Saturday, July 21, 2018

The Economy

5 Davaoeños among 333 SM Foundation Scholar Graduates of 2018

More than 300 SM Foundation scholar graduates met their benefactors in a ceremonial gala at the SMX Convention Center last June 27. A total of...

SMEs get multibillion peso TRAIN tax breaks

Small and medium enterprises received tax breaks amounting to billions of pesos for the first six months of 2018 alone under the Tax Reform...
Edge Davao

Chinese Steel Firm Scouts Land for its $3.5B Project

A Chinese steel manufacturer is looking for a 300-hectare parcel of land in the Philippines, preferably in Mindanao, for its USD3.5-billion investment project in...

PRRD Hails PAL for ‘Quality Flights’

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday night graced the birthday celebration of Philippine Airlines (PAL) chairman and chief executive officer Lucio Tan, lauding the tycoon’s efforts...

PEZA Bats for it’s Charter Amendment

Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito Plaza said there is a need to amend the PEZA law, so the investment promotions agency...
Edge Davao

China Boat Cleared to Dock in Davao City—Army Exec

The Philippine government cleared the Chinese research/survey vessel which docked at the Sasa Wharf at 9:40 p.m. on Monday for replenishment, an official of the Eastern Mindanao...
Edge Davao

PH won’t fall into debt trap, says Chinese envoy

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua assured Tuesday that the Philippines would not fall into a “debt trap” even after it took Chinese loans to...

DAR Chief Urges Farmers to Acquire Landbank Loan

Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones urged farmers here on Tuesday to avail of a government credit facility for small farmers through the state-owned Landbank of the...

CA Affirms Retirement Age for PAL Attendants

The Court of Appeals has affirmed the validity of the Philippine Airlines’ rule on the compulsory retirement age for its flight attendants. In a 20-page...
Edge Davao

Private Sector Sharing in Infra Work Assured

The private sector will continue to play a lead role in the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” program, given that the construction as well...

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