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  • Trump backs boycott of Harley Davidson in steel tariff dispute

    August 12, 2018 7:23 PM 11

    WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump backed boycotting American motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson Inc. on Sunday, the latest salvo in a dispute between the company and Trump over tariffs on steel. The Wisconsin-based motorcycle manufacturer announced a plan earlier this year to move production of motorcycles for the European Union from the United

  • Kahit maulan, daan-daan dumalo sa 'Build, Build, Build' job fair

    August 12, 2018 6:24 AM 6

    MAYNILA — Hindi nagpatinag sa masamang panahon ang daan-daang aplikanteng tumungo sa job fair ng "Build, Build, Build" program nitong Linggo sa SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. Higit 17,000 bakanteng trabaho ang binuksan sa mga aplikante sa "Jobs, Jobs, Jobs" caravan na nilahukan ng higit 40 contractors na katuwang sa mga proyektong pangimpraestruktura

  • Visayas, Mindanao airports get P2B in proposed 2019 budget

    August 11, 2018 11:14 PM 6

    The new Bohol International Airport receives the biggest chunk at P754 million MANILA, Philippines – Visayas and Mindanao airports will receive P2.16 billion ($40.59 million) in the proposed 2019 national budget, as infrastructure remains one of government's top priorities. In a statement on Saturday, August 11, Makati City 2nd District Representative

  • BSP’s interest hike won't address supply-driven inflation – Pernia

    August 10, 2018 1:38 PM 6

    Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says tightening of monetary policy by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas 'will not directly address the supply side of inflation' “The tricky thing with inflation is there’s this concept of self-fulfilling prophecy… ibig sabihin kapag ang expectation nila na tataas pa ang inflation, bibili na sila ng produkto

  • Anitrust body OKs Grab-Uber deal, sets conditions

    August 10, 2018 4:41 AM 9

    Any breach of the fair pricing conditions and service quality commitments set by the Philippine Competition Commission will subject Grab to fines of up to P2 million per violation MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has bound ride-hailing company Grab Philippines to fair pricing conditions and service quality commitments

  • How Southeast Asia can 'offset' US-China trade war

    August 10, 2018 1:49 AM 10

    MANILA -- Southeast Asian economies can offer themselves as alternative manufacturing sites in a "positive offset" of the trade war between the US and China, an analyst said Friday. Financial markets have yet to see the full impact of the tit-for-tat measures between two of the world's largest economies and an advance in US equities is likely to embolden

  • Trade deficit, not inflation, slowed growth in Q2: Standard Chartered analyst

    August 9, 2018 12:01 PM 7

    MANILA - The Philippines' trade deficit was a bigger factor than inflation in the slower growth of the Philippine economy in the second quarter, an economist said Thursday. Standard Chartered Asia economist Chidu Narayanan said that inflation hurt consumption "only very mildly." "The net exports was a much bigger negative than we anticipated," Narayanan

  • Seamless shopping experience lures consumers to spend more, a consultant says

    August 9, 2018 10:20 AM 6

    MANILA - E-commerce has plenty of room to grow in the Philippines given the size of the country's population, a consultant said Thursday. Giving consumers the best "online to offline" shopping experience can help the retail industry reach its maximum potential, Lee Gil the group vice president for global retail industry of JDA Software told ANC. He said getting

  • How retailers can make rewards programs stand out

    August 9, 2018 4:55 AM 7

    MANILA -- A data-driven loyalty program can help companies retain customers when their rivals are offering the same incentives, an official of the Philippine Retailers Association said. An effective loyalty program is one that is tailor-made for consumers, said PRA chairman and Picture City president Paul Santos in an interview with marketing mentor

  • NEDA hits dismal Q2 agriculture output

    August 9, 2018 4:46 AM 7

    Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia urges the Department of Agriculture to look into the presence of cartels and smuggling The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported lackluster performance in agricultural output during the second quarter of the year, which clocked in at only 0.07%. Crops, which accounted for nearly 50% of the total