Natuplag KOs Berrio, ends slump

IFUGAO warrior KJ Natuplag ended his three-fight losing streak after a fourth round knockout win over Colombian Argel Berrio on Sept. 12, 2021 at La Perle in Dubai, UAE. The fight immediately started at a frenetic pace with both Natuplag and Berrio trading heavy blows. In the second round, Berrio landed some vicious overhand punches […]

Philippine home prices recover in Q4

Home prices rebounded in the past quarter, driven by faster increases in residential real estate outside Metro Manila as more families considered building houses outside the city during a coronavirus lockdown, according to the central bank. In a report released on Friday, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the Residential Real Estate Price Index […]

GDP likely contracted by 8.5% in Q4

Consumer spending likely increased in the fourth quarter, as Filipinos spent more during the holiday season. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MICHAEL VARCAS By Beatrice M. Laforga, Reporter THE Philippines’ gross domestic product (GDP) likely contracted slower in the fourth quarter due to a pickup in economic activity as lockdown restrictions were further eased and higher consumer spending […]