COVID-19 response measures continue to push NG debt higher in January
The continuing effort to blunt the debilitating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the indebtedness of the national government 2.4 percent higher in just a month to P12.03 trillion.
P1.2B one-time tax charge cuts Security Bank profit by 6.7%
A P1.2 billion one-time tax charge as mandated under a new law slashed the net income of Security Bank Corp. led by bankero Sanjiv Vohra by 6.7 percent to P6.9 billion last year from P7.4 billion in 2020.
It may not be nine-to-five but it’s good old work just the same!
Unionbank Chief Technology and Operations Officer Henry Aguda shared a photo of his workplace as he returns to the office after years of lockdown due to COVID-19.
The executive looks at his daughter’s picture and exclaims, “Is this the little girl I carried, the little girl at play?”
RCBC Chief Innovation & Inclusion Officer/ Executive Vice President Lito Villanueva bared his soft side as he uploaded a photo of his daughter–who unsurprisingly is no longer a baby.
Fintech guy Villanueva does a BTS
Chief Innovation & Inclusion Officer/ Executive Vice President Lito Villanueva shared a little BTS during his live interview with one of the country’s biggest news channels.
BSP names career central banker as new Deputy Governor
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has named career central banker Eduardo Bobier as its new Deputy Governor for Corporate Services Sector, replacing former Deputy Governor Ma. Almasara Cyd Tuaño-Amador whose retirement took effect last March 1.
Guinigundo begs to disagree: Russia’s war is the country’s business
In some quarters it is popular to believe that the Philippines should stay clear on the subject of Russia’s war with Ukraine, a notion that a former senior official of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) dismisses out of hand.
Below-consensus inflation surprises market
Inflation, or the rate of change in prices, proved unchanged in the February survey at 3 percent, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority.