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Chinese Q3 growth hits 9-year low as debt, trade row drag

Oct 19, 2018 - 11:14 AM

(UPDATED) Analysts say the slowing growth could prompt an end to Beijing's fiscal prudence

ECONOMY. A couple wearing Qing dynasty style headwear walk with their children in Tiananmen square in Beijing in December 2012. File photo by AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 - 10:42 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

VOTED. Former Malaysian prime minister and opposition party Pakatan Harapan's candidate Mahathir Mohamad shows his inked finger as he casts his vote at a polling station during the 14th general elections in Alor Setar on May 9, 2018.​ Photo by Jewel Samad/ AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 26, 2017

Jan 26, 2017 - 11:26 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

ING raises PH growth forecast to 6.5% this year, 6.2% in 2017

Jun 14, 2016 - 7:20 PM

The upgrades are a result of the Duterte administration s plans to increase deficit spending to 3 of GDP from the previous 2

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May 19, 2016 - 12:48 PM

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BSP, JP Morgan optimistic about PH growth under Duterte

May 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

We would expect that the economy will continue to be stable and the macro economy will continue to attract confidence of the markets says the BSP

Despite polls, business execs optimistic about 2016

Apr 07, 2016 - 8:11 PM

A Makati Business Club survey of top businessmen shows that the majority believe economic growth will be better than in 2015

China cuts 2016 growth target to '6.5% to 7%'

Mar 05, 2016 - 12:24 PM

Downward pressure on the economy is growing Domestically problems and risks that have been building up over the years are becoming more evident says Premier Li Keqiang

CHINESE ECONOMY. A construction site in the central business district (CBD) of Beijing, China, January 19, 2016. File photo by Wu Hong/EPA

China sets 2016 growth target at 6.5-7%

Feb 04, 2016 - 2:10 PM

The world s second largest economy admits its slowdown will continue this year

epaselect epa05110096 A migrant worker and a Chinese man walk passing by a construction site in central business district (CBD) of Beijing, China, 19 January 2016. China's economy grew 6.9 percent in 2015, according to official figures released 19 January, marking the slowest growth in more than a quarter of a century. The growth missed the 7-per-cent target that the government had set for the year and is the weakest since 1990. It matched predictions of 6.9 percent by economists. EPA/WU HONG

Moody's: PH growth in 2016 likely better than peers

Feb 01, 2016 - 7:18 PM

The Philippines has shown strong growth compared to export oriented Asian economies says Moody s

NEDA chief: PH economy can hit 8% growth in next 6 years

Dec 17, 2015 - 4:08 PM

If it would be business as usual potential growth of the economy cannot be higher than 6 says NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan

HIGH GROWTH. 'We are confident that we shall see this high growth pattern continue and even improve throughout next year and the succeeding administrations,' Balisacan says. File photo by Rappler.

World Bank again cuts PH growth forecast for 2015

Oct 05, 2015 - 3:22 PM

The latest projection of 5 8 this year takes into account risks from the slow global economic recovery rising interest rates China’s slowdown and El Niño

UPDATING. World Bank representatives explain its latest Philippine growth projections in the wider context of the region at the launch of its latest report entitled: East Asia Pacific Economic Update, October 2015: Staying the Course. Photo By Chris Schnabel / Rappler

PH economy still a bright spot in Asia - ADB

Sep 23, 2015 - 7:50 AM

Asian Development Bank’s latest report shows that the country’s growth prospects are the opposite of the rest of Asia which faces its slowest growth since the turn of the millennium

Philippine electronics body abandons 2015 growth target

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:33 PM

SEIPI slashes its full year growth projection due to the downturn in major market China

SLOWER GROWTH. The Philippines saw electronics export earnings in 2014 to increase by 9.02% to $61.81 billion, much higher than SEIPI's slashed 2015 growth target

How the millennial consumer is reshaping the PH economy

Aug 26, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Maybank says the Philippines young population and declining fertility rate will lead to an increase in the number of working adults who will drive domestic demand and spur economic growth

THE LATTE GENERATION. The ubiquitous coffee place is the start of the Millennial workforce's expanding consumption trends, which in turn is reshaping the Philippine economy. Shutterstock photo

SWS: Pinoys ‘very highly’ upbeat on personal outlook, economy

Feb 20, 2015 - 5:22 PM

The SWS survey results show that Filipinos are at their most optimistic in over a year with 41 of respondents expecting their quality of life to improve and 31 expecting the economy to get better

OPTIMISTIC. Filipinos are feeling optimistic about their personal prospects and the economy in 2015. File photo by AFP

BSP chief: We're watching Syria, Fed move

Sep 17, 2013 - 10:33 AM

The government is closely following the developments in the Syria conflict and the upcoming decision of the Federal Reserve of the United States on how and when the US will wind down its stimulus package

ON THE WATCH. There are risks in moving forward that must be watched, BSP chief Tetangco says. Photo by Judith Balea/Rappler

S&P: PH leads ASEAN growth

Aug 07, 2013 - 2:50 PM

The credit rating agency says the Philippines has overtaken Indonesia as ASEAN s economic leader

Palace explains 10-hour meeting

Jun 18, 2013 - 3:41 PM

Secretary Almendras dispels rumors Malacanang held an emergency meeting Monday

Can we trust our economic statistics?

Feb 12, 2013 - 1:04 AM

Good statistics are necessary for good evidence based policymaking which is largely a garbage in garbage out process

Rappler Newscast | February 1, 2013

Feb 01, 2013 - 8:53 PM

Two top officials of the Commission on Elections retire on Saturday | Human Rights Watch says the number of political killings drops in the Philippines but impunity continues | Former president Arroyo praises President Aquino for the country’s GDP growth rate

Where to buy property: Follow LRT tracks

Nov 29, 2012 - 7:00 PM

It s sensible to invest in property where infrastructure projects are being built says the COO of property consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Langs Lasalle's COO, Lindsay Orr spoke about the growth of the Philippines Real Estate

#TalkThursday: The soaring Philippine real estate market

Nov 29, 2012 - 9:38 AM

The booming real estate industry was a key contributor to the better than expected 7 1 growth of the Philippine economy in the 3rd quarter