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Philippines says to achieve 6.7 pct growth target this year

Philippines says to achieve 6.7 pct growth target this year

MANILA – The Philippine economy is expected to achieve its 6.7 percent growth target for the year following strong growth in the first three quarters, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said. Abella claimed the Duterte administration has shown significant achievements in infrastructure and international partnerships, among others. “Household consumption, as well as investments in construction, public... continue reading

‘Free hand given by Duterte to govt economists seen boosting growth’

‘Free hand given by Duterte to govt economists seen boosting growth’

THE iron hand of the President can be seen in his war on drugs. Blood stains on the streets, left as remnants of this war, are among the biggest changes that have come to neighborhoods and city centers. But on the economic front, the President’s nature to give his people a “free hand” in economic... continue reading

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Airport

For the harried denizens of the metropolis, getting to and from the airport is an exercise in patience and equanimity. The congestion extends from the roads to the terminals. One never knows exactly how much time it will take to get through. The Duterte administration recently unveiled an impressive infrastructure plan for the country. The... continue reading