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June 23, 2017 1:09 PM Budget deficit in May hit P33.4b

THE government posted a budget deficit of P33.4 billion in May after recording a surplus a month ago as government spending outpaced revenue collections, data from the Bureau of the Treasury on Friday show. The May deficit was P15.8 billion higher than the P17.7-billion gap a year ago. This brought the deficit in the first five months to P63.6 billion 6

June 22, 2017 4:30 AM Macron reaffirms hope for EU ahead of first summit

On the eve of his first European summit, French President Emmanuel Macron reaffirmed his belief Wednesday in a Europe capable of transforming the world with France as a driving force. In the face of the threats of extremism, inequality and authoritarian regimes, it is up to the European Union to “win the battle” for “freedom and democracy… to ensure 8

June 22, 2017 4:17 AM UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

UNITED NATIONS -- India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a UN report said Wednesday. The report by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs' Population Division forecasts that the current 3

June 22, 2017 4:17 AM India Could Surpass China To Be The Most Populous Country By 2024: United Nations

United Nations: India's population could surpass that of China's around 2024, two years later than previously estimated, and is projected to touch 1.5 billion in 2030, according to a UN forecast. The World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, said that currently China with 1.41 billion 5

June 21, 2017 3:36 PM Duterte administration banks on reforms in tax system to cut poverty in PHL

When President Duterte assumed office in July last year, his economic team bared 10 specific programs aimed at achieving inclusive growth and lifting millions of Filipinos out of poverty. The President’s men dubbed this as the 10-point socioeconomic development agenda. To achieve its goals, the government would need to pour huge resources into public 8

June 21, 2017 7:18 AM PH, Indonesia, Malaysia execs to meet in Manila for fight vs terror

FILE – In this file photo, a Philippine Marine guards the display of high-powered firearms, ammunition, uniforms and black ISIS-style flags which were recovered from Muslim militants on May 30, 2017 in Marawi City, Mindanao. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) Following the launch of their joint maritime operations, the governments of the Philippines, Indonesia 2

June 20, 2017 2:11 PM PAL orders 7 more Q400 aircraft bringing to 12 its Bombardier fleet

Toronto, Ontario – Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced on June 19, 2017 from the International Paris Air Show, that it has signed an agreement with Philippine Airlines, Inc. for the exercise of its seven Q400 aircraft purchase rights. This latest rights exercise brings Philippine Airlines’ total firm order to twelve Q400 aircraft. The original order 5

June 19, 2017 11:02 PM Britain's economic growth 'shifts down a gear' as Brexit talks begin

LONDON — The UK economy is set for a persistently slow pace of growth over the next two years as it negotiates Brexit, according to the latest economic forecast from the Confederation for British Industry (CBI). The business group, which represents over 190,000 UK businesses, has marginally revised up its growth forecast to 1.6% for 2017 and 1.4% in 2018 compared 3

June 18, 2017 4:00 PM BSP keeps remittance targets

MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) kept its remittance growth guidance at four percent for this year amid the diplomatic crisis in the Middle East as well as the immigration policy of US President Donald Trump. Zeno Ronald Abenoja, director of the central bank’s Department for Economic Research, said cash remittances from overseas 6

June 17, 2017 4:09 PM France-PHL ‘friendship’ to flourish further toward the future

FRENCH Ambassador to the Philippines Thierry Mathou recently welcomed select members of the media on board the Le Prarial. The light-monitoring frigate of the French Marine Nationale was on a weeklong goodwill visit in Manila and docked at Pier 15 during the interview. She is the second ship of the Floréal class, and the other French warship named after 13