MANILA The Philippines needs to undertake measures to make the manufacturing sector more competitive and increase the productivity in the agriculture sector in an effort to promote inclusive growth and reduce poverty.
CEBU CITY The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) will lead the formalization of the partnership between the private sector and the local government units (LGUs) in the province starting 2015, an official said.
MANILA The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) is projected to surge to the 8,200-level by early 2016 from last years 7,230.57, driven by the countrys sustained levels of high growth and continued global growth.
MADRID The Spanish La Liga returns to action this weekend following the Christmas break with several sides hoping the fortnight's inactivity can change their fortunes, while others hoping a weekend off will have done nothing to interrupt their form.
MANILA Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director Franklin Jesus Bucayu on Friday confirmed that an eight-year old girl who was visiting her father at the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) on New Year's Day was attacked by an inmate in a suspected rape attempt.
MANILA The Palace on Friday indicated its readiness to work with Congress in coming up with a law that will effectively address problems posed by the use of firecrackers, especially during New Year celebrations.