednesday, rejecting a research firm’s claim that the currency, which fell to a near 13-year low of P54.13 last week, could plunge to P58:$1 by the end of 2019 given (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
‘Consignee’ of magnetic lifters cited in contempt
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018
Barclays ‘positive’ on PH growth
CLARK FREEPORT ZONE: Philippine economic growth is expected to stay strong this year but slow somewhat from 2017, British investment bank Barclays said, with above-target inflation a challenge to continued expansion. “We have been positive on the (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
PSEi drops on inflation, US-China trade war fears
The stock market fell for a second day on Wednesday with analysts pointing to fears of higher inflation due to Typhoon Ompong’s impact, a weaker peso and the escalating US-China trade war. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
BoP returns to surplus in August
The country’s balance of payments (BoP) reverted to a surplus in August, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Wednesday, but the year-to-date tally remained in deficit. August’s $1.272-billion result reversed the $455-million and (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
Chelsea, Mega7 offers endorsed
Proposals to expand, operate and manage the Davao and Kalibo international airports are expected to move forward with the firms involved likely to be granted original proponent status within the year. Transportation Undersecretary Ruben Reinoso (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
Rice as political fodder
IN the Philippines, rice is not just food. It is a form of currency by which political capital is exchanged. For the past few weeks, rice has been a key debate topic, as the country’s demand for it has been hampered by reduced supply and high (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
AOTCA and the Ulaanbatar Declaration of Tax Professionals
The Asia-Oceana Tax Consultants’ Association (AOTCA) International Tax Conference held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia just concluded on September 13, 2018. Panels of international speakers from various jurisdictions spoke on the history, challenges, (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
Today’s Front Page September 20, 2018
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Manila Times - 19 September 2018
PSA: Farmgate palay price soars to P23/kg
THE farmgate price of palay (unmilled rice) rose to P23.04 per kilogram last week, a 1.32-percent increase from the P22.98 posted in the first week of September and a 17.43-percent surge from the amount a year ago, the Philippine Statistics (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
Trump accuses China of vote meddling
WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) accused China of seeking to influence knife-edge midterm congressional elections by taking aim at his political base in the economic giants’ rapidly escalating trade (...)
Manila Times - 19 September 2018
Romualdez lauds passing on 2nd reading of DDR bill
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018
Asiatique’s Lee to remain in jail despite SC ruling — DoJ
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018
CoA flags Duterte gov’t over low spending of ODA loans
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018
Palace tells former DILG secretary Roxas to shut up
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018
CPP’s Sison says Du30 ‘delusional’
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018
Okada warns PSE about Asiabest-Tiger agreement
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018
NPA rebels use mines, wound seven
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018
Two Britons, American arrested
Manila Standard Today - 19 September 2018



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