Indices Analysis

Film producer Marichu Maceda, 77

MARIA AZUCENA “MARICHU” VERA-PEREZ MACEDA — WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/PROFILE.PHP?ID=100008366402386 FILM producer and Philippine film industry stalwart Maria Azucena “Marichu” Vera-Perez Maceda, affectionately known as Manay Ichu, passed at the age of 77 on Sept. 7 due to “an ongoing illness.” The announcement of her death was made via radio station DZBB where …

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PECO files anti-competition rap vs MORE Power

By Adam J. Ang THE former electricity provider of Iloilo City filed on Monday an anti-competition complaint against the city’s present power utility. Embattled distribution utility Panay Electric Co., Inc. (PECO) said it filed with the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) a complaint against Razon-led MORE Electric and Power Corp. (MORE …

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BSP sees loan growth to pick up by yearend

Bank lending growth continued to slow in July, the central bank said. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MICHAEL VARCAS BANGKO SENTRAL ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno expects credit growth to pick up by yearend, as consumer and business confidence is restored with easing lockdown measures over the next few months. In …

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Manufacturers seek tighter trade laws

WORKERS make reusable personal protective equipment (PPE) at Sasha Collection’s facility in Taytay, Rizal, Aug. 26. The government is urging the public to buy locally made PPE to support manufacturers. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MICHAEL VARCAS MANUFACTURERS are asking the government to review trade laws to protect local industries from the influx …

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Nationwide round-up

Palace says Bayanihan 2 bill to be signed by mid-Sept THE SECOND law covering measures for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response will be signed not later than mid-September, Palace Spokesperson Harry L. Roque said on Monday. “I don’t think the first two weeks of September will pass without the …

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