BESIDES the news reports that appeared on The Manila Times’ website on February 23, the day of the event, and the print version of the paper the following day, the various news organizations in the country also covered the event and published their own news stories about the economic outlook for 2016 tackled by the speakers at the Forum.
The ABS-CBN News Channel, ANC broadcast on the day itself, “BSP: Private sector should help fill infrastructure gap.”
Meanwhile, Rappler Online published two articles written by Chris Schanabel on the night after the event, one of which was headlined, “PH outlook bright despite China slowdown—IMF” and “World Bank:PH can end poverty in a generation” the following day.
The Manila Bulletin published “BSP and IMF agree that elections outcome won’t alter policy forms,” while Bianca Cuaresma of the Business Mirror wrote on the same day: Economy will survive the politicians.
The Philippine Daily Inquirer carried a news report headlined ‘Business as usual’ despite elections by Ben O. de Vera on February 24.
On February 25, The Philippine Star posted an article written by Lawrence Agcaoili, headlined, “No credit bubble in the Philippines, BSP assures.”