The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Japan Govt Already Spends 172.5 B. Yen on 2020 Games

October 30, 2018

Tokyo- The Japanese government said Tuesday that it spent 172.5 billion yen on projects directly related to preparing and running the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics over the five years to March this year. The government examined its 2020 Games-related

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Currency conversion platform to boost trade, investments between Philippines, China

October 30, 2018

The Philippines is expected to “win a larger share” of China’s overseas investments reaching an estimated $120 billion combined with the signing of an agreement that would result in direct conversion of the two countries’ respective currencies under a soon-to-be

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Sumitomo to Introduce Teleworking in Nov.

October 29, 2018

Tokyo- Major Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp. said Monday that in November it will introduce a teleworking program allowing its employees in Japan to work from home or satellite offices. The upper limit for work under the system will be

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Stocks, peso end higher

October 29, 2018

Philippine stocks ended slightly higher while the peso surged eight centavos against the US dollar on Monday. The Philippine Stock Exchange ( PSE) index ended at 7,109.03, up 44.70 points. In the broader market, there were 97 gainers, 78 decliners

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Philippine economy high on agenda of Xi’s visit

October 29, 2018

DAVAO CITY – The Philippine economy is high on the agenda of the coming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in November this year, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi  said Monday. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr said Xi’s visit

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ICC-CabCom okays two projects for Marawi rehab and recovery

October 29, 2018

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved on Thursday two projects for rehabilitation and recovery of Marawi City. These include the Rehabilitation and Development Plan (RDP) for a Greater Marawi – Stage 2,

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Stock index, peso close higher

October 26, 2018

The Philippine Stock Exchange index closed 97.49 points higher to 7,064.33, and the peso finished at P53.64 against the US dollar, up 16 centavos from Thursday. In the broader market, there were 99 decliners, 80 gainers and 56 shares unchanged

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Yamaha Motor to Enter Agricultural Drone Market

October 26, 2018

Tokyo- Yamaha Motor Co. said Friday that it will launch its first drone for agricultural use in March 2019. The Japanese company aims to sell 500 units of the YMR-08 in 2019 and 1,000 units in 2021, amid growing demand

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