ITBPO firms giving PEZA a 2nd look

October 23, 2018
The information technology and business process outsourcing (ITBPO) sector is showing renewed interest in the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) as evidenced by a rebound in investment pledges since August, its director general Charito Plaza said Monday.

Inflation to decline below 4% next year

October 22, 2018
The country’s inflation is expected to fall below the 4-percent level by the second half of 2019 due to the expected normalization of oil prices after peaking this quarter, a leading bank's economist said.

Pernia pushes fuel tax hike

October 20, 2018
Socioeconomic Secretary Ernesto Pernia wants the petroleum tax hike scheduled for next year to push through, after the latest report on oil futures forecast a softening of oil world crude prices in 2019.

Xi visit to boost Sino-PH economic ties

October 20, 2018
The visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Philippines next month will pave the way for stronger economic ties between the two countries, an official from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China here said Thursday.