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Big infra spending to revitalize growth

Economic growth in the first quarter may have “paused” to 5.6 percent, but I believe the Philippines is poised to regain its robust pace...

Growth momentum now on PHL side

THE 5.6-percent economic growth in the first quarter of 2019 is still healthy and no cause for alarm. The Philippine economy still registered one...

Vibrant real-estate sector propels growth

REAL ESTATE is one sector that closely resembles the performance of our economy. With the Philippines recording one of the fastest growth rates in...

High ratings make Duterte’s job easier

PRESIDENT Duterte’s ability to address gut issues and find quick solutions to them is endearing him to a great majority of the Filipinos. A good...

Upper middle-income country at last

OUR ECONOMIC managers have predicted that the Philippines is set to join the ranks of upper middle-income economies this year on the back of...

High ratings make Duterte’s job easier

PRESIDENT Duterte’s ability to address gut issues and find quick solutions to them is endearing him to a great majority of the Filipinos. A good...

Rating upgrade a vote of confidence

THE PHILIPPINES just received another vote of confidence on the way the administration of President Duterte is handling the economy. S&P Global Ratings last week...

More Filipinos saved from poverty

THE STEADY economic growth in the Philippines over the past three years lifted thousands of Filipinos out of poverty. This to me is a...

Business sentiments improving further

THE SENTIMENTS of Filipino businessmen are improving. More companies are turning more bullish this year as inflation rate softened and consumer demand picked up,...

Modern PHL airports to lift growth higher

THE TOURISM industry is one driver of economic growth that we should aggressively promote. Tourism directly creates jobs and significantly boosts the economy of...

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