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Cynthia Villar says sorry for offending middle-class workers

May 20, 2020 - 4:48 PM

Senator Cynthia Villar says her intention was why middle class workers who still received salaries were included in the list of cash beneficiaries, thus taking the benefit from 'the poor and the unemployed'

SORRY. File photo of Senator Cynthia Villar. Photo from Office of the senator.

Should the middle class receive subsidy?

Apr 28, 2020 - 2:26 PM

At least 32% of all families in the country are part of the middle class. It covers a wide range of income levels, asset ownership, and living conditions.

[OPINYON] All these middle class tito things

Jun 11, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Madalas, itinatanong ko sa sarili kung paano ko na-survive ang panahong wala pa akong gadget, walang internet, walang Facebook account

Image from Shutterstock

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Anti-middle class ang driver-only ban sa EDSA

Aug 13, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Hindi naman tatamaan ang mayayaman na may family driver. Ang tatamaan ay ang middle class na walang driver at pinapang-hatid-sundo ang sasakyan

#AnimatED: Si Yaya, ang aliping sagigilid

May 22, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Alex Tizon s My Family s Slave reminds us of our middle class lifestyles that soared on the back of a servile system that takes advantage of the poverty pool

Growing middle class, ASEAN links boost PH investment prospects

Sep 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM

HSBC Philippines chief sees greater UK investor interest in the country while the head of the Philippines’ oldest conglomerate sees the ASEAN market and its growing middle class pulling in more foreign investors

Real estate firm targets yuppies with 'high-quality' dorms

Apr 25, 2016 - 3:00 PM

PULS aims to revolutionize the property sector by raising the living standards of the young middle class without hurting their wallets

NEDA chief: PH property market poised for more robust growth

Jul 28, 2015 - 5:06 PM

Without a doubt this is a great time for the Philippine property market says NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan

Who are the middle class?

Jul 08, 2015 - 11:00 AM

The biggest concentration of the middle class is in Luzon especially in Metro Manila which has a fourth of them and neighboring CALABARZON and Central Luzon

How big is the middle class? Is it benefiting from economic growth?

Jun 24, 2015 - 11:30 AM

In 2012 the income share of the middle class can be estimated at about a third of total household income in the Philippines

Metrobank completes P32 B stock offering

Apr 05, 2015 - 10:56 PM

A growing middle class and low credit penetration create growth prospects for the banking sector says Metrobank

Manny Villar’s Vista Land nets P5.71B for 2014

Mar 18, 2015 - 6:28 PM

The real estate firm chaired by former senator Manuel Villar Jr has a banner year due to aggressive project launches

Is the Filipino middle class over-taxed?

Aug 03, 2014 - 12:05 PM

If the middle class feels the heavy weight of taxation does the evidence bear this out?

Pro-middle class is also pro-poor

Jul 12, 2014 - 6:46 PM

How can the Philippine economy expect to achieve and maintain inclusive and sustainable growth if we are not building our middle class?

Beauty in chaos

Sep 08, 2013 - 3:28 PM

A freelance photographer shares in photos and words his anger at the corruption laden Pork Barrel system

The rise of the middle class

Aug 27, 2013 - 11:07 AM

The middle class has finally realized that one does not to be part of the masa to feel the need to fight back

New concerns for China's rising middle class

May 24, 2013 - 3:07 PM

With two cars foreign holidays and a cook for their apartment one Beijing family epitomizes the new middle class created by China s decades of rapid economic growth — and its resulting worries

GROWING MIDDLE CLASS. More families in China are joining the middle class, thanks to sustained economic growth. Photo by AFP

PAL considers direct flights to India anew

Dec 27, 2011 - 6:15 PM

PAL could restart 6 5 hour direct flights to India as compared to the current nearly 8 hour flight routed through Thailand