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Moody's keeps Philippine GDP target despite Marawi crisis

Jun 01, 2017 - 5:50 PM

A senior credit officer at Moody s says the firm expects the economic impact of the Marawi crisis to be minimal and short lived

CONTAINED. Moody's explains the fighting has thus far has been contained to Marawi, located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), which itself accounts for only 0.7% of GDP. File photo

Metro Pacific, PH's largest infra firm, unfazed by unrest in Mindanao

May 27, 2017 - 10:24 AM

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation MPIC – which holds power water rails toll roads logistics and hospitals in its portfolio – will soon announce a big investment in Mindanao

STILL SUNNY. Manuel Pangilinan, chairman of Metro Pacific, is still keen on the Mindanao market. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

'Normal working day' for businesses amid martial law in Mindanao

May 24, 2017 - 11:15 PM

But should President Rodrigo Duterte expand military rule beyond Mindanao and seek an extension tourism and trade may suffer

BUSINESS AS USUAL. For now, it is business as usual for most companies in the Philippines. Photo of waving of ISIS flag by Maulana Macadato

ABS-CBN names Cory Vidanes as new COO

Jan 29, 2016 - 10:47 AM

Broadcast giant ABS CBN Corporation continues major changes in management

NEW COO. Cory Vidanes will assume the role starting February 1, 2016. Photo by ABS-CBN Corporate Communications

How to make a better business community in ASEAN

Oct 27, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The fruits of economic growth need to be shared as widely as possible to stem the tide of rising inequality in the region

INCLUSIVE BUSINESS. More investment is neededin the ASEAN region, but better business is also critical, writes Erinch Sahan of Oxfam GB Asia. File photo by Agence France-Presse / Tang Chhin Sothy

Business community unimpressed with Jokowi's economic stimulus

Sep 16, 2015 - 12:56 PM

Unfortunately the package has been met coolly by the business community who say the package’s impact will only be felt in the medium to long term

ECONOMIC STIMULUS. President Joko Widodo and key policymakers announce the government's economic policy package. Photo by AFP

The rock stars of communication

Sep 16, 2015 - 9:41 AM

Senator Grace Poe and many others were honored in this year s CEO Excel Awards in Makati City

Cebu's traffic rerouting for APEC events till Sept. 12

Aug 23, 2015 - 10:47 PM

Drivers and commuters in Cebu take note

APEC business travel card extended to 5 years

Jul 28, 2015 - 8:45 PM

The extension takes effect on September 1 and allows businesspeople 5 year short stay multiple entry to participating APEC member economies

Shell wins ‘Company of the Year’ award

Mar 16, 2015 - 1:50 PM

Stratworks and UST are among the big winners in the Philippine Quill Awards 2014

Football for Peace receives Quill Award for communication

Mar 12, 2015 - 4:49 PM

The Philippine Marine Corps facilitates the program in conflict areas to give hope to the youth

Present to receive the award during the 13th Philippine Quill Awards awarding ceremonies held March 9, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Galleria were (R-L) One Meralco Foundation’s Jeffrey Tarayao, President and Grace Noche, Program/Event Coordintor with Football For Peace Movement’s, Lt Col Stephen L. Cabanlet PN, Philippine Marine Corps, and Rookie Nagtalon. Photo from Grace Noche of One Meralco Foundation

Papal visit a gift to PH, business community says

Jan 17, 2015 - 10:56 AM

The business community says potential losses over the holidays are nothing compared to the grace and blessings that Pope Francis brings to the country

Pope Francis attends a meeting with families in Manila on January 16, 2015. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

Business group welcomes Sereno appointment

Aug 25, 2012 - 5:17 PM

The Makati Business Club backs the appointment of new Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno who it describes as morally upright