Trump says US-China trade talks ‘going very well’

Credit to Author: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:22:07 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump said Tuesday that trade talks with China are complex but are “going very well” and again indicated the March 1 deadline for raising tariffs could be extended. Officials…READ

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Stock market lifted by investor optimism

Credit to Author: ANGELICA BALLESTEROS, TMT| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:19:50 +0000

THE stock market recovered on Wednesday as investors were said to be optimistic about inflation prospects and the resumption of US-China trade talks. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi)…READ

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Infra plans shouldn’t stop at 10 years

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:19:16 +0000

NEXT month, the Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP) will publicly launch a P40-trillion, 10-year roadmap to continue the aggressive infrastructure drive begun with the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build,…READ

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DBP chief transferred to Landbank in reshuffle

Credit to Author: MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:17:56 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed new board members for Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) and Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) amid a leadership reshuffle at government financial institutions….READ

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For our security, avoid war — and prepare for it

Credit to Author: RICARDO SALUDO| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:16:25 +0000

IN September 2016, this writer wrote about securing the Philippines, and called for scrapping the 2014 Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), but not the 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) and…READ

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