March inflation eases to 4.5%

THE country’s inflation rate has eased to 4.5 percent in March 2021 after five consecutive months of acceleration. This brings the average inflation of the country for the first quarter of 2021 at 4.5 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, said. The slowdown in inflation at the national level was primarily […]

Mazda Production and Sales Results for February 2021

TOKYO, Mar 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for February 2021 are summarized below. I. Production 1. Domestic ProductionMazda’s domestic production volume in February 2021 decreased 4.9% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles. [Domestic production of key models in February […]

BoP swings to deficit in February

The country’s balance of payments (BoP) swung to a deficit of $2.02 billion in February after the government paid off more foreign loans, central bank data showed. “The BOP deficit in February 2021 reflected outflows, arising mainly from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’s (BSP) reserve management operations and the foreign currency withdrawals of the National […]

Editorial: Caution, caution

DESPITE the climb in the figures, Department of Health (DOH) 7 chief pathologist and spokesperson Dr. Mary Jean Loreche on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, said we could be expecting a decrease in Covid-19 cases in Central Visayas, the crucial driver of which is Cebu City. Loreche said we are still catching up as far as […]