Fil C. Sionil

The outbursts

Up until now, more than a week after, the business community still can't get enough on the merits of the Cebu outbursts of two senior assistant governors (SAG) of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) with fellow economic journalists on the receiving end.

Retrofitting and expansion

Amidst the hiccups and the headwinds, clearly the economy is raring to go back to its pre-pandemic growth path. And clearly, construction sector is one sector that has fueled domestic activities.

Are we there yet?

This is the nagging question in the market place relative to whether the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) may continue or altogether halt the upward adjustment of its key interest rate policy.

The heat is on @ the airport

With due respect, ‘am borrowing, in part, the upbeat soundtrack of the 1984 American film Beverly Hills Cop “The Heat is On,” recorded by Glenn Frey, which goes: “the heat is on, on the street…             and the beat’s so loud, deep inside             the pressure’s high, just to stay alive             …on-wo-ho, oh-wo-ho             caught up in the action

The bet is on

In the last couple of weeks, the noise circulating in almost all social media platforms, be it twitter, facebook, instagram, including viber, revolved around a looming cabinet revamp as the one-year prohibition on those who run and lost in the 2022 election can now be engaged to join the government.