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Decline in PH export brings down total trade revenue in July 2016

MANILA, Sept 14 — The Philippine’s total merchandise trade declined as exports continue to slide in July 2016, given that global economic recovery remains slow, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). This was revealed as the Philippine Statistics Authority reported total revenue from trade fell from US […]

No blame game even as P4.8-B Bicol International Airport design is a mess

Without finger pointing and resorting to the blame game, the Bicol Regional Development Council almost owned the mess and error in the continuing implementation of the construction of the vaunted Bicol International Airport located in Barangay Alobo of Daraga town in the province of Albay. The project was originally seen […]

PH looking at additional 1.3-MT rice imports

The Philippines has no bragging right about rice self sufficiency anytime now until some time next year. The government is looking to import an additional 300,000 metric tons (MT) of rice, bringing total rice shipments to 1.8 million MT during the first half of 2016, to ensure enough supply and […]

PH set to sign P89-B loan deal with Japan on North-South rail project

The Philippines is set to sign next month an P89-billion loan agreement with Japanese government to partially finance the North-South commuter rail project (NSCRP) meant to ease traffic congestion in Metro Manila. “The loan agreement for the project will be signed during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the […]

PH merchandise exports suffer marginal drop in January 2015

MANILA, March 12 — Philippine export of minerals and agro-based products registered strong growth in January 2015, but weaker demand in manufactures and lower sales from petroleum pulled down total exports, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported Tuesday that the country’s merchandise […]

Manila-Sorsogon mega commuter rail system running by 2019

MANILA, Feb. 19 — Manila-Sorsogon multi-billion peso mega commuter rail system up and running by 2019. Sounds promising this “new” project if pursued by the government to completion. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) board, chaired by President S. Aquino III, approved late Monday several mega-projects which include the […]

Metro road projects to ease traffic will cause gridlocks during construction

Metro road projects to ease traffic will cause gridlocks during construction MANILA, Feb. 16 – The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) will start in April the construction of another major infrastructure project aimed at easing the flow of traffic in Metro Manila. Commuters are aware that once the […]

PH inflation dips to 3.7 percent in November 2014

MANILA, Dec. 6 — Lower food prices and cheaper local petroleum and electricity pulled down inflation rate to 3.7 percent in November, its lowest level this year, according to the National Economic and Development Authority. Inflation rate from January to November 2014 stood at 4.3 percent. “This further easing is […]

Export growth of PH up by 15.7 per cent – NEDA

PASIG CITY, Nov 13 — Philippine merchandise exports grew by 15.7 percent in September 2014, topping trade-oriented economies in East and Southeast Asia since June, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippines outperformed China (15.3%), Vietnam (14.4%), Republic of Korea (6.9%), Taiwan (4.7%), Indonesia (3.9%), Thailand […]

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Export growth of PH up by 15.7 per cent – NEDA

PASIG CITY, Nov 13 — Philippine merchandise exports grew by 15.7 percent in September 2014, topping trade-oriented economies in East and Southeast Asia since June, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippines outperformed China (15.3%), Vietnam (14.4%), Republic of Korea (6.9%), Taiwan (4.7%), Indonesia (3.9%), Thailand […]

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Manila-Sorsogon mega commuter rail system running by 2019

MANILA, Feb. 19 — Manila-Sorsogon multi-billion peso mega commuter rail system up and running by 2019. Sounds promising this “new” project if pursued by the government to completion. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) board, chaired by President S. Aquino III, approved late Monday several mega-projects which include the […]

PH merchandise exports suffer marginal drop in January 2015

MANILA, March 12 — Philippine export of minerals and agro-based products registered strong growth in January 2015, but weaker demand in manufactures and lower sales from petroleum pulled down total exports, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported Tuesday that the country’s merchandise […]

PH looking at additional 1.3-MT rice imports

The Philippines has no bragging right about rice self sufficiency anytime now until some time next year. The government is looking to import an additional 300,000 metric tons (MT) of rice, bringing total rice shipments to 1.8 million MT during the first half of 2016, to ensure enough supply and […]

Metro road projects to ease traffic will cause gridlocks during construction

Metro road projects to ease traffic will cause gridlocks during construction MANILA, Feb. 16 – The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) will start in April the construction of another major infrastructure project aimed at easing the flow of traffic in Metro Manila. Commuters are aware that once the […]

Decline in PH export brings down total trade revenue in July 2016

MANILA, Sept 14 — The Philippine’s total merchandise trade declined as exports continue to slide in July 2016, given that global economic recovery remains slow, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). This was revealed as the Philippine Statistics Authority reported total revenue from trade fell from US […]

PH set to sign P89-B loan deal with Japan on North-South rail project

The Philippines is set to sign next month an P89-billion loan agreement with Japanese government to partially finance the North-South commuter rail project (NSCRP) meant to ease traffic congestion in Metro Manila. “The loan agreement for the project will be signed during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the […]

PH inflation dips to 3.7 percent in November 2014

MANILA, Dec. 6 — Lower food prices and cheaper local petroleum and electricity pulled down inflation rate to 3.7 percent in November, its lowest level this year, according to the National Economic and Development Authority. Inflation rate from January to November 2014 stood at 4.3 percent. “This further easing is […]

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Export growth of PH up by 15.7 per cent – NEDA

PASIG CITY, Nov 13 — Philippine merchandise exports grew by 15.7 percent in September 2014, topping trade-oriented economies in East and Southeast Asia since June, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippines outperformed China (15.3%), Vietnam (14.4%), Republic of Korea (6.9%), Taiwan (4.7%), Indonesia (3.9%), Thailand […]

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PH inflation dips to 3.7 percent in November 2014

MANILA, Dec. 6 — Lower food prices and cheaper local petroleum and electricity pulled down inflation rate to 3.7 percent in November, its lowest level this year, according to the National Economic and Development Authority. Inflation rate from January to November 2014 stood at 4.3 percent. “This further easing is […]

Metro road projects to ease traffic will cause gridlocks during construction

Metro road projects to ease traffic will cause gridlocks during construction MANILA, Feb. 16 – The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) will start in April the construction of another major infrastructure project aimed at easing the flow of traffic in Metro Manila. Commuters are aware that once the […]

Manila-Sorsogon mega commuter rail system running by 2019

MANILA, Feb. 19 — Manila-Sorsogon multi-billion peso mega commuter rail system up and running by 2019. Sounds promising this “new” project if pursued by the government to completion. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) board, chaired by President S. Aquino III, approved late Monday several mega-projects which include the […]

PH merchandise exports suffer marginal drop in January 2015

MANILA, March 12 — Philippine export of minerals and agro-based products registered strong growth in January 2015, but weaker demand in manufactures and lower sales from petroleum pulled down total exports, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine Statistics Authority reported Tuesday that the country’s merchandise […]

PH set to sign P89-B loan deal with Japan on North-South rail project

The Philippines is set to sign next month an P89-billion loan agreement with Japanese government to partially finance the North-South commuter rail project (NSCRP) meant to ease traffic congestion in Metro Manila. “The loan agreement for the project will be signed during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the […]

PH looking at additional 1.3-MT rice imports

The Philippines has no bragging right about rice self sufficiency anytime now until some time next year. The government is looking to import an additional 300,000 metric tons (MT) of rice, bringing total rice shipments to 1.8 million MT during the first half of 2016, to ensure enough supply and […]

Decline in PH export brings down total trade revenue in July 2016

MANILA, Sept 14 — The Philippine’s total merchandise trade declined as exports continue to slide in July 2016, given that global economic recovery remains slow, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). This was revealed as the Philippine Statistics Authority reported total revenue from trade fell from US […]