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Which company do most Pinoys want to work for?

As of 07/31/2014 4:11 PM
Which company do most Filipinos dream of working for? Hint: It's one of the biggest conglomerates in the country. Full article

Fitch identifies threats to PH's credit standing

As of 08/01/2014 8:20 AM
Any deterioration in the Philippines's per-capita income, already low by global standards, and the state of governance that foreign observers rate as weak, could revert the country’s hard-won sovereign rating to below investment grade, a credit watcher said on Thursday. Full article

CA rejects release of Piatco compensation from escrow

As of 08/01/2014 8:15 AM
MANILA -- The Court of Appeals (CA) on Thursday declared that Philippine International Air Terminals Co. Inc. (Piatco) still cannot compel the government to release from the escrow account the USD371.43 million, or more than P16 billion, in just compensation earlier awarded to it by a local court. Full article

PSE seen to hit 7,800-level next year

As of 08/01/2014 8:14 AM
MANILA - The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi), the barometer of the performance of the local bourse, will likely hit a new record high and close next year at the 7,800 territory, strongly rebounding from the current weakness seen to persist for the rest of 2014. Full article

PH Devt in Focus: Aquino's SONA in the spotlight

As of 08/01/2014 4:38 AM
The fourth installment of "ANC Presents: PH Development in Focus" took a closer look at the Philippines' economic gains and whether this translated to better lives for Filipinos. Full article

San Miguel eyes Philippine Airlines buyout

As of 07/31/2014 6:29 PM
Philippine conglomerate San Miguel said Thursday it hopes to take full control of the country's flag carrier within two months by buying out its local partner. Full article

Petron, Solane to cut LPG prices

As of 07/31/2014 6:17 PM
MANILA, Philippines - Good news for consumers. The price of LPG is going down in August. Full article

DOTC sets deadline for P4-B transport terminal bids

As of 07/31/2014 4:43 PM
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) will bid out in October the proposed P4-billion integrated transport system (ITS) terminal in Taguig City. Full article

BSP raises policy rate for 1st time in 3 years

As of 07/31/2014 4:24 PM
(2ND UPDATE) The Philippine central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 3.75 percent on Thursday, its first increase in three years, to tame price pressures and manage inflation expectations. Full article

McDonald's PH: We don't source any products from China

As of 07/31/2014 4:24 PM
McDonald's Philippines on Thursday said it does not source any of its products from China.   Full article

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How Pinoy earned P7.5-M from freelance work in just 1 year

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A programmer from Cavite earned P7.5 million in 2013, or a whopping P20,547 a day.

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How Pinoy scientist developed cocolisap-killer

Chemical engineer Jose Riga

MANILA, Philippines – A 15-year hiatus with an old flame led a scientist to re-discover a product to combat the dreaded "cocolisap."