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Continuity plus plus

August 5, 2017

SOCIAL CLIMATE by Mahar Mangahas Philippine Daily Inquirer | August 5, 2017   Continuity plus plus” is how Governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr. described his intentions for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in his speech “Building on built foundations: continuity and change” before the Foundation for Economic Freedom last week. To me, the plus […]

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Governor Espenilla to continue BSP’s achievements

August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla presented his plans and programs for BSP for his six-year term during the Foundation for Economic Freedom’s Fellows Meeting last July 26 at Makati City. Espenilla, recently appointed by President Duterte, plans to build upon the successes of his predecessor Amando Tetangco Jr. to […]

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‘Excessive public holidays hurt the economy and the financial system’

October 21, 2015

Crossroads (Toward Philippine Economic and Social Progress) by Gerardo P. Sicat (The Philippine Star) October 21, 2015   On more than one occasion, I have written about our holiday policies. I consider them anachronistic. Too many holidays are disruptive of the economy’s forward progress. Cost of excessive holidays to the productive base. A reasonable set […]

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