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The Cha-cha train continues to chug confidently along even after President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. (BBM) confessed disinterest. The bone of contention is the lifting of the constitutional restriction on foreign ownership which, advocates loudly claim, will open the floodgates to foreign investment. Congress, it

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MIGUEL DE GUZMANOn March 6, a group of traditional jeepney drivers, which claims to have over 40,000 members, staged a nationwide strike to protest the government’s modernization program that would practically outlaw the public utility vehicles (PUVs) by yearend.The government’s intention is legitimate:

CREATIVEARTS-FREEPIK“After beating their growth target for 2022, the Philippine economic team headed by Secretary of Finance Diokno pegged the 2023 growth aspiration at 6.5%. Meanwhile, President Marcos believes early signs point to GDP growth settling even higher, at 7% YoY (year-on-year),” ING Bank analysts said

The Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI) secured back-to-back awards from a multitude of notable local and regional awarding entities throughout 2022. These recognitions underscore the bank’s purpose-driven and staunch commitment in promoting conscious consumerism and sustainable operations by embedding positive environmental, social, and governance