PHNO  BUSINESS & ECONOMY

BACK TO PHILIPPINE HEADLINE NEWS ONLINE


1. RIGHTclick ON NEWS ITEM
2.THEN Click 'OPEN LINK IN NEW TAB
3.THEN ON TOP Click OPEN NEW TAB
4. CLOSE [X]  TO RETURN TO NEWS PAGE.
  UPDATED ONCE A WEEK,  EVERY MONDAY

 

MARCH 6,  2016
IMF CHIEF 'REASSURED' AFTER TALKS WITH TRUMP's TEAM
ALSO: The first Mitsubishi Mirage made in PH presented to President Duterte


FEBRUARY 27,  2016
ASIAN DEVPT BANK (ADB) BACKS PH ECONOMIC AGENDA

ALSO: BUSINESS MATTERS - Dear Mr. President Mayor (Fr. PH BIS GROUP DIRECTOR)

FEBRUARY 20,  2016
DESPITE GROWTH SLOWDOWN: DECEMBER REMITTANCES HIT RECORD, 2016 TALLY BREACHES TARGET
DENR CANCELS 75 MINERAL PRODUCTION SHARING AGREEMENTs (MPSAs) IN WATERSHEDS


FEBRUARY 13,  2016
REVIEW TEAM ADVISED MINE SUSPENSION, NOT CLOSURES - SOURCES
[RELATED: Civil society groups back Lopez vs erring mining firms]
 

FEBRUARY 6,  2016
STARBUCKS SET TO HIRE THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES
ALSO:
Duterte is open to accepting refugees affected by US Muslim ban


JANUARY 30,  2016
SWS: HUNGER INCIDENCE STEADIES IN 2016

JANUARY 23,  2016
OFW REMITTANCES UP 18% IN NOVEMBER
Death penalty not a hindrance to Phl-EU ties, says diplomat


JANUARY 16,  2016
RECAP 2016 -PHILEQUITY CORNER By Wilson Sy: SANTA ARRIVES LATE
ALSO: Duterte raises SSS pension, premiums; tax reforms can wait


JANUARY 9,  2016
KILLINGS, DUTERTE TIRADES MAY DAMPEN INVESTMENTS - EU BIZ COMMUNITY

THE VERY BEST WISHES FOR 2017 TO ALL!

JANUARY 2,  2016
YEARENDER: ISSUES CREATE SHOCKWAVES FOR ENERGY SECTOR

A VERY HAPPY, HEALTHY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR TO ALL!

DECEMBER 26,  2016
SPECIAL REPORT: SHOPPING MALLS BOOST PH ECONOMIC GROWTH

DECEMBER 19,  2016
BUDGET FOR REAL CHANGE: HOUSE RATIFIES P3.35-T BUDGET FOR 2017

DECEMBER 12,  2016
INFLATION HITS HIGHEST IN NEARLY 2 YEARS

DECEMBER 5,  2016
GOVT UNDERSPENDS IN OCTOBER, TRIMMED DEFICIT

NOVEMBER 28,  2016
RUSSIA COMMITS $2.5 B IMPORTS FROM PHILIPPINES
[RELATED: AFTER TRUMP VICTORY -Business optimism drops for first time in 12 years]

NOVEMBER 21,  2016
NEW GOVERNMENTS CREATE MIXED RESULTS IN FINANCIAL STOCK MARKETS
ALSO: Strong Philippine growth marks fiery Duterte’s start


NOVEMBER 14,  2016
BY EMMANUEL LOPEZ: ECONOMIC GROWTH IS WITHIN REACH
ALSO CHRISTMAS GETAWAY IN TAGAYTAY

NOVEMBER 7,  2016
PH 3rd MOST OPTIMISTIC AMONG 37 ECONOMIES -INT'L BIZ SURVEY

OCTOBER 31,  2016
TOURIST ARRIVALS BREACH 4-M MARK END OF AUGUST
[ALSO DUTERTE IN JAPAN
]

OCTOBER 24,  2016
MEKENI FOODS: PAMPANGA FOOD COMPANY WINS FOREIGN CONSUMERS
ALSO FROM CHINA VISIT NEWS

OCTOBER 17,  2016
DOF EXPECTS SHORT-TERM INFLATION AT 2%
ALSO: DUTERTE TO CHINA OCT 18 WITH BIG BUSINESS GROUP

OCTOBER 10,  2016
INVESTMENT PLEDGES SOAR 49% TO P286 B
(DUTERTE'S FIRST 100 DAYS)

OCTOBER 3,  2016
NEGATIVE SENTIMENTS FUEL PESO WEAKNESS - BSP EXEC

SEPTEMBER 26,  2016
SAYS ORTIZ-LUIS: INVESTORS NOT DETERRED BY PH WAR ON DRUGS, EJKs

SEPTEMBER 19,  2016
OFW HOUSEHOLDS SAVED MORE, INVESTED LESS IN Q3
[RELATED: OFWs exempted from paying travel tax, POEA fees]


SEPTEMBER 12,  2016
AT THE ASEAN: PHILIPPINES, CHINA EXPLORE TRADE, INFRA PROSPECTS
[RELATED: Duterte formally accepts PH hosting of Asean summit in 2017

SEPTEMBER 5,  2016
BSP SEES AUGUST INFLATION AT 1.6 - 2.4%

AUGUST 29, 2016
INFRA SPENDING PICKS UP IN JUNE

AUGUST 22, 2016
2017 BUDGET SWINGS TO SOCIAL SERVICES

AUGUST 15, 2016
GOVERNMENT HALTS OPERATIONS OF SMALL-SCALE MINERS

AUGUST 8, 2016
BY WILSON SY: WHO'S AFRAID OF GHOSTS?
{THE GHOST MONTH: SUPERSTITIONS AND GOOD BUSINESS}

AUGUST 1, 2016
POSITIVE INVESTOR SENTIMENT AFTER SONA: RATE DROPS ON 7-YEAR T-BONDS

JULY 25, 2016
BSP TIGHTENS WATCH OVER FOREX, REMITTANCE OPERATIONS

JULY 18, 2016
GOVERNMENT TIGHTENS AUDIT STANDARDS FOR MINERS

JULY 11, 2016
GOVT SETS 24/7 WORK OON INFRA PROJECTS IN METRO MANILA

JULY 4, 2016
OFWs IN UK: NO DENT IN REMITTANCES OVER BREXIT, SAYS HSBC

JUNE 27, 2016
ON 1st DAY OF DUTERTE ADMIN: BIR TO HALT TAX PROBES

JUNE 20, 2016
DONE WITH AQUINOMICS? HERE COMES 'DUTERTE MAGIC'
ALSO: MUCH-AWAITED DOS - ICTO TRANSITIONS TO DEPARTMENT OF ICT


JUNE 13, 2016
AT LEAST 7% ECONOMIC GROWTH SEEN IN Q2
[ON THE BACK OF HIGHER SPENDING BOOSTED ELECTION-RELATED DISBURSEMENTS]

JUNE 6, 2016
PALACE CITES PH IMPROVEMENTS AMID DROP IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT

MAY 30, 2016
STRONG MACROECO FUNDAMENTALS BENEFICIAL TO DUTERTE GOVT - MOODY's

MAY 23, 2016
CLIMATE CHANGE SHAPING FUTURE OF PHILIPPINE COMPANIES

MAY 16, 2016
FILIPINO BILLIONAIRES LISTED IN PANAMA PAPERS DATABASE / THE ECONOMY

MAY 9, 2016
DUTERTE CAUSING MARKET JITTERS

MAY 2, 2016
DBM, PAL INK DEAL ON DISCOUNTED DOMESTIC TRIPS OF GOVT WORKERS

APRIL 25, 2016
IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED TO PREVENT INFRA CRISIS - PPP CENTER

APRIL 18, 2016
NOY GROUNDBREAKS COUNTRY'S FIRST GREEN AND DISASTER RESILIENT METROPOLIS

APRIL 11, 2016
TAX EVADERS: PROSECUTORS OPEN PROBES, WORLD'S WEALTHY DENY 'PANAMA PAPERS' LINK
‘Panama Papers’ list global tax avoiders; list includes 500 Filipinos

APRIL 4, 2016
LAGUNA LAKESHORE BIDDING FAILS; NO OFFERS FROM 3 BIDDERS/
LRT BIDDING POSTPONED ANEW

MARCH 28, 2016
FOREIGN DEBT SHRINKS TO $77.5

MARCH 21, 2016
BANGLADESH BANK CHIEF READY TO QUIT AMID $100-M HACKING SCANDAL

MARCH 14, 2016
VILLAGE RICE FARMERS SHIFT TO CALAMANSI TO BEAT CHANGING CLIMATE

MARCH 7, 2016
INTERVIEW: APPLE's FIGHT WITH THE FBI - MORE THAN PRIVACY VS SECURITY

FEBRUARY 29, 2016
FASTER REMITTANCE GROWTH SEEN IN 2016

FEBRUARY 22, 2016
NOW WHOLLY OWNED BY LUCIO TAN: PAL BUYS $1.8-B AIRBUS PLANES

FEBRUARY 15, 2016
ASIAN DEVPT BANK (ADB) EXTENDS $400-M LOAN FOR CCT PROGRAM

FEBRUARY 8, 2016
DEEPER COLOR: BSP RELEASES NEW P100 BILLS IN STRONGER MAUVE

FEBRUARY 1, 2016
BY GILBERT LLANTO (PIDS): STORMY SEAS AHEAD FOR THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY?

JANUARY 25, 2016
IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL: IRAN TO GET $32 BILLION OF UNFROZEN ASSETS AFTER SANCTIONS END

JANUARY 18, 2016
OIL PRICES SINK BELOW $32 FOR FIRST TIME IN 12 YEARS

JANUARY 11, 2016
STOCK MARKET, PESO PLUMMET DUE TO JAN 1st IRAN-SAUDI TENSIONS, FEARS OF CHINA SHOWDOWN

JANUARY 4, 2016
HAVE A HEALTHY, HAPPY NEW YEAR!

YEARENDER 2015: THE BIGGEST MONEY STORIES OF THE YEAR

DECEMBER 28, 2015
PRESIDENT AQUINO SIGNS P3,002-T BUDGET FOR 2016

DECEMBER 21, 2015
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR COLLEAGUES AND FRIENDS AT PAL

PESO PLUMMETS TO 6-YEAR LOW

DECEMBER 14, 2015
P67B 0F OLD MONEY WILL BE WORTH 'NADA' IN 3 WEEKS

DECEMBER 7, 2015
INVESTORS CAUTIOUS ON NEGATIVE NEWS, SAY FOREIGN GROUPS

NOVEMBER 30, 2015
PHILIPPINES CAN GROW 5X MORE IF THERE WERE NO GRAFT

PHILEQUITY COMMENTARY: SHINING STAR IN A CLOUDY SKY

NOVEMBER 23, 2015
MANILA AT THE BOTTOM OF 'MOST LIVABLE' AMONG APEC CITIES

NOVEMBER 16, 2015
SWS: ABOUT 10 MILLION FILIPINOS ARE UNEMPLOYED

NOVEMBER 9, 2015
SWS: MORE FILIPINOS WENT HUNGRY IN 3rd QUARTER/
WHY CANADA SHOULD WELCOME MORE SYRIAN REFUGEES, A LOT MORE!


NOVEMBER 2, 2015
AFTER DISAPPOINTING H1 RESULTS, BUDGET CHIEF SEES GROWTH ACCELERATING IN Q3

OCTOBER 26, 2015
WB: FINANCIAL LITERACY CRUCIAL FOR PHILIPPINES; THE PROBLEM IS MORE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION

OCTOBER 19, 2015
PH NEEDS OVER $125B IN INFRA INVESTMENTS - FINANCE CHIEF / EL-NINO / TPP /FTAAP

OCTOBER 12, 2015
BPO BEAST MODE ON! IN RESPONSE TO ROXAS & NOY'S REJECTION OF TAX REFORMS

OCTOBER 5, 2015
MDG POVERTY ERADICATION: NOY GOVT MISSED 19 MDGs DESPITE P10.3-T BUDGET

SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
EXPERTS: HIGHER COMPETITION, MORE SERVICES MARKET CAN BOOSTS APEC SECTORS

SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
WE'RE READY FOR APEC 2015/ ILOILO CITY: THE NEW BOOMTOWN

SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
PHNO REMINDER: THE PHILIPPINES' HOSTING OF APEC 2015 IN NOVEMBER

SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
EDSA TRAFFIC: MORE HINTS AND SUGGESTIONS/NEWLY LAUNCHED HPG READY FOR DUTIES

AUGUST 31, 2015
DID CHINA JUST START A CURRENCY WAR? / ALSO SURVEY, ANALYSTS ON AQUINO GDP

AUGUST 24, 2015
REMITTANCES INCREASED 6.1% TO $2.2B IN JUNE - BANGKO SENTRAL

AUGUST 17, 2015
WEAKENING REMITTANCES TAKE SHEEN OFF PHILIPPINE PESO

AUGUST 10, 2015
SURVEY: MORE FILIPINOS OPTIMISTIC ECONOMY WILL GET BETTER NEXT YEAR

AUGUST 3, 2015
GOV'T WILL RAMP UP PUBLIC INFRA SPENDING IN 2016; AIMS TO SPEND P766.5 B (35%) /
P-NOY's MESSAGE ON 2016 BUDGET


JULY 30, 2015
LAST SONA: LOUDEST CHEERS FROM BUSINESSES

JULY 23, 2015
DEFENSE BUDGET REDUCED BY P2B

JULY 20, 2015
FITCH WARNS OF PROFIT SQUEEZE IN BANKS

JULY 13, 2015
NOY OKs ABAD's PROPOSED P3-T BUDGET FOR 2016

JULY 6, 2015
PCCI URGES P-NOY TO PRIORITIZE EXPANSION OF SUBIC, BATANGAS PORT

JUNE 29, 2015
FITCH WARNING: GOVT UNDERSPENDING TO LIMIT ECONOMIC GROWTH

JUNE 22, 2015
EDITORIAL: WORRIES FOR OFWs WORRIES FOR THE COUNTRY

JUNE 15, 2015
INFOGRAPHIC: WHERE DO MOST OFW REMITTANCES COME FROM?

JUNE 8, 2015
EL NIÑO COULD CUT GDP GROWTH FURTHER

JUNE 1, 2015
AUTOMATED TICKETING AT LRT LINES DELAYED

MAY 25, 2015
DEUTSCHE BANK SAYS BINAY MOST EXPERIENCED AMONG PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES
DOF UNDERSECRETARY ADMITS THIS HARD TO DENY


MAY 18, 2015
PH, CANADA MULL FREE TRADE PACT

MAY 11, 2015
SWS: FROM 1983 TO 2015 PH POVERTY LEVEL REMAINS THE SAME

MAY 4, 2015
CEBU PACIFIC SOARS ABOVE COMPETITION - THINK TANK

APRIL 27, 2015
TO BECOME ONE OF ASEAN’S LARGEST CONSUMER MARKETS; Per capita GDP to double

APRIL 20, 2015
WB: PH MAY STILL GROW 6.5% THIS YEAR, BUT IF ONLY BUDGET, YOLANDA PLAN FULLY APPLIED

APRIL 13, 2015
AQUINO GOVT CONFIDENT PHILIPPINES WILL GROW 7-8%

APRIL 6, 2015
STOCK INDEX BEGINS Q2 AT NEW RECORD HIGH / 11 WORLD'S WORST AIRPORTS

MARCH 30, 2015
PHL IS 3rd LARGEST SMARTPHONE MARKET IN 2014 IN SOUTHEAST ASEA

MARCH 23, 2015
WORLD's TOP CHEFS SAY EAT SMALL FISH TO MAKE BIG DIFFERENCE

MARCH 16, 2015
INDUSTRY LEADERS CALL FOR SOBRIETY OVER MAMASAPANO CLASH, FOCUS ON ECONOMIC DEVPT

MARCH 9, 2015
FORBES: SY MOVES UP, STILL WEALTHIEST PINOY; VILLAR ENTERS LIST OF BILLIONAIRES

MARCH 2, 2015
PEOPLE POWER FOR COCONUT FARMERS

FEBRUARY 22, 2015
GOOD TO BE BACK

NEED FOR WISDOM

JANUARY 26, 2015
CLIMATE CHANGE SHIFTS PATH OF TYPHOONS TO LOWER LATITUDES

JANUARY 19, 2015
LACK OF INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITS TOURISM GROWTH

JANUARY 15, 2015
WORLD BANK: SLOW GOVT SPENDING CUTS 2014 PHL GROWTH FORECAST

JANUARY 12, 2015
PHILSTAR COLUMNIST TO ADDRESS 2015 ASEAN CONFERENCE

JANUARY 5, 2015
THE BUSINESS OF PIZZA IS NOT JUST ABOUT COOKING AND SERVING

DECEMBER 29,  2014:
GOVT UNDERSPENDING BIGGEST DRAG ON PHILIPPINE ECONOMY NEXT YEAR - CITI

DECEMBER 22,  2014:
LONG-AWAITED: SUPERJUMBO ETIHAD'S AIRBUS A380 SET TO TAKE OFF ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT NEXT WEEK

DECEMBER 15,  2014:
BICAM OKs 2015 BUDGET; P2.606-TRILLION BUDGET TO BE SEPARATELY RATIFIED BY SENATE AND HOUSE

DECEMBER 8,  2014:
FOCUS OF APEC 2015: 'INCLUSIVE GROWTH'

DECEMBER 1,  2014:
BELMONTE: HOUSE APPROVED 2015 BUDGET PORK FREE /
Senate OKs P2.6t budget with deletions, inclusions

NOVEMBER 24,  2014:
LONG WAIT TO ENJOY BENEFITS OF GROWTH

NOVEMBER 17,  2014:
IN CHINA LAST WEEK: AQUINO RAISES PH PROFILE AT APEC

NOVEMBER 10,  2014:
YOLANDA RELIEF COST TO-DATE P52 B; MASTER PLAN TOTAL IS P167.9 B --DBM

NOVEMBER 3,  2014:
PH BUSINESS RANKING DROPS; TRUCK BAN CITED

OCTOBER 27,  2014:
SUSTAINABILITY OF PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC GROWTH UNDER SCRUTINY

OCTOBER 20,  2014:
9TV (SOLAR NEWS) JOINS CNN TO LAUNCH 'CNN PHILIPPINES'

OCTOBER 13,  2014:
LUZON OUTAGES TO COST MORE THAN P81 BILLION IF NOTHING DONE NEXT YEAR

OCTOBER 6,  2014:
JOLLIBEE ONE OF THE BEST FAST-FOOD CHAINS IN THE U.S.

SEPTEMBER 29,  2014:
FEWER PINOYS SEE BETTER ECONOMY

SEPTEMBER 22,  2014:
CONGRESS CAN TOUCH ONLY 36% OF 2015 BUDGET

SEPTEMBER 15,  2014:
GOVT IS URGED TO INVEST IN EDUCATION, INFRA TO DRAW INVESTORS, CREATE JOBS - TUCP

SEPTEMBER 8,  2014:
LOCAL CONSUMERS PREFER 'BRICK AND MORTAR' GROCERY SHOPPING

SEPTEMBER 1,  2014:
MOODY'S: PRIORITY SHOULD BE  CUT DOWN POWER COST; SOLVE CARGO WOES

AUGUST 25,  2014:
NUMBER OF JOBLESS IN PH  UP BY 300,000

AUGUST 18,  2014:
6-M KILOS OF 'EXPIRED'  IMPORTED PORK  SMUGGLED TO PH, SAYS S.I.N.A.G.

AUGUST 11,  2014:
INFLATION HITS HIGHEST LEVEL IN ALMOST 3 YEARS

AUGUST 4,  2014:
DAP AND ITS IMPLICATIONS / ALSO: PALACE SUBMITS P2.6-T 2015 BUDGET TO CONGRESS

JULY  29,  2014:
BUSINESS GROUPS WEIGH IN ON PNoy SONA 2014

JULY  28,  2014:
SONA 2014: PNoy IS URGED TO LISTEN TO PRIVATE SECTOR MORE

JULY  21,  2014:
OFW REMITTANCES HIT $10 B IN MAY

JULY  14,  2014:
FDI SURGES TO 4-FOLD $597 M IN APRIL

JULY  6,  2014:
WHAT MAKES U.S. ECONOMY A WORLD BEATER? 5 FACTORS

JUNE 30,  2014:
FLIGHTS CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER

JUNE 23,  2014:
MELCO CROWN HIKES BUDGET FOR 'CITY OF DREAMS MANILA' TO P37 B

JUNE 16,  2014:
PFA CHAIRMAN'S NEW MISSION: TURN PHL INTO ASEAN'S FRANCHISING HUB

JUNE 9,  2014:
DBM RELEASES P878.5 M FOR GOVT I.T. INFRA

JUNE 2,  2014:
ECONOMY DISAPPOINTS / MACTAN-CEBU AIRPORT EYED TO BE 1st WORLD RESORT AIRPORT

MAY  26,  2014:
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (WEF): HOPE FOR THE POOR?

MAY 19,  2014:
BUT NOT EXACTLY POOR:  2 MILLION LIVE IN SLUMS IN THE PHILIPPINES

MAY 12,  2014:
WHAT WENT BEFORE: PH'S CREDIT RATING THROUGH THE YEARS

MAY 5,  2014:
FILIPINO SEAMEN SEE LIFELINE FROM EU

APRIL 28,  2014:
TERRITORIAL ROW IMPACTING INTEGRATION IN ASIA

APRIL 21,  2014:
PH, CHINA RIFT THREATENS TRADE, TOURISM TIES --GLOBAL SOURCE

APRIL 14,  2014:
PNA: HOPE IS NOT LOST FOR FILIPINO NURSES

APRIL 7,  2014:
MORE WORKERS DISPLACED; UNEMPLOYMENT, POVERTY WORSENED

MARCH  31,  2014:
FITCH AFFIRMS PH INVESTMENT GRADE RATING

MARCH 24,  2014:
2013 INVESTMENTS PLEDGES HIT P745 BILLION / UPDATE ON MACTAN INT'L AIRPORT

MARCH 17,  2014:
WORLD BANKING GIANT CUTS PH  ECO GROWTH FORECAST DUE TO POOR INFRASTRUCTURE

BLEAK EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES SEEN FOR NEW GRADUATES OF 2014

MARCH 10,  2014:
1,500 MW COMMITTED BY END OF NOY'S TERM / DRY RUN ON PASIG RIVER FERRY SERVICE

MARCH 3,  2014:
OPTIMISM OF FILIPINOS ON ECONOMY, QUALITY OF LIFE DROPPED - SWS

FEBRUARY 24,  2014:
AQUINO: PHILIPPINES 'SICK MAN OF ASIA' NO MORE

FEBRUARY 17,  2014:
JOBLESS FILIPINOS HIT 12.1 MILLION!

FEBRUARY 10,  2014:
DOLLAR  RESERVES FALL TO 19-MONTH LOW
 

FEBRUARY 3,  2014:
PHL GDP POSTS AT 7.2% IN 2013 /  IS YEAR OF WOODEN HORSE LUCKY FOR BUSINESS?

WEAK PESO WON'T STOKE INFLATION, SAYS STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

JANUARY  27,  2014:
PHL HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE  MARS ECONOMIC GROWTH

JANUARY  20, 2014:
NEWS ANALYSIS: PESO WEAKENS AS OFW REMITTANCES SURGE

JANUARY  13, 2014:
PESO CLOSES AT P44.80:$1, WEAKEST IN OVER 3 YEARS|

JANUARY 6, 2014:
AQUINO SIGNS P14.6-B SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET FOR DISASTER REHAB

DECEMBER 30, 2013:
OLD PH PASSPORTS PHASED OUT BY 2014

DECEMBER 23, 2013:
MANILA BIZ GROUP URGING CHANGES TO RESTRICTIVE ECONOMIC LAWS

DECEMBER 16, 2013:
PAETE SCULPTOR, LUIS AC-AC IS ARTIST IN THE MAKING

MOODY'S WARNS VS RISKS TO STABILITY: INADEQUATE RESPONSE TO 'YOLANDA', PORK BARREL ISSUE

DECEMBER 9, 2013:
'YOLANDA' TO AFFECT PHL GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT GROWTH - ICAEW

DECEMBER 2, 2013:
GSIS GRANTS LOAN PAYMENT MORATORIUM TO 'YOLANDA' VICTIMS

NOVEMBER 25, 2013:
WORLD BANK GROUP RAISES PHL TYPHOON AID PACKAGE TO $1 B

NOVEMBER 18, 2013:
NEWS ANALYSIS: SLOWER GROWTH, MORE POVERTY FEARED AFTER YOLANDA

NOVEMBER 11, 2013:
THE U.S. SHUTDOWN'S SURPRISE EFFECT ON JOBS NUMBERS

DOING BUSINESS THE PHL WAY / EDITORIAL: MILLIONS REMAIN WITHOUT HOPE

NOVEMBER 4, 2013:
MAKATI BIZ GROUP ON 'PORK': NO ONE SHOULD BE SPARED; HAILED NOY'S TV SPEECH

OCTOBER 30, 2013:
[EXTRA BREAKING NEWS]

PH JUMPS 30 PLACES IN EASE OF DOING BIZ / POVERTY PERSISTS  IN GROWING ECO

OCTOBER 28, 2013:
HOUSE KEEPS NOY'S LUMP SUMS IN 2014 BUDGET

OCTOBER 21, 2013:
FROM SOUTH KOREA: AQUINO TO BRING HOME $1.75 B INVESTMENTS

OCTOBER 14, 2013:
DUAL CRISIS: U.S. SHUTDOWN, DEBT LIMIT COULD MERGE / DEFAULT?

OCTOBER 7, 2013:
JOLLYBEE GOING TO INDONESIA, CANADA (TORONTO) IN 2015

DESPITE GROWTH, PHL NEEDS TO DO MORE / U.S. SHUTDOWN HURTING BUSINESS, GATHERING OF DATA

SEPTEMBER 30, 2013:
ROBUST PHL ECO GROWTH DUE TO PNoy REFORMS / PHL BANANAS SOLD IN L.A.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2013:
BONGBONG CHALLENGED BUDGET CHIEF ON DAP FUND / VILLAR BOOSTS RETAIL BUSINESS

SEPTEMBER 16, 2013:
NUMBER OF JOBLESS FILIPINOS ROSE IN JULY

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013:
PALENGKE TURO-TURO EVOLVES INTO RESTO CHAIN / INFLATION AT 4-YEAR LOW

SEPTEMBER 2, 2013:
GDP GROWTH SEEN TO GROW OVER 7% THIS YEAR / EDITORIAL: 'PORK' SCAM ECLIPSED GROWTH

AUGUST  26, 2013:
STEADY FLOW OF REMITTANCES MAY FUEL CORRUPTION / 2014 BUDGET ON SCHEDULE

AUGUST 19, 2013:
GOVT DEBT RISES 6.9% TO P5.45 TRILLION

AUGUST 12, 2013:
PAGASA BUDGET SLASHED TO P206 MILLION / THE PH 'LABOR SURPLUS' STORY

AUGUST 5, 2013:
PHL COULD GROW 8% TO 2015 AND BEYOND GIVEN THE 'RIGHT PLANS'

SURVEY SHOWS 4 IN 10 PINOYS DID NOT THINK ECONOMY MOVED AT ALL

JULY 29, 2013:
MANILA IN THE 60s VIDEO MAKES FILIPINOS CRY: I WANT THE "OLD PHILIPPINES"

JULY 24, 2013:
TRADERS PRAISE SONA, BUT SAYS LACKS SPECIFICS FOR FUTURE / LONGEST SONA, LESS APPLUADED

AQUINO RATINGS RISE- SWS / BOO CHANCO: HOW'S NOY DOING AT HALF-TIME?

JULY 22, 2013:
FILIPINOS SHIFTING FROM SARI-SARI STORES TO SUPERMARKETS

SHELL THINK-TANK MULLS OVER WORLD'S  ENERGY FUTURE

JULY 15, 2013:
ALBAY REP WANTS ADDITIONAL P30-M 'PORK' PER SOLON / GROWTH, POVERTY UNMARRIED

JULY 9, 2013:
PHL TO LIFT MILLIONS OUT OF POVERTY BY 2016 / STUDY: CCT WON'T LIFT MILLIONS OUT OF POVERTY
 

JULY 8, 2013:
INT'L, LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS URGE NOY: OVERHAUL CUSTOMS, DEVELOP PORTS

JULY 1, 2013:
BSP: TEMPORARY MARKET VOLATILITY COULD LAST FOR MONTHS

JUNE 24, 2013:
ECONOMIC MANAGERS ON THE LOOKOUT AS STOCK, PESO FALL

JUNE 17, 2013:
POPULATION EXPLOSION: PH RATES AMONG THE HIGHEST / 2013: 195 MILLION

PHILIPPINES JOBLESS RATE SOARS DESPITE RECORD ECONOMIC GROWTH

JUNE 10, 2013:
BOO CHANCO COLUMN: INFRASTRUCTURE, INFRASTRUCTURE, INFRASTRUCTURE

JUNE 3, 2013:
PESO DROPS TO 11-MONTH LOW: SLUMP 'HEALTHY' / EQUITABLE GROWTH NEXT STEP

MAY 27, 2013:
SPECIAL REPORT: MINDANAO POWER CRISIS, FAILURE OF INSTITUTIONS

MAY 20, 2013:
SPECIAL REPORT: IN THE DARK ON THE MINDANAO ENERGY CRISIS

MAY 13, 2013:
FROM BLACKOUTS TO FOOD SHORTAGE: WHY  CLEAN ENERGY SECTOR NEEDS A BOOST

MAY 10, 2013:
PHL BANS MONEY, ALCOHOL AHEAD OF ELECTIONS / BAN ON HOLD: WISDOM IN QUESTION

MAY 6, 2013:
FILIPINO-CHINESE TRADERS MAY STOP SCHOOL PROGRAM AFTER TAX EVASION ALLEGATIONS

APRIL 29, 2013:
PALACE MULLS 3 OPTIONS ON AIRPORT SYSTEM / PAL PLAN ON BIG NEW AIRPORT ON HOLD

APRIL 22, 2013:
IMF CHIEF WORRIES RE PACE OF ECO RECOVERY / 2,000 ILLEGAL OFWs CAMPED OUTSIDE JEDDAH PH CONSULTAE

APRIL 15, 2013:
5 FOREIGN BANKS  SHUT DOWN PHILIPPINE OFFICES

CAYETANO: TIME TO PAY OFWs NOW THAT ECONOMY IS BETTER

APRIL 8, 2013:
OBAMA ASKS CONGRESS FOR 'BRAIN INITIATIVE' / PROS, CONS ON THIS $100-M INITIATIVE

APRIL 1, 2013:
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER: PHILIPPINES NOW AN INVESTMENT GRADE

MARCH 25, 2013:
WORLD BANK OKAYS $300-M LOAN TO  SUPPORT PH'S CRITICAL REFORMS

MARCH 18, 2013:
ON THE LEFT: OBAMA'S STRATEGY TOWARD NORTH KOREA HAS BEEN A FAILURE

MARCH 11, 2013:
FEBRUARY INFLATION HITS 5-MONTH HIGH DUE TO PRICE HIKES OF SIN PRODUCTS

MARCH 4, 2013:
WB: CCT PROGRAM IMPROVED POOR PINOY KIDS' NUTRITIONAL STATUS

FEBRUARY 25, 2013:
MORE INVESTORS FLOCK TO CAPITAL MARKETS IN 2012

FEBRUARY 18, 2013:
CAYETANO LAMENTS POOR'S DEPENDENCE TO LOAN SHARKS DESPITE HYPED ECO GROWTH

UPDATE: OVERSEAS REMITTANCES TO PH HIT $23.8 BILLION IN 2012

FEBRUARY 11, 2013:
HILARY CLINTON'S SPEECH: AMERICA WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD THE 21st CENTURY

FEBRUARY 4, 2013:
PALACE ON GMA'S PLAUDITS: STUDENT SURPASSES TEACHER / GMA LAUDS PNoy FOR 6.8% GROWTH

FEBRUARY 1, 2013:
NEDA: PH ECONOMY GREW BY 6.6% IN 2012

JANUARY 21,  2013:
CAPITAL INFLOW BIGGEST CONCERN  / GOVT PLANS TO BORROW P1 B THIS YEAR

DECEMBER 31,  2012:
PHL NATIONAL DEBT INCREASING AT RATE OF P214.19 BILLION EVERY YEAR

DECEMBER 24,  2012:
U.S. ECONOMY: OBAMA, BOEHNER CLASH AS FISCAL CLIFF'S  BRINK NEARS

DECEMBER 17,  2012:
NUMBER OF OFWs INVESTING DROPS TO LOWEST LEVEL SINCE '08

DECEMBER 3,  2012:
WHY DO MANY FILIPINOS GO TO PAWNSHOPS THEN BANKS?

NOVEMBER 26,  2012:
4 FOREIGN GROUPS EYE PHILIPPINE VERSION OF LAS VEGAS STRIP

NOVEMBER 19,  2012:
YET ANOTHER CLIFFHANGER:  THE US FISCAL CLIFF / VIDEO: WILL THEIR BE A COMPROMISE?

NOVEMBER 11,  2012:
CANADA PM STEPHEN HARPER: PH IS RISING ASIAN 'TIGER'

NOVEMBER 5,  2012:
'OBAMACARE' MAY PERK UP U.S. DEMAND FOR PINOY NURSES

OCTOBER 29,  2012:
YES,, PH CAN ATTRACT MORE TOURISTS, BUT...

OCTOBER 22,  2012:
PH KEPT ON 'GRAY' LIST OF TAX HAVENS; ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING SEEKS EXPANDED LAW

OCTOBER 15,  2012:
CREDIT RATING AGENCIES VERY PLEASED WITH GOVT-MILF PEACE DEAL

OCTOBER 8,  2012:
PAL SEEKS MORE PILOTS, CABIN CREW FOR EXPANSION

OCTOBER 5,  2012:
NOV. 30th: PAL FLYING MANILA TO TORONTO:  RETURN FLIGHT VIA VANCOUVER

SEPTEMBER 24,  2012:
CHINA SEA DISPUTE: CHINA TOO MUCH TO LOSE TO IMPOSE JAPAN SANCTIONS

SEPTEMBER 17,  2012:
FINALLY A CLEANER JEEPNEY

SEPTEMBER 14,  2012:
PNoy CONFIDENT PH ECONOMY WILL GROW 5-6% THIS YEAR

SEPTEMBER 6,  2012:
BUDGET DEPT DISPUTES P300-B 'INSERTIONS' IN NATIONAL BUDGET 2012

SEPTEMBER 2,  2012:
IN JULY PAL BOOKS P256 MILLION PROFITS / PAL TO BUILD BIGGER AIRPORT

AUGUST 30,  2012:
PHILIPPINE AIRLINES TO BUY 54 AIRBUS JETS

AUGUST 25,  2012:
PAL  SWINGS TO P489-M PROFIT

AUGUST 16,  2012:
WITH LITTLE MONEY IN THE KITTY, DEP-ED LOOKS TO GOVT FOR HELP

AUGUST 11,  2012:
FLOODS  TO SLASH GROWTH

AUGUST 5,  2012:
2 U.S. EXPERTS SEE PH UNDER AQUINO, ASIA'S NEXT TIGER ECONOMY

AUGUST 2,  2012:
ROXAS BLVD TRASH FLOODING A GRIM REMINDER OF LESSONS NOT LEARNED

JULY 27,  2012:
PAL'S AMBITIOUS PLAN: DOUBLE B777 FLEET; FLY NON-STOP TO PARIS, TORONTO, NEW YORK

JULY 23,  2012:
DAGUPAN BAKERIES, PASTRY SHOPS SURVIVE DESPITE STIFF COMPETITION

JULY 18,  2012:
GOVT DEBT UP P5.17 T FROM LAST YEAR / EASING POVERTY STILL WAY OFF

JULY 6,  2012:
STANDARD & POOR'S UPGRADES PH CREDIT RATING SAME AS FITCH'S

JULY 3,  2012:
PLDT'S MVP EXPANDS HIS EMPIRE

JUNE 29,  2012:
INSENSITIVE, HYPOCRISY: $1-B NOYNOY LENDING TO IMF WIDELY SLAMMED

JUNE 26,  2012:
BRIONES: $1-B LOAN TO IMF 'PASIKAT', 'PANGYABANG' / BSP: 'FIREWALL FUND'

JUNE 22,  2012:
U.S. TELLS PH, CHINA TO SETTLE ROW; U.S. NOT TAKING ANY SIDE / PESO FALLS

JUNE 19,  2012:
BY BABE ROMUALDEZ: TURMOIL AT THE MANILA ROTARY CLUB

JUNE 12,  2012:
AQUINO BACK: SAYS IN SUM HE BRINGS HOME $2.5 B UK, US 'DONE DEALS'

JUNE 10,  2012:
'US-PHILIPPINE SOCIETY': NEW POWER GROUP TO PITCH RP IN U.S.

JUNE 8,  2012:
INFRA BOTTLENECKS STYMIE PHL ECONOMIC GROWTH - NEW NEDA CHIEF

JUNE 5,  2012:
PHL STOCKS FELL SHARPLY TO LOWEST ON WEAK U.S. JOBS DATA

JUNE 1,  2012:
RP ECONOMY GREW 6.4% BEYOND EXPECTATION IN 1st QUARTER

MAY 22,  2012:
GOVT DOWNPLAYS IMPACT OF CHINA-RP SHOAL DISPUTE / BLOG WATCH: ANALYSIS

MAY 15,  2012:
BUSINESS WORLD REPORT:  DOLLAR  ACCOUNT CLAIMS TO BE DEBUNKED

MAY 11,  2012:
PHILIPPINE TOURISM TO HURT BY CHINESE CANCELLATIONS

MAY 8,  2012:
MAKATI SHOWS THE WAY

MAY 4,  2012:
ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK SOUNDS ALARM ON CLIMATE CHANGE

APRIL 30,  2012:
FINANCIAL CRISIS BOTH IMPROVED, WORSENED PHL WORKING CONDITIONS

APRIL 24,  2012:
BIR MISSED Q1 COLLECTION  TARGET BY P3.6 B

APRIL 21,  2012:
IMF:  PHL  NEEDS MORE INVESTMENTS / PINOYS WASTE 308K TONS RICE/YEAR

APRIL 18,  2012:
IMF: PHL TO BE ASEAN LAGGARD / BERNANKE DEFENDS RESPONSE TO ECON CRISIS

APRIL 14,  2012:
BUSINESS CONFIDENCE IN PHL SLIPS BACK 6 INDEX POINTS IN SEPT

APRIL 9,  2012:
PHL POPULATION HITS 92.33  MILLION

APRIL 1,  2012:
PALACE UNVEILS  P9.3-BILLION BUSINESS CASH TRANSFER

MARCH 29,  2012:
PNoy EXCITED ABOUT PPP:  8 PPP PROJECTS TO BE BID OUT THIS YEAR

MARCH 27,  2012:
PNoy TO NOYNOYING HECKLERS: ECONOMY ON RIGHT TRACK UNDER MY ADMIN

MARCH 25,  2012:
GOVT ABLE TO FRONTLOAD  SPENDING IN JANUARY

MARCH 22,  2012:
BIG BUZZ:  MAR ROXAS'  WALKOUT (OF FAA MEETING)

MARCH 19,  2012:
PHL STOCK INDEX SOARS TO NEW  HISTORIC HIGH

MARCH 11,  2012:
WELL FARGO SAYS BPO OPERATIONS  VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN PHL

MARCH 9,  2012:
PLDT CHIEF PANGILINAN EYES  PAL, GMA NETWORK

MARCH 7,  2012:
65% OF FILIPINOS GETTING  MORE ANXIOUS WHERE COUNTRY IS HEADED

MARCH 5,  2012:
JAPAN ECONOMIST: PHL INFLATION MAY HIT AS HIGH AS 5% THIS YEAR

MARCH 3,  2012:
INCOME OF RICH IN PHL 18 TIMES MORE THAN POOR - NSCB

MARCH 1,  2012:
PHL SITS ON $840-B UNTAPPED MINERAL WEALTH - U.S.

FEBRUARY 28,  2012:
PHL STOCKS TUMBLED SHARPLY 1.9% / SMC ACQUIRING PAL ,49% STAKE, $500 M

FEBRUARY 26,  2012:
ECONOMIC GROWTH: CJ IMPEACH TO TEST NOY'S GOOD GOVERNANCE POLICY

FEBRUARY 25,  2012:
9.7 MILLION  JOBLESS:  JOBLESS HITS 24% -  SURVEY

FEBRUARY 21,  2012:
AQUINO PUTS ON HOLD 'VERY GOOD' NEWS ON THE ECONOMY

FEBRUARY 18,  2012:
PAL REPORTS $33.5M NET LOSS / FOREIGN AIRLINES WANT TO MOVE TO NAIA 3

FEBRUARY 16,  2012:
'PISO' AIRFARE: TRICK OR TREAT? (AIRPHIL)

FEBRUARY 11,  2012:
HENRY SY ACQUIRING ORTIGAS & CO FOR $1B 'GAME CHANGING MOVE FOR SM'

FEBRUARY 9,  2012:
FILIPINO BUSINESSMEN ARE NOT HAVING FUN, RESEARCH SAYS

FEBRUARY 6,  2012:
JOBLESSNESS IS A MARKET FAILURE; QUALITY OF EMPLOYMENT DETERIORATES

FEBRUARY 4,  2012:
P-NOY TO THE 'OLD DREGS OF THE CORRUPT' SYSTEM: DON'T TEST ME!

FEBRUARY 2,  2012:
NOY'S CONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFER  PROGRAM A FAILURE / BLOGGER VIEWPOINT

JANUARY 31,  2011:
PESO FALLS: GOVT MISSED ECONOMIC GROWTH TARGET FOR 2011

JANUARY 26,  2012:
LUCIO TAN FINALLY CONFIRMS PAL FOR SALE, AT RIGHT PRICE

JANUARY 24,  2012:
PHL IMMIGRATION TO FOREIGN TRADERS:  HIRE MORE PINOYS, GET SPECIAL VISA

JANUARY 20,  2012:
GOVT GETS $1.1 B FROM MALAMPAYA GAS PROJECT / ABOUT MALAMPAYA PROJECT

JANUARY 18,  2012:
WORLD BANK WARNS DEVELOPING NATIONS OF GLOBAL ECO SLOWDOWN

JANUARY 15,  2012:
HERITAGE FOUNDATION: PHL MOSTLY 'UNFREE', EFFORTS VS GRAFT INCONSISTENT

JANUARY 12,  2012:
MOST PINOYS BELIEVE ECONOMY DETERIORATED / GOVT URGED TO ADDRESS HI POWER RATES

JANUARY 9,  2012:
DEC. INFLATION RATE HITS 11-MONTH LOW  AT 4.2%; GOVT MAY REDUCE POLICY RATES

JANUARY 4,  2012:
AQUINO FELL SHORT IN BOOSTING FALTERING ECONOMY IN 2011 / DIOKNO: PPP IS A "DUD"

JANUARY 2,  2012:
INTERNATIONAL SURVEY SHOWS PHILIPPINES AN INVESTOR PARIAH

DECEMBER 31, , 2011:
THE ECONOMY:  TAKE THE GOOD WITH THE BAD

DECEMBER 29, , 2011:
FACTORY OUTPUT DROPPED AT 2-YEAR LOW / GOCC SUBSIDY TRIPLES IN NOV

DECEMBER 28, , 2011:
CCT PROGRAM PRIORITIZED OVER DISASTER VICTIMS IN DSWD BUDGET

DECEMBER 23, , 2011:
BUDGET SECRETARY  DENIED VETO ON CALAMITY FUND IN 2011 BUDGET

DECEMBER 20, 2011:
NOY'S RESULTS-FOCUSED 2012 BUDGET / BUSINESS GROUP MORE OPRIMISTIC

DECEMBER 18, 2011:
AQUINO SIGNS 2012 BUDGET INTO LAW, VETOES DEBT CAP, PERKS

DECEMBER 15, 2011:
PHP/$ RATE CLOSES AT P44.11/US1

DECEMBER 12, 2011:
REASONS WHY THE PHILIPPINES IS POOR, ACCORDING TO IMF

DECEMBER 9, 2011:
NOY CRITICIZED: HI RATING CAN'T FEED POOR / NOY BLAMES 'UNSTABLE JUDICIARY'

DECEMBER 5, 2011:
SC ORDERS AGRARIAN REFORM TO DO LUISITA AUDIT

NOVEMBER 25, 2011:
LUCIO TAN GROUP MULLS  CAPITAL-RAISING ACTIVITIES FOR PAL, ETON

NOVEMBER 21, 2011:
BIG MONEY IN HYBRID VEGIES

NOVEMBER 16, 2011:
APEC LEADERS FORGE AGREEMENT FOR 'SEAMLESS REGIONAL ECONOMY'

NOVEMBER 13, 2011:
PHL NOW RICE SELF-SUFFICIENT,  SAYS P-NOY  / COLUMN: GOVT FLIP-FLOPPING

EXPORTS  FALL  AT FASTEST  PACE IN 2 YEARS / PHL MOST DIFFICULT PLACE TO DO BUSINESS IN ASIA

NOVEMBER 7, 2011:
U.S. POLITICS: ANALYSIS - ANGER IS OBAMA'S HOPE / WHAT'S W/ MITT ROMNEY?

NOVEMBER 4, 2011:
PESO/US$ RATE STANDS AT P42.62/$1 / NOY REACHES OUT VIA YOUTUBE, NOV 4

OCTOBER 29, 2011:
WORLD BANK OKAYS $2M DISASTER REDUCTION GRANT

OCTOBER 26, 2011:
WORLD BANK REPORT ON PHL WORRIES HOUSE PANEL

OCTOBER 22, 2011:
DOING BUSINESS IN PHL DIFFICULT, SAYS STUDY; PHL RANKING DOWN TO 134th

OCTOBER 19, 2011:
BANKS ASK SC TO STOP PALACE FROM COLLECTING 20% TAX ON PEACe BONDS

OCTOBER 16, 2011:
NOY DEFENDS STIMULUS PACKAGE  / ANALYST: STIMULUS FUND CAME LATE

OCTOBER 14, 2011:
NOY UNVEILED P72-B STIMULUS PACKAGE / MALAYA: NOY'S STIMULUS PACKAGE

OCTOBER 11, 2011:
SOARING FOOD PRICES  TO STRANGLE  THE POOR - U.N. FOOD AGENCY

OCTOBER 8, 2011:
ASSETS & TAXES: 'TAXING PEOPLE WHILE GOVT SWIMS IN SEA OF CASH IS CRUEL'

OCTOBER 4, 2011:
DOE PRESENTS PLAN TO SOFTEN IMPACT OF HIGH POWER RATES

OCTOBER 1, 2011:
VAT ON TOLL FEES LEGAL:  SUPREME COURT WON'T STOP VAT ON TOLL FEES

SEPTEMBER 27, 2011:
10 RICHEST PEOPLE IN AMERICA / ECO MANAGERS WATCH CLOSELY GLOBAL DEVPT

SEPTEMBER 24, 2011:
RECESSION PANIC GRIPS WORLD MARKETS / FINANCIAL WORLD ABOUT TO HIT PANIC BUTTON

SEPTEMBER 21, 2011:
PETRON CORP CHAIR RAMON ANG PROPOSES CAP ON VAT OF OIL PRICES

SEPTEMBER 17, 2011:
BIR MISSED 8-MONTH COLLECTION TARGET

SEPTEMBER 13, 2011:
LAWMAKER URGES HOUSE TO DROP PPP SCHEMES IN 2012 BUDGET

SEPTEMBER 10, 2011:
U.S. TRADERS  EXPECT EXPANSION OF  PHL  ECONOMY

SEPTEMBER 2, 2011:
AQUINO GOVT TO OPTIMIZE PUBLIC SPENDING, PURSUE OTHER INTERVENTIONS

AUGUST 30, 2011:
"ACT NOW"  TO SAVE GLOBAL RECOVERY, NEW IMF CHIEF URGES

AUGUST 27, 2011:
NOY ADMIN BUDGET DEFICIT SHOT UP 50% HIGHER IN JULY THAN 1st SEMESTER

AUGUST 25, 2011:
U.S. SAYS MINDANAO HAS $1-TRILLION UNTAPPED MINERAL RESOURCES

AUGUST 22, 2011:
JOINT REPORT OF WB, AusAID ON CCT  / P2.4-B DOLED OUT, SEEKS P2-B MORE

AUGUST 20, 2011:
ALL IS NOT LOST FOR NURSING GRADS; ALTERNATIVE OFFERED

AUGUST 16, 2011:
REMITTANCES AT RECORD HIGH IN JUNE;  UP 6% IN 1st SEMESTER

AUGUST 13, 2011:
CORONA THREW HIS SUPPORT FOR  NOY'S PPP PROGRAM / WAKE-UP CALL!

AUGUST 11, 2011:
ANALYSTS: WORLD POORLY SET TO MEET NEW ECO CRISIS / WHAT IS DOWNGRADE?

AUGUST 9, 2011:
MANILA BIZ CLUB EXPECTS ECONOMY TO PERFORM BETTER IN NEXT 12 MONTHS

AUGUST 6, 2011:
WALL ST UPSTICK BOOST SOME CONFIDENCE / GLOBAL STOCKS DOWN, P42.58=$1

AUGUST 2, 2011:
PESO BREAKS INTO 41-TO-$1 TERRITORY / WHAT IS THE DEBT CEILING PROBLEM?

JULY 30, 2011:
COURT OF APPEALS DISMISSED BANCO FILIPINO CASE VS BSP, MB

JULY 27, 2011:
P-NOY'S P1.816-TRILLION 2012 BUDGET / BIZ GROUP: SONA SILENT ON PPP, RH BILL

JULY 22, 2011:
NOBODY'S BUYING  P-NOY'S PPP, SAYS ASIAN DEVPT BANK LEADERS

JULY 19, 2011:
LOOKING BACK: THIS WAS WHAT  SENATOR NOY AQUINO ENVISIONED FOR THE PHL

JULY 14, 2011:
WARNING FLAG UP: EXPORTS DOWN 3.2% IN MAY /  APRIL  INVESTMENTS DOWN 50%

JULY 11, 2011:
FALSE ALARM: AFTER 2-DAY LOSING STREAK PHL SHARES BOUNCE BACK

JULY 8, 2011:
PESO AT 10-WEEK HIGH  /  BSP AT EASE WITH POLICY STANCE

JULY 5, 2011:
SUBSIDIES TO STATE FIRMS SHOOT UP TO 74%

JULY 3, 2011:
MAKATI BUSINESS CLUB: NOY MUST BUCKLE DOWN TO WORK

JUNE 29, 2011:
MANUFACTURING GROWTH LOWEST IN 18 MONTHS / BARELY  PASSING GRADE FOR NOY

JUNE 27, 2011:
NOY'S GOVT TO BORROW FROM OFWs VIA TREASURY BONDS (RTB) SALES

JUNE 26, 2011:
REP GMA WARNS OF DANGER SIGNS IN ECONOMY / FITCH UPGRADES PHL RATING

JUNE 24, 2011:
NOY: NO FAULTY PROJECTS IN MY GOVT / POLICY FLIP-FLOPS WORRY INVESTORS

JUNE 21, 2011:
PALACE:  THERE'S NO NEED TO  REDUCE FOR 2012

JUNE 18, 2011:
INVESTORS FAVOR GAS AHEAD OF SOLAR, NUCLEAR

JUNE 13, 2011:
GOVT DEBT UP 5.6% TO P4.7 TRILLION IN MARCH

JUNE 8, 2011:
GOCC ACT A MILESTONE LAW UNDER NOY GOVT

JUNE 6, 2011:
TRADERS  TASK GOVT TO DO ITS SHARE OF TEMPERING STRONG PESO

JUNE 4, 2011:
ANCHORLAND'S PROJECT TOWERS OVER BINONDO

JUNE 2, 2011:
SMUGGLED CHINA PLYWOOD HURTING LOCAL MANUFACTURERS

MAY 30, 2011:
JOB PROSPECTS IN PHL TURNED LESS UPBEAT IN 3Q

MAY 28, 2011:
FIST QUARTER FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT PLEDGES FELL BY HALF

MAY 25, 2011:
MALAYA EDITORIAL:  FIRST QUARTER GROWTH NOT SO GOOD

MAY 23, 2011:
FIRST PPP PROJECT UP FOR BIDDING ON NAIA EXPRESSWAY PHASE 2

MAY 9, 2011:
GOVT TO SPEND, NOT EARN FROM MRT-LRT PPP BID - RECTO WARNED

MAY 6, 2011:
INFLATION RISES: BSP UPS RATES 4.5% INFLATION HIGHEST IN A YEAR

MAY 2, 2011:
CITI CUTS OFW INFLOW GROWTH  FORECAST

APRIL 27, 2011:
GLOBAL ECONOMY PROJECTED TO GROW BY 4.3% IN 2011

APRIL 25, 2011:
BSP READY TO FACE INFLATION /  REACHING DEFICIT HIGHLY UNLIKELY

APRIL 19, 2011:
HOLY WEEK  FUEL PRICE HIKE LOOMS

APRIL 18, 2011:
GOVT TO TAKE STEPS ON PRICES / RISING PRICES A REAL THREAT TO PHL GROWTH

APRIL 16, 2011:
HAPHAZARD APPROACH TO RISING FUEL PRICES - STANDARD EDITORIAL

APRIL 14, 2011:
COUNTRY`S BIG FOOD CHAINS, OTHER FIRMS FEEL PINCH OF INFLATION

APRIL 9, 2011:
GOING BANANAS OVER 'SABA' / $500 M TO MOVE PETRON OUT OF PANDACAN

APRIL 7, 2011:
THINK TANK URGES GOVT TO REVIEW 50 POTENTIAL RISKS OF PPP PROJECT

APRIL 6, 2011
PPP PROJECTS FOR DISASTER RESPONSE URGED

APRIL 3, 2011:
U.N. REPORT:  RISING FOOD PRICES TO KEEP PEOPLE IN ASIA POOR

MARCH  27, 2011:
BY MARY Ll. REYES: OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN

MARCH  21, 2011:
NO TRANSPORT TO BRING HOME 4,000 STRANDED PINOYS FROM FUKISHIMA

MARCH 19, 2011:
BANCO FILIPINO BRANCHES SHUTTERED / SHUTDOWN ORDER FROM BSP

MARCH 17, 2011:
BUDGET SURPLUS REACHES P13.4 BILLION

MARCH 15, 2011:
A TALE OF TWO BILLIONAIRES

MARCH 13, 2011:
GOVT DEBT RISES TO P4.718 TRILLION AS OF END OF 2010

MARCH 11, 2011:
NOY FLIES LOW COST BY CP TO JAKARTA / IN JAKARTA: MEETS JAKARTA BIZ GROUP

MARCH 8, 2011:
P-NOY OFF TO JAKARTA, LAUNCHES FIRST OF 5 PPP PROJECTS FOR BID

MARCH 6, 2011:
GLOBAL FOOD PRICES ROSE FOR THE 8th TIME

MARCH 4, 2011:
BSP LAYS DOWN GUIDELINES FOR LIBYAN DINAR EXCHANGE

MARCH 2, 2011:
FOOD COMPANIES BRACE FOR INFLATION

POPULATION A HEADACHE BUT PART OF 3G (GLOBAL GROWTH GENERATOR) INDEX

FEBRUARY 28, 2011:
LOCAL STOCKS LIKELY TO BOUNCE BACK THIS WEEK

FEBRUARY 23, 2011:
PHL HAS WORLD'S HIGHEST POWER RATES

FEBRUARY 21, 2011:
PAL REPORTS TURNAROUND TO $15 MILLION PROFIT IN Q3 '10

FEBRUARY 19, 2011:
GOVT TO WOO ABU DHABI INVESTORS FOR PPP / P-NOY ON FOOD PRICES?

FEBRUARY 14, 2011:
NOYNOY CAPS PERKS IN GOVT CORPORATIONS

FEBRUARY 13, 2011:
P60.5 M LOTTO PRIZES FORFEITED; TO BE USED FOR CHARITY UNDER P-NOY

FEBRUARY 11, 2011:
PALACE  SLASHES P8-BILLION AFP BUDGET; SAYS IT'S 20% BLOATED

FEBRUARY 8, 2011:
COMMENTARY: BLIND AS A BAT

FEBRUARY 4, 2011:
BUSINESSMEN WORRIED, APPALLED BY REVELATION OF MASSIVE GRAFT IN AFP

FEBRUARY 2, 2011:
BIZ COMMENTARY: P-NOY JUST DOESN'T GET IT!

JANUARY 31, 2011:
HIGH BANK  AND BIGGER  PROFITS

JANUARY 29, 2011:
SECOND TERM FOR TETANGCO GOOD FOR FINANCIAL SYSTEM - PURISIMA

JANUARY 27, 2011:
TERROR CONCERNS SPOOK PHL STOCKS / OBAMA SOUA: NEW ERA OF DIVIDED GOVT

JANUARY 25, 2011:
TOYOTA SOLD 8.4 M VEHICLES IN 2010 TO HOLD TOP SPOT; GM CLOSELY BEHIND

JANUARY 21, 2011:
WOOD PRODUCERS APPEAL VS TOTAL LOG BAN / AQIUNO EYES TOTAL LOG BAN

JANUARY 16, 2011:
    WILL A NEW POWER IN THE MIDDLE EAST AFFECT OFW MIGRATION?

JANUARY 13, 2011:
CANADIAN DOLLAR HITS 2½ YEAR HIGH BOOSTED BY COMMODITIES

PERALTA IS NEW PSE CHAIR, SICAT PRESIDENT & CEO / BIZ SPYBITS TALK

JANUARY 10, 2011:
STUDIES SAY U.K. LARGEST INVESTOR IN THE PHL / STAR BIZ OPINION

JANUARY 6, 2011:
BY TONY LOPEZ (TIMES): PRESIDENT AQUINO'S INVESTMENTS DATA

JANUARY 5, 2011:
NOY'S  ECONOMIC MANAGERS DISCUSS LOOMING FARE, TOLL RATES HIKES

JANUARY 4, 2011:
ASIAN MARKETS CLIMB ON FIRST TRADING DAY OF 2011

DECEMBER 31, 2010:
FOREIGN DEBT SWELLED TO $59.8 BILLION IN SEPTEMBER

DECEMBER 29, 2010:
FEWER PINOYS HIRED ABROAD IN 2010 - POEA

DECEMBER 27, 2010:
THE 'REFORM BUDGET': NOYNOY TO SIGN 2011 BUDGET TODAY

DECEMBER 24, 2010:
PRICES  OF NOCHE BUENA GOODS REMAIN STABLE

DECEMBER 22, 2010:
VICE PRESIDENT BINAY  PUSHES  OFW BANK

DECEMBER 20, 2010:
ANGARA  CITES PITFALLS  IN P-NOY'S  CCT PROGRAM

DECEMBER 18, 2010:
WORLD MARKETS TORN BY EU DEBT DEAL, IRISH DOWNGRADE

DECEMBER 16, 2010:
BUSINESSMEN LAUNCHED ANTI-CORRUPTION PROJECT W/ SIEMEN AG GRANT

DECEMBER 13, 2010:
OVERCAPACITY LOOMS: PHILIPPINE AIR LINES

DECEMBER 12, 2010:
ECUADOR:  OPEC  MINISTERS  MAKE NO CHANGE IN OIL OUTPUT

DECEMBER 9, 2010:
TRO ON TOLLWAY VAT STAYS; SC JUNKS GOVT BID TO LIFT IT

DECEMBER 7, 2010:
WORLD BANK EXEC BACKS P-NOY'S GOOD GOVERNANCE REFORMS

DECEMBER 5, 2010:
PRIVATE THINK-TANK FLPS INC. WARNED PALACE ON DEBT LEVELS W/ PPP

DECEMBER 3, 2010:
SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS INDICTMENT OF 2 EX-PETRON EXECS ON SCAM

DECEMBER 1, 2010:
RP STOCKS TUMBLED FOR 6th TIME

NOVEMBER 29, 2010:
PALACE BULLISH ON ECONOMIC PROSPECTS IN 2011

NOVEMBER 21, 2010:
FOREIGN INVESTOR MANAGERS ON PPP: 'GREAT START', 'STILL QUITE A WAY TO GO'

NOVEMBER 19, 2010:
BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS (BSP): BIZ CONFIDENCE HITS ALL-TIME HIGH

NOVEMBER 14, 2010:
G20 LEADERS ENDORSE SWEEPING I.M.F. REFORMS / PAC RIM PUSHES FREE TRADE

NOVEMBER 12, 2010:
IN ASIA, OBAMA'S POWER TESTED; FAILED TO CLOSE DEAL W/ SOUTH KOREA

NOVEMBER 11, 2010:
NOY'S  2011  BUDGET FACES ROUGH SAILING IN SENATE

NOVEMBER 8, 2010:
APEC MEETINGS OPEN WITH TALKS OF PACIFIC RIM FREE TRADE ZONE

NOVEMBER 6, 2010:
REPUBLICAN VICTORY: US POLICY SHIFT MAY HAVE GOOD & BAD EFFECT ON RP

NOVEMBER 4, 2010:
ANALYSIS: AQUINO MAY STRUGGLE  TO KEEP INVESTMENT PLEDGE

NOVEMBER 1, 2010:
REMITTANCES FROM SEAFARERS UP 11.3%

OCTOBER  29, 2010:
NOY ON STRONGER PESO: IT MEANS THE WORLD IS NOW WATCHING US

OCTOBER  26, 2010:
AQUINO BORROWINGS IN FIRST 9 MONTHS HIT  P672 BILLION

OCTOBER  24, 2010:
WORLD BANK UPS GROWTH OUTLOOK FOR RP TO 62.2%

OCTOBER  21, 2010:
ROMULO: ACHIEVING MILLENNIUM GOALS 'AN UPHILL BATTLE'

OCTOBER  16, 2010:
MONEY SENT HOME BY PINOYS ABROAD TOPPED $12 B FROM JAN TO AUG

OCTOBER  10, 2010:
REPORT:  RP  ECONOMIC  FREEDOM  DECLINES

OCTOBER  7, 2010:
HOUSE APPROVES BUDGET OF DEPT OF FINANCE

OCTOBER  5, 2010:
PEACE PROCESS W/MILF:  NOYNOY RAISED  OPAPP BUDGET

SEPTEMBER 30, 2010:
CEBU PACIFIC TOPS RP CARRIERS IN PASSENGER VOLUME

SEPTEMBER 24, 2010:
NOY READY TO SHOW RP AS BETTER INVEST SITE DESPITE HOSTAGE CRISIS

SEPTEMBER 21, 2010:
ESCUDERO HIT FINANCE CHIEF ON 2011 BUDGET / 'OUR AWESOME PLANET'

SEPTEMBER 16, 2010:
MALAYA BUSINESS INSIGHT:  BROKEN PROMISE

SEPTEMBER 14, 2010:
STRONG PESO IS SUICIDE

SEPTEMBER 8, 2010:
2011 BUDGET: INTEREST PAYMENTS FOR DEBT SERVICE OVERSTATED

SEPTEMBER 4, 2010:
ADB APPROVES $400-M LOAN / TOURISM BUREAU STILL UPBEAT ON TARGET

AUGUST 30, 2010:
ASIA ASSESSES PROSPECTS AS WORLD RECOVERY STUMBLES

AUGUST 27, 2010:
BIZ COLUMNS: CLEANING UP THIS MAJOR MESS / TOURISM NOW TOUGHER TO SELL

AUGUST 23, 2010:
DOLLAR  BONDS  FOR  U.S. PINOYS  IN  THE  WORKS

AUGUST 20, 2010:
WORLD BANK REPORT: MISGUIDED POLICY & LAND REFORMS DEEPENS POVERTY IN RP

AUGUST 18, 2010:
BPO EXECS RANK GOVT CORRUPTION A MAJOR RISK IN DOING BUSINESS IN RP

AUGUST 13, 2010:
2011 BUDGET DESIGNED FOR 'PORK' TRANSPARENCY - BUDGET CHIEF

AUGUST 10, 2010:
ASEAN ENVOY MEET:  NOY  VOWS  CLIMATE  TO ATTRACT INVESTORS

AUGUST 4, 2010:
PLDT INCOME RISES 10% TO P21.7 BILLION  IN 1st HALF

JULY 27, 2010:
NOY'S  1st BUDGET:  P1.75 TRILLION  /  COMMENTARY: FEDERICO PASCUAL, JR

JULY 23, 2010:
AQUINO GOVT VOWS TO CONTAIN BUDGET GAP

JULY 21, 2010:
AQUINO MUST CAPITALIZE ON HIGH RATING TO MAKE RP COMPETITIVE - AIM

JULY 17, 2010:
GMA  USED  P10.5 B CLIMATE FUND TO PLUG DEFICIT

JULY 12, 2010:
NEWS ANALYSIS: 5  REASONS WHY CHINA WILL RULE TECHNOLOGY

JULY 10, 2010:
IMF RAISES RP GROWTH FORECAST TO 6%

JULY 5, 2010:
INVESTMENT  APPROVALS  SURGE  TO 192%

JUNE 30, 2010:
FITCH RATINGS: AQUINO MUST SUPPORT OUTGOING PRESIDENT'S  ECONOMIC PLANS

JUNE 28, 2010:
DEPT OF AGRICULTURE SEEKS P12 B FOR RICE SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM

JUNE 24, 2010:
ASIA'S  WEALTHY SURPASS  EUROPE'S  FOR  THE  FIRST TIME

JUNE 21, 2010:
BSP  WAIVES  BANK  FEES  ON  OFW  REMITTANCES

JUNE 18, 2010:
U.S. MCC WANTS ASSURANCE NEW ADMINISTRATION WILL FIGHT CORRUPTION

JUNE 14, 2010:
GLOBAL RICE SUPPLY IN PERIL:  'LAND-GRABBING' NOW A GLOBAL CONCERN

JUNE 7, 2010
TOBACCO GROUP REJECTED W.H.O. PROPOSAL

JUNE 4, 2010:
ECONOMIC  GROWTH SUSTAINABLE - NEDA

JUNE 1, 2010:
OFWs  PIN  HOPES  ON  NOYNOY  FOR  MORE  JOBS  AT  HOME

MAY 29, 2010:
RP SHOULD EMULATE NORTH ASIAN NATIONS TO ACHIEVE TENABLE ECO GROWTH

MAY 25, 2010:
LP LAWMAKERS UNDER BOY BANKING ON TRANSPARENCY VS POVERTY, CORRUPTION

MAY 22, 2010:
EUROZONE  DEBT CRISIS PULLS PESO DOWN TO  WEAKEST LOW IN 12 WEEKS

MAY 14, 2010:
BIZ COLUMN:  MAY  10  SURPRISE

MAY 12, 2010:
PESO, STOCKS URGE ON SMOOTH RP ELECTIONS / BIZ COLUMN: POSTSCRIPT

MAY 7, 2010:
PINOYS IN EUROPE NOT AFFECTED BY GREECE DEBT CRISIS / PESO WEAKENS

MAY 3, 2010:
EUROPE APPROVED GIANT GREECE BAILOUT / EURO, ASIAN STOCKS TUMBLE

APRIL 29, 2010:
BIZ COLUMN:  OBAMA UNITES WORLD ENABLERS

APRIL 24, 2010:
BIG BUSINESS  GROUPS  CALL  FOR  MANUAL  COUNT

APRIL 22, 2010:
GONEGOSYO: FILIPINOS NOT DESTINED TO BE POOR NOR RP BE 'SICK MAN OF ASIA'

APRIL 18, 2010:
GETTING DREAM INT'L JOBS THROUGH CULINARY SCHOOL

APRIL 16, 2010:
IT'S  TIME TO  RETIRE  THE TERM 'THIRD WORLD', SAYS WORLD BANK

APRIL 9, 2010:
BANK  LOANS  UP  6.1%  TO  2.08 TRILLION  AS  OF FEBRUARY

APRIL 3, 2010:
CANADIAN $ CLOSES NEAR 2-WEEK HIGH, ABOVE 99 U.S. CENT LEVEL

MARCH 31, 2010:
RP  STOCKS  HIT 2-YEAR HIGH

MARCH 28, 2010:
SAVINGS RATE OF OFWs RISING - BSP SURVEY

MARCH 24, 2010:
BIZ COLUMN:  AMBASSADOR TO ITALY LHUILLIER  BIDS  FAREWELL

MARCH 22, 2010:
BALANCED BUDGET NOT LIKELY BY 2013

MARCH 17, 2010:
PAL  TO  MARK  70th  YEAR, OFFERS  700,000  FREE  SEATS

MARCH 15, 2010:
OFW DOLLAR WINDFALL  INFLICTS DUTCH DISEASE ON RP ECONOMY

MARCH 13, 2010:
GOVT  DEBT  DOWN  BY P28 BILLION  TO  P4.396 TRILLION

MARCH 11, 2010:
SOLICITOR GENERAL AGREES TO SHELL'S  SURETY BONDS  FOR  TAX  DEFICIENCY

MARCH 9, 2010:
GORDON  VOWS  TO  MAKE  RP  INVESTOR-FRIENDLY

MARCH 7, 2010:
GIBO  PUSHES  FOR  REVENUE ENHANCEMENT TO TRIM 2010 DEFICIT

MARCH 5, 2010:
TRADE CHIEF:  RP  MUST  STRENGTHEN DOMESTIC GROWTH TO BE COMPETITIVE

MARCH 3, 2010:
GIBO:  GROWTH  MUST  TRICKLE  DOWN  TO  THE  MASSES

MARCH 1, 2010:
LOCAL FIRMS IN HIRING MODE / PAG-IBIG MAY REVIVE B-BAHAY BONDS

FEBRUARY 25, 2010:
NOYNOY VOWS TO RECOUP P150-BILLION  ANNUAL  TAX  LEAKAGE

FEBRUARY 23, 2010:
ASIA  INTERNET  CONGRESS  TO BE HELD  IN MANILA, MARCH 4-5

FEBRUARY 21, 2010:
CiTi PHILIPPINES:  ROARING IN FINANCIAL  INSIGHTS FOR 2010

FEBRUARY 19, 2010:
FINANCE CHIEF:  NEW  TAXES  UNAVOIDABLE  FOR  NEXT  GOVERNMENT

FEBRUARY 17, 2010:
POWER RATES SET TO SOAR / TAX SUBSIDY ON SUGAR IMPORT TO COST P2 B

FEBRUARY 15, 2010:
STRONG FUNDAMENTALS TO BOOST MARKET / INFLATION SEEN UP 4.8&

FEBRUARY 13, 2010:
RECTO:  PINOYS  PAYING UP  P2 BILLION  A DAY FOR RP'S DEBTS

FEBRUARY 11, 2010:
GMA SIGNS P1.5-TRILLION BUDGET W/ CONDITIONAL APPROVAL FOR INSERTIONS

FEBRUARY 7, 2010:
JOB CONTINGENCY  PLAN IN 2010 INVESTMENT  PRIORITIES PLAN NIXED

FEBRUARY 5, 2010:
WHO IS THE BEST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE FOR A BETTER RP ECONOMY?

FEBRUARY 3, 2010:
SUCCESSFUL POLLS WILL  BOOST  PROPERTY,  BANKING SECTORS - CREDIT SUISSE

JANUARY  29, 2010:
LAWMAKERS URGED PILIPINAS  SHALL TO PAY P7.34 BILLION TAX DEFICIENCY

JANUARY  27, 2010:
2009 GDP GROWTH SEEN TO HIT 0.7% TO 1.0%  / RP DEBT: P4.833 TRILLION

JANUARY  25, 2010:
RP  INDUSTRY  GROUP  SEES  EXPORTS  RECOVERING  THIS  YEAR

JANUARY  23, 2010:
WALL ST  OVERHAUL:  ASIAN STOCK MARKETS  TUMBLED AFTER OBAMA PROPOSAL

JANUARY  21, 2010:
WORLD  STOCKS  FALL  AMID  FEARS  OF  CHINA  BANK  CURBS

JANUARY  19, 2010:
REVIEW REPORT:  P1.5-TRILLION  BUDGET  LADEN  WITH  PORK

JANUARY  17, 2010:
RP  GETS  GOOD  MARKS  IN  WORLD  BANK  SURVEY

JANUARY  15, 2010:
RP  PARTICIPATED  IN  MILLENNIUM  CHALLENGE  ROUNDTABLE 

JANUARY  13, 2010:
RP'S  FARM  OUTPUT  INCREASES  IN  2009  DESPITE  TYPHOONS' DAMAGE

JANUARY  11, 2010:
BSP EASES RULES ON BORROWING LIMIT / GOVT OKs DUTY-FREE SUGAR INPORTS

JANUARY  9, 2010:
AUTO  SECTOR  POSTS  6.4%  SALES  HIKE  IN  2009

JANUARY  7, 2010:
GMA  SPENT  A  WHOPPING  P459-M  PORK  FOR  CONGRESS  BID

JANUARY  5, 2010:
THE  BUDGET:  GMA  TO IMPOUND PORK WHENEVER NECESSARY - PALACE

JANUARY  3, 2010:
YEARENDER:  RP  RELATIVELY  UNSCATHED  BY  GLOBAL  CRISIS - BSP CHIEF

JANUARY  1, 2010:
YEARENDER:  TELECOMS  STILL  A  SUNRISE  INDUSTRY  DESPITE  CHALLENGES

HAPPY  NEW  YEAR !

DECEMBER 30, 2009:
GMA,  HOUSE  BLAMED  FOR  P300-BILLION  BUDGET  DEFICIT

DECEMBER 28, 2009:
BSP  WANTS  FURTHER  CUTS  IN  REMITTANCE  FEES

DECEMBER 26, 2009:
BALANCED  BUDGET MAY  BE PUSHED BACK TO  2015

DECEMBER 23, 2009:
NEXT PRESIDENT WILL FACE RECORD DEFICIT OF P400 BILLION, SAYS RECTO

DECEMBER 21, 2009:
SENATE & HOUSE  LOADED  PROPOSED  2010 BUDGET  WITH ELECTION FUNDS

DECEMBER 19, 2009:
BE  AN  ANGEL  THIS  CHRISTMAS

DECEMBER 17, 2009:
OFW  INFLOWS  HIT  NEW  HIGH  OF  $1.53  BILLION  IN  OCTOBER

DECEMBER 15, 2009:
OFW FAMILIES TURN TO SAVINGS, INVESTMENTS / OFWS  SEE  BLEAK  PROSPECTS

DECEMBER 13, 2009:
GOVT  URGED  TO  CONFRONT  ENERGY  CHALLENGE  NOW

DECEMBER 11, 2009:
GMA ORDERS DOF TO PROCEED  W/ PRIVATIZATION OF  FOOD TERMINALS INC.

DECEMBER 9, 2009:
RP TO CONTINUE PUMP PRIMING  ECONOMY / COLUMN: QUIBBLING IN COPENHAGEN

DECEMBER 7, 2009:
RP  TO  KEEP  PACE  WITH  ASIAN  ECONOMIES  NEXT  YEAR - BANKER

DECEMBER 5, 2009:
CANADA'S  MINISTER OF INT'L TRADE LAUDS SUCCESS OF SUN LIFE IN RP

DECEMBER 3, 2009:
RP  ECONOMY  TO  RECOVER  AT  3.5%  NEXT  YEAR - U.N. REPORT

DECEMBER 1, 2009:
IMF  SAYS  RP  BANKS  REMAIN  RESILIENT

NOVEMBER 29, 2009:
ADB PRESSES RP TO ADOPT STEPS VS CLIMATE CHANGE  /  U.S. STORES SHOWING LIFE

NOVEMBER 28, 2009:
IMF  URGES  IMMEDIATE  AMENDMENTS  TO  RP  BSP  CHARTER

NOVEMBER 27, 2009:
STRONG  CONSUMER  SPENDING  TO  LIFT  ECONOMY  IN  Q4 - NEDA

NOVEMBER 25, 2009:
GLOBAL  ECONOMY  FRAGILE, SAYS  IMF

NOVEMBER 23, 2009:
BIR  TARGETING  PACQUIAO  EARNINGS

NOVEMBER 21, 2009:
INTRODUCING  THE  PINOY-MADE  ELECTRIC  BICYCLE

NOVEMBER 19, 2009:
GASOLINE  SUPPLY S ET  TO  NORMALIZE  IN  A  WEEK

NOVEMBER 17, 2009:
MULTILINGUAL CALL CENTER OPENS IN ZAMBO / RP URGE TO IMPROVE ECO POLICIES

NOVEMBER 14, 2009:
GOVT  BLINKS  ON  OIL

NOVEMBER 10, 2009:
PUSHING  DATA  TO  THE  CLOUD

NOVEMBER 8, 2009:
RP-JAPAN  ECONOMIC RELATIONS:  QUO  VADIS  UNDER  HATOYAMA?

NOVEMBER 6, 2009:
TYPHOONS  LIFT  OCTOBER  INFLATION  TO  1.6%

NOVEMBER 2, 2009:
BSP:  NO  PLANS  TO  RESTRICT  CAPITAL  INFLOWS

OCTOBER 31, 2009:
BIZ  OPINION:  HOTEL  HORROR  STORY

OCTOBER 29, 2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  A  SLIPPERY  ISSUE

OCTOBER 27, 2009:
TAKIN'  CARE  OF  BIZ:  CAMPAIGN  CONTRIBUTION  SQUEEZE

OCTOBER 25, 2009:
CRISIS IS HERE:  IMF'S  BAQIR  SAYS  POLICIES  MUST FIT  COUNTRY  NEEDS

OCTOBER 23, 2009:
BIZLINKS:  AN  OFF  TARGET  BUDGET

OCTOBER 21, 2009:
WORST TIMES:  RP  BUDGET  DEFICIT  WIDENS TO P237.5  B  IN 9 MONTHS

OCTOBER 19, 2009:
'SMOOTHEN'  PESO  MOVEMENT  /  BIZCOLUMN: GUARDED OPTIMISM  ON 2010 OUTLOOK

OCTOBER 17, 2009:
RP  NAMES  BOOKRUNNERS  FOR  A  PLANNED  $500-M  GLOBAL  BOND  FLOAT

OCTOBER 15, 2009:
P12-B  STORM  FUND  STALLED  AT  SENATE

OCTOBER 13, 2009:
MERALCO RELIEF PROGRAM:  BRINGING  LIGHT  &  HOPE  IN  TIMES  OF  CRISIS

OCTOBER 11, 2009:
BSP  MAY  ALLOW  RURAL  BANKS  TO  SELL  INSURANCE

OCTOBER 9, 2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  STORMS  WON'T  IMPROVE  ECONOMY

OCTOBER 7, 2009:
MAKATI  BUSINESS  CLUB  RE:  EXTENDED STATE OF CALAMITY:  OVERKILL

OCTOBER 5, 2009:
WHAT'S  IN  BIR (LTS) UNIT  THAT  ATTRACTS  MIRIAM & HUSBAND JUN SANTIAGO?

OCTOBER 3, 2009:
PRICE  CONTROL  LIST  EXPANDED

OCTOBER 1, 2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  GETTING  READY  FOR  THE  NEXT  ONE

SEPTEMBER 28, 2009:
ZTE  A  LEARNING  EXPERIENCE:  CHINA  READY  'TO  DO  RIGHT  THING'

SEPTEMBER 27, 2009:
FACTORY  OUTPUT  CONTINUES  TO  DECLINE

SEPTEMBER 25, 2009:
PESO  TOUCHES  FRESH  3-MONTH  HIGH

SEPTEMBER 23, 2009:
ADB  CUTS  RP'S  2-YEAR  GROWTH  FORECAST

SEPTEMBER 21, 2009:
BPO  OUTSOURCING  INDUSTRY  JOBS  TO  REACH  1  MILLION  IN  2010

SEPTEMBER 19, 2009:
BUDGET  DEFICIT  BALLOONS  TO  P210 BILLION

SEPTEMBER 16, 2009:
YUCHENGCO  CONFIRMED LACSON STATEMENT:  HE WAS  FORCED  TO  SELL  PLDT  SHARES
 

SEPTEMBER 14, 2009:
GATEWAY TO  SOUTHEAST ASIA:  TAW-TAWI  BRACES  FOR  TOURISTS,  INVESTORS

SEPTEMBER 12, 2009:
BIZ COLUMN:  CELL  PHONE  USERS'  RELIEF

SEPTEMBER 10, 2009:
RP  SHOWS  SIGNS  OF  ECONOMIC  RECOVERY - BSP

SEPTEMBER 7, 2009:
INTERNATIONAL  MONETARY FUND  URGES  RP  TO  PREPARE  AN  'EXIT  PLAN'

SEPTEMBER 5, 2009:
GMA ORDERS PLAN VS CLIMATE CHANGE  /  ILOCOS FARMERS READY FOR EL NIÑO

SEPTEMBER 3, 2009:
PESO  DIPS  TO  9-MONTH  LOW  OF  49.01 TO $1

SEPTEMBER 1, 2009:
GOVT  LOSES  P125 BILLION  IN  POTENTIAL  TAX  REVENUES  IN  JANUARY-JULY

AUGUST 30, 2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  TEVES'  BRAVE  STAND

AUGUST 28, 2009:
RP ESCAPES  RECESSION  BY  SKIN  OF  THE  TEETH

AUGUST 26, 2009:
BIZ COLUMN:  EARLY  ELECTION  SPENDING

AUGUST 24, 2009:
TRIBUNE  EDITORIAL:  YEARLY  DEBT  FIX

AUGUST 22, 2009:
NEW  TERMINAL  TO  BOOST  BICOL'S  ECONOMIC  POTENTIAL

AUGUST 18, 2009:
REMITTANCES  HIT  $8.5 BILLION  IN  FIRST 6  MONTHS

AUGUST 17, 2009:
IMPROVED  ECONOMY  NOT  FELT  BY  POOR  DUE  TO  GROWING POPULATION

AUGUST 16, 2009:
BIZ COLUMN:  DE  CASTRO'S  HINTS?

AUGUST 14, 2009:
PALACE  HIKES  2010  BUDGET  BY  P115 BILLION

AUGUST 12, 2009:
RP  WON'T  SLIP  INTO  RECESSION - NEDA

AUGUST 10, 2009:
OFWs  PAYING  OPPRESSIVE  REMITTANCE  FEES,  SAYS  LABOR  LEADER

AUGUST 7, 2009:
BSP:  CORY  MAY  SOON  JOIN  NINOY ON  P500  BILL

AUGUST 6, 2009:
BY BABE  ROMUALDEZ:  FOOTNOTES  TO  HISTORY

AUGUST 3, 2009:
CIRCA 1986:  CORY'S  PRESIDENCY  TURNED  ECONOMY  AROUND

AUGUST 1, 2009:
GOVERNMENT  LIFTS  LIMIT  ON  BANANA  PLANTATION

JULY  30, 2009:
ROBERTO ROMULO WRITES:  PRIMER  ON  PRESIDENTIAL  VISITS

JULY  28, 2009:
BABE ROMUALDEZ  WRITES:  HISTORY  WILL  BE  THE JUDGE

JULY  26, 2009:
MARY ANN Ll. REYES:  PREMATURE  ATTACKS?

JULY  23, 2009:
RP  LIKELY  TO  AVOID  RECESSION - NEDA

JULY  21, 2009:
WILSON LEE  FLORES:  QUESTIONS  AND  ANSWERS  ABOUT  LIFE  INSURANCE

JULY  19, 2009:
BUSINESS  MATTERS:  MAYBE  WE'VE  LOST  IT

JULY  17, 2009:
CONGRESS  OFFICE  THINK-TANK  CUTS  2009  GROWTH  FORECAST

JULY  15, 2009:
BIZ COLUMN:  GMA-OBAMA  MEETING

JULY  13, 2009:
RP  BANKS  EXCEED  INTERNATIONAL  CAPITALIZATION  NORM - BSP

JULY  11, 2009:
GOVT  OPTIMISTIC  OF  RP  GROWTH

JULY  9, 2009:
ANGARA  URGES  GOVT  TO  STEP  UP  MEASURES  TO  BOOST  CONSUMER  SPENDING

JULY  7, 2009:
GOVTS  LOSING  $40 BILLION  YEARLY  DUE  TO  CIGARETTE  SMUGGLING

JULY 5, 2009:
RISING  U.S.  DEBT  MAY SPARK  NEXT  CRISIS

JULY 3, 2009:
BOARD  OF  INVESTMENT  APPROVES  P500-MILLION  NEW  INVESTMENTS

JULY 1, 2009:
PESO  MOVING  IN TANDEM  WITH  MOST  ASIAN  CURRENCIES   - BSP

JUNE 29, 2009:
PALACE:  GMA  WILL  NOT  SLOW  DOWN  ON  FOREIGN  TRIPS

JUNE 27, 2009:
GOVERNMENT  TO  ISSUE  P25-BILLION  BONDS

JUNE 25, 2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  ANONYMOUS  PREPAID  SIM  CARDS  ARE  SECURITY  RISKS

JUNE 23, 2009:
OFW  INFLOWS  FROM  U.S.  DOWN  10%  IN  JANUARY-APRIL

JUNE 21, 2009:
RP  DEEPLY  COMMITTED  TO  FISCAL  DISCIPLINE - GMA

JUNE 19, 2009:
REYES,  RECTO  FEUD  OVER  OIL  PRICES

JUNE 17, 2009:
GOVERNMENT  DEBT  HITS  P4.229  TRILLION  IN  MARCH

JUNE 15, 2009:
BSP  RULES  OUT  DEFLATION

JUNE 13, 2009:
RECTO:  OFW  INFLOWS,  EXPORTS  TO  LIFT  ECONOMY

JUNE 11, 2009:
CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY  TO  PUSH  RP  INTO  RECESSION

JUNE 10, 2009:
DISRUPTIVE  POLITICAL  EVENTS  TO  AFFECT  ECONOMIC  POLICIES - BSP

JUNE 8, 2009:
IMF  AIRS  CONCERN  OVER  RP'S  REVENUE  STREAM

JUNE 5, 2009:
POLL  SPENDING  TO  HAVE  LITTLE  IMPACT  ON  ECONOMY - BANGKO SENTRAL

JUNE 3, 2009:
SENATE  PASSES  ANTI-TRUST  BILL  PROTECTING  CONSUMERS  FROM  ABUSE

JUNE 1, 2009:
LIFE  INSURANCE  QUESTION  FROM  "HAYDEN",  A  CEO  &  BIZ  PARTNER

MAY  29, 2009:
RP  FIRMS  MUST  PREPARE  TO BE  COMPETITIVE  NOW,  SAYS  YAP

MAY  27, 2009:
PNB'S  INCOME  SURGES  TO  59%  TO  P728  MILLION  IN  1st  QUARTER

MAY  25, 2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  BUILDING  BLOCKS

MAY  22, 2009:
RECTO  SEES  ECONOMY  GROWING  1.8%-2.8%   IN  FIRST  QUARTER

MAY  20, 2009:
RP  POSTS  P7.9-BILLION  BUDGET  SURPLUS  IN  APRIL

MAY  16, 2009:
MARCH  REMITTANCES  HIT  RECORD  HIGH  OF  $1.5  BILLION

MAY  13, 2009:
EXPORTS  START  TO  RECOVER

MAY  11, 2009:
ECONOMISTS  LOWER  INFLATION  FORECAST  TO  4%  THIS  YEAR

MAY  9, 2009:
RP  AUTO  SALES  'BETTER  THAN  OTHER  MARKETS'

MAY  7, 2009:
RP  RICE  IMPORTS  MAY  REACH  2-MILLION  TONS  THIS YEAR

MAY  5, 2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  MANNY  PACQUIAO,  THE  ALL-TIME  FILIPINO  HERO

MAY  3, 2009:
BSP  CAPITALIZATION  HANGS  /  OPINION:  STATE  OF  STUPOR

MAY  1, 2009:
ONLY  ABOUT  3  MILLION  PINOYS  LISTED  AS  INDIVIDUAL  TAXPAYERS  W/  BIR

APRIL 29, 2009:
AGRICULTURE  TO  REPLACE  ELECTRONICS  AS  RP'S  TOP  EXPORT  -  ECONOMIST

APRIL 27, 2009:
RP  PLANS  TO  HIKE  QUOTA  SHARE  WITH  IMF

APRIL 25, 2009:
TOURIST  ARRIVALS  UP  10.3%

APRIL 23, 2009:
MARCH  BUDGET  DEFICIT  SWELLS  TO  P53  BILLION

APRIL 21, 2009:
DTI  TO  HELP  SMALL  ENTREPRENEURS  DEVELOP,  BUILD  BAMBOO  TABLES

APRIL 19, 2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  BEING  HAPPY  IS  A  DECISION

APRIL 18, 2009:
PRICES  OF  BREAD,  NOODLES  MAY  GO  DOWN - DTI

APRIL 16, 2009:
MOST  FILIPINOS  HAVE  CUT  SPENDING  HABITS  -  SURVEY

APRIL 14, 2009:
3  EUROPEAN  COUNTRIES  OFFER  TO  WRITE  OFF PART  OF   RP  DEBT

APRIL 12, 2009:
WORST  SHOW  OF  DEMOCRACY:  ASEAN GLOBAL  DIALOGUE  CANCELLED  IN THAILAND

APRIL 10, 2009:
ASIAN  LEADERS  WANT  DECISIVE  ACTION  TO  SPUR  ECONOMIES

APRIL 9, 2009:
ECONOMY  RESPONDING  WELL  TO BANGKO  SENTRAL  ACTIONS

APRIL 8, 2009:
REFLECTIONS:  WHAT'S  HAPPENING  TO  OUR  COUNTRY?

APRIL 5, 2009:
BLACKLISTING  BY  OECD  A  WAKE-UP  CALL  FOR  OFFICIALS  -  PALACE

APRIL 3, 2009:
G20  LEADERS  EYE  MORE  IMF  FUNDS,  TIGHTER  RULES;  RIOT  COPS  IN  POSITION

APRIL 1, 2009:
FOREIGN  DEBT  DOWN  TO  $53.9 BILLION

MARCH  30,  2009:
GOVT  SEES  P50-BILLION  TOURISM  INVESTMENTS  UNTIL  2010

MARCH 27,  2009:
ATIENZA  CONFIDENT  RP  CAN  HIT  $1-BILLION  INVESTMENTS  IN  MINING

MARCH 25,  2009:
GMA  SIGNS  P11.3-BILLION  BUDGET  FOR  AUTOMATION  OF  2010  POLLS

MARCH 23,  2009:
BIZ COLUMN:  ONE  STEP  BACKWARD,  TWO  STEPS  FORWARD

MARCH 21,  2009:
PESO  LEAST  VOLATILE  CURRENCY  IN  ASIA  -  TETANGCO

MARCH 20,  2009:
RP  BANKS  GET  'NEGATIVE'  CREDIT  OUTLOOK  FROM  MOODY'S

MARCH 18,  2009:
7  OF  24  FIRMS  W/  DEALER'S LICENSES  HAD  TRUST FUND DEFICIENCY
 

MARCH 17,  2009:
FIGHT  FOR  MERALCO  CONTROL HEATS  UP

MARCH 13,  2009:
KOREA  STILL  BULLISH  ON RP  ECONOMY

MARCH 11,  2009:
THE  IRONY  OF  THE  RIGHT  OF  REPLY  BILL

MARCH  9,  2009:
BSP  ISSUES  GUIDELINES  FORMALIZING  ELECTRONIC  MONEY  TRANSACTIONS

MARCH  7,  2009:
SURVEY:  MORE  PEOPLE  STAY  HOME  WATCH  TV  DURING  HARD  TIMES

MARCH  5,  2009:
GO NEGOSYO  BICOL  CARAVAN:  JUST  MAYBE...

MARCH  3,  2009:
GOVERNMENT  EXPECTS  BUDGET  DEFICIT  OF  P132  BILLION  IN  2010

MARCH  1,  2009:
LOCAL  CHOCOLATE  INDUSTRY,  ANYONE?

FEBRUARY  27,  2009:
BUSINESSES  GENERALLY  PESSIMISTIC  IN  1st  QUARTER  -  BSP

FEBRUARY  25,  2009:
RP  CITED  AS  'STANDOUT'  AMONG  SOUTHEAST  ASIAN  NATIONS

FEBRUARY  23,  2009:
ASEAN  PARTNERS  EYE  $120-BILLION  CREDIT  LINE

FEBRUARY 19,  2009:
ILO:  MORE  ASIANS  TO  BECOME  POOR,  JOBLESS  THIS  YEAR

FEBRUARY 16,  2009:
BIZ COLUMN:  LPG  PRICE  CONTROL  WILL  ASSURE  SHORTAGE

FEBRUARY 14,  2009:
TODAY'S  BIZ COLUMN:  LOVE  IS  A  DECISION

FEBRUARY 12,  2009:
P330-BILLION  STIMULUS  PACKAGE  STILL   UP  IN  THE AIR

FEBRUARY 10,  2009:
TRANS-ASIA  STARTS  STUDY  ON  WIND  POWER  IN  GUIMARAS

FEBRUARY 8,  2009:
FEDERAL EXPRESS (FEDEX)  STARTS  TRANSFER  OF  HUB  FROM  SUBIC  TO  CHINA

FEBRUARY 6,  2009:
JANUARY  INFLATION  SLOWS  TO  10-MONTH  LOW  OF  7.1%

FEBRUARY 4,  2009:
BIZ  OPINION:  IS  A  TRADE  WAR  NEXT?

FEBRUARY 2,  2009:
AT  DAVOS  FORUM,  WORLD  LEADERS  URGE  CONTINUED  FREE TRADE

JANUARY  30,  2009:
RISING  UNEMPLOYMENT  A  BIG  THREAT  TO  ECONOMY

JANUARY  28,  2009:
MOODY'S  URGING  RP  TO  WORK  ON  BALANCING  BUDGET

JANUARY  26,  2009:
09 BUDGET:  P82 BILLION  ALLOCATED  FOR  PRO-POOR  STIMULUS

JANUARY  24,  2009:
09  BUDGET:  GMA  TO VETO  DEBT  SERVICE  CUT  FOR  'PORK'

SENATE,  HOUSE  BLOAT  PORK  BARREL  BY  P19  BILLION

JANUARY  22,  2009:
SENATE,  HOUSE  BICAMERAL  OKAYS  BUDGET  WITH  P50-B  ECO  STIMULUS

JANUARY  20,  2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  DASHED  HOPES,  SHATTERED  DREAMS

JANUARY  18,  2009:
BIZ  COLUMN:  TRAGEDY  INTO  BLESSING

JANUARY  16,  2009:
OFW  REMITTANCES  HIT  $15B  IN  JANUARY-NOVEMBER 2008

JANUARY  14,  2009:
ECONOMIC  MANAGERS  WARN  OF  CRISIS  WITH  NON-PASSAGE OF  BUDGET

JANUARY  12,  2009:
MONEY:  IT'S  NOT  WORTH  DYING  FOR

JANUARY  10,  2009:
TEVES  NAMED  ASIA'S  BEST  FINANCE  MINISTER  IN  2008

JANUARY  8,  2009:
BSP:  2009  CRITICAL  YEAR  FOR  RP  ECONOMY

FITCH  RATINGS  RETAINS  'STABLE'  OUTLOOK  FOR  RP

JANUARY  6,  2009:
RP  PRIVATE  BUSINESSES  RANK  3rd  IN  OPTIMISM  -  INTERNATIONAL  REPORT

JANUARY  4,  2009:
UNEMPLOYMENT  RISING:  FOREIGN WORKERS  IN  U.S.  FACE  STRESSFUL  TIMES

JANUARY  2,  2009:
NATIONAL  GOVERNMENT  MUST  BORROW  TO  SHORE  UP  RESERVES

DECEMBER 31,  2008:
RP  HAS  ENOUGH  FOREX  RESERVES  -  BSP

DECEMBER 29,  2008:
LOCAL  PRODUCTS  SALES  FROM  MSEs  REACH  P2.3 B

DECEMBER 25,  2008:
UNIOIL  PHILIPPINES  CUTS  GAS  PRICE  BY P7,  DIESEL  BY  P4

DECEMBER 23,  2008:
NEDA  OKAYS  $500-M  FOR  SOCIAL  CERVICES,  DEVELOPMENT

DECEMBER 22,  2008:
SENATE-HOUSE DEADLOCK:  SENATE  BLOATS  'PORK'  BY  P2 B  IN  2009

DECEMBER 20,  2008:
BIZ OPINION:  IT  MAY  NOT  HIT  US  HARD,  BUT  WE  MIGHT  AS  WELL  BE  READY

DECEMBER 18,  2008:
HOUSE  ADJOURNS  FOR  HOLIDAYS:  CONGRESS  FAILS  TO  OK  2009  BUDGET

DECEMBER 16,  2008:
OFW  INFLOWS  SURGE  TO  $13.78  IN  JAN-OCT
 

DECEMBER 14,  2008:
CONSUMER  CONFIDENCE  REMAINS  NEGATIVE

DECEMBER 12,  2008:
PESO  RALLIES  TO  47:$1  ON  HEAVY  OFW  INFLOWS

DECEMBER 10,  2008:
RP  GETS  $500-M  LOAN  FOR  FOOD  SECURITY,  JUDICIAL  REFORMS

DECEMBER 8,  2008:
GLOBAL  CRISIS  CREATES  NEW  OPPORTUNITY  FOR  SUBIC

DECEMBER 7,  2008:
REAL  ESTATE  DILEMMA

DECEMBER 5,  2008:
BIZ  OPINION:  THE  SCOURGE  OF  CHARTER  CHANGE

DECEMBER 3,  2008:
CLINTON INITIATIVES:  TOP  RP  FIRMS  VOW  TO  BACK  CGI  PROJECTS

DECEMBER 1,  2008:
PRIVATE  FIRMS  URGED  TO  EXPAND  DESPITE  CRISIS

NOVEMBER 29,  2008:
OIL  FIRMS  ROLL  BACK  GAS  BY  P5,  DIESEL  BY  P2

NOVEMBER 27,  2008:
SENATE  UNDER  ENRILE  ENDORSES  PALACE  VERSION 09  BUDGET  OF  P1.415 T

NOVEMBER 25,  2008:
PACIFIC  RIM  NATIONS  ASSURED  GLOBAL  ECO  CRISIS  CONTAINED  IN  2010

NOVEMBER 24,  2008:
APEC  LEADERS  REJECT  TRADE  PROTECTIONISM

NOVEMBER 22,  2008:
BUSINESS  SEES  TIGHT  CREDITS,  NO  NEW  HIRES,  LOWER   SALES

NOVEMBER 19,  2008:
RP  HAS  TOOLS  TO  WEATHER  STORM  -  J.A.Z.AYALA II

NOVEMBER 17,  2008:
ENRILE  URGES  SENATE  TO  CONDUCT  HEARING  ON  OIL  PRICES

NOVEMBER 15,  2008:
IMF:  RP  ECONOMIC  GROWTH  SLIGHTLY  SLOWER  NEXT  YEAR

NOVEMBER 13,  2008:
RP  ECONOMIC  MANAGERS  ALLAY  FEARS  OF  RECESSION

NOVEMBER 10,  2008:
RP  MAY  LOSE  $800 M  IN  OFW  REMITTANCES  NEXT  YEAR

NOVEMBER 7,  2008:
GRIM  ECONOMIC  REALITY  HITS  GLOBAL  MARKETS

NOVEMBER 5,  2008:
RP  BANKS  WELL-PLACED  TO  WEATHER  GLOBAL  CRISIS

NOVEMBER 3,  2008:
RP  TO  FEEL  IMPACT  OF  GLOBAL  SLOWDOWN  IN  2009

NOVEMBER 1,  2008:
GOVT  TO  RETURN  3%  TARIFF  ON  OIL

OCTOBER  30,  2008:
RP'S  DEBT  SERVICE  PAYMENT  UP  TO  P536  BILLION  IN  1st 9  MONTHS

OCTOBER  27,  2008:
U.S. PRESIDENT BUSH  URGES PATIENCE  AMID  FEARS  OF  GLOBAL  RECESSION

OCTOBER  25,  2008:
BSP  SEES  INFLATION  WITHIN  TARGET  RANGE  IN  2009

OCTOBER  23,  2008:
RP  PLANS  P100-B  FUND  TO  SHIELD  ECONOMY  FROM  CRISIS

OCTOBER  21,  2008:
BUDGET  DEFICIT  SWELLED  IN  SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER  19,  2008:
BSP  EYES  PERMANENT  DOLLAR  FACILITY  FOR  BANKS

OCTOBER  17,  2008:
REMITTANCES  UP  BY  10.4%  IN  AUGUST

OCTOBER  15,  2008:
WORLD  STOCKS  SOAR  ON  WALL  STREET  RALLY

OCTOBER  13,  2008:
WORLD BANK, IMF TO PROTECT POOR COUNTRIES  /  RP  ECONOMY WON'T CRASH

OCTOBER  11,  2008:
BUSH  MOVES  AHEAD:  U.S.  WILL  BUY  STOCKS  FROM  BANKS

OCTOBER  8,  2008:
AYALA  CORP  EYES  PHILAMLIFE   /   FBI  PROBES  FANNIE,  FREDDIE,  LEHMAN,  AIG

OCTOBER 6,  2008:
NOW  COMES  THE  HARD  PART:  GETTING  THE  BAILOUT  PLAN  TO  WORK

OCTOBER 4,  2008:
U.S.  PRESIDENT  BUSH  SIGNS  $700  BILLION  FINANCIAL  BAILOUT  BILL

OCTOBER 2,  2008:
A  T AX  CUT  PLAN  ADDED:  U.S.  SENATE  VOTES  ON  NEW  BAILOUT

SEPTEMBER 30,  2008:
ECONOMY  SOUND,  LIQUIDITY  ADEQUATE - BSP

SEPTEMBER 29,  2008:
DEAL  REACHED  ON  WALL  STREET  BAILOUT

SEPTEMBER 27,  2008:
U.S  BAILOUT  DEAL  BREAKS   DOWN

SEPTEMBER 25,  2008:
U.S.  PLOWS  $30 B  INTO  OVERSEAS  MONEY  MARKET

SEPTEMBER 23,  2008:
RP  BANKS  NEED  NO  BAILOUT  -  BSP
|

SEPTEMBER 22,  2008:
BUSH  TEAM,  CONGRESS  NEGOTIATE  $700-B  BAILOUT

SEPTEMBER 20,  2008:
WORLD  MARKETS  SOAR  ON  U.S.  FINANCIAL  RESCUE

SEPTEMBER 18,  2008:
MARKETS  RECOVER  ON  $85-B  AIG  BAILOUT

SEPTEMBER 17,  2008:
RP  BANKS  SET  ASIDE  $94.7  M  TO  COVER  EXPOSURE  TO LEHMAN  COLLAPSE

SEPTEMBER 16,  2008:
OFW  REMITTANCES  UP  18.2%  TO  $9.6  BILLION  IN  JANUARY TO JULY

SEPTEMBER 14,  2008:
OFW  FAMILIES  SAVING  MORE,  BSP  DATA  SHOWS

SEPTEMBER 12,  2008:
PRESIDENTIABLES:  WHO'S  GOT  THE  BIG  BUCKS?

SEPTEMBER 10,  2008:
LABOR  MISMATCH  HINDERS  RP  GROWTH -- ADB

SEPTEMBER 8,  2008:
CONGRESS  THINK  TANK  REVISED  GROWTH  FORECAST  DOWNWARDS

SEPTEMBER 5,  2008:
'BIG  3'  ROLL  BACK  OIL  PRICES,  TOO

SEPTEMBER 3,  2008:
SMALL   OIL  PLAYERS  LEAD  P1  PER  LITER  ROLLBACK

SEPTEMBER 1,  2008:
MERALCO  AWAITS  DOE  NOD  ON  WHOLESALE  ELECTRICITY  BILLING

AUGUST 30,  2008:
LONGER-TERM  ECONOMIC  WEAKNESS  SEEN

AUGUST 28,  2008:
MAKATI  BIZ  GROUPS:  CHA-CHA  AFTER  2010

AUGUST 27,  2008:
P4 BILLION  MORE  OF  'KATAS  NG  VAT'  FOR  3rd  QUARTER  TO  BE  RELEASED  SOON
 

AUGUST 26,  2008:
KUWAITI  FIRM'S  $1 BILLION  CLARK  PROJECT  WILL  EMPLOY  35,000

AUGUST 24,  2008:
BIZ  COLUMN:  DELICADEZA  REPRISED

AUGUST 22,  2008:
SLOWING  REGIONAL  TRADE  MAY  TEMPER  RP  GROWTH - TETANGCO

AUGUST 20,  2008:
HIGH  FOOD  PRICES  NO  LONGER  A  RISK  TO  INFLATION  -  TETANGCO

AUGUST 18,  2008:
BIZ COLUMN:  THE  REVIVAL  OF  THE  U.S.  DOLLAR

AUGUST 16,  2008:
PESO  SLUMPS  TO  P45.31:$1

AUGUST 14,  2008:
BIZ  COLUMN:  CHINESE  INVESTMENTS

AUGUST 12,  2008:
 IF  OIL VAT IS  REPLACED BY SPECIFIC TAX, GOVT TO LOSE P24 B YEARLY

AUGUST 8,  2008:
FUNDING  FOR  RP  PROJECTS  SLASHED

AUGUST 6,  2008:
JULY  INFLATION  HITS  17-YEAR  HIGH  OF  12.2%

AUGUST 4,  2008:
RP  BALANCE OF  PAYMENTS (BOP)  COULD  DIP  BELOW  2008  TARGET  OF  $2.5 B

AUGUST 2,  2008:
BIZLINKS:  A  TAKE  ON  GMA'S  SONA

JULY 31,  2008:
ASK  GO  NEGOSYO:   SUPERWOMAN  AT  THE  SONA
 

JULY 29,  2008:
BIZ  COLUMN:  THE  SILVER  LINING  BEHIND  HIGH  OIL  PRICES

JULY 27,  2008:
SHELL,  TOTAL  DIESEL,  KEROSENE  PRICES  UP  BY  P1.50  PER  LITER

JULY 25,  2008:
WORLD  OIL  PRICES  TUMBLE

JULY 23,  2008:
GMA  LAUNCHES  P500-M  HOSPITAL  UPGRADE  PROGRAM  FROM  VAT  PROCEEDS

JULY 21,  2008:
TOP  OIL  COMPANIES  CUT  DIESEL  PRICES  BY  P1.50

JULY 19,  2008:
DIESEL  UP  BY  P3;  GASOLINE  UP  ANEW  BY  P1

JULY 16,  2008:
PRE-PAID  ELECTRICITY  COMING  SOON?

JULY 14,  2008:
WB:  POOR  COUNTRIES  NEED  $6 B  IN  FOOD  AID  ANNUALLY

JULY 11,  2008:
EXPORTS  UP  BY  SLOWER  2.3%  TO  $4.224B  IN  MAY

JULY 9,  2008:
MOODY'S   HAILS  RP  STRATEGY  ON  OIL  CRISIS  OVER  LONG  TERM

JULY 7,  2008:
MALACAÑANG  SAYS  NO  NEED  TO  CHANGE  ECONOMIC POLICIES

TEVES:  BIR,  CUSTOM  MUST  HIKE  COLLECTION

JULY 6,  2008:
CONSUMER  PRICES  SOAR  TO  HIGHEST  IN  14  YEARS

JULY 4,  2008:
RP  LOSING  P15 BILLION  ANNUALLY  TO  DISASTERS  --  WORLD BANK

JULY 2,  2008:
PESO  WEAKENS  TO  45-TO-$1

JUNE 30,  2008:
BIZLINKS:  NOTHING  CLEAR  EXCEPT  DEATHS

JUNE 28,  2008:
BIZ  COLUMN:  THE  BLIND  SPOT

JUNE 26,  2008:
GMA  SEEKS  LONG-TERM,  HARD  INVESTMENTS  FROM  U.S.  FIRMS

JUNE 24,  2008:
S&P  AFFIRMS  'STABLE'  OUTLOOK  FOR  RP

JUNE 23,  2008:
IMF  TRIMS  RP  GROWTH  FORECAST

JUNE 20,  2008:
MOODY'S  RETAINS  'STABLE'  OUTLOOK  FOR  RP  BANKS

JUNE 18,  2008:
FOREIGN  OUTFLOWS  SOAR  TO  $272 M

JUNE 17,  2008:
FOREX  SURPLUS  DOWN  TO  ONLY  $42M  IN  MAY

JUNE 15,  2008:
OFW  SAVINGS,  INVESTMENTS  DOUBLE  IN  Q1

JUNE 12,  2008:
PLDT  OFFERS  TO  SELL  REMAINING SKY CABLE STAKE TO LOPEZ GROUP

JUNE 10,  2008:
IEA  ECONOMIST:  CLIMATE  CHANGE  BATTLE  COULD  SPELL  NEW  DISASTERS

JUNE 9,  2008:
'HOT  MONEY'  FLEEING  RP:  PORTFOLIO  INVESTMENTS  CONTINUE  TO  FLOW  OUT

JUNE 8,  2008:
GRADUAL  TIGHTENING  OF  BANK  MONETARY  POLICY  SEEN

JUNE 6,  2008:
MAY  INFLATION  HITS  9-YEAR  LOW  AT  9.6%

MORE  BENEFITS  FOR  POOR  FROM  VAT  -  MALACAÑANG

JUNE 4,  2008:
BIZ  COLUMN:  WHOSE  'SMART'  IDEA  IS  IT  TO  MAKE  TEXTING  FREE?

JUNE 2,  2008:
GMA  ORDERS  RELEASE  OF  P12.57  B  TO  LOCAL  GOVT UNITS

MAY 29,  2008:
FROM  WASHINGTON:  EASING  OF  WORLD  RICE  PRICES  SEEN

MAY 27,  2008:
SENATORS:  REDUCE  OR  SCRAP  OIL  VAT   /   NAPOCOR  EYES  RATE  CUT,  FLAT  RATE

MAY 26,  2008:
VAT  ON  OIL  TO  STAY - DOF

MAY 24,  2008:
DIESEL  UP  BY  P1.50 PER  LITER,  GASOLINE  BY  P1  PER  LITER

MAY 22,  2008:
COLUMN:  FOOD  FOR  THOUGHT  ON  OUR  FOOD  CRISIS

MAY 21,  2008:
PESO  WEAKENS  TO  43:$1

MAY 19,  2008:
REMOVAL  OF  12%  VAT  ON  ELECTRIC  BILLS  MULLED

MAY 18,  2008:
ANOTHER  P1/LITER  HIKE  IN  PUMP  PRICES

MAY 16,  2008:
OFW  REMITTANCES  UP  9.4%  TO  $1.4 BILLION  IN  MARCH

RP  NEEDS  TO  IMPORT  2.1-M  OF  RICE  TO  FILL  GAP  IN  SUPPLY  -  YAP
 

MAY 14,  2008:
WORLD  BANK  OKAYS  $1.2-M  IN  GRANTS  TO R EDUCE  CORRUPTION  IN  RP

MAY 12,  2008:
BOC  STEPS  UP  CAMPAIGN  VS  SMUGGLING

MAY 10,  2008:
MERALCO:  LOPEZ  NOT  INTERESTED  TO  MEET  WITH  GSIS  HEAD  RE  BUYOUT

MAY 9,  2008:
GOKONGWEI  GROUP  WANTS  PETRON

MAY 7,  2008:
CONSUMER  PRICES  SOAR  TO  3-YEAR  HIGH

MAY 5,  2008:
BIZ  OPINION:  SOMETHING  IS  AMISS  WITH  THE  PHILIPPINES

MAY 4,  2008:
RP  SEEN  TO  REAP  WINDFALL  FROM  BPO  FIRMS  BY  2010

MAY 2,  2008:
RE WAGE HIKE PETITIONS:  GMA  GATE-CRASHES  WAGE  BOARD  MEETINGS

MAY 1,  2008:
RP  SEEKS  TO  ENTER  $48-B  JAPAN  SOFTWARE  INDUSTRY

APRIL 29,  2008:
HIGHER  POWER  RATES  TO  PREVAIL  TILL  JUNE

APRIL 28,  2008:
TRADERS  CRY  FOUL  OVER  SUBSIDIZED  GOODS

APRIL 25,  2008:
SM  PRIME  ALLOTS  P338 B  FOR  NEW  MALLS

APRIL 23,  2008:
PALAY  BUYING  PRICE  IS  DOWN;  TRADERS  REDUCING  SELLING  PRICE  OF  RICE

APRIL 21,  2008:
OFW  INFLOWS  CONTINUE  RISING  --  BSP

APRIL 18,  2008:
SWITZERLAND'S  UBS  REVISED  INFLATION  FORECAST  FOR  RP

APRIL 16,  2008:
OFW  INFLOWS  JUMP  15%  TO  $2.5  BILLION  IN  2  MONTHS

APRIL 15,  2008:
BUSINESS  AS  USUAL:  NORTHERN  EXPOSURE

APRIL 14,  2008:
PALAY  RICE  HITS  RECORD  P20  PER  KILO

APRIL 12,  2008:
RP  CAN  STILL  EASE  MONETARY  POLICY,  SAYS  IMF

APRIL 11,  2008:
BREAD,  POULTRY,  MEAT  PRICES  ALSO  GOING  UP

APRIL 9,  2008:
ABS-CBN  EXPECTS  REVENUES  TO  GROW

APRIL 7,  2008:
FISH  CATCHING  DWINDLING

APRIL 5,  2008:
AYALA  BARES  P55.3-B  INVESTMENT  PROGRAM

APRIL 3,  2008:
WB:  RP  GROWTH  TO  SLOW  DOWN  /  ASIAN  STOCKS  SOAR

MARCH  31,  2008:
U.N.  COMMISSION  SEES  6.7%  GROWTH  FOR  RP  ECONOMY  IN  2008

MARCH  29,  2008:
AUSTRALIA  PRODS  RP  TO  HEED  IMF-WB  TAX  MEASURES

MARCH  27,  2008:
STOCKS  UP  FOR  FOURTH  STRAIGHT  SESSION

MARCH  26,  2008:
U.S.  HIKES  RICE  CREDITS  TO  RP

MARCH  24,  2008:
DOF  EYES  HIKE  IN  NFA  SUBSIDY  TO  AVERT  FOOD  SHORTAGE

MARCH  22,  2008:
NATIONAL  GOVT  REGISTERS  P16.1-BILLION  PRIMARY  SURPLUS  IN JANUARY

MARCH  21,  2008:
VIETNAM  RICE  TROUBLES  COULD  AFFECT  ASIAN  REGION

MARCH  20,  2008:
FOOD  SHORTAGE:  P3.5  B  APPROVED  FOR  EMERGENCY

MARCH  19,  2008:
IMF  RETAINS  RP  GROWTH  FORECAST,  ADVISED  GMA  TO  RESTORE  TAX  BASE

MARCH  17,  2008:
OPINION:  OUR  SUPERPOWER  MENTALITY

MARCH  15,  2008:
OFW  REMITTANCES  UP  15%  TO  $1.3 BILLION  IN  JANUARY

MARCH  14,  2008:
CONSUMER  CONFIDENCE  IMPROVES  IN  QUARTER  1

MARCH  12,  2008:
GMA  SIGNS  INTO  LAW  P1.227-T 2008 NATIONAL  BUDGET

MARCH  11,  2008:
GMA  TO  SIGN  P1.227-T  BUDGET  TODAY

MARCH  10,  2008:
CREDIT  CARD RECEIVABLES  JUMP  16.5%

MARCH  8,  2008:
COUNTRY'S  INT'L  GROSS  RESERVES  SOARED  TO  RECORD  LEVEL  OF  $36 B AS OF FEB

MARCH  7,  2008:
CORRUPTION  ONE  OF  MAJOR  CONSTRAINTS  TO  RP  ECO  GROWTH  -  ADB

MARCH 6,  2008:
FEBRUARY  INFLATION  HIGHEST  IN  15  MONTHS

MARCH  5,  2008:
BIZ  OPINION:  SUCCESSION  SCHEME

MARCH  4,  2008:
BIZ  COLUMN:  THE  COUNTRY'S  ONLY  OPTION

MARCH  3,  2008:
WORLD  BANK  HAILS  RP  FISCAL  PERFORMANCE

FEBRUARY 29,  2008:
COLUMN:  A  CALL  TO  ARMS

FEBRUARY 28,  2008:
MARKETS  SHRUG  OFF  POLITICAL  NOISE

FEBRUARY 26,  2008:
BUSINESSMEN  STILL  UPBEAT  ON  RP

FEBRUARY 25,  2008:
OFW  INFLOWS  SEEN  GROWING  AT  SLOWER  PACE

FEBRUARY 23,  2008:
HIGH  TAXES  A  MAJOR  DETERRENT  IN  INVESTING  IN  RP

FEBRUARY 22,  2008:
BIZ  OPTIMISM  DROPS  DUE  TO  POLITICAL  NOISE  /  RP CAN WEATHER US RECESSION

FEBRUARY 21,  2008:
S&P RATING  AGENCY  WORRIED  ABOUT  RP  FISCAL  SITUATION

FEBRUARY 20,  2008:
RP'S  POLITICAL  RISKS  WOULD  FIGURE  IN  ONGOING  CREDIT  RATING REVIEW

FEBRUARY 19,  2008:
BABE  ROMUALDEZ:  THE  BEGINNING  OF  THE  END

FEBRUARY 18,  2008:
GOCCs  GET  P27.33  BILLION  IN  GOVT  SUBSIDIES

FEBRUARY 16,  2008:
GMA:  ECONOMY  IS  AT  A  'TIPPING  POINT'

FEBRUARY 14,  2008:
RP  CAN  WEATHER  SLOWDOWN  IN  US, JAPAN,  EUROPE  -  CREDIT  SUISSE

FEBRUARY 13,  2008:
DESPITE  DOWNGRADE, PAL  BOOSTS  PASSENGER  TRAFFIC  IN JANUARY

FEBRUARY 12,  2008:
RP  INCURS  BUDGET  DEFICIT  OF  P9.4 B IN  2007,  LOWEST  SINCE  1998

FEBRUARY 11,  2008:
MARKET  SEEN  TO  REMAIN  VOLATILE  THIS  WEEK

FEBRUARY 8,  2008:
RP'S  GROSS  INT'L  RESERVE (GIR)  HITS  NEW  ALL-TIME  HIGH  $$34.4 BILLION

FEBRUARY 7,  2008:
U.S.  MILITARY  FINANCING  TO  RP  CUT  IN  HALF

FEBRUARY 5,  2008:
GOVERNMENT  READY  TO  ASSIST  OFWs  AMID  STRONG  PESO- PALACE

FEBRUARY 4,  2008:
BSP:  STRONG  PESO COST  OVERSEAS  PINOYS  24 B

FEBRUARY 2,  2008:
PETRON,  SHELL  ROLL  BACK  LPG  PRICE  BY  P1/KG

FEBRUARY 1,  2008:
RP'S  2007  GROWTH  HIGHEST  IN  31  YEARS

JANUARY 31,  2008:
BSP  RAISES  CONCERN  OVER  GMA'S  ECONOMIC  STIMULUS  PACKAGE

JANUARY 30,  2008:
GMA  APPROVED  P75-B  ECONOMIC  STIMULUS  PROGRAM

JANUARY 29,  2008:
CONGRESS  APPROVES  P1.2 T 2008  BUDGET

JANUARY 28,  2008:
GSIS  SAYS  $1 B INVESTMENT ABROAD  WILL  HELP  EXTEND  ACTUARIAL LIFE

JANUARY 26,  2008:
BILL  GATES  GIVES  WORLD  ECONOMIC  FORUM  BURSTS  OF  OPTIMISM

JANUARY 25,  2008:
UNICEF SERIOUSLY  CONCERNED  OVER  GOVT  LOW   INVESTMENTS IN RP EDUCATION

JANUARY 24,  2008:
BUSINESS  LEADERS:  RP  MUST  BRACE  FOR  RECESSION

JANUARY 22,  2008:
SURVEY:  SELF-RATED  POVERTY  DOWN  IN  4th  QUARTER

JANUARY 21,  2008:
PESO  TO  REMAIN  FIRM  THROUGH  2008

JANUARY 18,  2008:
STOCKS  PLUNGE  TO  WORST  5-MONTH  LOW  ON  DOW,  TOURISM  FEARS

JANUARY 16,  2008:
OFW  INFLOWS  HIT $1.2 BILLION  IN  NOVEMBER:  11-MONTH  TOTAL  OF  $13 B

JANUARY 15,  2008:
'RECORD'  TOURIST  ARRIVALS  COULD  BE  MORE

JANUARY 14,  2008:
HOPE A T LAST  /  FOREIGN  INVESTORS  FLOCK  TO  RP  DUE  TO  STRONG  PESO

JANUARY 11,  2008:
JOKER DARES PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS TO MAKE STAND ON OIL PRICE ISSUE

JANUARY 10,  2008:
GOVERNMENT  TO  LOSE  P54  B  IN  REVENUE  WITH  EVAT  SUSPENSION

JANUARY 9,  2008:
GOVERNMENT  CUTS  OIL  IMPORT  TARIFF

JANUARY 8,  2008:
OPINION:  A  MOST  STUPID  MOVE

JANUARY 7,  2008:
GOVERNMENT  PREPARING  TO  CUT  OIL  IMPORT  TARIFFS  ANEW
 

JANUARY 4,  2008:
BSP:  ECONOMIC  GROWTH  THIS  YEAR  TO  BE  LED  BY  INDUSTRY,  SERVICES

JANUARY 2,  2008:
BIZ COLUMN:  TWO  AND  A  HALF  YEARS  TO  GO,  NO  MORE  TIME  TO  LOSE

JANUARY 1,  2008:
OVER P35 BILLION  LOANS  EXTENDED  TO  MSMEs;  OVER  410,000 JOBS  CREATED

DECEMBER 31,  2007:
RP  MAY  END  THE  YEAR   WITH  A  P300-M  BUDGET  SURPLUS
 

DECEMBER 28,  2007:
FARMERS  EARNING  ONLY  P44/DAY

DECEMBER 27,  2007:
GMA  ORDERS  6  MEASURES  TO  HELP  OFWs  COPE  WITH  RISING  PESO

DECEMBER 26,  2007:
U.S.  MARKET  NOT  TOO  BRIGHT  FOR  PINOY  NURSES

MERRY CHRISTMAS!  PHNO  IS  10  YEARS  OLD

DECEMBER 24,  2007:
YEARENDER:  EXPORTERS  REELING  UNDER  WEIGHT  OF  STRONG  PESO

DECEMBER 23,  2007:
HOUSE  INSISTS  ON  CUTTING GMA'S  'PORK'  BY  P18 BILLION IN O8 BUDGET

DECEMBER 22,  2007:
HOUSE  THROWS  IN  TOWEL  ON  2008  BUDGET

DECEMBER 21,  2007:
OFW  FEES  ADJUSTED  TO  P42:$1

DECEMBER 20,  2007:
'HOT  MONEY'  INFLOW  SEEN  TO  SOAR  TO  $4.3 BILLION

DECEMBER 19,  2007:
PESO  FALLS  BACK  TO  2-WEEK  LOW  OF  42:$1

DECEMBER 18,  2007:
2008  BUDGET  HANGS  IN  BALANCE  AS  SENATE  AND  HOUSE  DISAGREE

DECEMBER 17,  2007:
OFW  INFLOWS  SEEN  TO  HIT  $16.2 BILLION IN  2008

DECEMBER 15,  2007:
PEOA  OVERCHARGING  OFW FEES,  P51  TO  $1

DECEMBER 14,  2007:
GOVT  TAKES  STEPS  TO  HELP  OFWs,  EXPORTERS  COPE  WITH  RISING  PESO

DECEMBER 13,  2007:
PANDESAL  PRICES  TO  GO  UP  P2.50  EACH

DECEMBER 12,  2007:
IMF  RAISES  GROWTH  TARGETS  FOR  RP  ECONOMY  /  SENATE  PASSES  '08  BUDGET

DECEMBER 11,  2007:
PESO  CLOSES  AT  NEW  7½-YEAR  HIGH  OF  41.58

DECEMBER 9,  2007:
WARNING  AIRED  ON  STRONG PESO

DECEMBER 8,  2007:
INDEX  RISES  AS  WORRY  ABOUT  U.S.  SLOWDOWN  EASES

DECEMBER 7,  2007:
NSO  SURVEY  SHOWS  BANKS,  UTILITY  FIRMS  OFFER  HIGH-PAYING  JOBS

DECEMBER 6,  2007:
NOVEMBER  INFLATION  EDGES  TO  3.2%

DECEMBER 5,  2007:
PESO  SUSTAINS  RALLY,  NEARS  41  TO  $1

DECEMBER 4,  2007:
JDV:  MINDANAO  WILL  GET  30%  OF  P1.227 TRILLION  BUDGET

DECEMBER 3,  2007:
JAPANESE  INVESTMENT  BANK  HIKES  RP'S  GROWTH  OUTLOOK  TO  6.4%

DECEMBER 1,  2007:
BSP  REMOVES  BANK  BRANCHES  RESTRICTIONS

NOVEMBER  30,  2007:
TRILLANES  STUNT  DAMPENS  STOCK  MARKET

NOVEMBER  29,  2007:
OLD  DISPUTE  SETTLED:  GOVT  LOSES  DANDING  SHARES  IN  SAN  MIGUEL

NOVEMBER  28,  2007:
STRONG  CANADA  DOLLAR  HURTS  NIAGARA  FALLS  TOURISM

NOVEMBER  27,  2007:
KOREAN  SHIPBUILDING  GIANT  TO  BUILD  $2-B  SHIPYARD  IN  MINDANAO

NOVEMBER  25,  2007:
BIZ  COLUMN:  REVISITING  OFWs

NOVEMBER  24,  2007:
UAE  REMITTANCE  FIRM  TO  SET  UP  RP  OFFICE
|

NOVEMBER  23,  2007:
BOO  CHANCO:  TOMMY  O  TRIES  TO  REINVENT  CITY  HALL

NOVEMBER  22,  2007:
WORLD  BANK  PROMISED  TO  RELEASE  $232-M  LOAN  AFTER  INQUIRY

NOVEMBER  21,  2007:
GOVT  TOSSED  BLAME  ON  CORRUPTION  TO  WB;  WILL  PROCEED  WITH  PROJECTS

NOVEMBER  20,  2007:
WB  FREEZES  $232 M  LOAN FOR  ROAD  IMPROVEMENTS  OVER  CORRUPTION

NOVEMBER  19,  2007:
JP  MORGAN:  CONSUMER-LED  RP  GROWTH  HOLLOW

NOVEMBER  16,  2007:
OVERSEAS  FILIPINOS  REMITTANCES  HIT  $10.47 B  IN  9  MONTHS,  UP  15%

NOVEMBER  15,  2007:
MARKETS  SHRUG  OFF  BOMB  BLAST:  STOCKS,  PESO  UP

NOVEMBER  14,  2007:
AYALA  CORP  PROFIT  SOARS  41%  TO  P13.6 B

NOVEMBER  13,  2007:
STRONG  PESO  HURTS  30%,  HELPS  13%,  NO  EFFECT  ON  57%

NOVEMBER  12,  2007:
BSP  TAKES  OVER  P152-M  CASH  MANAGEMENT  CENTER

NOVEMBER  9,  2007:
SENATE  TACKLES  CONSTITUTIONALITY  OF  RP-JAPAN  TRADE  PACT

NOVEMBER  8,  2007:
FOREX  RESERVES  HITS  $32.4 B  IN  OCTOBER

NOVEMBER  7,  2007:
PLDT  POSTS  NET  INCOME  OF  P26.5 B  IN  FIRST  9  MONTHS

NOVEMBER  6,  2007:
FOREIGN  INVESTORS  STILL  UPBEAT  ON  RP

NOVEMBER  5,  2007:
DEPT  OF  FINANCE  PLANNING  TO  ISSUE  RETAIL  TREASURY  BONDS  FOR  OFWs

NOVEMBER  4,  2007:
GSIS  ASSURES  MEMBERS  ON  PENSION  BENEFITS

NOVEMBER  2,  2007:
BANK TO BANK TRANSFERS:  BOC  WON'T  ACCEPT  CASH & CHECK  PAYMENTS  IN  2008

NOVEMBER  1,  2007:
SMIC  SELLS  ENTIRE  STAKE  IN  SAN  MIGUEL  CORP  FOR  P27.15B  OR  P80/SHARE

OCTOBER 31,  2007:
PESO  BREAKS  INTO  43-TO-$1  TERRITORY

OCTOBER 30,  2007:
THE  DECLINE  OF  THE  U.S.,  THE  RISE  OF  CHINA

OCTOBER 29,  2007:
iTAX:  GMA  TO  LAUNCH  GERMAN-FUNDED  TAXATION  SYSTEM  FOR  LGUs

OCTOBER 27,  2007:
GLOBAL  BOOM  OPENS  JOBS  FOR  PINOY  CONSTRUCTION  WORKERS

OCTOBER 25,  2007:
BIZLINKS:  THE  RETURN  OF  LIM

OCTOBER 24,  2007:
DOLE  RECOMMENDS  STEPS  TO  EASE  EFFECTS  OF  STRONG  PESO  ON  OFWs

OCTOBER 23,  2007:
STOCK  PLUNGE  ON  DOW  DROP,  MALL  BLAST

OCTOBER 22,  2007:
OPINION:  MEDIA  AND  THE  ECONOMY

OCTOBER 20,  2007:
FUTURE  RELATIONS  WITH  JAPAN

OCTOBER 18,  2007:
NAT'L  GOVT  INCURS  P14.5-B  DEFICIT  IN  SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER 16,  2007:
OFW  REMITTANCES  REACHED  $9.3  BILLION

OCTOBER 15,  2007:
BSP  SAYS  NO  TO  FOREX  INFLOW  RESTRICTIONS

OCTOBER 13,  2007:
HOUSE  OKAYS  P1.23-T  BUDGET  IN  16-HOUR  MARATHON  SESSION

OCTOBER 12,  2007:
RP'S  GROWTH DRIVER:  REMITTANCES  SHIELDED  FROM  U.S.  SLOWDOWN

OCTOBER 11,  2007:
NET  FOREIGN  DIRECT  INVESTMENT (FDI)  SOARS  TO  $419M  IN  JULY

OCTOBER 9,  2007:
STOCKS,  PESO  HIT  NEW  HIGHS

OCTOBER 8,  2007:
BIZ  COLUMN:  LET'S  LEARN  LESSONS  FROM  ZTE-NBN  DEAL

OCTOBER 4,  2007:
BSP  SEES  STRONG  PESO  FOR  REST  OF  2007

OCTOBER 3,  2007:
BSP  SEEN  TO  CUT  KEY  RATES  BY  25  BASIS  POINTS

OCTOBER 2,  2007:
RP  SEEN  GROWING  OVER  7%  IN  Q3

OCTOBER 1,  2007:
U.S.  EXEC:  PUBLIC  PERCEPTION  ON  RP  WRONG

SEPTEMBER 29,  2007:
2006  FOREIGN  DEBTS  PREPAYMENT  HITS  $4.4B

SEPTEMBER 28,  2007:
STOCKS  SURGE  ON  RATE  CUT  PROSPECTS

SEPTEMBER 27,  2007:
SEPTEMBER INFLATION  SEEN  AT  2.1%-2.8%  /  RP  RANK  SLIPS  IN  WB  SURVEY

SEPTEMBER 26,  2007:
JULY  IMPORTS  UP  14%  TO  $5 BILLION

SEPTEMBER 25,  2007:
BOI,  PEZA  INVESTMENTS  HIT  P158 BILLION  IN  8  MONTHS

SEPTEMBER 24,  2007:
AYALA  LAND  SET  TO  START  ITS  BIGGEST  PROJECT  EVER

SEPTEMBER 23,  2007:
BSP  RULES  OUT  RATE  CUTS

SEPTEMBER 21,  2007:
GMA  CITES  PROGRESS  IN  GLOBAL  TRADE  TALKS

SEPTEMBER 20,  2007:
BSP:  U.S.  FED  CUTS  RATE;  RP  MAY  FOLLOW  SUIT

SEPTEMBER 19,  2007:
NATIONAL  GOVT  POSTS  P13.9-B  BUDGET  SURPLUS  IN  AUGUST

SEPTEMBER 18,  2007:
PAL  EXITS  RECEIVERSHIP  IN  OCTOBER  AHEAD  OF  SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER 15,  2007:
S & P RETAINS  RP  CREDIT  RATING, STABLE  OUTLOOK

SEPTEMBER 14,  2007:
BSP  SEES  ECONOMY  GROWING FASTER THAN PROJECTED

SEPTEMBER 13,  2007:
PEACEFUL RESPONSE TO ERAP VERDICT BUOYS FINANCIAL MARTS

SEPTEMBER 12,  2007:
T-BILL  RATES  UP  ANEW  AS  INVESTORS  REMAIN  JITTERY

SEPTEMBER 10,  2007:
2008  SEEN  AS  BOOM  YEAR  FOR  RP  MINING

SEPTEMBER 8,  2007:
RP'S  GROSS INTERNATIONAL  RESERVES  (GIR) HIT  ALL-TIME  HIGH  AS OF AUGUST

SEPTEMBER 7,  2007:
BOO  CHANCO:  SPECIAL  OFW  EXCHANGE  RATE  POSES  SERIOUS  PROBLEMS

SEPTEMBER 6,  2007:
INFLATION  SLOWS  TO  2.4%  IN  AUGUST

SEPTEMBER 5,  2007:
NEW  SYSTEM  ALLOWS  LOWER  REMITTANCE  FEES  FOR  OFWs

SEPTEMBER 4,  2007:
BIR,  CUSTOMS  MEET  AUGUST  TARGETS

SEPTEMBER 3,  2007:
DOUBLE-DIGIT  GROWTH  FOR M INVESTMENTS  IN  RP

SEPTEMBER 1,  2007:
'HOT  MONEY'  FLEES  ON  U.S.  SUBPRIME  JITTERS

AUGUST  31,  2007:
ECONOMY  POSTS  HIGHEST  GROWTH  IN  20  YEARS

AUGUST  29,  2007:
PRESIDENT  ARROYO  KEEPS  LION  SHARE  OF  INTEL  FUND  IN  2008  BUDGET

AUGUST  27,  2007:
RP,  CHINA  SIGN  $1.8-BILLION  LOAN  FOR  ZTE,  OTHER  BIG  PROJECTS

AUGUST  25,  2007:
BUSINESS  OPTIMISM  DOWN  IN  SECOND  HALF

AUGUST  23,  2007:
ASIAN  DEVPT  BANK  TO  LEND  UP  TO  $300  MILLION  ODA  TO  RP

AUGUST  21,  2007:
OFWs TO CONTINUE  REMITTANCES  DESPITE  SLOWDOWN  IN  U.S.  ECONOMY - REPORT

AUGUST  20,  2007:
BSP  GOVERNOR:  LOCAL  BANKS  HAVE  NO  EXPOSURE  TO  SUBPRIME  ASSETS

AUGUST  18,  2007:
STOCKS  FALL  TO  LOWEST  SINCE  DECEMBER

AUGUST  17,  2007:
PRESIDENT  ARROYO  RELEASES  P100 M  FOR  PGH  MODERNIZATION

AUGUST  16,  2007:
OFW  REMITTANCES  UP  18.1%  UP  TO  $7 B  IN  H1

AUGUST  15,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  TO  REMIT  P739 M  TO  LGUs  FROM  LOGGING,  MINING  FEES

AUGUST  14,  2007:
DROUGHT  TRIMS  H1  AGRI  GROWTH  TO  2.5%

AUGUST  13,  2007:
RP  PREPAYS  $1.6B  WORTH  OF  FOREIGN  OBLIGATIONS

AUGUST  11,  2007:
U.S.  CREDIT  PROBLEM  TO   HAVE  LIMITED  IMPACT  ON  RP  -  BSP

AUGUST  10,  2007:
SAN  MIGUEL  CORP  PROFIT  DOUBLES  TO  P7.88 B  IN  FIRST  HALF  OF  THIS  YEAR

AUGUST  9,  2007:
MALAYSIAN  FIRM  PETRONAS  TO  DRILL  FOR  OIL  IN  ANTIQUE

AUGUST  7,  2007:
BIR  EASES  RULES  ON  TAX  CREDIT  CLAIMS

AUGUST  4,  2007:
IMF  SUPPORTS  RP'S  DECISION  NOT  TO  IMPOSE  NEW  TAXES

AUGUST  3,  2007:
AGRICULTURAL  EXPORTS  HIT  $1.041 BILLION,  AGRI  DEPT  SAID

AUGUST  1,  2007:
IMF  HEAD  SEES  RP  GROWTH  AT  6%

JULY  31,  2007:
WORLD  BANK,  IFC  MULL  PESO  BONDS

JULY  30,  2007:
BIZ  COLUMN:  THE  SKY  IS  FALLING
 

JULY  28,  2007:
BSP  SEES  INFLATION  TRENDING  LOWER  /  RP  STOCKS   PLUNGE  IN  GLOBAL  SELL-OFF

JULY  27,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  SETS  2008  REVENUE  TARGET  OF  P1.236  TRILLION

JULY  26,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  STICKS  TO  BUDGET  DEFICIT  TARGET

JULY  25,  2007:
RP  FISCAL  PERFORMANCE  DISAPPOINTING  -  FITCH

JULY  24,  2007:
P90  BILLION  MORE  EYED  FOR  2008  BUDGET

JULY  23,  2007:
GOVT  RAISES  P18.77  BILLION   VIA  RETAIL  T-BOND  SALES

JULY  20,  2007:
GMA  INAUGURATES  PHASE  1  OF  SUBIC  PORT  MODERNIZATION

JULY  19,  2007:
BUDGET  DEFICIT  SWELLS  TO  P41 BILLION  IN  H1

JULY  18,  2007:
PESO  SURGES  TO  7-YEAR  HIGH  OF  45.245  AGAINST  US$

JULY  17,  2007:
BOP  POSTS  SURPLUS  OF  $3.1 BILLION  IN  FIRST  6  MONTHS  OF  YEAR

JULY  16,  2007:
INVESTMENTS  JUMP  30%  FIRST  HALF  OF  THE  YEAR

JULY  14,  2007:
INDEX  GAINS  FOLLOWING  BSP  DECISION  TO  CUT  KEY  RATES

JULY  13,  2007:
BSP  CUTS  KEY  INTEREST  RATES

JULY  11,  2007:
DOF  STUDIES  PROPOSED  BONDS  FOR   OFWs

JULY  10,  2007:
EXPORTERS  GET  TRAVEL  TAX  EXEMPTION

JULY  9,  2007:
GOVT  HIKES  2008  GROWTH  FORECAST  TO  6.1 - 6.8%

JULY  7,  2007:
REPORT:  TAXPAYERS  SPENT  P151M  FOR  EVERY  LAW  PASSED  IN  LAST  3  YEARS

JULY  6,  2007:
JUNE  INFLATION  EASES  TO  2.3%

JULY  5,  2007:
RP  MAY  OVERSHOOT  BUDGET  DEFICIT  TARGET

JULY  4,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  TO  MISS  TAX  REVENUE  TARGET

JULY  3,  2007:
FINANCE  CHIEF  SAYS  BIR  IN  'VERY  SERIOUS'  SITUATION

JULY  2,  2007:
RESTRUCTURING  OF  TAX   ON  INTEREST  INCOME  MULLED

JUNE  30,  2007:
BUSINESS  OPINION:  GETTING  AHEAD

JUNE  29,  2007:
PAL  NETS  INCOME  OF  $140.3 MILLION,  LARGEST  PROFIT  IN  ITS  66-YEAR  HISTORY

JUNE  28,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  EYES  P50B  FROM  FULL  PRIVATIZATION  OF  RP  OIL  CO. (PNOC-EDC)

JUNE  27,  2007:
APRIL  IMPORTS  TUMBLE  1.8%  TO  $$4.336B

JUNE  26,  2007:
TECHNOLOGY  MAIN  KEY  TO  DEVPT  NOW:  GMA  ASSURES  NO  NEW  TAXES  ON  TELCOS

JUNE  25,  2007:
RP  TO  REDUCE  DEPENDENCE  ON  OFW  REMITTANCES - GMA

JUNE  23,  2007:
CHINA  BANK  ACQUIRES  PUYAT'S  87.5%  STAKE  IN  MANILA  BANKING  CORP

JUNE  22,  2007:
FINANCE  CHIEF  SAYS  PRIVATIZATION  WILL  BOOST  SLUGGISH  T AX  COLLECTION

JUNE  21,  2007:
EVAT  NETS  P18.7 BILLION  IN  QUARTER 1

JUNE  20,  2007:
LAWMAKERS  URGED  TO  AUDIT  RP  DEBTS

JUNE  19,  2007:
WORLD  BANK  STUDY  SHOWS  EXPORT  COSTS  HIGHEST  IN  RP

JUNE  18,  2007:
BIZ  OPINION:  NARROWING  THE  BUDGET  DEFICIT

JUNE  15,  2007:
MOST  FILIPINOS  FORESEE  BETTER  ECONOMY,  BETTER  QUALITY  OF  LIFE - SURVEY

JUNE  14,  2007:
TIME  TO  TAKE  POLITICS  OUT  OF  MINDSET,  FOCUS  ON  ECONOMY  INSTEAD

JUNE  13,  2007:
PALACE  EYES  BALANCED  BUDGET  BY  2008

JUNE  12,  2007:
GOVT  BACKS  RP-MADE  UTILITY  VEHICLE

JUNE  11,  2007:
NATIONAL  GOVT  TO  SET  UP  $1-B  LOAN  FACILITY  FOR  EXPORTERS

JUNE  10,  2007:
RP  GETS  A$100-MILLION  GRANT  FROM  AUSTRALIA

JUNE  8,  2007:
CHINA'S  BIGGEST  FEEDS  MAKER  TO  EXPAND  RP  OPERATIONS

JUNE  7,  2007:
MEGAWORLD, FIL-ESTATE  TIE  UP ON  TOURISM  ESTATE  IN  BATANGAS

JUNE  6,  2007:
MAY  INFLATION  INCHES  UP  2.3%

JUNE  5,  2007:
STOCKS  SOAR  TO  ALL-TIME  HIGH

JUNE  4,  2007:
ALARMING  STATE  OF  RICE  PRODUCTION

JUNE  1,  2007:
ECONOMY  GREW  AT  ITS  FASTEST  PACE  IN  17  YEARS,  6.9%  GDP

MAY  31,  2007:
PAL  INCREASES  BOEING  777-300  EXTENDED  RANGE  FLEET  FIRM  ORDER

MAY  30,  2007:
S&P RATINGS:  ADDITIONAL  GOVT  REVENUES  NEEDED  FOR  RP  RATING  UPGRADE

MAY  27,  2007:
BIZ  COLUMN:  DEPT  OF  FINANCE  ROW?

MAY  25,  2007:
GOVT  EASES  TAX  PERKS  FOR MASS  HOUSING

MAY  24, 2007:
RP REAL ESTATE BOOM:  BPO  INDUSTRIES  REVENUES  TO  REACH  US$7 B  BY  2010

MAY  23,  2007:
BSP  NOT  CAPPING  PESO  RISE:  EXPORTERS  TOLD  TO  ADJUST  AS  PESO  HIT  45

CABINET  APPROVES  2007  INVESTMENT  PRIORITIES  PLAN

MAY  22,  2007:
PESO  CLOSES  AT  7-YEAR  HIGH,  VOLUME  SOARS  TO  $972

MAY  19,  2007:
EUROPEAN  COMMISSION  OKAYS  P46-M  ADDITIONAL  GRANT  FOR  BICOL  REGION

MAY 18,  2007:
BSP  POSTS  P8.8-B  LOSS  IN  2  MONTHS  DUE  TO  FX  FLUCTUATIONS

MAY 17,  2007:
PESO  EXTENDS  GAINS;  PROPERTY  PLAY  PUSHES  PSE  INDEX TO  ALL-TIME  HIGH

MAY 16,  2007:
OFW  REMITTANCES  UP  24%

MAY 15,  2007:
STRONGER  PESO  HAS  LITTLE  EFFECT  ON  EXPORTS

MAY 14,  2007:
BANK  OWNERS  STRUT  AS  RETURNS  ON  EQUITY  RISE

MAY 13,  2007:
POLITICAL  ADS  HELP  DOUBLE  ABS-CBN  Q1  INCOME

MAY 11,  2007:
BOO  CHANCO:  WHAT  HAPPENS  AFTER  MONDAY'S  POLLS?

MAY 10,  2007:
RP  SLIPS  IN  ECONOMIES  GLOBAL  COMPETITIVENESS

MAY 9,  2007:
PESO  CLOSES  AT  NEW  6-YR  HIGH   /  MARKET  CONTINUES  TO  RISE

MAY 8,  2007:
COLUMN:  ASIAN  BUSINESS  EDUCATION

MAY 5,  2007:
APRIL  INFLATION  INCHES  UP  TO  2.3%

MAY 4,  2007:
PHILIPPINE  BUSINESS  COMMUNITY  WELCOMES  TEXAS  INSTRUMENTS  EXPANSION

MAY 3,  2007:
BSP  SEEN  TO  'ROLL  BACK  TIERING  SCHEME,  CUT  RATE'  AFTER  POLLS

MAY 2,  2007:
RP  COMPLETES  DEBT  PORTFOLIO  CLEAN-UP  VIA  BOND  SWAP

MAY 1,  2007:
WHAT'S  AILING  UST  HOSPITAL?

APRIL 30,  2007:
ST.  LUKE'S  MEDICAL  CENTER  TO  SPEND  P9 BILLION  FOR  GLOBAL  CITY  HOSPITAL

APRIL 29,  2007:
MERALCO  HOSTS  ASEAN  POWER  UTILITIES  MEET

APRIL 26,  2007:
CORRECTING  CORRUPTION  (PART  2)

APRIL 25,  2007:
PRESIDENT  ARROYO  ACCEPTS  NATIONAL  TREASURER'S   RESIGNATION

APRIL 24,  2007:
MERALCO  TO  SPEND  P1 BILLION  FOR  REFUND  OF  CHARGE  ADJUSTMENT

APRIL 23,  2007:
BIOFUELS  LAW:  30-50¢  HIKE  IN  DIESEL  PRICES  SEEN

BOOK  INDUSTRY  IN  RP  GROWS  DESPITE  PIRACY

APRIL 21,  2007:
PESO CLOSES AT NEW  6-YEAR HIGH  /  CANADIAN MINING FIRM  INVEST  $3B  IN  RP

APRIL 20,  2007:
LUCIO  TAN  SAYS  RP  EXPERIENCING  SUSTAINED  REAL  ESTATE  BOOM 

APRIL 19,  2007:
PESO  UP,  CLOSES  AT  47.61:$US1   /  COLUMN:  CORRECTING CORRUPTION  (PART 1)

APRIL 18,  2007:
STATE-RUN  DBP  SETS  ASIDE  P15 BILLION  FOR  SME  LOAN  PROGRAM

APRIL 17,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  DEBT  HITS  P3.87 T  IN  JANUARY

APRIL 16,  2007:
CASH-RICH  GSIS  PLANS  P20-BILLION  INDEX  FUND

APRIL 14,  2007:
U.S.  SLOWDOWN  AS  EXPORT  MARKET  WON'T  AFFECT  RP,  SAYS  IMF

APRIL 13,  2007:
HOT  MONEY  SURGES  71%  TO  $838M  IN  Q1

APRIL 12,  2007:
PALACE  CITES  STRONG  PESO,  FOREIGN  DIRECT  INVESTMENTS  (FDIs)

APRIL 11,  2007:
PESO  BREAKS  INTO  47-TO-$1  TERRITORY

APRIL 10,  2007:
CENTURY  PROPERTIES  HITS  P5-BILLION  SALES  IN  2006

APRIL 9,  2007:
NEDA  PROJECTS  SLOWDOWN  IN  GDP  GROWTH  NEXT  YEAR

APRIL 8,  2007:
$3  BILLION  IN  TOURISM  REVENUES  EXPECTED  THIS  YEAR

APRIL 5,  2007:
MARCH  INFLATION  OF  2.2%   LOWEST  IN  20  YEARS

APRIL 4,  2007:
OPINION:  HALLUCENARIO

APRIL 3,  2007:
SAUDI INVESTORS,  AYALA  TO  BUILD  $153-M  HOTEL  COMPLEX  IN  MAKATI

APRIL 2,  2007:
WORLD BANK  COMMITS  AN  ANNUAL  BUDGET  SUPPORT  OF  $250  MILLION TO  RP

MARCH  30,  2007:
2  FOREIGN  FIRMS  TO  INVEST  P96 BILLION  IN  RP  MINE

MARCH  29,  2007:
AYALA  LAND  INC.  ALLOTS  P16.2  BILLION  FOR  33  NEW  PROJECTS

MARCH  28,  2007:
ADB  SEES  RP  ECONOMY  GROWING  BY  5.4%  THIS  YEAR

MARCH  27,  2007:
INDEX  TUMBLES  ON  LACK  OF  POSITIVE  DEVELOPMENTS

MARCH  26,  2007:
PUBLICLY-LISTED  I.T.  CONGLOMERATE  FIRM TO  PUT  UP  CONTACT  CENTER  IN  RP

MARCH  25,  2007:
OPINION:  TESSIE  ORETA'S  FIGHT

MARCH  23,  2007:
'PORK'  DOUBLED;   BUDGET  SIGNED  INTO  LAW  YESTERDAY  WITHOUT  FANFARE

MARCH  22,  2007:
PAGCOR  CITY:  A  $10-B  RP  LAS  VEGAS  TO  RISE  IN  ROXAS  BLVD

MARCH  21,  2007:
GMA  ORDERS  REHAB  OF  FARM-TO-MARKET  ROADS

MARCH  20,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  URGED  TO  ALLOW  FOREIGN  CARRIERS  TO  SET  UP  BASE  IN  CLARK

MARCH  19,  2007:
BUSINESS  LIFE:  AND  NOW,  A  FEW  WORDS  ABOUT  CAMPAIGN  ADS

MARCH  17,  2007:
FISH  BE  WITH  YOU

MARCH  15,  2007:
RP  PLUNGE  IN  GLOBAL  SELL-OFF

MARCH  14,  2007:
RP  MOST  CORRUPT  ECONOMY  IN  ASIA  -  SURVEY

MARCH  13,  2007:
COLUMN:  THE  'GREAT  DEBATE'  TO  PUSH  THROUGH   IN  SPITE  OF  'DR.  NO'

MARCH  12,  2007:
ECONOMY  CAN  WITHSTAND  INFLATIONARY  PRESSURE  OF  MONEY  SUPPLY  GROWTH

MARCH  10,  2007:
WORLD  BANK:  INVESTMENTS  IN RP  REMAINS  EXTRAORDINARILY  LOW

MARCH  8,  2007:
RP'S  GROSS INT'L  RESERVES (GIR)  HITS  ALL-TIME  HIGH  OF  $24.37B  IN  FEBRUARY

MARCH  7,  2007:
FITCH  RATINGS  AGENCY  AFFIRMS  POSITIVE  CREDIT  RATING  FOR  RP,  BUT...

MARCH  6,  2007:
RUSSIA  INCREASES  INVESTMENTS  IN  RP  TO  $2  BILLION

MARCH  5,  2007:
BUSINESS  COLUMN:  QUESTIONS

MARCH  3,  2007:
FOREIGN  BUSINESSMEN  HAIL  REFORMS,  ANTI-TERROR  BILL

MARCH  1,  2007:
WORLD  MARKETS  TUMBLE

FEBRUARY  28,  2007:
biz  column:  desperate  housewives

FEBRUARY  27,  2007:
BIG  RISE  IN  RP  FISHERY  EXPORT  TO  EU

FEBRUARY  26,  2007:
TRADERS  TO  REJECT  MOST  CREDIT  CARDS

FEBRUARY  24,  2007:
RP  TO  BENEFIT  FROM  DOHA  ROUND,  SAYS  WTO  DIRECTOR  GENERAL

FEBRUARY  23,  2007:
BUSINESS  OPTIMISM  HIGHEST  IN  11  YEARS

FEBRUARY  22,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  EYES  $1-BILLION  TOURISM  INVESTMENT

FEBRUARY  21,  2007:
BILL  ON  AFFORDABLE  &  SAFE  MEDICINES:  ANOTHER  LEGAL  BATTLE

FEBRUARY  20,  2007:
P20-BILLION  NEW  INVESTMENTS  TO  FLOW  INTO  CLARK  ECOZONE

FEBRUARY  18,  2007:
ECONOMY  TO  SOAR  IF  POLITICS  DOES  NOT  GET  IN  WAY,  ANALYSTS  SAY

FEBRUARY  17,  2007:
PLDT  STILL  86%  OWNED  BY  FILIPINOS  DESPITE  FIRST  PACIFIC CO.  DEAL

FEBRUARY  16,  2007:
OFW  INFLOWS  HIT  RECORD  HIGH  OF  $12.8 BILLION  IN  2006

FEBRUARY  15,  2007:
TRADE  SECRETARY  ANNOUNCES  CREATION OF  INVESTMENT  OMBUDSMAN

FEBRUARY  14,  2007:
SMART  COMMUNICATIONS  LAUNCHES  REMITTANCE  SERVICE   VIA  TEXT  FOR  OFWs

FEBRUARY  13,  2007:
GOVERNMENT  SEEN  TO  LOSE  P15-B  PER  YEAR  ON  TOURISM  PERKS
 

FEBRUARY  12,  2007:
RP  EYES  $1-B  JAPANESE  LOAN  TO  DEVELOP  MARITIME  INDUSTRY

FEBRUARY  11,  2007:
COLUMN:  ART  YAP'S  MISSION

FEBRUARY  9,  2007:
IMF  SEES  RP  ECONOMY  GROWING  5.8%  THIS  YEAR

FEBRUARY  7,  2007:
PESO  STRENGTHENS  TO  48.505  TO  $1

FEBRUARY  6,  2007:
TRANSCO  BIDDING  FAILS  ANEW;  GMA  ORDERS  IMPROVED  AUCTION  PROCESS

FEBRUARY  5,  2007:
EXTENDED  TAX  BREAK  FOR  LOW  EARNERS  MULLED

FEBRUARY  3,  2007:
GRAND  EVENT  MARKS  RP  LAUNCH  OF  MICROSOFT'S  VISTA,  OFFICE  2007

FEBRUARY  2,  2007:
PRE-NEED  FIRMS  SAY  THEIR  'WORST  DAYS  ARE  OVER'

RP  DEFICIT  OF  P62.2 BILLION  LOWEST  IN  8  YEARS

FEBRUARY  1,  2007:
WB:  RP  ON  TRACK  TO  MEET  FISCAL  TARGETS

JANUARY  31,  2007:
GMA  VOWS  TO  MATCH  BUDGET  PASSAGE  WITH  INCREASED  REVENUES,  REDUCED  GRAFT

JANUARY  30,  2007:
GMA  VOWS  6%  GROWTH

JANUARY  29,  2007:
WHO'S  WHO  IN  WORLD  BUSINESS  CONFIDENT  IN  RP  DEVELOPMENTS

JANUARY  27,  2007:
GMA:  RP  READY  FOR  GLOBAL  TRADE

JANUARY  26,  2007:
AT WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM:  RP  RIPE  FOR  TRADE  AFTER  GAINS  IN  TERROR  WAR

JANUARY  25,  2007:
COLUMN:  TAKIN'  CARE  OF  BUSINESS

JANUARY  24,  2007:
FITCH  FINDS  RP  GAINS  'IMPRESSIVE'

JANUARY  23,  2007:
TOP  TELCOS  TIE  UP  TO  EXPAND  NATIONWIDE  BACKBONE  CAPACITY

JANUARY  22,  2007:
GIVING  CREDIT  WHERE  CREDIT  IS  DUE

JANUARY  20,  2007:
NOW  FOR  SOME  BAD  NEWS  FOR  RP

JANUARY  18,  2007:
RP  AIMS  TO  BECOME  BIOFUELS  CAPITAL  OF  ASIA  WITH  LAW  ENACTED

JANUARY  17,  2007:
SLOWER GROWTH, WEAKER PESO SEEN  THIS  YEAR  DUE  TO  ELECTION-RELATED RISKS

JANUARY  15,  2007:
PLDT  STEPS  UP  FACILITY  IMPROVEMENTS  IN  CEBU

JANUARY  13,  2007:
GOVT  RAISES  ECONOMIC  GROWTH  TARGETS   FOR  2997

JANUARY  12,  2007:
AUTO  SALES  UP  2.6%  TO  99,451  IN  2006

JANUARY  11,  2007:
S&P  HINTS  OF  RP  CREDIT  RATING  UPGRADE

JANUARY  10,  2007:
FOREIGN  ECONOMIC  MINISTERS  GATHER  TOGETHER  IN  CEBU

JANUARY  8,  2007:
GMA  TO  INAUGURATE  MINDANAO  210-MEGAWATT  COAL-FIRED  POWER  PLANT

JANUARY  6,  2007:
TRANSPARENCY  IS  THE  ONLY  SAFEGUARD  IN  PASSING  BUDGET  -  ESCUDERO

JANUARY  4,  2007:
STOCKS  HIT  10-YR  HIGH

JANUARY  3,  2007:
PESO  CLOSES  AT  48.91  TO  THE  DOLLAR  ON  STRONG  REMITTANCES

JANUARY  2,  2007:
GOVT  RUNNING  ON  2005  BUDGET  AGAIN

JANUARY  1,  2007:
BUSINESSMEN  SEE  BRIGHT  PROSPECTS  FOR  2007

DECEMBER 30, 2006:
STOCKS  END  YEAR  WITH  A  BANG

DECEMBER 29, 2006:
2007  IS  YEAR  OF  THE  FILIPINO  ENTREPRENEUR,  SAYS  GMA

DECEMBER 27, 2006:
STRONG  ECONOMY,  RESURGENT  PESO  SAVE  THE  YEAR  FRO  GMA

DECEMBER 25, 2006:
BIO-ENERGY  PLANS  TO  INVEST  $300-M  ON  BIO-DIESEL  PROJECT  IN  RP

DECEMBER 22, 2006:
RP  SEEKS  $1-B  LOAN  FOR  SHIPPING  SECTOR

DECEMBER 21, 2006:
RP  TO  KEEP  LIBERAL  STANCE  ON  FOREIGN  CAPITAL  INFLOWS

DECEMBER 19, 2006:
PESO  SURGES  TO  6-YEAR  HIGH

DECEMBER 18, 2006:
SSS  EXCEEDS  COLLECTION  TARGET  BY  P790  MILLION

DECEMBER 16, 2006:
OFW  INFLOWS  JUMP  36.7%  IN  OCTOBER

DECEMBER 14, 2006:
BSP  HAS  MORE  FLEXIBILITY  WITH  U.S.  FEDERAL  DECISION

DECEMBER 12, 2006:
WB,  ADB  CAUTION  POLL  SPENDING  IN  2007  MAY  NEGATE  RP'S  FISCAL  GAINS

DECEMBER 11, 2006:
RATING  AGENCIES  WORRIED OVER  BANKS'  VERY  HIGH  NON-PERFORMING  ASSETS

DECEMBER 9, 2006:
U.S.  URGES  ASEANS  TO  BE  SELF-SUFFICIENT  IN  ENERGY

DECEMBER 7, 2006:
DMCI-MPIC  GROUP  DRAWS  UP  REHAB  PLAN  FOR  MAYNILAD

DECEMBER 5, 2006:
SENATE PASSES  ON  FINAL  READING  OF  P1.126-TRILLION  BUDGET  FOR  2007

DECEMBER 4, 2006:
BUSINESS  PROCESS OUTSOURCING  (BPO)  SECTOR  EARNS  $3.36  BILLION  IN  2006

DECEMBER 2, 2006:
RECENT  LIQUIDITY  SURGE  NOT  INFLATIONARY - BSP

NOVEMBER 29, 2006:
GROSS  INT'L  RESERVE  (GIR)  SEEN  AT  RECORD  LEVEL  OF  $24 BILLION  IN  '07

NOVEMBER 27, 2006:
A  TASTE  OF  CREDIT  CARD  USERS'  TROUBLES

NOVEMBER 24, 2006:
RP  LOSING  $300-$400 MILLION  YEARLY  DUE TO NULLIFIED  NAIA-3  DEAL

NOVEMBER 22, 2006:
RP  LIKELY  TO  BE  SPARED  FROM  SLOWDOWN OF   GLOBAL  ECONOMY

NOVEMBER 20, 2006:
IMF  TO  ASSUME  NEW  ROLE  AS  RP'S  ADVISER

NOVEMBER 19, 2006:
U.S.  CHAMBER  OF  COMMERCE  ACKNOWLEDGES  RP  GAINS

NOVEMBER 18, 2006:
INDEX  SURGES  TO  9-YEAR  HIGH  ON  RENEWED  CONFIDENCE  IN  RP

NOVEMBER 15, 2006:
ABS-CBN  BARES  70%  HIKE  IN  NET  PROFIT  FOR  1ST  9  MONTHS

NOVEMBER 14, 2006:
FARM  OUTPUT  UP  4.87%  IN  9  MONTHS

NOVEMBER 13, 2006:
BOI, PEZA  INVESTMENTS  SOAR  33%  TO  P220B  IN  FIRST  TEN  MONTHS

NOVEMBER 10, 2006:
COLUMN:  DND  NEDDS  A  MAGSAYSAY-LIKE  CHIEF

NOVEMBER 9, 2006:
RP  INSURANCE  FIRMS  MUST  RAISE  THEIR  CAPITAL  TO REMAIN  COMPETITIVE

NOVEMBER 7, 2006:
HUMAN  RESOURCES  KEY  TO  RP'S  RAPID  ECO  DEVELOPMENT

NOVEMBER 6, 2006:
BIZ  COLUMN:  AGRICULTURE'S  OR  ELECTION'S  SAKE?

NOVEMBER 3, 2006:
MOODY'S  UPGRADES  RP  DEBT  OUTLOOK  AS  'STABLE'

NOVEMBER 1, 2006:
RP'S  LARGEST  LENDER,  METROBANK  POSTS  37%  HIKE  IN  Q3  INCOME  TO  P1.3 B

OCTOBER 30, 2006:
BUDGET  SECRETARY:  2007  DEFICIT  TO  FALL  TO  P110-B

OCTOBER 28, 2006:
WORLD  BANK  URGED  TO  LOOK  CLOSER  INTO  TEXTBOOK  SCAM

OCTOBER 26, 2006:
BRITISH  GAS  TO  INVEST  ADDITIONAL  $500  MILLION  IN  RP

OCTOBER 25, 2006:
GMA  ELATED  OVER  STOCK  MARKET'S  HIGHEST  CLOSE  IN  OVER  9  YEARS
 

OCTOBER 24, 2006:
DEFICIT  SEEN  BELOW  TARGET  THIS  YEAR

OCTOBER 23, 2006:
PESO'S  GAIN  STILL  TRAILS  OTHER  ASIAN  CURRENCIES

OCTOBER 20, 2006:
STOCKS  CLIMB  TO  SEVEN-YEAR  HIGH
 

OCTOBER 18, 2006:
TELEVISION  SHOWS:  THE  RATINGS  GAME

OCTOBER 16, 2006:
IMF  BACKING  RP  REFORMS

OCTOBER 14, 2006:
OFWs  SEND  HOME  $1.09  BILLION  IN AUGUST

OCTOBER 12, 2006:
POWER  RATES  SURE  TO  GO  UP

OCTOBER 11, 2006:
INVESTORS  SUBMIT  LONG  LIST  OF  GRIPES  ON  GOVT  BUREAUCRATIC  RED  TAPE

OCTOBER 10, 2006:
TOKYO  INVESTORS  SHRUG  OFF NORTH  KOREAN  NUKE  TEST,  CALMS  ASIAN  MARKETS

OCTOBER 9, 2006:
RISING  RESERVES  CREDITED  TO  ECO  REFORMS  /  A  COLUMN  BY  BOO  CHANCO

OCTOBER 6, 2006:
P26 B ALLOTTED FOR PENSIONS  OF  VETERANS, MILITARY RETIREES IN '07  BUDGET

OCTOBER 5, 2006:
LOCAL  OIL  PRICES  EXPECTED  TO  DROP  FURTHER

OCTOBER 4, 2006:
RP  INKS  $410-M  WB  LOANS

OCTOBER 3, 2006:
POPULATION  BOOM,  UNEVEN  DISTRIBUTION  OF  WEALTH  HINDERING  RP  GROWTH

OCTOBER 2, 2006:
MONETARY  OFFICIALS  BAT  FOR  STRONG  EXTERNAL  LIQUIDITY

RP TO CUT DOWN ON ODA LOANS DESPITE RENEWED INTEREST FROM FUND DONORS

OCTOBER 1, 2006:
RP  URGED  TO  BAN  COLLECTION  OF  EMPLOYMENT  FEES  FROM  OFWs

SEPTEMBER 29, 2006:
BSP  CONSIDERS  REAL-TIME  REMITTANCES  FROM  OFWs

SEPTEMBER 27, 2006:
RP  POSITIVE  ECONOMIC  OUTLOOK,  WALL STREET  GAINS  BOOST  MARKET

SEPTEMBER 26, 2006:
METRO  PACIFIC  MULLS  INVESTING  IN  MAKATI  MEDICAL  CENTER

SEPTEMBER 25, 2006:
MALAYSIANS RAISE  P15 BILLION  FOR  SOUTH LUZON  EXPRESSWAY  UP TO  BATANGAS

SEPTEMBER 19, 2006:
IMF  HEAD  ISSUES  WARNING  ON  PROTECTIONISM  AT  START  OF  IMF-WB  MEET

SEPTEMBER 17, 2006:
BUDGET  CHIEF:  'PORK'  ONLY  P6  BILLION

SEPTEMBER 14, 2006:
FURTHER  OIL  PRICE  ROLLBACKS  EXPECTED

SEPTEMBER 12, 2006:
GOVERNMENT  PAYS  P3  BILLION,  TAKES  NAIA-3

SEPTEMBER 11, 2006:
JOKER:  WHY  PAY  PIATCO  P3  BILLION?

SEPTEMBER 10, 2006:
WORLD  BANK  OFFICIAL  DUE  IN RP

SEPTEMBER 8, 2006:
ECOZONE  INVESTMENTS  TO  REACH  P1  TRILLION  -  DE  LIMA

SEPTEMBER 6, 2006:
AUGUST  INFLATION  EASES  TO  LOWEST  IN  2  YEARS

SEPTEMBER 4, 2006:
PHILIPPINES  CLIMBING  OUT  OF  DEBT  TRAP,  SAYS  PALACE  OFFICIAL

SEPTEMBER 2, 2006:
BUSINESS  LESS  OPTIMISTIC  IN THIRD  QUARTER

SEPTEMBER 1, 2006:
OIL  FIRMS  CUT  PRICES  ANEW  BY  P1/LITER

AUGUST 30, 2006:
PESO  NEARS  50:$1

AUGUST 29, 2006:
PLDT  OUTLINES  BUSINESS  PLAN  FOR  NEXT  3  YEARS

AUGUST 28, 2006:
GMA  DECISION  TO  REVOKE  OIL  CONTRACT  SENDS  SHUDDERS  TO  FOREIGN  INVESTORS

AUGUST 25, 2006:
OIL  FIRMS  ROLL  BACK  PRICES  BY  P1/LITER

AUGUST 24, 2006:
QUEZON CITY UNVEILS MAJOR ECO DEVPT PLAN FOR NORTH TRIANGLE

AUGUST 23, 2006:
BUDGET  SECRETARY  SEES  5.7%-6.5%GDP  GROWTH  IN  '07

AUGUST 22, 2006:
BINGO  OPERATOR  SEES  PROFIT  RISING  TO  200%  THIS YEAR

AUGUST 20, 2006:
GOVT  TO  SPEED  UP  RELEASE  OF  P20-B  FOR  PUMP-PRIMING

AUGUST 18, 2006:
DEUTSCHE  BANK  ECONOMIST  SEES  5%  RP  GROWTH

AUGUST 17, 2006:
8  REAL  ESTATE  DEVELOPERS  EYE  GLOBAL  PRIME  LAND

AUGUST 14, 2006:
FOREIGN  BORROWING  CONTAINED  W/  ABOUT  $4B IN UNUSED  CREDIT

AUGUST 11, 2006:
WORLD  BANK  URGES  'QUALITY  SPENDING'  FOR  RP

AUGUST 10, 2006:
CHINA, JAPAN FINANCIAL  GROUPS  COMMIT  $7 BILLION  FOR  SONA PROJECTS

AUGUST 9, 2006:
PLDT  PROFIT  FALLS  7%  TO  P15.3 BILLION  ON  FOREX,  TAXES

AUGUST 7, 2006:
BIR  EXCEEDS  6-MONTH  EVAT  TARGET

AUGUST 6, 2006:
P8.6 BILLION  IN  SUPPLEMENTAL  BUDGET  ALLOTTED  TO  DEP-ED

AUGUST 3, 2006:
BUDGET  SECRETARY  PRESENTS  P1.137-TRILLION  2007  BUDGET

AUGUST 1, 2006:
T-BILL  RATES  DOWN  ACROSS  THE  BOARD

JULY  31, 2006:
ENGINEERING  PLANS FINALIZED  TO  DOUBLE  CLARK AIRPORT CAPACITY

JULY  27, 2006:
PESO,  STOCKS  CONTINUE  TO  CLIMB

JULY  25, 2006:
GMA  SEEKS  P1.2-T  BUDGET  FOR  2007

JULY  24, 2006:
FOREX  RESERVES  SEEN TO HIT  $30 BILLION  IN  5  YEARS

JULY  22, 2006:
HALF  OF  RP  POPULATION   TO  OWN  CELL  PHONES  IN  2  YEARS

JULY  20, 2006:
DOE  SAYS  P8  OIL  PRICE  HIKE  UNLIKELY

JULY  18, 2006:
PESO,  STOCKS  DOWN  SHARPLY  ON  CONCERNS  OVER  RISING  OIL  PRICES

JULY  17, 2006:
GOVERNMENT  POSTS  Php5-B  SURPLUS  IN  JUNE

JULY  16, 2006:
SOCIAL  WELFARE  DEPT  SEES  P30  BUDGET  FOR  EVERY  FILIPINO  THIS  YEAR

JULY  13, 2006:
RANHILL DETERMINED TO POWER  MASINLOC / NEW RULE ON TUNA GOOD FOR RP

JULY  11, 2006:
JAPAN  FIRM  EXPANDS  BANANA  PLANTATION  INVESTMENTS  BY  P1 BILLION

JULY  10, 2006:
GLOBE  UNIT  DENIES  SMART  ACCUSATION

JULY  9, 2006:
CHINA  TO  INVEST  $1  BILLION  IN  MINDANAO  PROVINCE

JULY  7, 2006:
SWS  POLL:  BUSINESS  BRIBERY  DOWN  IN  RP

JULY  6, 2006:
BIZ  COLUMN:  GONE  THE  WIND

JULY  5, 2006:
RP  ECONOMIC  PROSPECTS  LIFT  STOCKS,  PESO

JULY  2, 2006:
RP  GETS  $15-M  SPANISH  GRANT  FOR  GOVERNMENT-RUN  HOSPITALS

JUNE 30, 2006:
RP  INKS  350-M  EURO  DEALS  WITH  SPAIN

JUNE 29, 2006:
JAPANESE  RATING  AGENCY  (R&I)  UPGRADES  RP  CREDIT  OUTLOOK  TO  STABLE

JUNE 28, 2006:
BILLIONS  OF  DOLLARS  IN  REMITTANCES  BYPASS  ASIAN  BANKS

JUNE 27, 2006:
RP'S  POOR  SANITATION  ALARMS  WORLD  BANK

JUNE 26, 2006:
'PINOY   BIOTEK'   PRODUCTS  OUT  IN THE  MARKET  IN  2 -  5  YEARS  -  PANGANIBAN

JUNE 25, 2006:
GOVERNMENT  EYES  P600  BILLION  FOR  SOCIAL SERVICES

JUNE 23, 2006:
CREDIT  RATING  AGENCIES  EYE  RP  TAX  PROGRAM

JUNE 22, 2006:
RP  ECONOMIC  GROWTH  STILL ON TRACK  DESPITE  BUDGET  SQUABBLE

JUNE 20, 2006:
GSIS  HEAD  FILES  CRIMINAL  CASE  VERSUS  FORMER  EPCIB  OFFICIALS

JUNE 19, 2006:
DOF  EXCEEDS  EVAT  TARGET  FOR  JANUARY-APRIL

JUNE 18, 2006:
'BIG  3',  TOTAL  RAISE  OIL  PRICES  ANEW

JUNE 16, 2006:
OVERSEAS  FILIPINO  WORKER  REMITTANCES  UP  10.8%

JUNE 14, 2006:
WORLD  BANK'S  INVESTMENT  ARM  EYES  INVESTING  IN  RP

JUNE 13, 2006:
BOARD  OF  INVESTMENTS  (BOI)  READIES  NEW  RULES  ON  TAX  PERKS

JUNE 12, 2006:
PARTNERING  FOR  SUCCESS:  THE  7-ELEVEN  FRANCHISE  SYSTEM

JUNE 9, 2006:
FOREIGN  DIRECT  INVESTMENTS  UP  11.4%  TO  $430 MILLION  IN  Q1

JUNE 8, 2006:
MAY  GROSS  INT'L  RESERVES  HITS  RECORD  HIGH  OF  $12B

JUNE 7, 2006:
COLUMN:  BUNGLED  BIR  SMEAR  JOB

JUNE 6, 2006:
P125  WAGE  HIKE  TO  TRIGGER  RUNAWAY  INFLATION

JUNE 5, 2006:
PLDT  BROADBAND  SUBSCRIBER  BASE  SEEN  TO  DOUBLE  THIS  YEAR

JUNE 4, 2006:
REVEALING  INSIGHTS  ON  CANADIAN  FAMILIES

JUNE 2, 2006:
TEVES  SAYS  REVENUE  TARGET  OF  P975B  STAYS

JUNE 1, 2006:
FIRST  QUARTER  ECO  GROWTH  CONCRETE  PROOF REFORMS  WORKING

MAY  31, 2006:
HOW  SERIOUS  IS  GOVERNMENT?  /  PESO  REGAINS  LOST  GROUND

MAY  30, 2006:
ADB URGES RP TO INCREASE SPENDING ON EDUCATION, INFRASTRUCTURE

MAY  29, 2006:
JPMORGAN'S  'OVERWEIGHT'  RATING  OF  RP  A  POSITIVE  DEVPT - SOLON

MAY  27, 2006:
JOLLIBEE:  GLOBALLY  LAUDED  AND  DISTINCTLY  FILIPINO

MAY  25, 2006:
TEVES  TO  DECIDE  IF  BIR  CHIEF  BUÑAG  STAYS

MAY  24, 2006:
COLUMN:  WE  NEED  STRATEGIC  OIL  RESERVE

MAY  23, 2006:
PESO  CLOSES  AT  4-MONTH  LOW  OF  52.72

MAY  22, 2006:
DOF  OFFICIALS  CONFIDENT  OF  RP  FISCAL  POSITIVE  REVIEW  BY S&P

MAY  20, 2006:
OVERLOOKING MANILA BAY:  SM'S P6.5-B ' MALL OF  ASIA'  OPENS  TOMORROW

MAY  18, 2006:
APRIL  BUDGET  SURPLUS  OF  P17.6  BILLION  BIGGEST  IN  9  YEARS

MAY  17, 2006:
BOC:  GOVT  TO  LOSE  P5.18  BILLION  WITH  CUT  IN  OIL  TARIFFS

MAY  16, 2006:
CRUDE   OIL  TARIFFS  SLASHED  TO  CUSHION  IMPACT  OF  OIL  PRICES
 
MAY  15, 2006:
BUDGET  CHIEF  SAYS  GOVT  WILL  ADOPT  THREE-YEAR  BUDGETING  PROCESS

MAY  12, 2006:
GMA  VOWS CONTINUED SUPPORT  FOR  CALL CENTERS, BPO INDUSTRY IN RP

MAY  11, 2006:
GOVT  EYES  2  BOARD  SEATS  IN  PLDT

MAY  10, 2006:
P10.8  BILLION  RELEASED  FOR  GOVT  WORKERS'  MID-YEAR  BONUS

MAY  9, 2006:
OPTIMISM  ABOUT  ECONOMY:  STOCK  EXTENDS  RALLY

MAY  8, 2006:
BSP  APPROVES  2  PROGRAM  LOANS  FROM  WB  WORTH  $310M

MAY  7, 2006:
RP  GROSS INT'L  RESERVES (GIR)  HITS  NEW RECORD HIGH OF $20.844B

MAY  5, 2006:
BSP  MAINTAINS  KEY  INTEREST   RATE

MAY  4, 2006:
IMF  WARNS  RP  VS.  TIGHTENING  MONETARY  POLICY

MAY  3, 2006:
PEACEFUL  RALLIES  BOOST  MARKET

MAY  2, 2006:
GOVT  LINES  UP  P23-B  WORTH OF PROJECTS  TO  BE FUNDED  WITH VAT

MAY  1, 2006:
GOVERNMENT  SETS  CEILING  OF  P1.136T  FOR  2007

APRIL 29, 2006:
ENOUGH  OIL  FOR  RP  -  DOE  CHIEF

APRIL 28, 2006:
GOVT  COURTS  INVESTMENT  BANK  GOLDMAN  SACHS

APRIL 27, 2006:
IT'S  FINAL:  VAT  ON  OIL  STAYS

APRIL 26, 2006:
ANALYST   FEARS  PESO  COULD  DROP  TO  56:$1

APRIL 25, 2006:
MALACAÑANG  MULLS  SUSPENSION  OF  VAT  ON  FUEL

APRIL 24, 2006:
MARY  ANN  REYES:  HEIGHT  OF  IRRESPONSIBILITY

APRIL 22, 2006:
ASIAN SHARES CLOSE MIXED, SEOUL HITS NEW RECORD, RP AT  6½  HIGH

APRIL 20, 2006:
JANUARY-FEBRUARY  EVAT  REVENUE  SHORT  OF  TARGET

APRIL 19, 2006:
BIR,  CUSTOMS  INCREASE  Q1  TAX  COLLECTION  BY  31%

APRIL 17, 2006:
DOLLAR  FALLS  SHARPLY  IN  ASIA

APRIL 16, 2006:
COFFEE  WAR  HEATS  UP

APRIL 13, 2006:
OFW  INFLOWS  SURGE  11.6%  TO  $866 MILLION  IN  FEBRUARY

APRIL 12, 2006:
FEBRUARY  EXPORTS  UP  9.8%  TO  $3.3  BILLION

APRIL 11, 2006:
U.K.  INVESTORS  FRET  OVER  SUBSIDIARY  REFORMS

APRIL 10, 2006:
MANDAUE, A FORCE TO RECKON W/:  AIMS TO PENETRATE  GLOBAL ECO ARENA

APRIL 9, 2006:
TRANSCO  INAUGURATES  PANAY-BORACAY  TRANSMISSION  LINE

APRIL7, 2006:
SWISS  INVESTMENT  BANK:  POLITICAL  NOISE  STUNTING  PESO  GROWTH

APRIL6, 2006:
PHILIPPINES  SEES  JAPAN  TRADE  DEAL  IN  JULY

APRIL5, 2006:
JAPANESE  BUSINESS  GROUP:  POLITICS  IS  PULLING  RP  DOWN

APRIL4, 2006:
RP,  CHINA  STEP  UP  TRADE  RELATIONS

APRIL3, 2006:
BOO CHANCO:  INDIAN  DOCTORS  WANT  TO  COME  HERE?

APRIL 1, 2006:
FOREIGN  DEBT  DECLINES  1.2%  TO  $54.2  BILLION  IN  2005

March 31, 2006:
MANAGEMENT  CHECKS  WIDENED:  BSP  TIGHTENS  SUPERVISION

March 30, 2006:
GOVT  URGED  TO  PROMOTE  RP  AS  RETIREMENT  HAVEN

March 29, 2006:
MERALCO  LOSSES  DOWN  SHARLPY  LAST  YEAR

March 28, 2006:
A  NEW  CHINATOWN  ARISES

March 27, 2006:
FASTER REMITTANCES SEEN WITH  THRIFT  BANK'S  FCDUs

March 25, 2006:
CHINESE  GROUP  TO INVEST ON RP AGRO-INDUSTRIAL PARK

March 24, 2006:
HOUSE  OKs  P1-TRILLION  BUDGET

March 23, 2006:
GOVT  INKS  AGREEMENTS  ON  DEVPT  OF  CAMAGO-MALAMPAYA  OIL FIELD

March 22, 2006:
GMA  WANTS DEBT TO GDP CUT TO 50% BY 2010 FROM LAST  YEAR'S  72%

March 21, 2006:
STOCKS  CLIMB TO ONE-YEAR HIGH; PESO STILL ON UPTREND

March 20, 2006:
FOREIGN  INVESTORS  FLED  DURING  EMERGENCY  RULE

March 18, 2006:
RP  GOVT  SETS  INVESTMENT  ROADSHOWS  IN  U.S.,  EUROPE

March 17, 2006:
PALACE  HAS  Php3 BILLION TO  PAY  NAIA-3  CONTRACTORS

March 16, 2006:
OFW  INFLOWS  SURGE  TO  $917  MILLION  IN  JANUARY

March 15, 2006:
GOKONGWEI TO PUT UP MALL IN CHINA

March 14, 2006:
GOVT  DEBT  SLIGHTLY UP, BUT  FOREIGN  BORROWINGS  LOWER

March 13, 2006:
BOO  CHANCO:  SECOND  THOUGHTS  ON STRONG  PESO

March 12, 2006:
JAPANESE  GOVT  KEEN  ON  FUNDING  RP  RENEWABLE  ENERGY

March 11, 2006:
Php13 BILLION METROBANK  NON-PERFORMING  ASSETS  SOLD

March 9, 2006:
PESO  FALLS  ON  STRONG  CORPORATE  DEMAND

March 8, 2006:
TURMOIL  THREATENING  RP  ECONOMIC  GROWTH - FITCH

March 7, 2006:
BUDGET  DEFICIT  IN JANUARY DOWN  TO Php15.4 BILLION

March 6, 2006:
CALL  CENTERS  CAN'T  SOLVE  JOBLESSNESS,  SAYS  ADB

March 4, 2006:
IN  ASEAN  COUNTRIES:  JAPANESE  BUSINESS  SENTIMENT  DROPS

March 3, 2006:
BUSINESS  REMAINS  NORMAL  DESPITE  EMERGENCY  RULE

March 2, 2006:
BSP BUYING BACK DOLLARS;  PESO  REACHES RECORD  $808 M

March 1, 2006:
ANALYSTS, ECO MANAGERS CLAIM 'EMERGENCY' RULE WILL HURT ECONOMY

February 28, 2006:
PESO,  STOCKS  RECOVERED  AS  COUP  TENSION  EASES

February 27, 2006:
PESO SEEN TO RECOVER  IF  SITUATION  STABILIZES

February 25, 2006:
PESO,  STOCKS  PLUNGE  ON  POLITICAL  JITTERS

February 24, 2006:
PESO  GAINS,  CLOSES  AT  51.66:$1

February 23, 2006:
BUSINESS NEWS  IN  BRIEF:  P/$  RATE CLOSES  AT  P51.875 TO THE US$

February 22, 2006:
NEW PCI BANK CHAIR DE LA PAZ PAVES WAY FOR BANCO DE ORO MERGER

February 21, 2006:
PESO, STOCKS  FALL ON OIL PRICES, SECURITY CONCERNS

February 20, 2006:
DENR  PURSUES  $8-B  MINING  PROJECTS

February 17, 2006:
BUSINESSMEN  NOW OPTIMISTIC ON RP PROSPECTS, BSP SURVEY REVEALS

February 16, 2006:
SPYBIZ  COLUMN:  PINAYS LURED INTO CYBER PORN

February 15, 2006:
WASHINGTON  WATCHING  RP  ECONOMIC  REFORMS

February 14, 2006:
FITCH  UPGRADES  RP  CREDIT  RATING

February 13, 2006:
RP CAN SAVE Php24 BILLION IN  FOREIGN DEBT PAYMENTS

February 11, 2006:
MOODY'S  NEGATIVE  OUTLOOK  FOR  RP  A  CHALLENGE -  PALACE

February 9, 2006:
RP  NEEDS  7%  GROWTH  TO  ESCAPE  POVERTY - ADB

February 8, 2006:
NO DANGER OF POWER SHORTAGE IN LUZON UNTIL 2010 - DOE

February 6, 2006:
HOT  MONEY  FLOWS  OUT  OF  RP  IN  JANUARY

February 4, 2006:
PESO  POSTS  THREE-YEAR  HIGH

February 3, 2006:
COJUANGCO  STAKE  IN  PLDT  FOR  SALE

February 2, 2006:
DEPT OF FINANCE  FOCUSES ON PLUGGING  VAT  LOOPHOLES

February 1, 2006:
TEVES  SAYS  12%  VAT  IN  EFFECT  TODAY

January 31, 2006:
TEVES  SAYS  REVENUES,  AUSTERITY  LOWERED  2005  BUDGET  DEFICIT

January 30, 2006:
WEAK  BANKS  OUT  IN  3  YEARS  -  BSP

January 28, 2006:
VAT  HIKE  ON  FEB  1  BOOSTS  PESO  VS  DOLLAR

January 27, 2006:
ANALYSTS  EXPECT  FARM OUTPUT,  REMITTANCES  TO BOOST  Q4  GDP

January 26, 2006:
GSIS  TO  SELL  STAKE  IN  EPCIB  FOR  P8 BILLLION

January 25, 2006:
AGRICULTURAL SECTOR'S  REBOUND  TO  CREATE  1.3 MILLION  JOBS - NEDA

January 24, 2006:
URC CLAIMS GREEN TEA DRINK 'C2' OUTSELLS  COKE; SETS $60M EXPANSION

January 23, 2006:
FIRST  PACIFIC  MAY  BUY  ILL-GOTTEN  SHARES

January 22, 2006:
CEBU  PUSHED AS BUSINESS  PROCESS  OUTSOURCING (BPO)  HUB

January 21, 2006:
PESO  HIT  BY  COUP  TALK;  OTHERS  EDGE  LOWER

January 20, 2006:
GREENHILLS  READY  FOR  BARGAIN  HUNTERS,  SHOPPERS,  TOURISTS

January 19, 2006:
REPORT:  CHINA-ASEAN  TRADE  SURGES 23 PER CENT IN 2005

January 18, 2006:
FISCAL  REFORMS  STRENGTHEN  RP'S  CREDIBILITY  IN  INT'L  COMMUNITY

January 17, 2006:
BONG  OSORIO:  A  JOLLY  GOOD  VIEW  OF  2006

January 15, 2006:
CANADIAN  COMPANY  INTRODUCING  CASHLESS  CARD  SYSTEM  IN  RP

January 14, 2006:
OFW  REMITTANCES  HIT  $9.7 BILLION  IN  11  MONTHS

January 13, 2006:
WE'  LIKE  TO  ORDER  350,000  CHICKENJOY  SERVINGS,  PLEASE

January 12, 2006:
NET FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS SOAR 65% IN JANUARY-OCTOBER

January 11, 2006:
MAVERICK  BUSINESS  LEADERS  OF  2005

January 10, 2006:
PHILIPPINE  STOCK  EXCHANGE  2nd  BEST PERFORMER  IN  ASIA

January 9, 2006:
PEOPLE  MUST  FEEL  ECONOMIC  GAINS, SAYS 2 HOUSE  LEADERS

January 8, 2006:
LOW  HIRING  RATE  AMONG  COLLEGE  GRADS  WORRIES  RP

January 6, 2006:
DECEMBER  INFLATION  SLOWS  TO  6.6%

January 4, 2006:
COLUMN:  FIXING  THE ECONOMY

January 3, 2006:
PESO SURGES TO 52.83 TO $1 / SENATORS OPTIMISTIC STRONG ECO IN '06

January 2, 2006:
IGNACIO  GIMENEZ:  PHILIPPINE PESO... NO. 1  IN ASIA,  NO. 2  IN THE WORLD

January 1, 2006:
HAPPY  NEW  YEAR!  HOPE FOR UNITY, HOPE FOR LOVE, HOPE FOR PEACE & ABUNDANCE
( from PHNO Editorial team)
 

December 31, 2005:
MANUFACTURING SECTOR RECOVERS, EXPANDS 4.6% IN OCTOBER

December 30, 2005:
PESO  SEEN  HITTING  52:$1  IN 2006 IF EVAT  RAISED TO 12%

December 29, 2005:
PESO  HITS  31-MONTH  HIGH  OF  53.03  TO $1

December 28, 2005:
PALACE:  SECOND  ROUND  OF  EVAT  WILL  PROPEL ECONOMY

December 27, 2005:
SUBIC  WELCOMES  Php1.6  BILLION  IN  FRESH  INVESTMENTS

December 26, 2005:
RP  EXPORT  ZONE  INVESTMENTS  UP  22%  IN  NOV-JAN

December 25, 2005:
EXPORTERS CRY THEY ARE LOSING EDGE DUE TO SURGING PESO

December 24, 2005:
RAY  BUTCH  GAMBOA:  HAPPY  HOLIDAYS - WE  SURVIVED  2005!

December 23, 2005:
RP  FOREIGN  DEBT  DOWN  TO  $55.5  BILLION  AS  OF  SEPTEMEBR

December 22, 2005:
POOR NATIONS  GAINED  'EQUITABLE'  DEAL IN WTO TALKS IN HK - FAVILA

December 21, 2005:
EVAT,  STRONG  PESO  TO  PUSH  MARKET  SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THIS YEAR

December 20, 2005:
GMA  ORDERS  DOE  TO  UNDERTAKE  DEVPT  OF MALAMPAYA  OIL FIELD

December 19, 2005:
BALANCING ACT FOR THE BSP / CREDIT CARD RECEIVABLES UP 76%

December 18, 2005:
RP'S  CREDIT RATING NEXT YEAR HINGES  ON  EVAT  HIKE  AT  12%

December 16, 2005:
PESO  HITS  30-MONTH  HIGH  /  OFW  REMITTANCES  REACH  $8.8 BILLION

December 15, 2005:
ADB  APPROVES  150-MILLION-DOLLAR  MICROFINANCE LOAN TO RP

December 14, 2005:
WTO:  RICH,  POOR  NATIONS  AT  ODDS  OVER  FARM  TRADE

December 13, 2005:
GMA  PUSHES  FOR  ASEAN  ENERGY  SUMMIT

December 12, 2005:
RP  MANUFACTURERS  BRACE  FOR  WORST  CHRISTMAS  IN  YEARS

December 10, 2005:
AYALA  GOES  INTO  POWER  BUSINESS

December 9, 2005:
STABLE OIL PRICES SEEN TILL YEAREND  /   AUTO SALES  ZOOM UP

December 8, 2005:
FOREX  RESERVES  CLIMB  TO  $18.1  BILLION

December 7, 2005:
SM's  HENRY  SY  BULLISH  ON  RP ECONOMY

December 6, 2005:
PESO  GAINS  ANEW  ON  OFW  INFLOWS

December 5, 2005:
EXCISE TAX COLLECTION UP 11% TO P52,867 BILLION IN 1st TEN MONTHS

December 2, 2005:
SAN  MIGUEL  LOOKING  TO  CONSOLIDATE  ITS  FOOD  GROUP

December 1, 2005:
LOW-WAGE  EARNERS  TO  ENJOY  WITHHOLDING  TAX  EXEMPTION

November 30, 2005:
PESO  BREACHES  54-$1  BARRIER, CLOSES AT 53.94 TO THE U.S. DOLLAR

November 28, 2005:
COLUMN:  THE  PESO  MARCHES  ON

November 27, 2005:
DBP SURPASSES 2005  INCOME GOAL OF Php2.7 BILLION  IN  10  MONTHS

November 25, 2005:
OIL  PRICES  ROLLED  BACK  FOR  THE  5th  TIME

November 24, 2005:
PESO  CLOSES  AT  6-MONTH  HIGH

November 23, 2005:
IMF  UPGRADES  ECONOMIC  GROWTH  PROJECTION  FOR  RP

November 21, 2005:
PANCAKE  HOUSE  FAMILY  CASTING  AN  EYE  ON  GOLDILOCKS

November 19, 2005:
PLDT:  2  SMART  COMMUNICATIONS  OFFICIALS  RESIGN

November 17, 2005:
RP INCURS BOP  DEFICIT OF $406 MILLION  IN  OCTOBER

November 16, 2005:
OFW  INFLOWS SURGE 28% TO $7.9 BILLION IN FIRST 9 MONTHS

November 14, 2005:
REY  GAMBOA:  SOME  MEASURE  OF  RELIEF

November 13, 2005:
$100  MILLION  IN  NEW  CHINA  INVESTMENTS  DUE  IN  RP

November 11, 2005:
WILSON  LEE  FLORES:  THE  TRUTH  ABOUT  THE  PHILIPPINE  ECONOMY

November 10, 2005:
STOCKS  SURGE  TO  8-MONTH  HIGH

November 9, 2005:
ROXAS  CONFIDENT PESO RECOVERY WILL  BALANCE PRICES

November 8, 2005:
FOREX  RESERVES  LEVEL  STAYS  ABOVE  $18 BILLION  IN  OCTOBER

November 7, 2005:
NEW TAX BRINGS ECONOMIC GAINS, RAISES POLITICAL CONCERNS FOR GMA

November 5, 2005:
BSP BACKS REGIONAL ECO INTEGRATION OF ASIA-PACIFIC COUNTRIES

November 4, 2005:
PHILIPPINE  INFLATION  REMAINS  STEADY  AT 7.0  PER  CENT IN OCTOBER

November 3, 2005:
EVAT  BOOSTS  PESO,  STOCK  /  MARKET  CHECK  SHOWS STABLE PRICES

November 2, 2005:
DOF:  NO  PLAN  TO  PRE-FUND GOVT 2006 FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS

November 1, 2005:
OIL  FIRMS SOFTEN  PRICE BY 60 TO 80 CENTAVOS PER LITER

October 31, 2005:
MORE INVESTMENTS  IN  POWER  SECTOR SOUGHT

October 30, 2005:
GMA  HAILS  MERRILL  LYNCH'S  UPGRADING OF RP'S  ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

October 29, 2005:
WORLD  BANK  URGES  PHILIPPINES  TO  IMPLEMENT  TAX  EXPANSION

October 28, 2005:
DECEMBER  OPENING  OF  NAIA-3  UNLIKELY

October 27, 2005:
PESO  CONTINUES  TO  GAIN  AGAINST  DOLLAR

October 26, 2005:
PHILIPPINES  LOWERS  IMPORT,  EXPORT  GROWTH  TARGETS

October 25, 2005:
GROSS  INT'L  RESERVES  HIT  ALL-TIME  HIGH  OF $18 BILLION U.S.  -  BSP

October 24, 2005:
COLUMN:  PHILIPPINE  PESO ... THE  STRONGEST  CURRENCY  IN  ASIA

October 23, 2005:
CHINESE SCHOLAR SAYS RP CAN BENEFIT FROM CHINA CAPITAL OUTFLOW
 

October 21, 2005:
CHANGE  OR  PERISH:  THE  NEED  FOR  CREATIVITY  AND  INNOVATION

October 20, 2005:
BANKS'  ASSETS  REMAIN SOUND, HIT P4.479T  AS OF  Q2

October 19, 2005:
DOE  PROPOSES  STEPS  TO  CUSHION  IMPACT  OF  EVAT  ON  OIL  PRODUCTS

MARKET  EASES  AS  INVESTORS  AWAIT  SC  DECISION  ON  EVAT

October 18, 2005:
RP  COCONUT  FIBER ENTERS  CHINA  MARKET

October 17, 2005:
BSP  PREPARES  NEW  SET  OF  ECONOMIC  ASSUMPTIONS

October 15, 2005:
OFW  INFLOWS  HIT  RECORD  HIGH  OF  $956 MILLION  IN  AUGUST

October 14, 2005:
MARKET  DIPS ON CONTINUED POLITICAL NOISE, LACK OF FRESH LEADS

October 13, 2005:
BUSINESS  SETS  13-POINT  AGENDA  FOR  PRESIDENT  ARROYO

October 9, 2005:
ADB  TAKES  A  STRATEGIC  STAKE  IN  BANK  OF  CHINA

October 8, 2005:
FOREIGN  RESERVES  RISE  TO  RECORD  $18.59  IN SEPTEMBER

October 7, 2005:
REY  GAMBOA:  OF  DEBT  TRAPS  AND  SWAPS

October 6, 2005:
PESO  UP  ON  OFW  REMITTANCES   /   INFLATION  EASES  TO  13-MO  LOW 

October 5, 2005:
CHINESE  BUSINESS GROUP  URGES  CONGRESS  TO  FOCUS ON ECONOMY

October 4, 2005:
BIR  EXCEEDS  SEPT  GOALS,  CUSTOMS  FALLS  SHORT

October 3, 2005:
RP  FOREIGN  DEBT  HITS  $56B  AS  OF  JUNE

October 1, 2005:
DOMESTIC LIQUIDITY GROWTH ACCELERATES IN AUGUST - CENTRAL BANK

September 30, 2005:
CREDIT  SUISSE  UPS  RP  2005  GROWTH  FORECAST

September 29, 2005:
MILD-MANNERED, MULTIFACETED:  FINANCE SECRETARY MARGARITO B. TEVES

September 28, 2005:
FINANCE  CHIEF  HOPEFUL  SC  WILL  LIFT  TRO  ON  EVAT

September 27, 2005:
BUSINESSMEN  CAUTIOUSLY  OPTIMISTIC  OVER  ECONOMY

September 26, 2005:
REY  GAMBOA:  A  TOUCHING  TALE

September 24, 2005:
RP  BALANCE  OF  PAYMENTS  YIELDS  1.2B U.S. DOLLAR-SURPLUS  -  CB

September 23, 2005:
REY  GAMBOA:   BACKTRACKING  ON  EVAT

BSP  RAISES  KEY  RATES  BY  25  BASIS  POINTS

September 22, 2005:
RP  CUTS  2006 ECONOMIC GROWTH TARGET  /  INCOME GAP BIG OBSTACLE - WB

September 21, 2005:
BSP  MULLS  RATE  HIKE  /  RP INTEREST PAYMENTS JUMP UP 2% , 1ST 8 MOS.

September 20, 2005:
70%  OF  2006  BUDGET  TO  GO  TO  DEBT  SERVICING

September 19, 2005:
PSE  PROPOSES  PAGCOR  PRIVATIZATION

September 16, 2005:
RP, CHINESE  LEADERS  DISCUSS  MORE INVESTMENTS, ENERGY SECURITY

September 15, 2005:
RISKS  TO  DOING  BUSINESS  IN  RP  RISING - SDB

September 14, 2005:
PeopleSupport  REAPS  FROM  PIONEERING  ROLE  IN  RP

September 13, 2005:
MORGAN  STANLEY  SAYS  GMA  A LAME  DUCK  LEADER  -  MALAYA  NEWS

September 12, 2005:
RP  TO  U.S.  INVESTORS,  RATING AGENCIES:  TAKE  A  2nd  LOOK  AT  RP!

September 10, 2005:
ARROYO  TO  MEET  TOP  BUSINESSMEN  DURING  NEW  YORK  VISIT

September 9, 2005:
BOO CHANCO:  AMIDST  CRISIS, PINOYS HAVE TURNED INWARD

September 7, 2005:
WITH  EVAT,  OIL  PRICE  HIKE  AT  6%  RATHER  THAN  10%

September 6, 2005:
SURGING  OIL  PRICES  STARTING  TO  PINCH  SOME  ASIAN  ECONOMIES

September 5, 2005:
ECONOMIC TEAM EXCEEDS REVENUE TARGET BY P10.5 B

September 3, 2005:
ADB  SEES  RP  GROWTH  AT 5%, WELCOMES  EVAT  /  HURRICANE AID FROM ASIA

September 2, 2005:
TRADE SECRETARY KEEPING HANDS OFF PIATCO DEAL

September 1, 2005:
FIRST  PACIFIC  EYES  MORE  ACQUISITIONS  IN  RP

TRADERS:  ECONOMY  BADLY AFFECTED, URGE CONGRESS 'TAPUSIN NA NILA!'

August 31, 2005:
JARIUS BONDOC:  WHAT'S DRIVING  UP OIL PRICES?

August 30, 2005:
PALACE'S FLIP-FLOPPING OF HOLIDAY SOWS CONFUSION AMONG TRADERS

August 29, 2005:
U.N.  CHIEF  BACKS  RP  DEBT-FOR-EQUITY SWAP

VILLAR  RENEWS  CALL  FOR  FISCAL  RESPONSIBILITY

August 28, 2005:
FRAPORT-MANILA HOTEL DEAL LEAVES PALACE CLUELESS

August 27, 2005:
RP  TO  REVIEW  2005  GDP  TARGET  DUE  TO  OIL  THREAT

August 26, 2005:
SOARING  OIL  PRICES,  EVAT  CONTINUE  TO  DEPRESS  MARKET
 

August 25, 2005:
JOLLIBEE  ACQUIRES  RED  RIBBON

August 23, 2005:
BONG  OSORIO:  THE  SCIENCE  OF  ECONOMIC  TAKEOFF

August 21, 2005:
FOREIGN  DIRECT  INVESTMENT  FLOWS  UP  DESPITE  NEWS  REPORT  -  BSP

August 19, 2005:
BUSINESSMEN  BULLISH ON  ECONOMIC GROWTH FOR 4th QTR - BSP SURVEY

TOBACCO  TYCOON  GAINS  CONTROL  OF  PHILIPPINE  NATIONAL  BANK

August 18, 2005:
GOVT  MOVES  TO  CUSHION  IMPACT  OF  OIL PRICE  HIKES AND EVAT

August 17, 2005:
MARKET  CONTINUES  TO  DROP  AS  HIGH  OIL  PRICES  DAMPEN  SENTIMENT

August 16, 2005:
GMA:  LOOMING  OIL  CRISIS  WILL  CHANGE  PINOY'S  LIFESTYLE

August 15, 2005:
OFW  REMMITTANCES  JUMP  22%  IN  H1

August 14, 2005:
RAISE  IN GOVT  SALARIES  TIED  TO  PASSAGE  OF  2006  BUDGET

August 13, 2005:
UNION  BANK  OUTBIDS  LUCIO  TAN  FOR  PNB  STAKE

August 12, 2005:
HABITO  SEES  ECONOMY  GROWING  AT  SLOWER  RATE

AUSSIES  BAGS  SULU SEA DRILLING DEAL  /  COFFEE  EXPORTS  SURGE 124%

August 11, 2005:
SHARES  CLOSE  HIGHER  DUE  TO  CONSOLIDATION  AS  PESO  GAINS

August 10, 2005:
EAST  ASIA  ECONOMY  SLOWING  -  ADB

August 9, 2005:
5.3%  2005  GROWTH  FORECAST  FACTORED  IN REVISED TRADE DATA - NERI

TEVES  SAYS  2005  BUDGET DEFICIT  WITHIN P180-B  TARGET

August 8, 2005:
BANGKO  SENTRAL  OPEN  TO  IDEA  OF  AN  OFW  BANK

GMA  HAILS  UNIDEN'S  NEW INVESTMENTS AND RETURN TO RP

August 6, 2005:
NEW  IMF  METHOD  BOOSTS  OFW  REMITTANCES  IN 2004 BY $3B  TO  $11.6B

RP  EXPECTING 1.85B U.S. DOLLARS  IN NEW INVESTMENTS  FROM  SOUTH KOREA

August 5, 2005:
ECONOMY  TO  GROW  4.5% - 5.4%  THIS  YEAR -- ATENEO  RESEARCH  BODY

August 4, 2005:
PHILIPPINE LONG DISTANCE UPS 2005 NET PROFIT TARGET

August 3, 2005:
WTO  WANTS  RP  TO  STAY  CLOSE  TO  ITS  TARIFF  COMMITMENTS

August 2, 2005:
MAKATI BUSINESS CLUB  POLL:  PESSIMISM  OVER  RP  GROWTH

August 1, 2005:
MONEY  SUPPLY  EXPANDS  12.8%  TO  P2.21T AS OF JUNE

July 31, 2005:
WORLD  OIL  PRICES  HIT  $61/BARREL  AFTER  TEXAN  BP  REFINERY  BLAST

July 29, 2005:
GOVT  TRIMS  2005  BUDGET  DEFICIT  FROM  180B  TO  P158B
 

BOO CHANCO:  TIME  TO  CURB  'BICAM'  ABUSES

July 28, 2005:
PAL  TURNS  AROUND,  POSTS  P1.2-B  PROFIT

SMART  COMM  TO  INFUSE  P100 MILLION  IN  MAKATI  MEDICAL CENTER

July 27, 2005:
BOO CHANCO:  SALCEDA  SAYS  ECONOMY  IS  ATE  GLO'S  SALVATION

July 26, 2005:
HOT  MONEY  INFLOWS  SURGE  IN JAN-JULY, 13 TIMES THAT OF  LAST YEAR

July 25, 2005:
MARKET  SEEN  MOVING  SIDEWAYS  AS  INVESTORS  AWAIT  GMA'S  SONA

July 23, 2005:
RP  SAYS  'YUAN'  REVELATION  WILL  BOOST  ASIAN  CURRENCIES

July 21, 2005:
TEVES  SEES  DELAY  IN  PROCEEDS  FROM  SALE  OF  NAPOCOR  ASSETS

July 20, 2005:
RP'S  GLOBAL  COMPETITIVENESS  RANKING  IMPROVES  THIS  YEAR

July 19, 2005:
TEVES  SAYS  GOVT  MAY SELL  ASSETS  TO PREVENT  TAX  SHORTFALL

July 18, 2005:
HOT  MONEY  POSTS  DROP  AT THE HEIGHT  OF  'GLORIAGATE'

July 15, 2005:
PESO,  STOCKS  UP  FOLLOWING  PEACEFUL  RALLY

July 14, 2005:
JAPANESE  ELECTRONICS  FIRM 'UNIDEN' REOPENS  IN  RP  NEXT  MONTH

July 13, 2005:
BOO CHANCO:  CAN  THE  ECONOMY  SURVIVE ATE GLO?

July 12, 2005:
NEW  DTI  CHIEF  ASSURES  BUSINESSMEN

July 11, 2005:
RP ACHIEVES  PROGRESS  ON  DEBT  RELIEF  PROPOSAL

July 10, 2005:
BUSINESSMEN  SPLIT  ON  GMA  RESIGNATION

July 8, 2005:
REY  GAMBOA:  MORE  VOICES  AGAINST  OIL  SUBSIDIES

July 7, 2005:
ADB  TO CUT RP GROWTH FORECAST;  RP NOT ON BRINK OF CRISIS - ADB

July 6, 2005:
BUSINESS GROUP WARNS TAX FAILURE COULD CAUSE FISCAL CRISIS

July 4, 2005:
SHARES  TUMBLE  AFTER  SC  FREEZES  NEW  TAX AIMED AT  CUTTING DEFICIT

July 2, 2005:
DOLE:  OFW  REMITTANCES  CONTRIBUTE  9.2%  TO  RP  GNP

June 30, 2005:
CORRUPTION  STILL  A  MAJOR  OBSTACLE  IN  DOING  BUSINESS  IN  RP,  SEA

June 29, 2005:
'MEA  CULPA'  FAILS  TO  PERK  UP  MARKETS

June 28, 2005:
PHILEQUITY  CORNER:  TRIPLE  WHAMMY  FOR  THE  PESO AND  THE  MARKET

June 27, 2005:
POLITICS  CAUSING  PESO  DEPRECIATION -  PURISIMA,  GUIDOTE

June 26, 2005:
J. P. MORGAN  CHASE & CO SET TO REVIVE STOCK BROKERAGE IN RP

June 24, 2005:
RAGING  POLITICAL  RUCKUS  DESTROYING  HARD-EARNED  ECONOMIC  GAINS

IMF  SEES  RP  INFLATION  RISING  TO  8%

June 23, 2005:
IMF  STILL  BULLISH  ON  RP  GROWTH

June 22, 2005:
WORLD  BANK  APPROVES  64M  US  DOLLAR  LOAN  FOR  RP  SEWER  SYSTEM

STOCKS,  PESO  DIVE  ON  OIL,  POLITICAL  JITTERS

June 21, 2005:
PANGILINAN,  LOPEZ  RIFT  SEEN  IN  PLDT'S  SATELLITE  TV  PARTNERSHIP

June 20, 2005:
WORRIES  OVER  POLITICAL  ISSUES  OVERBLOWN -  FINANCIAL  ANALYSTS

INVESTORS  REMAIN  UPBEAT  ON  RP,  SAYS  PSE  HEAD

June 19, 2005:
RP  IMPROVES  TO  22nd PLACE IN LIST OF WORLD'S 'SUPER GROWTH COMPANIES'

RP  HAILS  DEBT  WRITE-OFF  FOR  POOR  NATIONS

June 17, 2005:
VAT  LEAKAGE  LEADS  TO  P117-B  LOSS  FOR  GOVERNMENT

June 16, 2005:
DFA  WARNS  FILIPINOS  ABROAD  OF  TEXT  SCAM  SUING  CENTRAL  BANK

TOO  GOOD  TO BE TRUE:  JOBLESS RATE  DOWN  SHARPLY  TO 8.3% FROM 11%

June 15, 2005:
WORLD  BANK  GIVES  RP  $300,000  TO  HELP  TACKLE  GOVT  CORRUPTION

June 14, 2005:
FOREIGN  BANKS  UNFAZED  BY  LATEST  POLITICAL  CRISIS

June 13, 2005:
BIZ  COLUMN:  IF  NOT  JUETENG,  THE  ECONOMY  WILL

HOT  MONEY  INFLOWS  HIT  $1.8 BILLION  IN  JANUARY-MAY

June 12, 2005:
PHILIPPINES-CHINA  TRADE  EXCEEDS  13  BILLION  U.S.  DOLLARS

COLUMN:  THE  POOREST  OF  7  AT  $270 MILLION

June 11, 2005:
ALEX  MAGNO:  BLEEDING

June 10, 2005:
NATIONAL  GOVERNMENT  DEBT  DOWN  TO  P3,869  TRILLION  IN  MARCH

June 9, 2005:
MARKET  PLUNGES  ON  MOUNTING  POLITICAL  CONCERNS

FOREIGN  INVESTORS  STARTING  TO  FEEL  JITTERY

June 8, 2005:
INFLATION  STEADY  AT  8.5%  IN  MAY

June 7, 2005:
BIR  DIRECTED  TO  USE  'AL CAPONE' TACTIC

June 6, 2005:
BIZ  COLUMN:  BORACAY  NEEDS  MASTER  PLAN

June 3, 2005:
BUDGET  DEFICIT  SEEN  AT  P151 BILLION  THIS  YEAR,  P89 BILLION  IN  '06

June 2, 2005:
RP  MOST  VULNERABLE  TO  INTEREST  RATE  HIKE  -  S&P

May  23, 2005:
IRRESPONSIBLE  POLITICAL STATEMENTS CA  DERAIL ECO GROWTH - PCCI

May  20, 2005:
RP  POSTS  FIRST  BUDGET  SURPLUS  IN  4  YEARS

May  16, 2005:
DENR  REPORTS  $1.9-BILLION  MINING  INVESTMENTS

May  9, 2005:
PROCTER  & GAMBLE  PLEDGES  P1.5 BILLION  EXTRA  INVESTMENTS  IN  RP

BSP  SEES  SURGES  IN  FOREIGN  INVESTMENTS

May  5, 2005:
BOO  CHANCO:  WE'RE  STUCK  WITH  HER;  LET'S  JUST  HELP  HER

May  2, 2005:
MORE  KOREAN  INVESTMENTS  IN  RP  ENERGY  SECTOR

April 25, 2005:
GROSS  INTERNATIONAL  RESERVES  TO  REACH  $17 BILLION  THIS  YEAR

April 23, 2005:
RP  MINING,  AUTO  SECTORS  'OPEN  FOR  BUSINESS'

April 21, 2005:
IMF  WARNS  TOO  MUCH  TAX  PERKS  TO  DRAW  INVESTORS

April 19, 2005:
BOP  RECORDS  $783-MILLION  SURPLUS  IN  JAN-MARCH

April 18, 2005:
COMMERCIAL  BANK  LENDING  UP  TO  5.8%  AS  OF  FEBRUARY

April 16, 2005:
BSP  NAMES  NEW  DEPUTY  GOVERNOR  /  OFW  REMITTANCES  HIT  $1.4B

April 14, 2005:
PESO  BREACHES  53:$1  LEVEL  ON  EXPECTED  VAT  PASSAGE

April 11, 2005:
HENRY  SY  GAINS  CONTROL  OF  CHINA  BANK

April 7, 2005:
SAN MIGUEL CORP  UPS  BID  FOR  AUSTRALIA'S  NATIONAL  FOODS  TO  A$1.9B

April 5, 2005:
PETRON,  TOTAL  HIKED   COOKING  GAS  PRICES  TO  P1  PER  KILO

April 4, 2005:
BANKS'  NPL  RATIO  IMPROVES  AS  TOTAL LENDING  PICKS UP

March 31, 2005:
RP  FALLS  IN  GLOBAL  RANKING  AS  INVESTMENT  DESTINATION

March 29, 2005:
MORGAN STANLEY  PUTS  RP  IN  ITS  EQUITIES  INDICES

March 16, 2005:
OVERSEAS  FILIPINOS'  REMITTANCES  RISE  15.9%   IN  JANUARY

March 14, 2005:
NET  PORTFOLIO  INVESTMENTS  MAY  HIT  $4 BILLION  THIS  YEAR  -  BSP

March 11, 2005:
FORMER  BSP  CHIEF  SAYS  NO  TO  DEBT  REPUDIATION

March 10, 2005:
ECONOMIC  CHIEF  CONFIDENT  GOVT  WILL  HIT  2005  EXPORTS   TARGET

March 9, 2005:
DONORS  TO  RP:  SPEED  UP  FISCAL  REFORMS,  WE'LL   INCREASE  AID

March 8, 2005:
DOF  THUMBED  DOWN  ARROYO ADMIN  MOVES  TO  RAISE  STAKES IN SMC, PETRON

March 7, 2005:
OFW  REMITTANCES  TO  GROW  10%  IN  2005

March 4, 2005:
IMF   WANTS  RP  TO  SET  DEFICIT  TARGET  AT  P128  BILLION

RP  INVESTMENT  CLIMATE  DETERIORATING,  SAYS  U.S.  REPORT

March 3, 2005:
PHILIPPINE  STOCK  MARKET  RECOVERS, UP 1.20%  DUE  TO  BARGAIN  HUNTING

March 2, 2005:
STOCKS  CLOSE  TRADES  SLIGHTLY  HIGHER  AS  PESO  STRUGGLES  AT  54.69

PHILIPPINE  LONG  DISTANCE  TELEPHONE  REPORTS  RECORD  2004  PROFIT

February 28, 2005:
'BIG  3'  OIL  FIRMS  RAISE  OIL  PRICES   BY  60¢,  DIESEL  BY  50¢

February 26, 2005:
OIL  PRICES,  INTEREST  RATES  TOP  RISK  FACTORS  IN  RP,  THAI  ECONOMIES

February 25, 2005:
SM  GROUP  TO  BUILD 2  MORE  MALLS IN CHINA,  TO  EXPAND  IN  ASIAN  MARKETS

February 24, 2005:
MORE  JAPANESE  INVESTMENTS,  TRADE  OPPORTUNITIES  SEEN

February 23, 2005:
DEVPT  BUDGET  COORDINATION  COMMITTEE  SCALES  DOWN  DEFICIT  TARGET

February 22, 2005:
COLUMN:  EVERYBODY'S  DOING  IT

February 21, 2005:
POSSIBILITY  OF  CORPORATE  INCOME  TAX  HIKE  RAISED

February 18, 2005:
MOODY'S   CUTS   PLDT   CREDIT   RATING  /   RP  CAN  REGAIN  GOOD  RATINGS - BSP

February 17, 2005:
MOODY'S   CUTS   RP   CREDIT   RATING

February 16, 2005:
MARKETS   SHRUG   OFF   VALENTINE   BOMBINGS

February 15, 2005:
BANKING   COMMUNITY  WELCOMES   BSP   CHIEF   APPOINTMENT

February 14, 2005:
WITHOUT   MONEY   LAUNDERING   TAG,  NEW   OPPORTUNITIES   AWAIT   RO  BANKS

February 11, 2005:
COLUMN:   AT  LAST,  A  BIT  OF  GOOD  NEWS  FROM  ATE  GLO

February 10, 2005:
U.S.  SETS  CONDITIONS  FOR  RP  TO  AVAIL  OF  BUSH'S   MILLENNIUM   FUND

February 9, 2005:
MEGAWORLD  TO  PUT  UP  P3-BILLION  CYBERBUILDING  IN  EASTWOOD,  QC

February 8, 2005:
BUSINESS   GROUP   ASSURED   FASTER   ALIEN   CARD   PROJECT

February 7, 2005:
PALACE:   P8 BILLION   FOR   FM   VICTIMS

February 5, 2005:
BUSINESS  YET   TO   FEEL   EFFECTS   OF   ECO   GROWTH

February 4, 2005:
GOVT  SEES  P124.7  BILLION  ADDITIONAL  REVENUES  THIS  YEAR

February 3, 2005:
MINING   SECTOR   EXPECTS   $3-BILLION   INFLOWS   THIS   YEAR

February 2, 2005:
AMERICA'S  LARGEST  PUBLIC  PENSION  FUND  RETAINS  RP  IN  ITS  INVESTMENT  LIST

February 1, 2005:
RP'S   ECONOMY   GREW   6%   IN   2004,  THE   HIGHEST   GROWTH   SINCE   1996

January 31, 2005:
COLUMN:   MONETARY  SOLUTIONS   TO  OUR  FISCAL  PROBLEM

PORTFOLIO   INVESTMENTS   SURGE  1ST  WEEK  IN  JANUARY

January 29, 2005:
DEPT   OF   AGRICULTURE   BANS   LIVE   CATTLE,  BEEF   FROM   CANADA

January 28, 2005:
INVESTORS   SWAMP   RP   GLOBAL   BOND   OFFERING

January 27, 2005:
NEW   ECONOMIC   TEAM   FORMED

January 26, 2005:
PHILIPPINE  SAVINGS  BANK  INCOME  HITS  P485  MILLION   IN  2004

January 25, 2005:
PESO,  STOCKS   MARK  NEW  HIGHS

OUTGOING   FINANCE  SEC  AMATONG  ASSURED  OF  BSP  MONETARY  BOARD  SEAT

January 24, 2005:
COLUMN:  CORRUPTION  STARTS  WITH  EACH  OF  US

2005   DEFICIT  TARGET   SET  TO  P177 BILLION  FROM  ORIGINAL  P184 B  TARGET

January 23, 2005:
GOVERNMENT   EARMARKS   P28  BILLION   FOR   SMEs  LENDING   THIS  YEAR

COLUMN:  THE  INVESTMENT  SLIDE,  CAN  THE  PHILIPPINES  CATCH  UP?
 

January 22, 2005:
SEN.  MANNY  VILLAR  TO  SPEAK  ON  ENTREPRENEURSHIP  TO  GLOBAL  PINOYS

January 21, 2005:
PESO  IMPROVES  TO  8-MONTH  HIGH  VS.  DOLLAR

AGRI  SECTOR   5.06%  GROWTH  IN  2004

January 20, 2005:
STOCKS   SURGE  TO  NEW   5-YEAR  HIGHS;  S&P  DOWNGRADE  BRUSHED  ASIDE

GOVT   CONTAINS   BUDGET  DEFICIT   TO   P186 BILLION   IN   2004

January 19, 2005:
RP  TO  SPEED  UP  REFORMS  IN  BID  TO  REVERSE  CREDIT  RATINGS  DOWNGRADE
 

January 18, 2005:
S&P  DOWNGRADED  RP   CREDIT   RATINGS

January 17, 2005:
RP  PLANS   FEWER   FOREIGN   LOANS   THIS   YEAR

January 15, 2005:
OFW   REMITTANCES  UP 11%   IN  JAN-NOV  2004

January 14, 2005:
BULLISH   OUTLOOK   BOOSTS   PESO,  STOCKS

January 13, 2005:
ORGANIC   FARMING   SECTOR   SETS   SIGHTS   ON  GLOBAL  MARKET

January 12, 2005:
DEVELOPMENT   BANK   OF   THE   PHILIPPINES'   NEW  ROLE

January 11, 2005:
PASSAGE OF 8 TAX MEASURES TO RESULT  IN BALANCED BUDGET BY 2009

January 7, 2005:
NEW   OFFICE   TO   RAISE   P5.7  BILLION  FROM  FILIPINOS  IN  THE  U.S.

January 6, 2005:
COCKSURE   PREDICTIONS   FOR   2005  (PART  2)

January 5, 2005:
2004  DEFICIT  BETTER  THAN  TARGET;   PLDT  IMPLEMENTS  DRASTIC  CUTS

January 4, 2005:
COCKSURE   PREDICTIONS   FOR   2005  (PART  ONE)

January 3, 2005:
GARMENT   EXPORTS   UP   3%   TO   $6.691  BILLION   IN   '04

BOO  CHANCO:   ARGENTINA   FINDS   LIFE   AFTER   DEBT

January 2, 2005:
MARY   ANN   Ll.   REYES:   THOUGHTS   FOR   THE   NEW   YEAR

PESO   STILL   LESS   VOLATILE   IN   2004   DESPITE   RECORD   LOWS  -  BSP

December 29,  2004:
YEARENDER   2004:   HOUSE   IN   FOREFRONT   OF   NATIONAL   FISCAL   SURVIVAL

December 24,  2004:
MAJOR   OIL   FIRMS   CUT   PRICES   BY   30%

December 23,  2004:
GOVERNMENT   EYES   OFW   FUNDS   FOR   ECONOMIC   ACTIVITY

December 22,  2004:
11-MONTH   BUDGET   DEFICIT   BETTER   THAN    FORECAST

December 21,  2004:
PETRON  CORP,  TOTAL  PHILS   CUT   (LP)GAS   PRICES   ANEW   TO   P1 / KG

December 20,  2004:
P28-BILLION   NAPOCOR   PLANT   SALE   A   SCAM  -  JOKER  ARROYO

December 17,  2004:
REY  GAMBOA:   TEPID  GROWTH   OF  SMEs

December 16,  2004:
'SIN'  TAX  BILL  APPROVED

December 15,  2004:
RP'S  GIR  PORTFOLIO  SHIFTS  TO  EURO

December 14,  2004:
BIZ  COLUMN:  BEYOND  SURVIVAL!  AIM  FOR  GLOBAL  COMPETITIVENESS
 

December 13,  2004:
4  TAX  BILLS:   SPECIAL  SESSION  OF  CONGRESS  INEVITABLE

December 11,  2004:
PESO,  STOCKS  TUMBLE  DOWN  ON  DOWNGRADE  FEARS

December 10,  2004:
REY  GAMBOA:  INVESTORS  EYE  RP  WITH  EXTREME  CAUTION

December 9,  2004:
MOODY'S  WARNS  RP  OF  2-NOTCH  DOWNGRADE

December 8,  2004:
FITCH  DOWNGRADES  RP  CREDIT  RATING  OUTLOOK

December 7,  2004:
$400  MILLION  MORE  OFW  REMITTANCES  EXPECTED  BEFORE  YEAREND

December 6,  2004:
PURISIMA  EXPECTS  DOUBLE-DIGIT  EXPORT  GROWTH  NEXT  YEAR

December 5,  2004:
CHOWKING:  FOOD  AT  P30  OR  LESS

December 4,  2004:
GOVT  HOLDS  LAST  DITCH  TALKS  TO  AVOID  CREDIT  DOWNGRADE

December 3,  2004:
PLDT  BOSS  MANNY  PANGILINAN  BUCKS  PROPOSED  TELECOM  FRANCHISE  TAX

GOVT  TO  OPERATE  ON  RE-ENACTED  BUDGET  FOR  1ST  FEW  MONTHS  OF  2005

December 2,  2004:
HOUSE  OKAYS  ON  SECOND  READING  P907.7-BILLION  BUDGET  FOR  2005

December 1,  2004:
COLUMN:  IS  THE  ECONOMY  OVERTAXED?

November  30,  2004:
BRUNEI  ROYALTY  EYES  TRANSCO

November  29,  2004:
SMART  COMMUNICATIONS  IS  MOST  PROFITABLE  FIRM  IN  2003

November  26,  2004:
CUSTOMS  MEETS  TAX  COLLECTION  TARGET  OF  P114-B  FOR  2004

November  25,  2004:
REAL  ESTATE:  MEGAWORLD  READIES  FOR  TURNAROUND

November  24,  2004:
BSP  GOVERNOR  BUENAVENTURA  BAGS  'MANAGEMENT  MAN  OF  THE  YEAR'  AWARD 

November  23,  2004:
PALACE  TO  PUSH  FOR  TAX  AMNESTY  BILL  DESPITE  IMF  DOUBTS

November  22,  2004:
LOW  INT'L  RESERVES  TO  PUT  EXTREME  PRESSURE  ON  PESO,  BSP  WARNS

November  20,  2004:
10  SENATORS  GIVE  UP  P1.3-B  'PORK',  SOLONS  CLING  TO  THEIR  'PORK'

November  19,  2004:
RP  BANKS  VULNERABLE,  SAYS  S&P  CREDIT  RATING  AGENCY

November  18,  2004:
HOUSE  BEGINS  FLOOR  DEBATE  ON  2005  BUDGET

November  17,  2004:
BOP  DEFICIT  HITS  $184  MILLION  IN  10  MONTHS

November  16,  2004:
OFW  INFLOWS  HIT  $6.2  BILLION  IN  FIRST  9 MONTHS

November  14,  2004:
IMF  SEAL  OF  GOOD  HOUSEKEEPING  CRUCIAL  TO  RP'S  FISCAL  RECOVERY

November  12,  2004:
BOO  CHANCO:  DOWNGRADE  THREAT  PROVES  CRISIS  NOT  OVER

November  11,  2004:
POOR  FISCAL  DISCIPLINE  DISQUALIFIES  RP  FROM  MAIN  U.S.  MILLENNIUM  AID

November  10,  2004:
BIZ  COLUMN:  BEWARE  OF  FALSE  PROPHETS  OF  BOOM!

WORLD  BANK  BULLISH  ON  RP  DESPITE  FISCAL  WOES

November  9,  2004:
GMA:  FISCAL  TURNAROUND  IS  IN  SIGHT

November  8,  2004:
WORLD  BANK  CONCERNED  OVER  RP'S  FISCAL  PERFORMANCE

November  7,  2004:
GOVERNMENT  LOSING  P200-BILLION  A   YEAR  TO  CORRUPTION

November  5,  2004:
NAPOCOR  DEBT  ASSESSED

November  4,  2004:
RURAL  BANKS,  MICROFINANCE  INSTITUTIONS  PLAY  KEY  ROLES  IN  REMITTANCES

November  3,  2004:
SMC,  SINGAPORE  COMPANY  FORM  JOINT  COFFEE  VENTURE

November  2,  2004:
FINANCE  DEPT  NO  AUTHORITY  TO  REGULATE  PAGCOR  DESPITE  E.O. - AMATONG

PROJECTION:  HALF  OF  RP  POPULATION  WILL  HAVE  CELL-PHONES  BY  NEXT  YEAR

November  1,  2004:
SAN  MIGUEL  CORPORATION  EYES  STAKE   IN  HACIENDA  LUISITA

October 29,  2004:
NAPOCOR  FACES  FURTHER  DOWNSIZING  TO  CUT  COSTS

October 28,  2004:
DOJ  DEFENDED  SSS  SALE  OF  PCIB  SHARES  BEFORE  SC

October 27,  2004:
SPANISH  COMMUNITY  AIRS  WHOLEHEARTED  PUBLIC  SUPPORT  FOR  GMA

October 26,  2004:
RP  BANKS  ADEQUATELY  CAPITALIZED  -  BSP

October 25,  2004:
U.S.  SENATE PANEL  OKAYS  HIGHER  MILITARY  AID  TO  RP

October 24,  2004:
RP'S  ANTI-CORRUPTION  PROGRAM  GETS  GRANT  FROM  WORLD  BANK

October 22,  2004:
A  TAX-LESS  ECONOMIC  GROWTH

October 21,  2004:
BOI,  PEZA  INVESTMENTS  SOAR 474%  TO  P146 BILLION  FROM  JAN  TO  AUG

October 20,  2004:
GOVT  WARNS  OF  CONTINUING  RISE  IN  OIL  PRICES  TILL YEAREND

IMPORTS  REBOUND  IN  AUGUST  RISING  TO  8.9%

October 19,  2004:
GMA  OKAYS  GOVT  BAILOUT  OF  P200-BILLION  NAPOCOR  DEBT

October 18,  2004:
PAL  UNDERTAKES  MULTI-MILLION  PESO  RE-FLEETING  PROPGRAM

October 16,  2004:
BALANCE  OF  PAYMENTS  (BOP)  EASES  TO  $178-MILLION

October 15,  2004:
DEPT  OF  TRADE  OPTIMISTIC  EXPORTS  TO  GROW  BY  10%  THIS  YEAR

October 14,  2004:
HIGHEST  BIDDER  RAPS  GOVT'S  FLIP-FLOPPING  ON  TRANSCO  SALE
 

October 13,  2004:
GOVT  MAY  END  UP  INCURRING  P308  BILLION  BOT  DEBTS

October 12,  2004:
INTEREST  RATES  SHOOT  UP

October 11,  2004:
PHILIPPINE  STOCK  MARKET,  ASIA'S  BRIGHT  LIGHT  OR  BLACK  HOLE?

October 8,  2004:
BIZ  COLUMN:  SITTING  AND  MOPING  ATOP  A  GOLD  MINE

FOREX  RESERVES  DIPPED  BELOW  $16-BILLION  MARK  IN  SEPTEMBER

October 7,  2004:
SAN  MIGUEL  PUTTING  UP  DISTILLERY  IN  MISAMIS,  ORIENTAL

FORTUNE  TOBACCO  CORP  GETS  P1-BILLION  TAX  REFUND

October 6,  2004:
FOREIGN  ASSET  MANAGEMENT  (AMC)  BUYS  UCPB'S  BAD  ASSETS  WORTH  P13.5 B

CONSUMER  PRICES  ROSE  TO  7.2%  PUSHING  INFLATION  RATES  UP

October 5,  2004:
IMF  RAISES  2004  RP  GROWTH   FROM  4.5%  TO  5.2%

IMF  TO  RP:  BE  MORE  AGGRESSIVE  IN  CUTTING  DEFICIT

October 4,  2004:
BOO  CHANCO:  CAN  SHE  LEAD  US THROUGH  THE  CRISIS?

ARROYO  ADMIN  MULLS  3-YEAR  BUDGET  PLAN

October 1,  2004:
BUSINESS  GIVES  GMA  ADMINISTRATION  PASSING  MARK,  A 6  OUT  OF  TEN

MIRANT,  METROBANK  WILL  INVEST  P400 MILLION  IN  RP  POWER  SECTOR

September 30,  2004:
RP  GROWTH  NOT  DIMMED  BY  HIGH  OIL  PRICES,  VOLATILE  PESO  - ARROYO

September 29,  2004:
RP  TAKES  STEPS  TO ATTAIN  STATUS  OF  'TRUE  ASIAN  REGIONAL  ECONOMY'

GMA  SAYS  NO  TO  CURRENCY  CONTROL

September 28,  2004:
PESO  CLOSES  AT RECORD  LOW  OF  56.45  TO  $1

September 27,  2004:
SMC,  FIRST  PACIFIC  EYE  ON  TRANSCO  PRIVATIZATION

September 25,  2004:
ECOZONE  EXPORTS  SURGE  22.4%  TO  $20.68 BILLION  IN  8  MONTHS

September 24,  2004:
GOVT  URGED  TO  SOURCE  40%  OF  FUNDING  ABROAD

September 22,  2004:
HIGHER  PAN DE SAL  PRICES  LOOM

September 21,  2004:
FITCH  WARNS  RP  OF  CREDIT  DOWNGRADE

September 20,  2004:
NAPOCOR  WOES  MAY  PULL  DOWN  RP  CREDIT  RATING  IN  2005

September 19,  2004:
DEFICIT  MAY  BE  TRIMMED  TO  P150 MILLION  IN  2005  ON  HIGHER  REVENUES

September 17,  2004:
NTC  TO  TREAT  TEXT  MESSAGING  AS  VALUE-ADDED  SERVICE

September 15,  2004:
OFW  REMITTANCES  REACH  $4.7  BILLION  IN  FIRST  7  MONTHS

September 14,  2004:
HINDSIGHT:  FVR'S  DIMENSIONS  OF  REFORM

September 13,  2004:
RELIEF  FROM  SOARING  OIL  PRICES  EXPECTED  IN  NEXT  FEW  WEEKS - DOE

BOI,  PEZA  INVESTMENTS  SOAR  49%  TO  P145 BILLION  IN  FIRST  7  MONTHS
 

September 10,  2004:
RP  RAISES  $1 BILLION  IN  GLOBAL  BONDS

September 9,  2004:
FINAL, FINAL  TAX  AMNESTY  OFFERED  TO  TAX  EVADERS

September 8,  2004:
RP  FOREX  RESERVES  UP  SLIGHTLY  TO  $15.964 BILLION

September 7,  2004:
POWER  RATE  INCREASE:  'SECOND  GIVE'  COMING

September 6,  2004:
ROMEO  G.  ROXAS:  THE  MISDIRECTED  REACTIONS  OVER  THE  BUDGET  DEFICIT

September 3,  2004:
RP  VOWS  TO  FAST-TRACK  TARIFF'S  CUT  UNDER  ASEAN-CHINA  FTA

September 2,  2004:
WILSON  LEE  FLORES:  THE  CHINESE  WAY  OF  VIEWING  A  CRISIS

September 1,  2004:
NEW  TAXES  MAY  SCARE  AWAY  $20  BILLION  DEPOSITS

August 31,  2004:
ROCKEFELLER  FOUNDATION  OPTIMISTIC  ON  GOV'T  TACK  VS  FISCAL  CRISIS

August 30,  2004:
GMA  SEEKS  DOJ  OPINION  ON  NAPOCOR  PRIVATIZATION

August 29,  2004:
RP  IS  NOT  YET  IN  THE  SAME  LEAGUE  OF  ARGENTINA - BSP

August 27,  2004:
COLUMN:  GMA  IS  RIGHT  TO  ADMIT  THE  REALITY  OF  A  FISCAL  CRISIS

COLUMN:  FACE  THE  CREDITORS,  MOM

BUSINESS  GROUP  LAUNCHES  'BUY  FILIPINO'  CAMPAIGN  VS.  CHEAP  IMPORTS

August 26,  2004:
FISCAL  WOES:  ARROYO  RALLIES  NATION,  LEADERS  TO  MOVE  IN  ONE  DIRECTION

August 25,  2004:
INT'L  FINANCIAL  MARKET  REMAIN  UNFAZED  BY  DECLARATION  OF  FISCAL  CRISIS UPROAR

FIL-AM  BILLIONAIRE  RALLIES  OVERSEAS  PINOYS  TO  SUPPORT  RP'S  ECO  RECOVERY

August 24,  2004:
COLUMN:  BAD  LUCK,  GOOD  LUCK

RP  TO  FILE  TRADE  PROTEST  VS  THAILAND

August 23,  2004:
GOOD  NEWS  FOR  OFWs:  SMART  COMMUNICATIONS  GOING  GLOBAL  WITH  PLDT

PURISIMA  SEEKS  CONGRESS  BACKING OF  NEW  INFRASTRUCTURE  CORP  BODY

August 22,  2004:
LAWMAKERS  BACK  ARROYO'S  ECONOMIC  MANAGEMENT, BIZ  COMMUNITY  OPTIMISTIC

August 19,  2004:
THE  SOUTHERN  BEAT:  SUGARMEN  UPBEAT  DESPITE  OIL  CRISIS

August 18,  2004:
RP  SUBMITS  NEW  LIST  OF  COMMODITIES  FOR  ASEAN-CHINA  EARLY  HARVEST  SCHEME

August 17,  2004:
PUMP  PRICES  UP  ANEW  AS  WORLD  OIL  PRICES  SOAR

August 16,  2004:
OFW  REMITTANCES  SEEN  SHIFTING  FROM  BANKS  TO  INFORMAL  CHANNELS

August 14,  2004:
THE  GOOD  NEWS:  OFW  REMITTANCES  HIT  $4 BILLION  IN  FIRST  6  MONTHS  OF  2004

August 13,  2004:
OFW  REMITTANCES  SURGE  TO  19.4%  TO  $706  MILLION  IN  JUNE

August 12,  2004:
ECOZONE  INVESTMENTS  SURGE  BY  A  STRONG  131%  TO  P28.43 BILLION

RP'S  SUGAR  EXPORT  QUOTA  TO  U.S.  UP  SLIGHTLY  TO  142,000mt  IN  2005

August 11,  2004:
COLUMN:  HIGH  PRICES  OF  OIL  NOT  EXCLUSIVE  TO  RP  ONLY - NEDA

RISING  OIL  PRICES  COULD  PUSH  RP  INTO  RECESSION - NEDA

August 10,  2004:
FOREIGN  DIRECT  INVESTMENT  IN  RP  FALLS  34%  -  IDEA  REPORT

August 9,  2004:
SYNERGY  BETWEEN  GOVT, BUSINESSES &  EDUCATION:  3-SOME  PARTNERS  FOR  DEVPT

August 7,  2004:
FINANCIAL  STATEMENTS  REVEAL  SENIOR  SENATORS  GETTING  RICHER

August 6,  2004:
INFLATION  JUMPS  6.6%  IN  JULY

REY  GAMBOA:  RALPH'S  'GRIPO'  ECONOMICS

August 5,  2004:
ENERGY  SECRETARY  ASSURES  ADEQUATE  OIL  SUPPLY  TILL  OCTOBER

August 4,  2004:
ASIAN  DEMAND  PUSHES  RP  EXPORTS  TO  8.2%  IN JUNE

August 3,  2004:
RP,  POOR  COUNTRIES  SCORE  MAJOR  VICTORY  IN  WTO  MEET

CONGRESSMAN  WANTS  INQUIRY  ON  RP  DEBT

August 2,  2004:
REY  GAMBOA:  MORE  TAXES  IS  TOO  TAXING

ARROYO  ADMIN  MAINTAINS  FISCAL  TARGETS  FOR  2004,  2005

July 31,  2004:
PURISIMA  PROPOSES  COUNCIL  TO  SUPPORT  'CREATIVE'  INDUSTRIES

July 29,  2004:
RP  RAISES  500-M  IN  EUROS  BOND  OFFER

July 28,  2004:
RP  EUROBOND  OFFER  OVERSUBSCRIBED

July 27,  2004:
THE  NEW  BREED  OF  RP  BUSINESSMEN

July 26,  2004:
RP  MAY  NOT  QUALIFY  FOR  $1-B  ASIAN  BANK  FUND

July 23,  2004:
GOVT  TO  BORROW  P256 BILLION  TO  FINANCE  BUDGET  DEFICIT

July 22,  2004:
GMA  FORESEES  'UNPRECEDENTED'  GROWTH  FOR  RP  ECONOMY

July 21,  2004:
GOVT  NEEDS  P274 MILLION  A  DAY  TO  BALANCE  BUDGET

July 20,  2004:
WORLD  BANK  VOWS  FULL  SUPPORT   FOR  GMA'S   PROGRAM,  AGENDA

July 19,  2004:
MARKET:  INVESTORS WAITING  FOR  NEW  POSITIVE  DEVELOPMENTS

BUDGET  COMMITTEE  REVISES  TARGETS,  EYES  BALANCED  BUDGET  BY  2009

July 17,  2004:
ARROYO  NAMES  PITC  AS  LEAD  AGENCY  FOR  10-POINT  PROGRAM

July 16,  2004:
RECTO:  CUT  RED  TAPE  IN  EXCHANGE  OF  HIGHER  FEES

July 15,  2004:
RETIREMENT  AGENCY  BATS  FOR  INCENTIVES  TO  LURE  FOREIGN  RETIREES

July 14,  2004:
BOI,  PEZA  INVESTMENTS  ROSE  BY  A  DRAMATIC  P137 BILLION

July 13,  2004:
INTEREST  ON  GOVT  DEBT  TO  RISE  BY  P33  BILLION -  SOLON

July 12,  2004:
CAP  EYES  $100-M  INFUSION  FROM  FOREIGN  INVESTORS

July 11,  2004:
POWER  FROM  PAYATAS  GAS  GENERATION  FACILITY

July 10,  2004:
PESO  STAGES  MILD  RECOVERY  ON  OFW  REMITTANCE

July 9,  2004:
GOVT  DEBT  MAY  BE  OVERSTATED  BY  P1 TRILLION

IMF  REJECTS  TAX  AMNESTY  PROGRAM  FOR  DELINQUENT  TAXPAYERS

July 8,  2004:
FOREX  RESERVES  DOWN  TO  $16.159 BILLION  IN  JUNE

July 7,  2004:
PSE:  FRANCIS  LIM  VOTED  STOCK  EXCHANGE  PRESIDENT

BOO CHANCO:  'DECLARE  A  STATE  OF  FISCAL  CRISIS'

July 6,  2004:
SUPREME  COURT  TO  MERALCO:  EXPLAIN  RATE  HIKE

July 3,  2004:
SALE  OF  NAPOCOR  GENERATION  ASSETS  ORDERED  WITHIN  18  MONTHS

July 2,  2004:
INVESTORS  HAIL  INCLUSION  OF  SUBIC  FREEPORT  IN  GMA'S  10-PT  AGENDA

July 1,  2004:
MARKETS  SHRUG  OFF GMA  INAUGURATION

June 30,  2004:
BOO  CHANCO:  ATE  GLO'S  INAUGURAL  MUST  INSPIRE  US

GOVT  TO  BORROW  $250 MILLION  FROM  FOREIGN  SOURCES

June 29,  2004:
BSP  CHIEF:  WE  CAN'T  GO  BACK  TO  BUSINESS  AS  USUAL

June 28,  2004:
ANALYSTS  SEE  MARKET  SLIPPING  BACK  TO  CONSOLIDATION  PHASE

June 26,  2004:
PRESIDENT  ARROYO  CREATES  NEW  ECONOMIC  SUPERBODY,  THE  EMG

June 25,  2004:
BOO  CHANCO:   STRONG  REPUBLIC  NA  SANA,  ANO?

June 24,  2004:
PESO  UP TO  P56.2  AFTER  GMA PROCLAMATION;  ARROYO  FACES  HUGE  TASK

June 23,  2004:
ADB  SAYS  HIGH  OIL  PRICES  A  'MANAGEABLE  RISK'  FOR  ASIA

June 22,  2004:
MARKETS   CHEER   GMA  VICTORY

June 21,  2004:
NEW  NORTH  LUZON  EXPRESSWAY:   BENEFITS  OUTWEIGH  COSTS

June 18,  2004:
PESO   NEARS   RECORD  LOWS  DUE  TO  POLITICAL  WOES

June 17,  2004:
GOVT  SEEN  TO  SAVE  P8 BILLION  FOR  ABSORBING  NAPOCOR  DEBTS

June 16,  2004:
OFW  REMITTANCES  SLIDE  DUE  TO  ANTI-LAUNDERING  LAWS

June 15,  2004:
NAPOCOR  DEBTS  COULD  REACH  P600 BILLION

PALACE  ON  P500-B  NAPOCOR  BAILOUT:  WE  HAVE  TO  BITE  THE  BULLET

June 14,  2004:
PILOT  RUN  ON  ENTREPRENEURSHIP  TRAINING  SET  IN  PUBLIC  SCHOOLS

June 12,  2004:
SPEED  UP  MAGNA  CARTA,  PALACE  ASKED  ERC

June 11,  2004:
METRO  MANILANS  MAY  HAVE  TO  PAY  SEWERAGE  CHARGES

June 10,  2004:
DOE  TO  PROMOTE  SOLAR  ENERGY

June 9,  2004:
ADB  STUDY:  RP'S  COMPETITIVENESS  DETERIORATED  IN  PAST  2  DECADES

June 8,  2004:
OIL  PRICES  SEEN  TO  GO  DOWN  IN  NEXT  FEW  WEEKS

June 7,  2004:
GOVT  SAYS  IT'S  TRYING  TO  CONTAIN  OIL  PRICE  HIKES

June 5,  2004:
OIL  PRICES  UP  ANEW;  7TH  TIME  THIS  YEAR

June 4,  2004:
CENTRAL  BANK  HOLDS  POLICY  RATES  STEADY

June 2,  2004:
INTERNATIONAL  FINANCE  CORP  INVESTS  $15M  IN MANILA  WATER  CO.

June 1,  2004:
PESO  STILL  UNDERVALUED - BUENAVENTURA

May 31,  2004:
BIZCOLUMN:  ANOTHER FIRST,  CELLPHONE  FOR  KIDS

TRADERS,  PROCESSORS  LINE  UP  TO  IMPORT  CHICKEN

May 29,  2004:
WE  HAVE  ENOUGH  RICE  FOR  3  MONTHS - NFA

May 28,  2004:
ECONOMY  EXPANDS  6.4%  IN  JANUARY-MARCH

May 27,  2004:
CLARK  FIELD  TURNS  ASIAN

May 26,  2004:
COLUMN:  RISING  OIL  PRICES  A  BLESSING?

May 25,  2004:
ENRIQUE  ZOBEL:  ENTREPRENEUR,  SPORTSMAN,  DREAMER

May 24,  2004:
INTERNATIONAL  BANKS  CAST  VOTE  OF  CONFIDENCE  IN  RP

May 22,  2004:
PRIVATE  FUNDS  EYED  TO  BANKROLL  ASEAN  ECONOMIC  INTEGRATION

May 21,  2004:
ECONOMY  EXPANDS  5%  IN FIRST  QUARTER

May 20,  2004:
TRADE  GAP  WIDENS  TO  $559-MILLION  IN  Q1


M
ay 19,  2004:
PROPERTY  DEVELOPERS  TURN  IN  PROFITABLE  Q1  RESULTS

May 18,  2004:
BALANCE  OF  PAYMENTS (BOP)  SWINGS  TO  $334- MILLION  SURPLUS

COLUMN:  NOT-SO  SECRET  OBSESSION

May 17,  2004:
ASIAN  DEVPT  BANK  HEAD  URGES  SINGLE  CURRENCY  FOR  ASIA
 

May 15,  2004:
FOOD  TERMINAL  COMPLEX  (FTI)  IN  TAGUIG  PROCLAIMED SPECIAL  ECOZONE

AGRICULTURAL  PRODUCTION  SOARS  8.1%  IN  JAN - MAR

May 14,  2004:
DESPITE  POLITICAL  JITTERS  'HOT MONEY'  INFLOW  DOUBLES  TO  $172.3-M

May 13,  2004:
NAPOCOR  SEES  P115-BILLION  LOSS  THIS  YEAR

May 12,  2004:
MARY  ANN  Ll.  REYES:  BUSINESSMEN  SPEAK  UP

FINANCIAL  MARKETS  SLIDE  ON  ELECTION  UNCERTAINTY
 

May 11,  2004:
ECOZONE  INVESTMENTS  SOAR  249%  TO  P22.4-BILLION  IN JAN-APR

May 10,  2004:
3  ATM  NETWORKS  IN  TALKS  FOR  FULL  INTERCONNECTION  THIS  YEAR

ARROYO  WIN  TO  ATTRACT  FRESH  INVESTMENTS, SAYS  U.S.  BANK

May 8,  2004:
RP  GROSS  INT'L  RESERVES (FOREX)  CLIMB  TO  $16.422-BILLION  AS  OF  APR
 

TO  VOTE  IS  TO  FREELY  EXPRESS  YOUR  CHOICE

May 7,  2004:
RP  DEBT  STOCK  CLIMBS  TO  P4.13 TRILLION

May 6,  2004:
PESO  CLOSES  AT  4-MONTH  HIGH  OF  P55.46  TO  THE  DOLLAR

May 5,  2004:
PLDT  FIRST  QUARTER  INCOME  SOARS  111%  TO  P5.24 BILLION

MARCH  EXPORTS  UP  7.1%  TO  $3.35-BILLION

May 4,  2004:
IGLESIA'S  SUPPORT  FOR  GMA  BOOSTS  PESO,  STOCKS

May 2,  2004:
BSP  WON'T  EASE  LIQUIDITY  RESERVE  REQUIREMENT  OF  BANKS

April 30,  2004:
PESO  WEAKENS  BACK  TO  P56  TO  $1  LEVEL

BOO  CHANCO:  IT  ISN'T  A  SLUM  DUNK  YET!

April 29,  2004:
ADB  SEES  RP  ECO  GROWTH  OF  5%;  39.4%  PINOYS  LIVE  BELOW  POVERTY  LEVEL

April 28,  2004:
RP  SELLS  $400-MILLION  WORTH OF BONDS  TO  FINANCE  NAPOCOR

April 27,  2004:
INVESTORS  SEE  GMA  AS  MORE 'MARKET-FRIENDLY'  THAN  POE - ANALYST

April 26,  2004:
REY  GAMBOA:  AFTER  PYRAMIDING  COMES  TEXT  SCAMS

MARKET  RIPE  FOR  PROFIT-TAKING  -- ANALYST

April 24,  2004:
STOCKS  HIT 3-YEAR HIGH, PESO RECOVERED AS GMA WIDENS LEAD

April 23,  2004:
RP  TRAILS  ASIAN  NEIGHBORS  IN  IMF'S  WORLD  ECONOMIC  OUTLOOK

April 22,  2004:
BUENAVENTURA  OFF  TO  U.S.  FOR  MEDICAL  CHECKUP

CALPERS  DECISION  A VOTE  OF  CONFIDENCE  IN  RP - GMA

April 21,  2004:
GMA'S  REFORM  PACKAGE:  A  FEDERAL  SYSTEM

CALIFORNIA  INVESTOR  (CALPERS)  RETAINS  RP  IN  ITS  INVESTMENT  LIST

April 20,  2004:
GOVT  PLUGS  REVENUE  LOOPHOLES  UNDER  NEW  INVESTMENT  SCHEME

April 18,  2004:
FOREIGN  BANKS  OPTIMISTIC  ON  PESO  RECOVERY  AFTER  MAY  POLLS

RP  POSTED  BALANCE  OF  PAYMENTS  SURPLUS  OF  $443-M  IN  MARCH

April 17,  2004:
Q1  BUDGET  DEFICIT  WELL  WITHIN  TARGET

April 16,  2004:
BSP  DECIDES  TO KEEP  KEY  RATES  UNCHANGED AT  6.75%

April 15,  2004:
PESO  CONTINUES  TO  GAIN  ON  HEAVY  DOLLAR  INFLOWS

April 14,  2004:
POLL  SHOWED  GMA MOVED  INTO THE LEAD,  PESO  RALLIED  TO HIGHEST LEVEL

April 13,  2004:
NAT'L  GOVT  READIES  BIDDING  FOR  METRO  WATER SUPPLY  PROJECT

April 12,  2004:
SAN  MIGUEL  CORP  BUYS THAI BREWER'S  ASSETS  FOR  $102-M

April  8,  2004:
RP'S  ENTREPRENEURAL  POOR:  MICROFINANCE  SAVES  THE  DAY

April  7,  2004:
BOO  CHANCO:  YOUNG  PINAY  WANTS  TO  STICK  IT OUT  HERE

PRESIDENT ARROYO  BARES  JOB OPENINGS TO COLLEGE  GRADS

April  6,  2004:
RP  GROSS  INTERNATIONAL  RESERVES  CLIMB  TO  $16-BILLION

April  5,  2004:
ROMEO  G.  ROXAS:  THE  MISCONCEPTION  ABOUT  THE   NATIONAL  PUBLIC  DEBT

April  2,  2004:
GLOBAL  RATING  AGENCY  SAYS  RP  RATINGS  DOWNGRADE  POSSIBLE

April  1,  2004:
IMF  WARNS  RP  OF  DEBT  CRISIS

March 31,  2004:
MARCH INFLATION SEEN STABLE AT  3.5%

March 30,  2004:
A SURVEY OF PHILIPPINE COPYRIGHT CASES

March 29,  2004:
NEDA  APPROVES  MRT  LINE  7

March 26,  2004:
FACTORY OUTPUT SLIPS SLIGHTLY IN JANUARY

March 25,  2004:
RP GETS $1.7-M GRANT FROM WORLD BANK

ADB TURNS OVER $1-M FOR  PAYATAS SLUM UPGRADING

March 24,  2004:
ARROYO BLAMES POLITICAL MUDSLINGING FOR PESO, MARKET FALL

BOO CHANCO: IS FPJ THAT BAD FOR THE ECONOMY?

March 23,  2004:
STRONG DOLLAR DEMAND SEND PESO TO NEW LOW

March 22,  2004:
GMA APPROVES INVESTMENT PRIORITIES PLAN FOR 2004

GLOBEQUEST LAUNCHES CEBU CITY AS INTERNATIONAL DATA GATEWAY

March 19,  2004:
ABS-CBN EXPANDING OPERATIONS IN EUROPE, AUSTRALIA AND CANADA

March 18,  2004:
BSP CITES URGENT NEED TO CONTAIN DEFICIT

March 17,  2004:
JOBLESS RATE HITS 11% (FROM 10.6% LAST YEAR) IN JANUARY

March 15,  2004:
BOO CHANCO: A LOT AT STAKE IN MAY POLLS

BSP RAISES SINGLE BORROWER'S LIMIT TO 25%

March 13,  2004:
COLUMN: RESTRUCTURING

TRADE & INDUSTRY SEC. URGES FOREIGN TRADE GROUPS TO SUPPORT LOCAL SMEs

March 12,  2004:
RP SELLS $500-M GLOBAL BONDS DUE 2015

March 11,  2004:
GMA LIFTS PORK, GRAIN TARIFFS

March 10,  2004:
COLUMN: NEW BRIDGE RUSHED FOR PHOTO OPS, COLLAPSES

PAENG CAUTIONS BETS AGAINST COMMENTS ON RP FOREIGN DEBT

March 9,  2004:
GOVT AGENCIES, PRIVATE SECTOR TO STUDY CARGO OPEN SKIES

March 8, 2004:
GMA ASKS PRIVATE SECTOR TO LURE BACK STOCK MARKET INVESTORS

DOMESTIC POLITICS, U.S. INTEREST RATES HOUNDING STOCK MARKET

March 6, 2004:
INFLATION STAYS STEADY AT 4% IN FEBRUARY

March 5, 2004:
FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNITS ARRIVE IN RP

JANUARY EXPORTS TUMBLE TO $2.84-BILLION

March 4, 2004:
PESO SEEN PLUNGING TO 57:$1 IN Q2, RECOVERING TO 56 BY YEAREND

March 3, 2004:
NEDA DIRECTOR NERI SEES 4.1% GDP GROWTH IN 1ST QUARTER

CHINA EXTENDS $100-MILLION LOAN TO DEVELOP RP COCONUT INDUSTRY

March 2, 2004:
GUINGONA DEPLORES USE OF IMF TO PUSH GMA POLL BID

March 1, 2004:
NATIONAL GOVERNMENT PLANS P6.8-BILLION NOTES TO COVER ITS IMF DUES

COLUMN: THE EVILS OF THE ELECTORAL PROCESS

February 29, 2004:
COLUMN: RAISING THE BAR OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

February 27, 2004:
BIZCOLUMN: WAITING FOR WHOLESALE ELECTRICITY SPOT MARKET (WESM)

February 26, 2004:
IMF AIRS CONCERNS OVER CONGRESS' FAILURE TO PASS REVENUE MEASURES

February 25, 2004:
PHASE 2 OF WORLD BANK-FUNDED DVPT PROJECT IN MINDANAO STARTS SOON

February 24, 2004:
COLUMN: IT'S ALL IN THE NOSE

BSP POISES ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO PROTECT PESO

February 23, 2004:
TRADERS SEE PESO HITTING 56.50 TO DOLLAR THIS WEEK

SSS TO BUILD P8-BILLION COMPLEX ALONG EDSA

February 21, 2004:
PESO PLUNGES TO NEW RECORD LOW OF P56.35:$1

February 20, 2004:
TRADE GAP WIDENS TO $1.7 BILLION IN 2003

February 19, 2004:
STAR EDITORIAL: OH, LET HIM RUN

PESO WEAKENS ANEW; SC HEARINGS ON POE CASE STARTS TODAY

February 18, 2004:
ABS-CBN PLANS TO EXPAND IN CANADA

February 17, 2004:
ASIAN DEVPT BANK REVISES LOAN PROGRAM FOR RP, HALF TO NEW PROJECTS

February 16, 2004:
STAR COLUMN OF THE DAY: ARE WE TO FORGET THE NEXT 18 YEARS?

PANGILINAN SET TO TAKE OVER AS PLDT CHAIRMAN

February 14, 2004:
Y
SMALL ENTREPRENEURS IN FULL BLOOM IN DANGWA-DIMASALANG

February 13, 2004:
NET HOT MONEY INFLOW FROM FOREIGN INVESTORS JUMPS 141% IN JANUARY

February 12, 2004:
AUTO SALES DOWN 5.3% IN JANUARY;  FORD REINTRODUCES MAZA IN RP

February 11, 2004:
MORE FOREIGN BUYERS EYE RP CHICKEN

February 10, 2004:
SC RULE ON MINING ACT SEEN TO AFFECT FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

PESO MAY FALL TO 57.95:$1 THIS WEEK SANS BSP INTERVENTION

February 9, 2004:
REY GAMBOA: NA OTSO-OTSO TAYO

February 8, 2004:
OPINYON: PAGPIGIL SA PAGBULUSOK NG PISO NAKASALALAY KAY GMA

February 7, 2004:
WILSON LEE FLORES: DOING A MANNY PACQUIAO ON THE ECONOMY

GMA: WE CAN SURVIVE THE PESO FALL

February 6, 2004:
JAPAN TO IMPORT DRESSED CHICKEN FROM RP

February 5, 2004:
PSE OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR 2004 BOARD

OFW REMITTANCES REACH $7.6 BILLION

February 4, 2004:
PESO IS ON ARTIFICIAL SPIRAL, SAYS GMA

February 3, 2004:
RP 2003 BUDGET WITHIN TARGET AT US$3.57 BILLION

February 2, 2004:
BOO CHANCO: PINOYS WILL COVER THE WORLD!

BSP TIGHTENS NOOSE ON FOREX SPECULATORS

February 1, 2004:
RP ECONOMY REGISTERED 5.5 PERCENT GNP GROWTH IN 2003

January 31, 2004:
PESO RECOVERS SLIGHTLY, 55.98 TO A DOLLAR

January 30, 2004:
BOO CHANCO: VOTING FOR THE RIGHT ONE IS NEVER A WASTE

PESO DIVES TO ALL-TIME LOW OF 56..22:$1; STOCKS TAKE A BEATING

January 29, 2004:
PESO HIT ANOTHER NEW LOW OF 55.90 TO DOLLAR

January 28, 2004:
MOODY'S DOWNGRADES RP RATING, PESO SHAKY

January 27, 2004:
PESO PLUNGES TO ALL-TIME LOW OF 55.85 TO A DOLLAR

January 26, 2004:
BSP EASES RULES ON $ INVESTMENTS

January 24, 2004:
RAY BUTCH GAMBOA: WE CAN ONLY BRACE FOR THE INEVITABLE

PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE (PSE) SEEKS OPTIONS TO SPREAD STOCK OWNERSHIP

January 23, 2004:
BIZ COLUMN: WE MUST FOCUS ON  OUR STRENGTHS

January 22, 2004:
DOF BACKS TAX INCENTIVES FOR EXPORTERS

COLUMN: BANKING ON VENGEANCE

January 21, 2004:
3,568 OFWs DEPOLOYED IN 1st 15 DAYS OF 2004

January 20, 2004:
BACKLASH JITTERS ON POE DISQUALIFICATION PULL DOWN PESO

January 19, 2004:
NET PORTFOLIO INVESTMENT INFLOW ROSE THREEFOLD IN 2003 - BSP

January 17, 2004:
THE GOOD NEWS: DOLLAR EARNINGS FROM EXPORT ZONES RISE BY 24 PERCENT

January 16, 2004:
OFW REMITTANCES UP 4.8% TO $6.9-BILLION

READERS VIEW OF AN ECONOMY IN DISREPAIR

January 15, 2004:
THE P400,000 GIVEAWAY

MOODY'S RETAINS STABLE OUTLOOK FOR BANCO DE ORO

January 14, 2004:
ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK LAUNCHES FIRST LOCAL CURRENCY SWAP FOR RP

TELECOM CONFERENCE: WHAY NOW, PRESIDENT GMA?

January 13, 2004:
IF THAT STRANGE 'SALE' OF P8-B SSS SHARES NOT 'DONE DEAL', IT MUST BE UNDONE, ASAP!

SSS CHIEF DEFENDS SALE OF EQUITABLE PCI STAKE TO BANCO DE ORO

January 12, 2004:
NEW DTI CHIEF VOWS TO PURSUE ARROYO'S 8-POINT AGENDA

1st OF SERIES ARTICLES: THE IDEAL PLATFORM OF GOVRENMENT

January 10, 2004:
FOREIGN CURRENCY DEPOSIT UNITS (FCDU) SURGE TO $13.06-BILLION

January 9, 2004:
MOODY'S LIKELY TO PULL DOWN RP RATING BY 2 NOTCHES

January 8, 2004:
BIR BEATS 2003 TAX COLLECTION TARGET; GIR LEVELS HIT 2003 TARGET

SPYBIZ COLUMN: FORMER SOLICITOR GENERAL GOCO IN FPJ BANDWAGON

January 7, 2004:
DECEMBER INFLATION RATE SLOWS TO 3.1%

January 6, 2004:
PLDT REVIVES BID TO ACQUIRE MAJORITY STAKE IN GMA-7

January 5, 2004:
INVESTMENTS UP 30% - BOI

January 3, 2004:
CAMPAIGN ESPENDING A BOON TO ECONOMY - PALACE

KEEPING ECONOMY ON TRACK A CHALLENGE FOR NEXT ADMINISTRATION

January 2, 2004:
BOARD OF INVESTMENTS (BOI) READIES RULES ON AUTO EXPORTS PERKS

December 31, 2003:
BUSINESS LIFE: ARE YOU TIRED OF BEING FILIPINO?

December 30, 2003:
MAD COW PROBLEM WON'T AFFECT RP MEAT INDUSTRY

December 29, 2003:
TAX AMNESTIES HAVE FAILED IN THE PAST, DOF FINDING SHOWS

FROM VANCOUVER: BUSINESSMEN MORE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2004

December 27, 2003:
PCCI FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT VOWS MORE RELEVANT BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

U.N., EUROPEAN COMMUNITY AGREE TO ASSIST IN MINDANAO DEVELOPMENT

December 26, 2003:
PINOY LEADERS ABROAD VOW TO INVEST IN RP

December 24, 2003:
BOO CHANCO: CHICKEN SHORTAGE DARKENS 'NOCHE BUENA' TABLE

December 23, 2003:
BSP SEES PESO ENDING YEAR AT 55.50 TO DOLLAR

December 22, 2003:
ACTUAL DEFICIT FOR THE YEAR P18-B LOWER THAN TARGET

December 20, 2003:
ECONOMY GROWS 4.3% IN 2003

December 19, 2003:
IMF WARNS AGAINST ADDITIONAL TAX AMNESTY

December 18, 2003:
IMF UPGRADES RP ECONOMIC GROWTH FORECAST FOR 2004

MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE DECLARES RP IS IN NO FISCAL CHAOS

December 17, 2003:
OPLE HAILED FOR GLOBAL MARKET SUPPORT

BOO CHANCO: FPJ MUST GET RID OF POLITICAL BARNACLES

December 16, 2003:
OFW REMITTANCES HIT $6.3 BILLION DESPITE DECLINE IN DEPLOYMENT

JOBLESS RATE FELL TO 10.1% IN OCTOBER

December 15, 2003:
REY GAMBOA: THE UNDENIABLE FISCAL CRISIS

NETHERLANDS-BASED LNM OFFERS P2-B UPFRONT TO RESTART NAT'L STEEL CORP

December 14, 2003:
JOBS GREW BY 4.2% IN OCTOBER - DOLE

December 13, 2003:
THRIFT BANKS SUSTAIN RECOVERY IN JANUARY -SEPTEMBER

December 12, 2003:
DOTC 2004 BUDGET FROZEN

December 11, 2003:
PNB EXPANDS MONEY REMITTANCE BUSINESS, EYES $32-B LATIN AMERICAN MARKET

December 10, 2003:
VEHICLE SALES UP 11% IN JANUARY-NOVEMBER

December 9, 2003:
NSC: PNB SAYS DOOR NOT TOTALLY CLOSED TO OTHER  INTERESTED INVESTORS

OFW  DEPLOYMENT  CONTINUES TO FALL

December 8, 2003:
BOO CHANCO: FIL-AM EXPATS MOBILIZED FOR HELP

NOVEMBER DEFICIT WITHIN TARGET - AMATONG

December 6, 2003:
'HOT' MONEY INFLOWS HIT $625-M

OCTOBER EXPORTS JUMP 6.2%

December 5, 2003:
TOP BIZ LEADER URGES 'INTEGRATED ECONOMIC STRATEGY' FOR RP

December 4, 2003:
PESO RECOVERY INSPIRES STOCK MARKET RALLY

December 3, 2003:
AT CLARK DUTY-FREE SHOPS, IT'S P39.90 TO $1

December 2, 2003:
BSP CHIEF SEES PESO FIRMING UP NEAR 55:$1 LEVEL

December 1, 2003:
PALACE SEES STRONGER PESO THIS WEEK

November 29, 2003:
MALAYA EDITORIAL: WHY BLAME FPJ?

LOCAL BUSINESS AIRS RISING FEARS OF ECONOMY; PESO AT NEW RECORD LOW

November 28, 2003:
PESO, MARKET NOSEDIVE YESTERDAY AFTER FPJ ANNOUNCED PRESIDENTIAL BID

GDP GREW HIGHER THAN EXPECTED AT 4.4% IN 3RD QUARTER

November 27, 2003:
MOODY TO DOWNGRADE RP RATINGS DUE TO HEIGHTENED POLITICAL UNCERTAINTIES

November 26, 2003:
PCCI SETS ECONOMIC ROADMAP FOR NEW ADMINISTRATION

PAL SUFFERS P384-MILLION LOSS IN JULY-SEPTEMBER

November 25, 2003:
CAMACHO RESIGNATION RATTLES MARKETS

BOI-REGESTERED INVESTMENTS JUMP 22% TO P48.9 IN 1ST 10 MONTHS

November 24, 2003:
WHO WILL REPLACE CAMACHO?

REY GAMBOA: IT'S THE ELECTION FEVER, NOT FPJ

November 22, 2003:
OTHER DOF EXECUTIVES LIKELY TO RESIGN POSTS

November 21, 2003:
BIZLINK BY REY GAMBOA: POLITICAL SMOKE CHOKES STOCK MARKET

BSP MAINTAINS KEY RATES

November 20, 2003:
RP GETS ADB GRANT TO STRENGTHEN FINANCIAL MARKETS

November 19, 2003:
HOUSE STARTS DEBATES ON 2004 BUDGET MEASURE

November 18, 2003:
MCI, PLDT-SMART REACH ACCORD ON PHONE RATES

November 17, 2003:
HOUSE TACKLES P864.8-B NATIONAL BUDGET TODAY

November 15, 2003:
RP GETS ADB GRANT TO IMPROVE OFW REMITTANCE FLOW

FOREIGN BORROWINGS IN, BOP TURNS POSITIVE IN OCTOBER

November 14, 2003:
COLLEGE EDUCATED SHOE SHINE BOY SADDENS INVESTOR

OFW REMITTANCES UP 5.1% IN JAN-SEPT

November 13, 2003:
RP CELLPHONE SUBSCRIBERS TO HIT 33% OF TOTAL POPULATION BY 2005

November 12, 2003:
PEZA REPORTS 8% RISE IN JAN-OCT INVESTMENTS; PESO RECOVERS TODAY

November 11, 2003:
FOREIGN INVESTORS AIR DISMAY OVER IMPEACHMENT AND NAIA SIEGE

November 10, 2003:
PNB EYES OTHER OVERSEAS WORKERS AS OFW MARKET IN HONG KONG SOFTENS

November 8, 2003:
DESPITE EXPECTED EXPORTS SLOWDOWN NO GOING BACK TO IMF FOR BOP SUPPORT

November 7, 2003:
BUDGET DEFICIT MAY FORCE BSP TO RAISE RATES

November 6, 2003:
INFLATION CREEPS UP AT 3.1% IN OCTOBER

November 5, 2003:
ROXAS: GOVT WILL ONLY PAY PIATCO, NOT FRAPORT

November 4, 2003:
DOLE SEES BIGGER REMITTANCES WITH PESO DROP

GOVT CONFIDENT OF MEETING 2003 BUDGET DEFICIT TARGET

November 3, 2003:
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS SEEN TO REACH $900-M NEXT YEAR

BIZ COLUMN: IGNORE THE POLITICIANS, JUST MIND YOUR BUSINESS

November 1, 2003:
ABS-CBN'S 50TH YEAR  CELEBRATES PHILIPPINE TELEVISION

October 31, 2003:
GMA: RP DEBT NOT THAT SERIOUS, GOVT HAS WILL & MEANS TO REPAY P3.1-T

October 30, 2003:
'BUOYANT' RP ECONOMY CAN BOUNCE BACK - GMA

October 29, 2003:
BLAS OPLE: A CIVIL WAR BETWEEN THE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT

October 28, 2003:
DAVIDE IMPEACHMENT, FPJ ALSO AFFECTING INTEREST RATES; PESO SKIDS  DOWN ANEW

October 27, 2003:
MONETARY BOARD APPROVES $1-B FOREIGN LOAN FOR GOVERNMENT

October 25, 2003:
ECONOMIC INSTABILITY FEARED

October 24, 2003:
GOVT TO BORROW $1-B FOR 'O4 POLLS;  TONYBOY ACQUIRED ABC-5

October 23, 2003:
GARMENT EXPORTS UP 1.6% TO $2.156-B IN JANUARY-SEPTEMBER

October 22, 2003:
PNB POSTS P127-M PROFIT IN FIRST 9 MONTHS

October 21, 2003:
DEFICIT BALLOONS IN SEPTEMBER

October 20, 2003:
BUSH VISIT EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN US-RP ECONOMIC, SECURITY PARTNERSHIP

October 18, 2003:
EQUITABLE PCI BANK'S EXPRESS POSTS 23% GROWTH IN REMITTANCES

October 17, 2003:
BCDA TO SELL HALF OF ITS 45% STAKE IN FORT BONIFACIO DEVPT CORP

October 16, 2003:
BANK LENDING RISES TO P1.43-T IN AUGUST

October 15, 2003:
FORD MOTOR CO. INVESTS $50-M MORE IN RP

SEC INVESTMENTS JUMP 60% IN FIRST HALF QUARTER THIS YEAR

October 14, 2003:
HOUSE TO 'LOP OFF SOME FAT' IN 2004 BUDGET

October 13, 2003:
BSP OPENS P10-B LOAN FACILITY FOR UPCB

October 11, 2003:
FOREIGN PORTFOLIO INVESTMENTS UP 120% FROM JANUARY TO SEPTEMBER

October 10, 2003:
GOVT SELLING P14-BILLION NON-PERFORMING HOUSING LOANS

RP TO COMPLY WITH AUSTRALIA'S NEW IMPORT RULE ON CARGO

October 9, 2003:
NERI EXPECTS STRONGER ECONOMIC GROWTH RATE IN 4TH QUARTER

October 8, 2003:
CAMACHO TOLD BANKS TO SELL BAD ASSESTS (NPLs) FAST

MOODY'S SLAP NEGATIVE OUTLOOK ON RP BANKING SYSTEM

October 7, 2003:
AUSTRALIA BANS GOODS COMING FROM ALL RP PORTS EXCEPT MANILA

ASEAN TO SET UP GIANT FREE TRADE ZONE

October 6, 2003:
INFLATION SLOWS AT 2.9% IN SEPT; ELECTION SPENDING SEEN TO BOOST '03 SALES

October 4, 2003:
GOVT FAILS TO ADDRESS PEACE & ORDER CONCERNS OF BUSINESS SECTOR - PCCI

October 3, 2003:
FATF HAILS RP'S ANTI-LAUNDER PROGRAM AS 'OUTSTANDING'

October 2, 2003:
TANDUAY SEEKS P112-M IN DAMAGES

October 1, 2003:
RP NOR READY TO ENTER INTO FTA WITH U.S. - ECONOMIST

September 30, 2003:
SPYBIZ: 'DEATH SENTENCE' HANGING OVER JOEY'S HEAD?

September 29, 2003:
FRANCHISE BUSINESS YIELDING SUCCESS STORIES IN RP

WORLD'S TOP BANKERS: RP'S BUENAVENTURA NAMED GRADE 'A' CENTRAL BANKER

September 27, 2003:
RP EYES ISLAMIC MARKET TO RAISE $250-M

September 26, 2003:
CHANCO ON PIDAL CASE: WHAT WE NEED IS A TV PUBLIC CONFESSION A LA KRIS AQUINO

September 24, 2003:
CALTEX CLOSES REFINERY AFTER 49 YEARS

September 23, 2003:
ABC OWNER TAN, COJUANGCO TO SIGN P5-BILLION ABC-5 DEAL

September 20, 2003:
GERMAN BANK SAYS SINGAPORE HAVE FINAL SAY ON MARCOS MONEY

September 19, 2003:
BSP PROJECTS MUCH HEALTHIER ECONOMY IN LAST QUARTER OF THE YEAR

September 18, 2003:
GMA CONFIDENT UNEMPLOYMENT CAN BE REVERSED NEXT YEAR

September 17, 2003:
RP URGED TO 'REARM' AFTER COLLAPSE OF CANCUN WTO TALKS
 

JOBLESS  RATE CLIMBS TO 12.7%

September 16, 2003:
OFW REMITTANCES UP 6% TO $4.521-B

September 15, 2003:
CANCUN: RP LEADS CALL FOR CHANGES IN DRAFT CANCUN MINISTERIAL TEXT

September 13, 2003:
CANCUN, MEXICO: RP RALLIES POOR NATIONS ON WTO KEY ISSUES

September 12, 2003:
MAX SOLIVEN: WAR AND BUSINESS ARE VERY MUCH ALIKE

September 11, 2003:
A MOVE BY BSP CAUSES PESO TO RECOVER, CLOSES AT 54.95 TO $1

September 10, 2003:
WHY GMA NETWORK INC. MADE THE DECISION TO  WITHDRAW FROM KBP

September 9, 2003:
FRESH COUP JITTERS CONTINUE TO PUT PRESSURE ON PESO

September 8, 2003:
BSP SET TO BORROW $500-M

September 6, 2003:
RP STILL VULNERABLE TO FINANCIAL SHOCKS - US BANK

September 5, 2003:
JULY EXPORTS DROP BY 3% TO $2.968-B

CORY, LULI TO GRACE METROBANK'S 41ST ANNIVERSARY

September 4, 2003:
SAN MIGUEL TO INVEST $700-M IN 7 FOOD & BEVERAGE BUSINESSES IN ASIA

September 3, 2003:
ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING LOOPHOLE ALLOWS DISSIPATION OF FUNDS

September 2, 2003:
4 ASIAN FIRMS EYE PNOC STAKE IN MALAMPAYA

September 1, 2003:
REY GAMBOA: SURGICAL NOT COSMETIC MEASURES

DOF MULLS INCENTIVES TO PUSH FISCAL INDEPENDENCE OF LGUs

August 30, 2003:
POLITICAL CONCERNS DRAG STOCKS TO 11-WEEK LOW

August 29, 2003:
BSP TIGHTENS MONETARY POLICY

August 28, 2003:
WE JUST SEEM TO SHOOT OURSELVES IN THE FOOT WHEN
THINGS START TO LOOK BETTER - CAMACHO

August 27, 2003:
PESO CONTINUES TO SLIDE; BUENAVENTURA DUE BACK TODAY FROM U.S. TRIP

August 26, 2003:
SCANDAL, POLITICAL NOISE DRIVE PESO TO LOWEST CLOSE OF 55.42

August 25, 2003:
GSIS FORMS P30-B REAL ESTATE ARM

August 23, 2003:
THE MIDDLE CLASS ARE ALREADY MILLIONAIRES!

August 22, 2003:
PESO FALLING TOO FAST - CAMACHO

August 21, 2003:
ANOTHER TOP BUSINESS GROUP BEWAILS SUSPENSION OF BSP OFFICIALS

August 20, 2003:
TRADE DEFICIT DETERIORATES TO $1.502-B IN 1ST SEMESTER

August 19, 2003:
DOMINI TORREVILLAS: BREAKING BREAD FOR PEACE

August 18, 2003:
RP'S DEBT SERVICE COST UP TO P542-B, OUTSTNADING DEBT UP TO P3.25 -T

August 15, 2003:
RP EXPECTED TO GROW 4% THIS YEAR - IMF

COURT OF APPEALS SUSPENDS BSP GOVERNOR BUENAVENTURA FOR 1 YEAR

August 14, 2003:
MERALCO: CONSUMERS TO ENJOY 12 CENTS SAVINGS

SWISS ON MARCOS FUND: TIME IS RUNNING OUT!

August 13, 2003:
GSIS HAS P181-BILLION FOR MEMBERS' LOANS

U.S. INVESTMENT FUND (CALPERS) TO REVIEW RP'S PERFORMANCE

August 12, 2003:
DOLE REPORTS DROP IN OFW DEPLOYMENT

August 10, 2003:
RP INVESTMENT CLIMATE ONE OF WORST IN SEA - ADB

August 9, 2003:
AVIATION GROUPS BACK MOVE FOR SENATE TO RATIFY RP-US AIR PACT

August 8, 2003:
CAR SALES JUMPS AS BUYERS RUSH TO AVOID EXCISE TAX

August 7, 2003:
PALACE SUBMITS P863-BILLION NATIONAL BUDGET

SWISS AUTHORITIES OKAY RELEASE OF $683-MILLION MARCOS FUNDS TO RP

August 6, 2003:
INFLATION SLOWS DOWN TO 3.3% FROM 3.4% IN JUNE

August 5, 2003:
JUNE EXPORT UP 4.02% TO $3.06-B, HOWEVER...

August 4, 2003:
GOVERNMENT READIES $100-M FOR PIATCO TAKEOVER

August 2, 2003:
PESO EDGES CLOSER TO P55:$1

August 1, 2003:
FOREIGN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE OF RP BUCK NEW AUTO EXCISE TAX

July 31, 2003:
SAN MIGUEL CORP SETS EXPANSION IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

July 30, 2003:
PESO, STOCKS STILL REELING FROM MUTINY

July 29, 2003:
MARKETS PLUNGE, THEN RECOVER LOST GROUND

July 28, 2003:
FATE OF PESO UNCERTAIN DUE TO REBEL ACTIVITY

MAKATI SIEGE SET RP BACK ONE AND A HALF YEARS - PSE CHAIR

July 26, 2003:
ORETA: FINANCE CHIEF'S PLAN TO HIKE DOMESTIC BORROWINGS PREMATURE

July 25, 2003:
GOVERNMENT BORROWINGS WORRY BANGKO SENTRAL

July 24, 2003:
BSP NEEDS $4-MILLION TO BEEF UP MONEY LAUNDER DRIVE

July 23, 2003:
TREASURY ORDERED TO DEMAND RELEASE OF MARCOS' $658-M ACCOUNT

July 22, 2003:
MARCOS FUNDS TO BE INCLUDED IN 2004 BUDGET

July 21, 2003:
PSE OPENS DOORS TO REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT FUNDS

July 19, 2003:
A MOST UNLUCKY NUMBER

July 18, 2003:
RP IMPORTS RISE 12.2% IN MAY, TRADE DEFICIT SURGES

July 17, 2003:
MARCOS FUNDS COULD CUT RP DEBT

July 16, 2003:
DOF EXPECTS P135-BILLION MORE TAXES

July 15, 2003:
DANDING: SAN MIGUEL CORP WON'T PULL OUT DEPOSITS AT UCPB

July 14, 2003:
FOOD TERMINAL INC TO BE SOLD IN PARTS

July 13, 2003:
DEPT OF FINANCE ORDERS AUDIT ON LOAN PORTFOLIO OF UCPB

July 12, 2003:
COJUANGCO LOSES OWNERSHIP OF UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK (UCPB)

July 11, 2003:
NAPOCOR FACING CRIMINAL SANCTIONS AND PENALTIES

July 10, 2003:
RP RAISES $750-M IN GLOBAL BONDS

July 9, 2003:
OFW REMITTANCES REACH $2.53-B IN 1ST TRIMESTER

July 7, 2003:
THE MERALCO REFUND MERRY-GO-ROUND

July 6, 2003:
FINANCE SECRETARY WARNS OF DEBT CRISIS DUE TO DECLINING REVENUES

July 5, 2003:
CONSUMER PRICES ROSE UNEXPECTEDLY TO 3.4% IN JUNE

July 4, 2003:
RP'S STAND REMAINS MINIMUM COMPLIANCE TO GLOBALIZATION

July 3, 2003:
SQUEEZE PLAY FOR THE UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK

July 2, 2003:
KABAYAN HOTELS: THE LEGEND GOES PINOY

July 1, 2003:
ASIA'S GROWTH SEEN AT 5%, SARS IMPACT 'MODERATE'

June 30, 2003:
BSP EASES SINGLE BORROWER'S LIMIT

June 29, 2003:
RP BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF

June 28, 2003:
HONG KONG BANK CLOSES REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN RP

June 27, 2003:
ASSOCIATED BROADCASTING CO. (ABC-5) SOLD TO 'TONYBOY' COJUANGCO FOR P4-BILLION

June 26, 2003:
(CONCLUSION):  TOO MANY 'PRIVATIZERS', TOO MANY FINGERS IN THE BLOWL

June 25, 2003:
(PART 2):  FLIP-FLOPS POLITICKING MARK PRIVATIZATION EFFORTS

June 24, 2003:
(PART I):  BUREAUCRATIC FUMBLES, LEGAL ISSUES SNAG PRIVATIZATION EFFORTS

June 23, 2003:
NATIONAL GOVT PLANS TO BORROW ANOTHER 4500-M

June 22, 2003:
IMPORT GROWTH IS SIGN OF RESILIENT ECONOMY - NERI

June 21, 2003:
'HOT MONEY' (PORTFOLIO INVESTMENTS) STARTS FLOWING BACK -- BSP

June 20, 2003:
MERALCO REFUND TO TAKE 10 YEARS TO COMPLETE

June 19, 2003:
NAPOCOR PUSHES FOR HIGHER RATES

June 18, 2003:
SEC PROBES OFW INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC.

June 17, 2003:
JOBLESS RATE HITS 12.2% IN APRIL

June 16, 2003:
CALL CENTERS IN THE CROSSFIRE

June 15, 2003:
DEPT OF FINANCE SUPPORTS EO STREAMLINING BUREAUCRACY

June 14, 2003:
RP WENT FROM WORST TO 2ND BEST USER OF WORLD BANK AID IN EAST ASIA

June 13, 2003:
PLDT: MANNY KEEPS THEM GUESSING

June 12, 2003:
SEARCH FOR 6TH AURELIO PERIQUET JR BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AWARDS

June 11, 2003:
MANNY-TONYBOY-LED TEAM REELECTED TO PLDT BOARD

June 10, 2003:
PNB'S HK REMITTANCE SUBSIDIARY INKS TIE IP WITH INDONESIAN BANK

June 9, 2003:
SENATE OKAYS BILL ON EXCISE TAX ON ASIAN UTILITY VEHICLES

June 8, 2003:
FOREIGN INVESTORS COMPLAIN DESPITE SURPRISING PHILIPPINE GROWTH

June 7, 2003:
CAR SALES UP 19%

June 6, 2003:
BIR NEWS: 10% VAT ON AUCTIONED VEHICLES

June 5, 2003:
EXPORTS DIP FOR FIRST TIME IN 13 MONTHS

June 4, 2003:
GMA'S GOAL: MORE RP FRUIT EXPORTS TO KOREA, JAPAN

June 3, 2003:
ABS-CBN TAKES GMA7 PROTEST TO SUPREME COURT

June 2, 2003:
COMPUTER WOES DELAY STOCK EXCHANGE $ TRADING

CENTRAL BANK RECORDS DECLINE IN JAPANESE INVESTMENTS

June 1, 2003:
BANK LENDING CLIMBS SLIGHTLY IN MARCH

May 31, 2003:
TOYOTA COMMITS P3.34-BILLION FOR RP EXPANSION

May 30, 2003:
RP ECONOMY SHRINKS FOR  1ST TIME SINCE 2000

May 29, 2003:
PESO BACK AT 53 TO $1 U.S.

ABOITZ WG&A TO SELL 40% OF SHARES

May 28, 2003:
FIREWORKS FACTORIES EXPOSE MINORS TO GREAT RISKS

U.S. EYES CREDIT CO-OPS FOR OFW REMITTANCES

May 27, 2003:
PAL RECOVERS, POSTS P286-MILLION PROFIT

RP BANS CANADIAN BEEF IMPORTS

ROBINSON LAND CORP EYES OFWs

May 26, 2003:
CONGRESS RECOVERING TARIFF POWERS FROM PALACE

CENTRAL LUZON FARMERS' CO-OPS TO IMPORT RICE
May 25, 2003:
NO NEED FOR SUGAR IMPORT THIS YEAR

May 24, 2003:
WHY SPANISH INVESTORS PREFER THAILAND, SINGAPORE

May 23, 2003:
OPTICAL DISCS PIRACY CONTINUES

FVR CALLS FOR 2ND WAVE OF REFORMS TO STIMULATE ECONOMY

May 22, 2003:
7 FIRMS SUED FOR P9.65-BILLION TAX EVASION

May 21, 2003:
CABALEN, KAMAY KAINAN RESTOS FINED FOR FALSE ADS

RP GROWTH RATE TRIMMED BY SARS

May 20, 2003:
$20-MILLION FOR RP RURAL ELECTRIFICATION PROGRAM

May 19, 2003:
RP BUDGET DEFICIT WITHIN CEILING FOR APRIL - DEPT OF FINANCE

May 17, 2003:
CALL CENTER OPERATIONS IN RP BOOMING - BOI HEAD

May 16, 2003:
SMART  BOOSTS PLDT INCOME

May 15, 2003:
ONE-STOP-CENTER FOR SEAFARERS IN ORTIGAS

May 14, 2003:
RP ASKS U.S. FOR MORE DUTY-FREE ACCESS

May 13, 2003:
YOKOHAMA TIRES INVESTING P728-MILLION IN CLARK

May 11, 2003:
SUBIC NOW SMUGGLING CAPITAL?

May 10, 2003:
MERALCO TO REIMBURSE SMALL USERS FIRST

May 9, 2003:
SUBIC FIRM TO MAKE BOEING PARTS

CELLPHONES, TEXTING PUSH GLOBE PROFITS 41%

May 8, 2003:
GERMANS TO SUE GOVT OVER THE PIATCO NAIA3 DEAL

May 7, 2003:
MAYNILAD OVERCHARGED BY P3.3-BILLION -- SOLONS

May 6, 2003:
WORLD BODY ORDERS MAYNILAD TO POST $150-M BOND

$500-M FOR SAN MIGUEL EXPANSION TO ASIA, AUSTRALIA

May 5, 2003:
AXA LAUNCHES DOLLAR LIFE INSURANCE PLANS

May 4, 2003:
PEZA EXPORTS RISE 9.27%

May 3, 2003:
INVESTORS WORRIED AS RP DEBT HITS P2.9 TRILLION

May 2, 2003:
STRICTER GUIDELINES FOR CREDIT CARD FIRMS

$5,000 ACCOUNTS MONITORED

May 1, 2003:
MERALCO SEES P3-BILLION LOSSES THIS YEAR


APRIL, 2003
MARCH, 2003
FEBRUARY, 2003
JANUARY, 2003
2002 NEWS ARCHIVE
2001 NEWS ARCHIVE
2000 NEWS ARCHIVE
1999 NEWS ARCHIVE
1998 NEWS ARCHIVE
1997 NEWS ARCHIVE


PHILIPPINE HEADLINE NEWS ONLINE HOMEPAGE