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Fil-Am business leaders converge in Metro Manila, Central Luzon for upbeat trade mission

Filipino-American business leaders and executives of Fortune 500 companies in the US flocked to Manila on Friday for a 10-day Trade, Investment and Tourism tour of Metro Manila and Central Luzon. “Sixty Filipino business and community leaders, along with American […]
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DOF: Easing inflation to boost PHL growth

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The slowdown in inflation in September will help boost the country’s economic growth in the second semester of the year, Finance Usec. and Chief Economist Gil Beltran said Thursday. Beltran said the easing inflation allows the Bangko […]
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ADB lowers PHL growth forecast in 2014, 2015 due to inflation, gov’t spending

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered the growth outlook for the Philippines, citing a slowdown in government spending, higher inflation and monetary tightening, all of which may dampen economic activity. In the latest edition of Asian […]
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In search of a good leader

The presidential election is still two years away, but the people are already excited about electing someone who can pluck the country from its present economic stagnation and institute meaningful reforms in government. Sad to say, however, the Filipino people […]
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Drilon denies receiving P1-B from DAP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Did Senate President Franklin Drilon get a P1 billion allocation from the disbursement acceleration program (DAP)? According to Drilon, reports that he received such an amount are lies. “This is a blatant lie, and I will not […]
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Roxas defends lump sum funds in proposed 2015 DILG budget

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Wednesday defended the alleged controversial item in the proposed P104.5 billion budget of the Department of Interior and Local Government for 2015. At the hearing of the House committee on appropriations on […]
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Comelec chief: No budget for new PCOS machines for 2016 polls

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will no longer purchase new Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines for the 2016 local and national elections, its chairman said Tuesday, citing budgetary constraints. During the hearing of the […]
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Abad: I am not Janet’s tutor, not a pork king

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former Congressman and now Budget Secretary Butch Abad on Wednesday denied teaching Janet Lim Napoles how to use non-government organizations to get money from government, which eventually led to the multibillion-peso pork scam. This, amid the Napoles’ […]
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Deeper US-PHL ties key to economic devt, regional stability says NEDA’s Balisacan

MANILA, Apr 28 (Mabuhay) — A deeper relationship between the US and the Philippines is key to Manila’s goal of inclusive growth and overall stability in Asia, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said Monday. “The affirmation and re-affirmation...
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House of Representatives recognizes PHL’s top 5 accounting schools

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The House committee on higher and technical education over the weekend recognized the nation’s top five accounting schools, based on the outstanding performance of their graduates in the last two Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure examinations run...
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