Day: April 4, 2021

Inflation likely up anew in March

Philippine headline inflation likely further accelerated in March, analysts polled by The Manila Times said. Projections for the month ranged from 4.6 to 5.0 percent with a 4.8-percent average, up from the 4.7 percent recorded in February. One of the analysts polled by The Manila Times said the reduction of the electricity rates of the […]

Murder rap filed vs doctor in Pizarro killing

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has charged with murder the suspect in the 2020 killing of retired Court of Appeals (CA) Justice Normandie Pizarro. The murder complaint against Dr. Ramon Tayag Pangan was filed before the Department of Justice (DoJ) on March 23, and a copy of it was obtained by The Manila Times. […]

Gonzaga, Baylor seal NCAA title showdown

INDIANAPOLIS: Baylor made a mockery of the first Final Four game, stifling Houston for a chance at the program’s first national title. Baylor guard Matthew Mayer (No.24) shoots over Houston forwardFabian White Jr. during the first halfof a men’s Final Four NCAA on April 3,2021 (April 4 in Manila), at Lucas OilStadium in Indianapolis. AP […]

Jazz set record for 3s in half, beat Magic

SALT LAKE CITY: Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points and the Utah Jazz set an NBA record for 3-pointers in a half in a 137-91 win over the short-handed Orlando Magic on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), extending their franchise-best home winning streak to 22. Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell AP PHOTO The Jazz made 18 3-pointers […]

Create likely to raise GDP by up to 1%

The newly signed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises or Create Act is likely to boost the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 1 percent of per year, according to an analyst. In a comment released over the weekend, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) chief economist Michael Ricafort said the Create Act […]

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