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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Economy

The Economy

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TRAIN to benefit 10M poor families

While individual taxpayers will get income tax breaks for the first P250,000 of their taxable income, the country’s 10 million poorest households will each...
PAY HIKE ASSURED. Secretary Silvestre Bello III of the Department of Labor and Employment gives updates on the programs and efforts of the agency for the working class sector of the country including the planned P38 to P48 basic wage increase in the Davao Region. Bello was among the guests of yesterday’s AFP-PNP Press Corps at The Royal Mandaya Hotel. LEAN DAVAL JR.

DOLE starts assisting 2,925 NCCC workers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will look into the compliance by management of the burnt NCCC Mall of Davao with labor safety...
CENTER STAGE ANEW. A plantation worker removes the plastic covering of bananas that are used to protect the fruits from pests at a plantation in Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte. Davao City will once again host the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PHILEXPORT)’s Banana Congress on October 12 to 13 at SMX Convention Center which aims to discuss important topics that affects the industry. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Banana industry hopes for better year in 2018

The banana industry sector is looking at 2018 with better opportunities and improved production as the government responded to the issues and concerns affecting...
Edge Davao

SSS: investment income Seen to hit P60-B mark

The State-run Social Security System expects investment income to reach PHP60 billion, in three years, or double the PP30 billion last year, following its...
WITHIN SIGHT. Department of Budget and Management secretary Benjamin Diokno reveals the government is eyeing to construct the Davao-Island Garden City of Samal (IGaCoS) bridge before the yearend during the Mindanao Trade and Investment Forum held at Marco Polo Davao on Friday. The high-level gathering was attended by British company executives led by Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad. LEAN DAVAL JR,

DBM wants study on P500-B pay hike

Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Wednesday said a study would be conducted on the proposed doubling of salaries of  the about 600,000...
Edge Davao

MDI calls for digital transformation

MANILA - A Philippine-based  information and communications technology solutions provider urges entrepreneurs to embrace digital transformation to maximize the advantages of new technologies to...
Edge Davao

DTI wants to amend industry remedy laws

The Department of Trade and Industry  wanted to introduce amendments to trade remedy laws, DTI Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo told reporters Wednesday. Rodolfo said the department...
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 says 2019 budget pegged at P3.4T trillion

After last week’s release of the Budget Call for 2019 under National Budget Memorandum No. 129, representatives from national government agencies will gather for...
CONDOLING. Survey Sampling International (SSI) vice president for operations Rick Watson tries to comfort the family members of call center agents who were killed in last month’s NCCC fire during a mass service initiated by the company at NCCC car park in Ma-a, Davao City on Thursday. LEAN DAVAL JR.

Tragedy-struck SSI to resume operations

The president of Information Communications Technology Council in Davao said Survey Sampling International (SSI) plans to resume and expand its Davao operations in 60...
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

2018 budget to mitigate TRAIN price effects-DBM

The 2018 General Appropriations Act includes allocations for mitigating measures intended to offset the slight uptick in prices due to the Tax Reform for...

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