Limpag: Azkals’ new faces

It was their first game in almost two years and it showed. Against China, the Philippines looked lost in the first 20 minutes and couldn’t even string more than two passes, allowing China to bully its way to the defense. But as the first half went on, we played better and even had a couple […]

Carmakers produced less than half of CARS volume

CAR companies participating in a government incentives program to support domestic parts production have manufactured less than half of the required volume so far. Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. are participating in the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) program, which offers fiscal support to car companies that produce in the Philippines […]

Editorial: Letting the chance slip

The close to 3,000 medical frontliners of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City and other health institutions in the region deserve to be the first recipients of the vaccine against the highly infectious disease that has ravaged the country for the last 11 months. Their daily exposure to people afflicted with […]

PHL business optimism falls to lowest since 2016

HALF of midsized Philippine businesses have either “a slightly or very optimistic economic outlook” for the next 12 months, the P&A Grant Thornton International Business Report showed. — REUTERS ECONOMIC OPTIMISM among Philippine midsized businesses continued to fall in the second half of 2020, as the pandemic continued to weigh heavily on the economy. The […]