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BSP poised for fourth rate hike this year: Fitch Solutions

MANILA — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas may raise its benchmark rate by another 50 basis points with the year, with inflation expected to stay above its target range, an analyst said Thursday. A further 50-basis point hike will bring ...

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Fil-Am rapper Ruby Ibarra making 2018 her breakthrough year

Rapper Ruby Ibarra sharing her story with Honolulu fans. INQUIRER/Lalaine Ignao HONOLULU — This has become quite the year for Filipina American rapper Ruby Ibarra. From her album Circa91 soaring among Millennials to the scholarship program she created for women ...

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Germany's public debt could fall below EU ceiling this year -Scholz

BERLIN – Germany's public sector debt could fall below the European Union's debt ceiling before the end of the year, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Sunday, after figures this week showed a booming economy was generating a record surplus. ...

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Ericsson sees 5G mobile in PH by next year

MANILA – Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it is confident that fifth generation mobile technology or 5G will be introduced in the Philippines as early as next year.  "I think you will see the next generation technologies in the Philippines ...

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'Difficult' to pass TRAIN 2 this year, says Angara

MANILA — It will be "difficult" to pass the second tranche of tax reforms this year, as the midterm elections loomed and with Congress mired in leadership uncertainty, a senator said Friday. Package 2 of the Tax Reform for Acceleration ...

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SM commits to regularize 10,000 workers this year: Bello

MANILA – SM has committed to regularize 10,000 employees this year, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Wednesday. The country's largest mall operator "committed" to regularize 5,000 workers in the first semester and another 5,000 in the second semester, Bello ...

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U2 top-paid musicians in US last year: survey

FILE PHOTO: Singer Bono of Irish band U2 waves as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, July 24, 2017. Philippe Wojazer, Reuters NEW YORK – U2 may not be the freshest faces in music but the Irish ...

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Crime volume lower now compared with last year: PNP report

MANILA—The nationwide crime volume has decreased during the second quarter of 2018 from the same period in 2017, Philippine National Police (PNP) data showed. Based on statistics gathered from police blotters throughout the country, the crime volume totaled 115,854 for ...

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Peso seen at 53 to 55 vs dollar this year

MANILA — The peso, while under pressure from a widening trade deficit, has outperformed its Asian peers in recent months, analysts said Friday, as the market looked towards a third rate hike by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas this year. ...

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Worst may be over for PH stocks this year: BPI Investment

Performers do the traditional lion dance at the ceremonial opening bell at the new Philippine Stock Exchange headquarters at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig on February 19, 2018. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News MANILA — The stock market has ...

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