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The Economy

The Economy

BOAT RACE. Participants from all over SOCSKSARGEN area race with their motorized boats during the bancarera on Saturday, April 22, as among the highlight activities of the 7th Mahin Festival in Glan, Sarangani province. Bancarera turns out to be a yearly anticipated activity with its growing number of enthusiasts joining. It also staged a race for non-motorized boats. (Jake Narte/ SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Four sites in Region 12 eyed for USAID-funded project

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Region 12 has identified four critical landscapes and seascapes in the region as target sites for...
Edge Davao

Koronadal eyes finish of P150M transport terminal

The city government of Koronadal is targeting to fully complete the P150 million modern integrated transport terminal complex by October. Engr. Zaldy Gayosa, terminal project...
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GSC gears up for deployment of DOST’s electric road train

The city government is preparing for the deployment here later next month of the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) locally-developed “40-meter train-like bus”...
First in the Philippines - Starmobile local assembly of phones 2

Global smartphone sales reach new record in Q2

Global smartphone sales had achieved a new record in the second quarter of the year, German market research institute GfK said on Monday. A total...
Photo from Pearl Farm Beach Resort

Tourism a ‘bright spot’ in RP economy with P220-B revenues

Setbacks did not slow Philippine tourism down as it continued to flourish in the first year of the Duterte administration in terms of foreign...
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Over 5,000 foreign jobs await Ilocanos

A Manila-based recruitment firm is back in the province again to offer over 5,000 jobs for Ilocanos willing to relocate abroad. Set on July 28-29,...
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ARMM eyes Nestle for cassava production

The Regional Board of Investments in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RBOI-Armm) Wednesday said the region is prepared to supply Nestle Philippines with...
DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez III / PPD File Photo

Landbank begins HARVEST program for ARMM region 

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III announced that the Land Bank of the Philippines has begun implementing a Japan-funded $40 million (P1.76 billion) project that...
HOW IT IS DONE. An ironworker ties the steel bar with a wire to form a reinforcement cage which will be used in the ongoing rehabilitation of Ma-a Bridge along Carlos P. Garcia Highway in Davao City on Monday. LEAN DAVAL. JR.

Gov’t urged to push infra works a priority

Economists at the University of Asia & the Pacific (UA&P) and the First Metro Investments Corporation are expecting the Duterte administration to speed up...
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S Korea to raise taxes on high-income earners

The new South Korean government under President Moon Jae-in will push to raise taxes on super high-income earners and large conglomerates amid overwhelming public...


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