Monday, May 21, 2018

The Economy

Edge Davao

Six-year MSME dev’t plan okayed

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) Development Plan ‎2017-2022 designed to encourage more Filipinos to engage in...

LGUs now fixing turfs after Boracay

Local governments are now fixing their own backyard where the country’s major tourist attractions are located following the iron hand of Malacanang on arresting...
Edge Davao

IMF warns of risks in coordinated prices

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday warned that synchronized increases in house prices around the world would heighten the risks of economic slowdown. The...
Edge Davao

Telco sector revamps sought to improve Internet services

Revamping the telecommunications sector is needed to address poor Internet services in Mindanao caused by lack of competition and the restrictions imposed on foreign...
WITH PRESIDENT XI AND FIRST LADY. President Rodrigo Duterte and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio pose for a photo with People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan prior to the opening ceremony of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2018 at the BFA International Convention Center in Boao, People’s Republic of China on Tuesday. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte to invite more Chinese investors to RP

President Rodrigo R. Duterte will encourage Chinese business leaders to “transform investment plans into concrete projects” in his third visit to China since 2016,...
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DPWH to expedite EV infra projects

The higher limit of delegated authority to five district engineering offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) would fast-track high-impact projects...
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DOF exec hopeful for tax package approval

A ranking Department of Finance (DOF) official remains optimistic that Package 1-b of the proposed tax reform program will still get the approval of...
Bangko Sentral ng Pilpinas Photo

BSP introducing 3D reform agenda 

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has adopted a three-pronged reform to ensure that domestic banks are ready for technological innovations to fully cater to...
Edge Davao

DOF cites reason for sin products’ tax hikes

Faster rate of price increases of sin products, namely tobacco and alcoholic beverages, among others, continues to push domestic inflation higher to 4.3 percent...
DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez III / PPD File Photo

Fast-tracking infra to attain inclusive growth–Dominguez

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said here the Philippine government is continuously upgrading its institutional processes on approving and executing big-ticket infrastructure projects to hasten...

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