Inside the Philippines: January 2021

COVID-19 Status: Government secures vaccines and takes action against new COVID-19 variant

PH Government continues to secure COVID-19 vaccines

Travel ban imposed on around 28 countries affected by new COVID-19 variant

Macroeconomic Updates: Policy support and infrastructure spending

PH Senate approves the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act

Infrastructure projects to prioritize key sectors in the country

Deal Spotlight: CVC Capital locks in investment in the Philippines

CVC Capital acquires stake in Philippines logistics firm, FAST

Industry Insight: Digital Economy and Financial Services

Study by Bain, Google, and Temasek sees a booming Philippine internet sector

Philippines ranks 2nd in Asia, behind India and 8th overall out of 55 countries based on financial inclusion initiatives

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