Wesley rules out Olympic stint for PH

3 years ago

UPSET that his request to switch federations last year was ignored by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines, Grandmaster Wesley So has ruled out the possibility of playing ...

Wesley finally topples Aronian

3 years ago

After several failed attempts, Grandmaster Wesley So finally toppled world No. 5 and defending champion GM Levon Aronian of Armenia to forge a four-way tie for third place after ...

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  • 22 January 2019
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    Remittances up by 3.1%

    Money sent home by Filipinos working overseas rose 2.8 percent in November 2018 to $2.32 billion from $2.26 billion a year earlier, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Tuesday. The BSP said in a statement the November figure brought total cash remittances in the first 11 months of 2018 ...

  • 22 January 2019
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    Endeavor PH aims to drive local start-up community

    Endeavor Philippines, the local chapter of the global entrepreneurship network, is planning to drive further the local start-up community. Endeavor, a group that mentors high-impact entrepreneurs, has been operating in the country since 2015. Since it was founded here, 20 entrepreneurs from 16 companies across various industries have already ...

  • 22 January 2019
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    Faster growth for 2019 seen

    The economy is seen to grow between 6.8 and 7.2 percent this year driven by strong macroeconomic fundamentals, based on a research of an investment banks. The outlook of First Metro Investments Corp. (FMIC) is significantly higher than the World Bank’s forecast of a 6.5 percent GDP growth for ...