Buildings are seen along EDSA in Quezon City before dawn, July 3. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MIGUEL DE GUZMAN THE ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) raised its growth projection for the Philippines this year amid the further reopening of the economy and rising inflation. In the AMRO Regional Economic Outlook Update released on Tuesday, the think tank said it upgraded the ...

President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. answers questions from the media after his first Cabinet meeting at the Heroes Hall of the Malacañan Palace, July 5. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ KRIZ JOHN ROSALES PHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Tuesday said his government would strive to limit imports, even as the prices of basic goods continue to soar. The new Philippine ...

A UNIT of Yuchengco-led PetroEnergy Resources Corp. has secured the approval of the Energy and Environment departments for two utility-scale solar farms with a combined capacity of 52 megawatts of direct current (MWdc). In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Tuesday, the listed company said its subsidiary PetroGreen Energy Corp. has reached “key milestones” for its utility-scale solar power ...

SARINA Bolden leads the Filipinas with the 1-0 stunner over Australia. — PFF By Olmin Leyba THE thunderous 1-0 stunner over fancied Australia won’t satiate host Philippines’ hunger for further growth and success as it continues its campaign in the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship. But the Filipinas do hope this amazing result should make countrymen hungrier to see ...

1 of 2 ART magazine and publishing house Art+ will mount the inaugural Modern and Contemporary Art Festival or MoCAF to highlight what artists have been working on during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown and to get the art scene back into the rhythm of seeing works in person, up close, and interacting with each other. To be held from July ...

MEDILINES Distributors, Inc. expects to exceed last year’s sales, saying it is on track to hit P2 billion in its 20th year in business. In a press release on Tuesday, the medical equipment provider said its forecast of surpassing its “record financial performance” last year was based on the continued expansion of its consumables business. It also cited the completion ...

MARGIE Didal determined to gain another shot at Olympics. — MARGIE DIDAL FB PAGE MARGIE Didal had the Olympic rings tattooed onto the inside of her right arm as a reminder that she had taken part in skateboard’s historic debut in the quadrennial event in Tokyo, Japan last year. Don’t be surprised if she has reserved the left arm for ...

TO Touch Forever, acrylic on canvas by Carlos Rocha. NON-FUNGIBLE tokens (NFTs), unique digital items traded on the blockchain and cryptocurrency market) have been on the Philippine scene for quite some time now, usually through in-game purchases. In the international art scene, they’ve been known as playthings of the very rich, with digital art being traded in the millions. This ...

LOGISTICS software company AEB has announced its expansion in the Philippines as it formed a team to handle local operations and introduced new features to its cold chain warehouse management system (WMS). The Germany-based firm said that its Philippine team, announced on June 24, is overseeing and managing its project management and sales in the country. The team, led by ...

BARANGAY Ginebra targets playoff berth. — PBA IMAGES BARANGAY Ginebra, with interim coach Richard del Rosario still at the helm, seeks to take care of business against cellar-dwelling Terrafirma on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum to ensure their place in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup playoffs. Mr. Del Rosario, who is in charge while decorated mentor Tim ...