Manufacturing growth cools in Dec.

FACTORY PRODUCTION grew at its slowest pace in three months in December due to seasonal factors and a decline in trade performance, economists said. Preliminary results of the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) showed manufacturing, as measured by the volume of production index (VoPI), expanded by 4.8% year on […]

UN says strong domestic demand to support Philippine growth this year 

STRONG DOMESTIC DEMAND may help support Philippine economic growth this year despite a potential global recession, according to the United Nations (UN). “There’s still a fairly good outlook for the Philippines as a whole. What supports the Philippines’ performance is still a very strong domestic economy which allows growth to be supported from that angle,” […]

playNomm to Hold the Largest Gathering NFT Festival in Asia, ‘NFT Korea Festival’ in March 2023

Seoul, Korea, February 02, 2023 – (SEAPRWire) – NFT Marketplace playNomm (CEO Sung-Uk Moon) and Superchief Gallery NFT is hosting the Asia number one NFT Conference, ‘NFT Korea Festival’ on March 7th & 8th 2023, at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP). The NFT Korea Festival is the largest gathering of Web3 and NFT industry leaders, artists, and enthusiasts in Asia. There […]

Peso seen to move sideways vs dollar

THE PESO may continue to move sideways this week as investors await the US Federal Reserve’s next move. The local unit closed at P54.54 per dollar on Friday, strengthening by nine centavos from its P54.63 finish on Thursday, Bankers Association of the Philippines data showed. Week on week, the peso strengthened by 35 centavos from […]

Philippines to stem ‘recessionary forces’

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Wednesday said the Philippines would resist global recessionary headwinds, but warned that increasing tensions in the South China Sea were harming trade. In a speech at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the president said he was bullish about the country’s economic prospects. “My belief […]

A piece on a pie

On a global scale, nothing enlivens up a dreary workplace than pizza. Weary teammates suddenly pull off their best piranha impressions when they see one laid on the table. Open the box—the eight slices are more than effective office uppers, really. Each slice is a ticket to unification. It doesn’t matter which division you’re from. […]

DOCOMO to Exhibit at World’s Largest Mobile Exhibition: MWC Barcelona 2023

TOKYO, Jan 20, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will organize a full-scale booth at MWC Barcelona 2023, the world’s largest mobile-related exhibition, in Barcelona, Spain from February 27 to March 2. The DOCOMO booth, which will showcase exhibitions and presentations focused on the main themes of […]

Dubai in December

As I looked down at the view before me from the 40th floor of the tallest hotel in the world in Dubai (Gevora), the first thought that crossed my mind was, “How can a modern city be so beautiful?” I have never been a fan of the urban jungle-type setting, so I was delightfully surprised […]