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Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Business

Tax on books unpopular among legislators

Senators oppose provisions in the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) 2 slapping a tax on text books and other educational materials. Sen....

Solar program gains supporters

Consumers support House Bill 8179 that lends Solar Para Sa Bayan program the nonexclusive right to construct solar-battery minigrids at zero cost to government. The...

Higher productivity key to rich PH — World Bank

Sustaining higher productivity growth will be key for the Philippines to achieve its vision of becoming a prosperous society free from poverty by 2040,...

Digital transactions, fintech fuel data center growth

With the increasing number of digital transactions in the country, backed by the growth of financial technology and preference for online payments, ePLDT predicts...

US tariffs on Chinese imports start to bite

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s latest round of punitive tariffs on China took effect on Monday, adding $200 billion in Chinese imports to the...

August BoP ends in surplus

The country’s transactions with the rest of the world, having been in deficit since January, turned a corner and posted a surplus in August...

BTr thwarts bids to ramp up T-bills

The Bureau of the Treasury on Monday rejected bids across all Treasury bill (T-bill) tenors as investors insisted on higher rates ahead of the...

CA stops Banco Filipino asset sale

The properties of closed Banco Filipino Savings and Mortgage Bank (Banco Filipino) cannot be sold for now until the validity of its closure is...

Pinoy data analytics firm cited

Cobena, a full-service data science and management consulting firm, is the only Filipino startup to make it to APAC CIO Outlook’s Top 10 Business...