The Manila Times

By
0

First, just a brief review of the financing concept: a government bond is a debt security issued to raise funds to support government spending. Government bonds in the Philippines and other countries include savings bonds, treasury bonds and treasury inflation-protected securities. They all bear interest considered attractive by investors. Before…

By
0

LISTED Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is optimistic that its pending power supply agreements (PSAs) with several entities would be acted upon by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) soon. Meralco President Oscar Reyes told reporters in a chance interview they are “really very hopeful” as all their applications filed as early…

By
0

The Philippines, currently among the Top 10 producers of eggplant, can be a global forerunner in the pesticide-free growing of the crop, which is usually sprayed intensively with pesticides. Eggplant is the most important vegetable in the Philippines, taking up 30 percent of all vegetable production—at around 200,000 metric tons…

By
0

By
0

By
0

There is a stereotype that women are bad drivers. If you subscribe to that notion, it may surprise you that in many countries, women actually pay less for car insurance premiums than men for the same kind of policy. Studies and statistics show that: • Women have a lower frequency…

By
0

Over 120 countries will gather in Manila on October 23 to 28 for the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP12), the first time the conference will be held in Asia. The meeting will address a range of critical issues facing…

By
0

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday said China won’t pursue an expansionist strategy nor establish a hegemony, at the opening of the national congress of the Communist Party of China. In a report at the opening of the 19th party congress, which is held every five years, Xi said…

By
0

Makati Mayor Abby Binay called on parents to be vigilant and closely monitor the activities of their young daughters following the arrest of a 70-year-old suspected pedophile in the city. The man, Elias Umale Cosme, reportedly preyed on high school students and used their schoolmates to lure them to his…

By
0