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Household wealth hit a record high last year thanks to historically low interest rates and tax breaks handed to property buyers. The value of Britons' net worth rose to GBP11.2 trillion, up 8.4 per cent on 2019 and the highest rate

Nicola Sturgeon is facing a backlash over her stance on the Cambo oilfield after Shell pulled out of the project and business leaders warned that jobs were being put at risk. Scotland's first minister made a U-turn on her position last

A minister has urged people to "keep calm and carry on" with their festive plans. Oliver Dowden, the Conservatives' co-chairman, insisted this morning that the Tories were not telling people to cancel Christmas parties. However, a member of the Joint Committee

DPWH's major road construction, improvement and rehabilitation programs have seen more than 2,436 km of completed roads across the country. A state spending ban before the 2022 Philippine elections

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has released the rules that will enforce a measure increasing the taxes on offshore gaming operators in the Philippines. Under the rules, offshore

BW FILE PHOTO The Philippine central bank on Friday raised P100 billion from its auction of 28-day bills, with rates rising after hawkish signals from the US Federal Reserve. The

philstar Malacanang has ordered the dissolution of Northern Foods Corp. (NFC) calling it no longer cost-effective and at odds with the government's development policy. Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea, on

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS The Philippines reported 544 coronavirus infections on Friday -- the 10th straight day that cases fell below a thousand -- bringing the total to 2.83

The only son and namesake of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos had not paid a fine that an appellate court had slapped on him in 1995 for

PHILSTAR The Philippine Court of Appeals has allowed the founder of news website Rappler to travel to Norway to accept her Nobel Peace Prize. In a decision on Friday, the

Moody's Investors Service on Friday lowered its credit rating for Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC), citing the lender's weaker asset quality as reflected in its restructured loans. RCBC's deposit

Moody's Investors Service affirmed its credit rating for China Banking Corp. at Baa2, citing the bank's stable capital and profitability. The outlook on the rating remained at stable, signifying

Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez, III has ordered the government-run pension funds and health insurance agency to adopt the Philippine Financial Reporting Standards 4 (PFRS 4) accounting standard,

BW FILE PHOTO The peso rebounded against the dollar Friday, with sentiment boosted by the gains on the stock market and optimism about the impact of the vaccination drive

COURTESY OF PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. Philippine shares posted some gains on Friday as investors turned a bit optimistic after Wall Street's rally, but trading remained sluggish amid lingering