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'Tough as nails, straight as an arrow, and a real patriot. One of a kind,' says former interior secretary Rafael Alunan III of former finance secretary Ernest Leung
Part of adulting is learning how to spend your Christmas bonus wisely
An astounding feat made possible by GCash app's Save Money feature, powered by CIMB Bank Philippines
'Meron diyang food labeling types of intervention.... So nandoon palang ‘yung usapan, wala pang specific proposal para dito sa panukalang ito,' says Finance Assistant Secretary Tony Lambino
Former DOF officials Uldarico Andutan Jr, Raul de Vera, and Rosanna Diala are sentenced to 6 years in jail over the 'fraudulent approval' of a P6-million tax credit certificate for Jam Transit
Watch our live coverage of PH’s first ever celebration of World Savings Day on October 31
Research has shown that Filipinos lack the proper preparation for their retirement years
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez supports the plan of Albay Representative Joey Salceda to slap more taxes on Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators and their service providers
The campaign leads up to the first World Savings Day celebration in the PH on Oct 31
Lacking the funds to finally expand your business? Here’s what you can do.
The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines urges government agencies to put in place a 'genuine transition program' for displaced workers before Citira's implementation – not after
Posts using the hashtag #PlsSaveMe by GCash are giving hope to Filipinos online
Do you think you’ve got a good handle on your finances? Test your financial know-how through this short quiz.
No one makes it through life alone – having a partner can make life more fulfilling! Watch our roundtable discussion on September 30, 4 pm onwards.
The Department of Finance is looking for funding from new partners – ones that did not support the resolution adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council
With the theme "Real Problems, Real Solutions," the summit was held on September 25 at The Peninsula Manila
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says P300 billion in annual revenues can be achieved 'with no effort' should the government privatize Pagcor and PCSO gaming operations
Education is the first step. Here are the common reasons why applications are rejected and what you must do to get #AcceptED.
'Those who don't pay or respond to your assessments, clamp them down,' says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua says the surge in investment pledges in the 1st half of 2019 refutes claims of critics of the proposed Corporate Income Tax and Incentive Rationalization Act
Have you invested in mutual funds in the Philippines? This episode explains how and why you are being shortchanged.
PRESS RELEASE: A total of 475 individuals passed the Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination given by the Civil Service Commission last June 23
Traditional salary models rely on the so-called 'tournament theory,' but new research suggests that it may be unfair and lead to unhealthy competition
We talked to finance experts about financial inclusion and the credit landscape in the PH
We all value independence. But there are some things we can’t do alone.
Join us for a roundtable about the Philippines' credit landscape on July 30, 11 am
Based on our survey, instead of just plain rejection, many don’t have credit cards or loans because they don’t bother to apply
The Malolos-Clark Railway is seen to cut travel time from Manila to the Clark International Airport to less than an hour
'That's the right approach. Before you badger Congress to levy new taxes or raise rates, kindly plug the leaks first,' says Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the 17th Congress filed over a hundred bills that were simply financially unsustainable. His solution: a weekly meeting with lawmakers.
Learn how to achieve financial independence, whatever life stage you're in
Among the roads to be reconstructed and improved are those damaged in war-torn Marawi City, where delays have plagued the rehabilitation
(UPDATED) Mar Roxas and Bong Go are the biggest spenders and have received the highest amounts of contributions in 2019, based on Statements of Contributions and Expenditures available so far
'Investors nowadays are younger and a significant number of them are women. It also shows that it is not necessary to have a big salary to be able to invest,' says PSE president and CEO Ramon Monzon
(UPDATED) These rangers have devoted their lives to protecting the tamaraws despite lack of tenure, lack of proper tools and gear, and the dangers that come with the job
On average, senatorial candidates each spend around P107 million for their campaigns
But election lawyer Emil Marañon III says crowdfunding initiatives aren't easily doable under the Philippines' election laws
The Sandiganbayan finds former Department of Finance officials guilty of graft for issuing fraudulent tax credit certificates in 1997 and 1998
By saying the country 'never, never defaulted on its loans,' the DOF is being naïve at best and disingenuous at worst
'The Philippines has no history of defaulting on its loans. So why are people saying now that we will default? They have no faith in the Philippines?' says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
Finance Undersecretary Bayani Agabin says that in the 'unlikely' event of a loan default, China cannot claim Reed Bank. Instead, the Philippines can sell gas and use the cash to pay Beijing.
Rappler reviews loan documents for the Philippines' infrastructure projects and finds that China is demanding more than others and wants deals kept opaque
Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio counters the claims of government officials who sought to downplay his warning against the repercussions of a government loan from China
Finance Assistant Secretary Antonio Lambino implies that the Philippines would not lose the gas-rich Reed Bank, as it is not considered a patrimonial asset
Credit cards aren’t as bad as you think. Three young professionals tell us why
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says it is important to find out where foreign online gambling workers are located, given the 'national security implications' and their large presence here
'I cannot imagine myself having that amount,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, who has been named by the PCIJ as the top 10 ad spender so far for the 2019 polls
(UPDATED) After ranking economists and analysts according to the accuracy of their inflation forecasts, the DOF looks into their GDP projections
Former special assistant to the President Bong Go spends a whopping P422 million for his senatorial bid. The mystery? His net worth as of 2017 is only P12.85 million.
While both tobacco and alcohol saw excise tax hikes back in 2012, the Department of Finance says alcohol lags behind in revenue contribution