PH economy really taking off: Aquino

MANILA - President Aquino on Monday said better governance under his administration has led to significant gains in the Philippine economy.Full article

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Can you afford medical emergencies?

As of 07/28/2014 1:25 PM
Emergency situations call for quick decisions, which is why it is very important for you to think about eventualities such as this which may come your way. Full article

Ex-Pancake House owner goes into sugar milling

As of 07/28/2014 6:58 PM
MANILA, Philippines – The group of former Pancake House Inc. owner Martin Lorenzo and businessman Fernando Cojuangco is buying shares of sugar milling firm Central Azucarera de Tarlac Inc. (CAT). Full article

US group overhauls China business in meat safety scandal

As of 07/28/2014 6:49 PM
SHANGHAI - A leading U.S. meat supplier said on Monday that a Chinese unit at the center of a food safety scandal had issues that were "absolutely inconsistent" with the group's high standards. Full article

PNoy: Customs needed a 'reset button'

As of 07/28/2014 6:17 PM
MANILA – A year after berating the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in his State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Aquino had nothing but praise for the agency in this year’s SONA. Full article

Philippine population to hit 142-M by 2045

As of 07/28/2014 5:24 PM
 The Philippine population will reach 142 million by 2045, the latest 2010 Census-based population projections showed. Full article

No burgers at some McDonald's in China

As of 07/28/2014 3:48 PM
SHANGHAI - McDonald's outlets in Beijing and Shanghai have yanked their flagship burgers off the menu after a key US supplier recalled products made by its Shanghai factory, which is alleged to have used expired meat. Full article

Meralco H1 income flat at P9.6-B

As of 07/28/2014 3:40 PM
MANILA, Philippines – Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) posted flat net income for the first half of 2014 of P9.6 billion, only 2 percent higher compared to the net income reported in the same period last year. Full article

BSP may tighten again to tackle inflation

As of 07/28/2014 3:22 PM
The Philippine central bank is likely to continue its gradual policy tightening at a meeting on Thursday but economists in a Reuters poll were divided on exactly how it would do it and were split down the middle on whether it would raise its main rate.   Full article

Oil firms to slash fuel prices

As of 07/28/2014 2:41 PM
MANILA, Philippines – Oil companies announced on Monday that they will be slashing prices of fuel products on Tuesday. Full article

SSS offers calamity package to Glenda-hit members

As of 07/28/2014 2:16 PM
MANILA, Philippines – The Social Security System (SSS) is offering a calamity relief package to all its qualified members living in specified areas hit by Typhoon Glenda. Full article


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


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

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