Day: October 31, 2020

Serving nostalgia

Heir to a food business established in 1894 by her great-great grandfather, this young restaurateur is set on promoting dishes with a history to a new generation of diners. Juliet BatoOwnerPanciteria San Jacinto “There are a lot of new market trends, which are way more attractive, branding-wise, and the industry has also become more fast-paced. […]

PH must move fast, stop ‘catch-up game’

The Philippines must “pull away” from catching up with other Southeast Asian countries and make itself more attractive to investors amid the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) said. European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines President Nabil Francis. (The Manila Times file […]

BSP raises P70B from securities sale

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has generated P70 billion from its weekly auction of its own securities. Data from the central bank showed on Friday that its offer of P80-billion securities was 1.7 times oversubscribed after attracting bids worth P120.55 billion. The Bangko Sentral fully awarded P70 billion worth of one-month BSP bills. This […]

DA: Meat quarantine facility efforts on track

Initiatives on putting up meat quarantine facilities in key entry points in the country are “on track,” the Department of Agriculture (DA), refuting allegations that it failed to set up enough meat inspection facilities. Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar PHOTO BY ENRIQUE AGCAOILI “The construction of the country’s first border inspection facility is still on […]

Areit profit hits P844M in first 9 months

Listed Areit Inc.’s net income grew to P844 million in January to September on the back of the stable operations of its leasing portfolio amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a filing on Friday, the Ayala Land Inc.-backed real estate investment trust company reported that its revenues climbed by 3 percent to P1.4 billion, while its […]

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