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Fewer Filipinos worked overseas in 2016 – PSA
by Catherine Talavera - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
The number of Filipinos working abroad fell to 2.2 million in 2016 from 2.4 million in 2015, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority’s Survey on Overseas Filipinos.
ADB raises $4 B from bond market
by Catherine Talavera - April 29, 2017 - 12:00am
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) issued $4 billion worth of bonds, marking its return to the US dollar bond market.
World Bank sees oil price spike in 2018
by Catherine Talavera - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
The World Bank is retaining its forecast for crude oil prices this year but is projecting a price increase by 2018 due to the production cutback of petroleum exporting countries.
Thai beauty brand enters Phl market
by Catherine Talavera - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
A Thailand-based make-up brand has entered the Philippine market and is looking to open eight branches this year, driven by the similar market demographics of the two countries.
Index manages to climb on selective buying
by Catherine Talavera - April 24, 2017 - 7:31pm
Share prices went up slightly yesterday on selective buying, analysts said.
UK’s £4.5 B export-import facility available to Phl
by Catherine Talavera - April 24, 2017 - 7:31pm
The United Kingdom’s trade department is urging the Philippine government to tap its £4.5 billion export-import facility to help fund the Duterte administration’s unprecedented public investment...
EastWest targets 20% jump in 2017 profit
by Catherine Talavera - April 24, 2017 - 12:00am
MANILA, Philippines - East West Banking Corp. is aiming for a net income growth of at least 20 percent this year, a top-ranking official said.
Rockwell sets aside P3 B for 2017 capex
by Catherine Talavera - April 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Rockwell Land Corp. will use P3 billion worth of its retained earnings for capital expenditures this year.
Filinvest eyes P12 B from residential sales
by Catherine Talavera - April 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Gotianun-led Filinvest Land Inc. expects to generate around P12 billion in sales from 16 projects to be launched this year.
Sta Lucia earnings rise 8% in 2016
by Catherine Talavera - April 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Property developer Sta. Lucia Land Inc. (SLI) reported a net income of P730 million last year, up eight percent on higher real estate sales.
BDO earnings grow 6% in Q1
by Catherine Talavera - April 21, 2017 - 12:00am
BDO Unibank Inc. reported a six percent rise in its net income for the first quarter, mainly driven by higher net interest income and customer loans.
Ensuring safety in construction
by Catherine Talavera - April 21, 2017 - 12:00am
With the continued growth of the real estate sector, along with the Duterte administration’s thrust toward infrastructure development, demand for construction works is seen to further rise.
Online gaming grows to 2nd largest office seeker
by Catherine Talavera - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
The online gaming sector is projected to account for a large chunk of office space demand this year driven by the issuance of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) licenses, a property consultancy firm sa...
Lopez Holdings earns 6% more to P6.56 B
by Catherine Talavera - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Lopez Holdings Corp. reported a six percent rise in its net income in 2016, driven by higher contributions from its investments.
PBCom net income nearly doubles in 2016
by Catherine Talavera - April 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Listed Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCom) nearly doubled its consolidated net income in 2016, mainly driven by trading and lending activities.
Phinma Property to spend P1 B this year
by Catherine Talavera - April 17, 2017 - 12:00am
The affordable housing unit of Phinma Corp. may spend around P1 billion in capital expenditures this year.
MRC Allied widens net loss to P65.8 M
by Catherine Talavera - April 12, 2017 - 12:00am
MRC Allied Inc. widened its net loss by 60 percent in 2016 due to higher operational expenses.
Stocks, peso rally on upbeat sentiment
by Catherine Talavera - April 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Share prices continued to climb yesterday, breaching the 7,600 level to close 34.16 points higher at 7,617.91.
Geri income surges 50% in 2016
by Catherine Talavera - April 11, 2017 - 12:00am
Global-Estates Resorts Inc.(GERI), the integrated leisure and tourism arm of Megaworld Corp., reported a 50 percent rise in its net income in 2016, driven by its residential business.
1,074 posts waiting to be filled at BI
by Catherine Talavera - April 7, 2017 - 12:00am
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is urging the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to fill 1,074 vacant positions instead of allowing employees to do overtime.
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