Impose wealth tax on our billionaires

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 05/01/2021

US President Joe Biden was met with thunderous applause when he revealed that he would finance the cost of his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan announced three days ago, by making sure corporate America and the wealthiest…

PH virus response fails to make IMF cut

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter / @bendeveraINQ 10/22/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Although it imposed the longest and most stringent COVID-19 lockdown in the Asia-Pacific region, the delay in mass testing and dodgy contact tracing failed to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the…

PH economy expected to continue growing

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/19/2019

CEBU CITY—The outlook for the Philippine economy remains optimistic, said Joselito Bautista, acting Deputy director of the Department of Economic Research of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). “The Philippines economy is expected to remain one of…

BSP official cites factors that make country’s economy strong

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/29/2016

(Conclusion) WITH the Philippines recognized by the international financial organizations like the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as Asia’s rising tiger, a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) official cites the factors that made…

Next leader should trade more, attract more FDIs

Marites Villamor Ilano 04/28/2016

International Monetary Fund (IMF) resident representative Shanaka Jayanath Peiris said the next president should be capable of sustaining the Philippines’ good performance by spending more for infrastructure, trading more and attracting more foreign direct investments (FDIs). Peiris,…

Finance minister quits

AP 07/07/2015

  ATHENS, Greece — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece’s decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers and the country’s other creditors would appreciate his not attending…

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