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Intellasia East Asia News - FDI hit 14-month high

The inflow of foreign direct investments (FDI) surged to its highest level in 14 months in February, ending three consecutive months of contraction, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said. Data released by the central bank showed net FDI inflow increased by 13 percent to $1.05 billion in February from $926 million in the same month last year. This was the highest since the $2.66 billion recorded in December 2021. “The increase in FDI was...

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Bill increasing teachers’ ‘chalk allowance’ gets Senate nod

Bill increasing teachers' 'chalk allowance' gets S …

The teaching allowance will be gradually increased from the current P5,000 to P7,500 for school year 2023 to 2024, then to P10,000 in its third year and succeeding years of implementation MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Monday, May 22, unanimously gave its final approval to the bill that seeks to institutionalize and increase public school teachers’ so-called “chalk allowance.” Under the Senate Bill 1964 or the “Kabalikat sa Pagtuturo Act,”...

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Victims, kin ‘strongly urge’ ICC to allow resumption of drug war probe

Victims, kin 'strongly urge' ICC to allow resumpti …

The ICC Registry, in a public redacted report, says that according to victims, there is no prospect of obtaining justice 'at the domestic level' MANILA, Philippines – Victims and their families “unanimously and strongly urge” the International Criminal Court (ICC) to continue investigations into the violent war on drugs (WoD) associated with former president Rodrigo Duterte as justice for them remains elusive. This was the conclusion of a...

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Intellasia East Asia News – Government eyes P500 billion revenues from additional taxes

Intellasia East Asia News - Government eyes P500 b …

The government targets to generate some P500 billion in fresh revenues starting 2025 through the imposition of additional tax measures over the medium-term. During the Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) briefing yesterday, the economic team increased its revenue projections over the new years of the Marcos administration. Revenue projections in the medium term are expected to improve from P3.73 trillion this year to as much as...

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Singapore Tourism Board Helping GSTC Create Sustainable MICE Standards

Singapore Tourism Board Helping GSTC Create Sustai …

Dark/Light Mode (07/04/23)  The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), with support from the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), is developing a new standards for both the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) industry as well as for attractions. GSTC has formed a MICE Criteria Development Advisory Group which comprises up to ten organizations from both the public and private sectors with established track record in hosting...

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Lauren Hobart and Grant Reid Appointed Independent Directors of Marriott

Lauren Hobart and Grant Reid Appointed Independent …

Dark/Light Mode (16/03/23)  Lauren R. Hobart, President and CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Grant F. Reid, former President and CEO of Mars, have been elected as independent directors of Marriott International. Both are expected to be included in the company’s slate of nominees for election at its upcoming 2023 annual meeting of stockholders. “Lauren and Grant both have outstanding track records as chief executives of consumer-focused...

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Markets in the PHILIPPINES are the BEST and This is Why

Markets in the PHILIPPINES are the BEST and This is Why

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