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Arsenio S. Balisacan — Courtesy of Philippine Competition Commission FORMER Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio S. Balisacan, former Labor Secretary Bienvenido E. Laguesma and migrant workers’ rights advocate Susan “Toots” Ople have accepted presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.’s invitation

By Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, Reporter THE Philippine economy may expand at a slower pace if it fails to become a member of the world’s largest trade bloc, the Joint Foreign Chambers in the Philippines (JFC) said, as it once again

Containers are seen at the Manila port area. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ EDD GUMBANVARIOUS business groups, which include shipping companies, truckers, exporters, and customs brokers, want the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to stop its container monitoring policy, saying this duplicates the

BW FILE PHOTOUPSON International Corp. (UIC) announced on Monday that it had filed an application for an initial public offering (IPO) that is expected to raise P4.88 billion.The company, a retailer of personal computers and information technology (IT) products, submitted

FRUITAS Holdings, Inc. reported on Monday that its first-quarter earnings reached P6 million, improving from a net loss of P16 million in the same period the year before. Net sales were up by 26% to P330 million from P261 million in

ABS-CBN and Kroma Entertainment, which is backed by the 917Ventures Retirement Fund, launched the Pinoy Interactive Entertainment or PIE Channel (pie.com.ph) on May 23.PIE channel is a real-time and multi-screen interactive channel where programs will be accessible to both television

MEGAWIDE Construction Corp. swung to an attributable net loss of P112.76 million for the first quarter of the year from a profit of P2.85 million in the same period a year ago.Despite its total revenues increasing by 12% during the