Category: Business and economy

This is the LRT-1 project extending the current rail system to vote-rich Cavite. The consortium of conglomerates Ayala and Metro Pacific was the lone bidder last May 28, 2014 for the P65 billion deal. Map courtesy of PPP Center

Questions and an answer on San Miguel’s LRT-1 move

The biggest business group in the Philippines snubbed the bidding for the biggest infrastructure project of the government. Why is this raising eyebrows?

Garnish or levy? Wading thru jargons in Pacquiao tax issue

'Garnish' doesn't just involve food. Make sense of a big news story involving major personalities in global boxing and local governance — and lots of jargon

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Love affairs, Microsoft style

When I ran across a magazine article entitled, “A Big Windows Cleanup In Asia,” I was expecting to read something funny but who am I kidding? I was browsing an issue of Businessweek Magazine where the stories have more to do with what influence the financial markets rather than whether the movers and shakers have clear views from their swanky corner offices or not.