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Friday, January 19, 2018
The Economy

The Economy

INCOMING. European Chamber of commerce of the Philippines-SouthMin Business Council chairman Antonio Peralta (left), together with PRIME Philippines assistant manager for business development Jen Namis, promotes during this week’s Wednesdays @ Habi at Kape at Abreeza mall the upcoming Mindanao Business Briefing: Updates on Security Situation, Business Resiliency, and Optimism slated on January 23 at Seda Abreeza Hotel. LEAN DAVAL JR.

European chamber to host Mindanao business confab

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines will host the Mindanao Business Briefing on January 23, 2018 in Davao City in a bid...
BUDGET PRESS BRIEFING. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno provides updates on the 2017 budget of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's administration during a press briefing at Malacañang yesterday. TOTO LOZANO/Presidential Photo

DBM not opposed to teachers’ rate hike

DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno categorically stated that he is “not opposed to the increasing the salaries of our teachers” in a press conference this...
Edge Davao

Tier1’s franchise good for ARMM

Tier1 cannot operate outside the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) because it does not have the congressional franchise. “Tier1 was given the franchise for...
Edge Davao

Loan for Metro Manila subway, bypass okayed

The Philippines is set to sign this first quarter of 2018 the agreement on the first tranche of the Japanese funding for the Metro Manila...
SORTING OUT. Workers meticulously sort plastic resin flakes at the sorting area of PhilDutch Polymer, Inc. at Anflocor Industrial Estate Corporation (AIEC) in Panabo City on Friday. The company made its first ever export shipment of the product on Friday afternoon. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Company exports non-agri product from Anflo export zone in Panabo City

PhilDutch Polymer Inc., a joint venture between a homegrown company and Dutch entrepreneurs and one of the   first locators in the Anflo Industrial Economic...
HOPEFUL. Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) secretary Datu Hj. Abul Khayr Alonto says the Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) Davao-Gen. Santos-Bitung, Indonesia shipping route will hopefully strengthen the two countries’ trade cooperation and will encourage them to increase their production of their respective agri products. Alonto made the statement during this week’s edition of Wednesdays @ Habi at Kape at Abreeza Mall. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Three-year FIT delay in Mindanao pressed

With the ending of feed-in-tariff (FIT) awarding last year, the Mindanao Development Authority through the inter-agency power monitoring body has recommended the extension of...
The military opened portions of Marawi City’s Ground Zero on 25 October 2017 for journalists to see what it took to liberate the country’s lone Islamic City from ISIS-inspired terrorists after five months of fighting. MindaNews photos by MANMAN DEJETO

P2-B budget for Marawi livelihood projects asked

The Department of Trade and Industry has sought about P2 billion to fund its initiatives to bring back livelihood activities in Marawi City and...
BUSINESS AS USUAL. A public utility vehicle traverses along E. Quirino Avenue in Davao City yesterday seemingly unmindful of a transport strike waged in some parts of the country yesterday to express their opposition against the planned jeepney modernization program. Under the program, all jeepneys 15 years and older will no longer be allowed to register their vehicles and their franchises won’t be renewed by the LTFRB. LEAN DAVAL JR.

DOTr update on jeep modernization sought

The Department of Transportation should submit its report on latest developments regarding the jeepney modernization program to avoid “confusion,” a senator said Tuesday. Senator Grace...
DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez III / PPD File Photo

Upgrade of PH zonal land value underway

Zonal valuation of land in Philippines will be at par with international standards once lawmakers approve the third package of the Duterte administration’s tax...
DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez / PPD Photo

Dominguez: TRAIN makes inclusive growth achievable

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the infrastructure modernization plans of the Duterte administration are starting to click into place with the rollout of...


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