Inflation may rise as high as 4% due to Train, says Lacson

Inquirer.net 01/11/2018

CITING his talks with former and incumbent Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) officials, Sen. Panfilo Lacson warned on Thursday that inflation could rise as high as 4 percent because of the new Tax Reform for Acceleration and…

High-tech stage makes for grander Sinulog

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/28/2017

LIGHT emitting diode (LED) walls will surround the stage for the performances and dance presentations during the Sinulog Mardi Gras. Eighteen sets of LED screens measuring 10 ft by 14 ft each will be installed. “Sinulog 2018…

On a high note

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/17/2017

Despite the dark clouds and drizzles that pervaded last week due to the slow-moving typhoon Urduja, the mood was festive. The 2nd Tañon Strait Enforcement Summit convened by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and…

ROCKETS ON A ROLL

AP 12/12/2017

Houston beats New Orleans Pelicans 130-123 for 10th straight victory HOUSTON — Clint Capela scored a career-high 28 points, James Harden had 26 points and 17 assists and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130-123…

USJ-R pounds Malaysia to end APUG hoops elims on high note

Jonas N. Panerio 12/10/2017

THE UNIVERSITY of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Jaguars punctuated their stint in the elimination round with a resounding 91-47 win over Malaysia in the Asia Pacific University Games basketball tournament yesterday at the Cebu Coliseum. The win gave…

A high regard for females

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/06/2017

Females have been treated badly because they have been viewed as second-class citizens, brainless, as not having a soul. They have also been seen as toys or objects of entertainment. In some cultures, they had been used…

Hopes high for Butuanon River’s rehabilitation

Norman V. Mendoza 11/22/2017

There was indeed hope for the Butuanon River to be rehabilitated after environmentalist and former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez assessed the river’s current situation in a visit yesterday in Mandaue City. Various stakeholders from the Department of…

PH bourse hits new high, nears 8,300

Inquirer.net 09/18/2017

THE local stock barometer explored new highs on Monday, now nearing the 8,300 level, as upbeat Wall Street trading boosted risk-taking across regional markets. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index racked up 113.29 points or 1.39 percent…

High food, fuel, power prices push August inflation to 3.1%

Inquirer.net 09/05/2017

  Inflation rose by 3.1 percent in August, the fastest in three months, partly due to higher food, fuel and power prices coupled with a weaker peso, the government reported Tuesday. The latest Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)…

Gov’t economic team aims to achieve ‘regime of high growth’

Inquirer.net 08/09/2017

THE head of the Duterte administration’s economic team on Wednesday sought private sector support for the comprehensive tax reform program to fund the ambitious infrastructure buildup plan as well as other socioeconomic programs aimed at slashing poverty.…

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