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Nielsen survey says Pinoys are world’s most confident consumers

Filipinos have shown they are the most optimistic spenders in the world, according to a Nielsen survey.
Construction of new buildings

PHL economy growth pace quickens to 6.5% in the 2nd qtr

The Philippine economy grew at a sizzling pace in the second quarter, topping expectations due to a government-led construction boom
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Jollibee Chicken Joy named one of America’s best

Filipino food chain Jollibee has made it to the Top 10 fast food list released by FoodBeast in the United States.
Philippine Stock Exchange

Dutch banking giant ING bullish on the PHL economy

Netherlands-based global financial giant ING has projected a positive growth rate for the Philippines under the 6-year term of the Duterte administration.

Robbie Antonio’s designer pre-fab homes a big hit

Trump Tower Manila developer Robbie Antonio is collaborating with 48 of the world’s leading architects and designers
Dyson Electronics

UK’s Dyson Electronics invests $20 M in PHL expansion

British appliance maker Dyson Electronics is expanding its operations in the Philippines with a $20 million investment this year
Rich Cabael

Fil-Am buys US vodka brand endorsed by Shaq O’Neal

Filipino Rich Cabael of Bevriqo Corporation has acquired MEDEA Vodka, the ultra-premium vodka with its one-of-a-kind personally programmable LED display.
Palaweno Brewery

CNN features Philippines’ first female-led brewery

CNN Travel has featured Palaweňo Brewery, the first female-led brewery found in the island paradise of Palawan.
Alfamart

Indonesian retailer Alfamart to expand PHL chain

The Alfamart chain of convenience stores is set to nearly double its presence in the Philippines with an additional 200 stores.
Nomura

Japan’s Nomura upgrades PHL economic growth

The Philippines’ economic growth forecast for the years 2017 and 2018 has been upgraded in the latest Nomura Securities report.

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“Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag” chosen one of the world’s greatest...

The Filipino film “Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag (Manila in the Claws of Light)” by acclaimed director Lino Brocka has scored a spot in the Criterion Collection of the greatest films from around the world along with masters of cinema such as Renoir, Kurosawa, Hitchcock, and Kubrick.