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THE ORTIGAS business district pictured on Nov. 9, 2021. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASTHE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY is expected to hit the government’s growth target this year, but the central bank sees slower expansion through 2024 due to the impact of high interest rates.In its latest

BW FILE PHOTOTHE PHILIPPINES slipped three places in a corruption index released by Global Risk Profile (GRP), which noted that financial aid programs during the pandemic created opportunities for corruption and bribery.In the Global Corruption Index 2022, the Philippines ranked 105th out of 196 countries

COMPANY HANDOUTTHE FIRST Mitsukoshi in the Philippines had its soft opening last Friday, bringing the first department store in all of Japan to the country.Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. has its origins over 300 years ago in 1683 as a kimono fabrics store in Tokyo. According to

1 of 4DESPITE THE HIT that businesses of all stripes took because of the pandemic, there were admittedly some bright spots which kept the wheels of our economy moving. An area of note is the luxury segment, which ostensibly funneled the spending of not just

1 of 5PHILIPPE Charriol’s daughter, Coralie Charriol Paul, is out to make a name for herself in the jewelry business left behind by her father.The Charriol founder died in a race car accident in 2019. Since then, Ms. Charriol Paul has ascended to become Charriol