Foreign investments up over 30% in Nov. – Bangko Sentral

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Jobs-creating foreign direct investments (FDIs) grew by over a third in November, reflecting confidence in the Philippine economy, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Wednesday. The Philippines registered a net inflow of $399 million in FDIs last...

AppleOne Properties provides sound investment for Cebuanos in the US

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman AppleOne Properties successfully culminated their US Road Show on November 19, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel in Cerritos, CA. The road show focused in three key areas in the US – New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Numerous Filipinos, mostly...

Customs officer dismissed over unexplained wealth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Bureau of Customs (BOC) intelligence officer has been dismissed from her duties by the Office of the Ombudsman over unexplained wealth. The BOC said Marissa Rae Rollo Galang, Intelligence Officer II and acting chief of the BOC-Customs Intelligence and...

Fil-Am business leaders converge in Metro Manila, Central Luzon for upbeat trade mission

Filipino-American business leaders and executives of Fortune 500 companies in the US flocked to Manila on Friday for a 10-day Trade, Investment and Tourism tour of Metro Manila and Central Luzon. “Sixty Filipino business and community leaders, along with American businessmen from...

Bongbong: What Swiss accounts?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday refused to talk about his family’s Swiss accounts containing millions of dollars in alleged stolen wealth that was recovered by the Philippine government. Marcos steered clear of any talk about the forfeiture...

Krista Miller: I sell real estate, not my body

Sexy starlet Krista Miller was emotional as she spoke up on the controversy linking her to the special treatment given to convicted drug lord Ricardo Camata at a hospital in Manila. Miller stressed that her visit to Camata last May 31 was “purely business” since she was only...

‘Remarkable’ growth for PHL economy despite disasters

By Mynardo Macaraig MANILA  (AFP) – The Philippine economy was one of the fastest-growing in Asia last year after shrugging off devastating natural disasters and expanding at a “remarkable” pace in the final quarter, the government said Thursday. The economy grew by 6.5 percent...

Justice done in Marcos confidante’s conviction: PHL

MANILA  (AFP) – The Philippines said Tuesday that justice was done in the conviction of a confidante of former first lady Imelda Marcos in New York for plotting to sell valuable looted artworks. The special anti-corruption agency tasked with tracing the wealth stolen by the...

Palace attributes rise in unemployment rate to ‘seasonal’ jobs

MANILA, May 2 (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Thursday attributed the rise in the number of jobless Filipinos during the first three months this year to “seasonal” types of jobs during the past holidays. “May paliwanag po diyan ang mga ekonomista… Normally, marami pong temporary...