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Japan commits PHP215-M ODA providing “Next-Generation Vehicle Package”

MANILA, March 12 (PNA) — Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. Del Rosario exchanged notes for the “Non-Project Grant Aid (Next-Generation Vehicle Package)” amounting to…

HSBC economist says PHL has potential to grow double-digit

MANILA, March 12 (PNA) — An economist of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp. (HSBC) said the Philippine economy has the potential to post a double-digit growth. However, HSBC…

Production output in Jan 2014 grows 7% after 6-month double-digit growth

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, March 11 (PNA) — Output of the domestic manufacturing industry in the start of the year went up by 7.2 percent, which grew slowly from…

Peso recovers vs dollar

MANILA, March 11 (PNA) — The peso appreciated against the U.S. dollar Tuesday boosted by regional equity rally and investors’ risk on sentiment during the day. It capped the day…

BDO deploys world-class countermeasures vs debit card fraud

MANILA, March 11 (PNA) — In an added effort to curb the growing incidence of card compromise and identity theft affecting cardholders here and abroad, BDO has tapped one of…

Private sector seeks EO requiring companies to sign integrity pledge

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, March 11 (PNA) — The Integrity Initiative, a private sector-led campaign that aims to strengthen ethical standards in the society, is asking Malacañang to issue…

Maybank ATR Kim launches online stock trading service

MANILA, March 11 (PNA) — Another brokerage firm is offering the internet-based platform of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) seen to encourage more Filipinos to invest in the local stock…