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The interest rates are higher than government treasury bonds and the current inflation rate.
Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc. (VLL), one of the three listed firms owned by the country’s second richest man Mauel Villar, is offering fixed rate retail bonds with an aggregate principal amount of Php5 billion and an oversubscription option of up to ...
 
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A farmer couple is helping to promote the quality of Davao-made chocolate to the country and the world.
Philippine-sourced cacao has slowly been gaining international attention, and that's a good thing. To prepare for a foreseen global shortage in the chocolate supply by 2020, the Philippine government has been pushing to make the country a key producer of cacao, a ...
 
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Besides the battle between the Fighting Maroons and Blue Eagles, here's another head-to-head we're interested in.
School pride runs deep in the Philippines. Just look at the amount of support both the UP Fighting Maroons and the Ateneo Blue Eagles have been receiving during UAAP Season 81’s men’s basketball finals—both in audience turnaround and social media.The supporters range ...
 
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Inflation was at 6.7% in October and September.
The Philippine headline inflation eased to six percent year-on-year in November from 6.7 percent in October, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced on December 5.This is the first time the movement at which the prices of consumer goods accelerate in the country ...
 
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Aboitiz ranked 33rd in the Forbes list of richest Filipinos.
Jon Ramon Aboitiz, the chairman of Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV), passed away on Friday, November 30, multiple news sources quoting family sources confirmed. He was 70 years old.As one of the pillars of AEV, Aboitiz helped steer the company to become one ...
 
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A close look at trade, investments and ODA flows between the Philippines and China
Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Philippines recently for his first state visit to the country, a move widely seen as a demonstration of the benefits of closely cooperating with the rising global power.The state visit is an opportune time to review economic relations between the ...
 
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Half of company bosses with MBAs studied in top 4 schools in Economist magazine’s annual ranking
Each year, The Economist publishes a list of the world’s best 100 master’s in business administration (MBA) programs based on a survey of current students as well as alumni.This year’s list is dominated by US business schools led by the University of Chicago ...
 
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While one is diversifying sources of revenues, the other is keeping a tight rein on spending
The earnings of the two biggest broadcasting stations in the country continued to drop in the first nine months of the year, their respective interim financial reports filed with the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) showed.Both ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network Inc. said ...
 
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He was a savvy entrepreneur and a generous philanthropist.
George Ty, 86, Metrobank founder and the Philippines' ninth richest man, passed away after months of battling pancreatic cancer.The tycoon, who chairs GT Capital Holdings, has interests in real estate, finance, and power industries. He founded Metrobank in 1962 when he was 29 years ...
 
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Even when you actually do.
Have you ever felt that your expenses almost always overrun your take-home pay; like you’re never earning enough to actually enjoy the fruits of your labor? The feeling of “dumaan lang sa palad ko ang pera” can be very disheartening, especially if ...
 
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Plus, all the other highest-paid dead celebrities from over the past year.
In the year since his death, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has earned $15 million, according to Forbes who have published their list of the highest-paid dead celebrities of 2018.The controversial 91-year-old died last September at The Playboy Mansion. During his lifetime, he founded and built up the Playboy empire including ...
 
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The Rizal family’s wealth has always been a point of curiosity: Why were they wealthy? Where did their wealth come from?
Our history textbooks reveal the Rizal family was counted among the wealthier families in the Philippines in the 19th century.Historian Ambeth Ocampo describes the clan as “upper class, educated, well-read, and had a view of the world outside Calamba.”Jose Rizal and his ...
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