BSP chief eyes over 6% growth for PH economy this year

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Felipe Medalla is optimistic of an above 6 percent growth for the domestic economy this 2023 amidst projected slower global output. Durin... Read More

Medalla discounts another huge rate hike as dollar weakens

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Felipe Medalla discounted the high possibility of another 75 basis points increase in the central bank's key rates given the same projecti... Read More

PSEi tracks US market decline, peso strengthens to 54 vs. dollar

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- The main equities index tracked the decline of most of its United States (US) counterparts but the peso gained to its lowest in over six months. The Philippine Stock Exchange index... Read More

Inflation in Central Luzon climbs to 9.0% in Dec. 2022

Pampanga, Jan. 10 -- The inflation rate in Central Luzon continued to accelerate to 9.0 percent in December 2022 from 8.8 November 2022, based on the latest report of the Philippine Statistics Authori... Read More

PH external trade eases in November

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- The country's external trade in November 2022 eased on month-on-month basis, but trade deficit slightly went up. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported Tuesday that the... Read More

PH gets 1-year extension to get out of FATF's gray list

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- The Philippines has been given another year, or until January 2024, to meet the requirements that will help it exit the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) gray list. Bangko Sentr... Read More

OFWs on death rows to be tackled in multi-agency meet on Jan. 13

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- Government agencies will sit down this week to tackle transnational matters, including overseas Filipinos on death row. During a press briefing in Malacanang on Tuesday, Department... Read More

Solon bats for hazard pay, insurance for journalists

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- To further safeguard the welfare of media workers, Deputy Speaker and Las Pinas Representative Camille Villar has filed a measure seeking to mandate a number of significant benefits... Read More

Expedite CLOA distribution, PBBM orders DAR

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has directed the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to speed up the distribution of Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs) to qualified farm... Read More

Aklan head teacher hailed as CSC's outstanding gov't worker

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- A head teacher in the province of Aklan was recognized on Tuesday as the national winner of the Dangal ng Bayan Awards, or the search for outstanding government workers for 2022, ac... Read More