Business

WHO / WHAT IS SAN MIGUEL

In 1890, under a grant from the Spanish colonial government, La Fabrica de Cerveza de San Miguel, the first brewery in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, was established in the old San Miguel district of […]

Special Report

A FOOD SHORTAGE

Expect a food shortage in the coming years. Production of major agricultural products is down.  Rice prices have collapsed, thanks to unabated importations.  Because rice prices have collapsed, it is now hugely unprofitable for Filipino […]

Spotlight

A SLOWING ECONOMY

Now the bad news. The Philippine economy is slowing down.  Economic growth (as measured by the gain, less inflation, in the annual value of economic production or GDP ) is headed to its steepest drop […]

Special Report

DUTERTE, ROCK STAR

On Monday, July 22, 2019, the nation heard President Duterte make a litany of his achievements of the past three years and the challenges he faces in the remainder of his six-year presidency. Duterte has […]

Latest Issues

GOVERNOR BEN DIOKNO’S DREAM

Low inflation, low interest rates, high growth rates, deeper financial inclusion using technology. On these four core policy thrusts will public management expert and political economist Benjamin E. Diokno, 71, be remembered by the Filipino […]