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IMF: PH 2nd only to India in GDP growth

IMF: PH 2nd only to India in GDP growth

In a report on the eve of meetings among the 189-nation IMF, the World Bank, and the Group of 20 major economies in Washington, DC, the IMF said it expects the Philippines’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to expand by 6.7 percent this year 2018, up from 6.7 percent in 2017.

LAST December 19, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN), the Department of Finance’s (DoF) first of the five packages, that took effect on January 1 this year and is now benefiting over four million above-minimum wage salaried employees in the form of exemptions from personal income taxation.

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The Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day every fourth Thursday of November. It is a holiday that allows them to express their gratitude for a good life with their family and the community. We do not have a Thanksgiving holiday in the Philippines but I think the New Year celebration comes close because it is the time when we reflect on our blessings for the year and look forward to a new year.

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It was my greatest honor to welcome New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern last Nov. 12 who flew to the Philippines to attend the 2017 ASEAN Summit.

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WE welcome the very positive assessments of various international institutions on prospects for the Philippine economy this year and the next.

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PNoy returns with bagful of investments, sets trip to Japan By GENALYN D. KABILING MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino is back home with a bagful of investment prospects from American companies as a result of his good governance efforts. The President arrived in Manila before dawn yesterday from a four-day working visit in the United […]

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