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FMIC, UA&P keep PH growth outlook

By MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT August 31, 2019 FIRST Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) maintained their 6-to 6.5-percent growth forecast for the Philippine economy this year as they expect state spending, lower inflation rate and robust remittances to drive expansion for the …

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China vows to buy more PH products

By Tyrone Jasper Piad August 31, 2019 CHINA promised to reduce its trade gap with the Philippines by increasing imports during a bilateral meeting in Beijing, where President Rodrigo Duterte is on his fifth state visit, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks …

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BSP sees Aug inflation within 1.3-2.1%

By MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT August 31, 2019 INFLATION likely decelerated further this month on the back of lower fuel, rice and power prices, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced on Friday. In a statement, the central bank said its Department of Economic Research projected consumer price growth “to …

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Tips to help businesses collect on bills

By ASSOCIATED PRESS September 01, 2019 NEW YORK: Customers who pay late or don’t ever pay are a problem for any company, but particularly for small business owners who lose time and money pursuing the money they’re owed. Some tips to help owners be sure they get paid: – Use …

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Family businesses urged:Create succession plan now

By TYRONE JASPER C. PIAD September 01, 2019 CRAFTING an early and effective succession plan is necessary to maintain the sustainability of family businesses, according to a family business consultant. At the Pandesal Forum of the Kamuning Bakery Café in Quezon City on Wednesday, professor and Wong & Bernstein Advisory …

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New satellite system could make Canadian soldiers safer abroad

Nova Scotia A trio of new satellites will allow the Department of National Defence to better monitor areas where it's deploying troops and figure out potential threats soldiers may face before they arrive on foreign soil. The three RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellites will be evenly spaced on the same orbital …

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