Business

Cloey Mangali

20% Student Discount On Flights, 'Build, Build, Build' Update, And Other Fin...

Bill Mandating an “Educational Bond Fund” for College Students Awaits Plenary ApprovalA new law ordering the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) to grant an “Educational Bond Fund” for college students was endorsed by the House Committee on Higher Education for p...

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Cloey Mangali

Private Hospitals To Opt Out Of PhilHealth, QC The Most Competitive LGU, And...

The Philippines ranks 95th in the “Ease of Doing Business” Report 2020 by the World BankIn a report released last Thursday (October 24) by the World Bank, it was found that the ease of doing business in the Philippines has improved over the past year.The W...

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Cloey Mangali

Tax Payment App Contest, Update On Bank Secrecy Law, And Other Financial New...

BIR launches competition for creation of tax payment appsThe Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) launched on Tuesday (October 15, 2019) Hackatax, a mobile application contest to formulate innovative solutions to make tax payments easier.The Asian Consulting Group...

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Kia Navarro

Here's Your Guide To SSS Business Loan Requirements, Eligibility, And Applic...

The Social Security System (SSS) provides loans to SSS members who have their own business through their SSS Business Loan program.The SSS Business Loan Program is under the Business Development Loan Facility and is designed to give back to the nation’s deve...

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Cloey Mangali

ICYMI: e-Payments, Insurance Premiums, Maternity Leave Tax Exemption, And Mo...

BSP takes advantage of the Central Bank Act, improves e-Payments to help boost domestic growthThe Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will be contributing more in keeping economic stability in the country by taking advantage of the amended Central Bank Act as we...

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Cloey Mangali

Diokno Wants POGOs To Leave, 18.2M Jobs To Be Affected By Automation, And Ot...

BSP Governor Diokno would prefer if online gambling operators left the countryAfter China urged Manila to outlaw cross-border activities saying it poses money laundering risks, Central Bank Chief Benjamin Diokno told Reuters in an interview on October 1, 2019,...

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Forbes Philippines 2019 Rich List
Cloey Mangali

Forbes Philippines’ 2019 Richest List Overhauled By Sy Siblings And Other ...

The second generation of Filipino tycoons, led by the Sy siblings—successors of the late taipan Henry Sy Sr.—made their debut in the 2019 Forbes Philippines Rich list.This year saw a dramatic reshuffle in the country’s roster of billionaires after severa...

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Cloey Mangali

Eight-Digit Landlines, Higher ATM Transaction Fees, Harsher Penalties For Ba...

NTC to change PH landline numbers to Eight-Digit format in OctoberAll telephone numbers with area code (02) such as landlines for Metro Manila, parts of Cavite, Laguna, and Bulacan are being changed from a seven-digit combination to eight-digit format.The Nati...

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Biggest Oil Price Hike for 2019
Kristel Serran

Biggest Oil Price Hike For 2019 Takes Effect Today

Have you gone to fuel up today? Shocked at the prices? Well, that’s because the biggest oil price increase for the year is now in effect.Pilipinas Shell, Petron, Petro Gazz, Flying V, TOTAL, PTT, Phoenix Petroleum, and Chevron Philippines (Caltex) announced ...

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Cloey Mangali

Corporate Income Tax Reform Bill And Other Financial News

Land Bank, DA launch P10B lending program for LGUsThe Land Bank of the Philippines and the Department of Agriculture (DA) announced the rollout of a new lending program for local government units (LGUs). The program will allow LGUs to purchase palay from local...

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