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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Economy

The Economy

Tax reform ‘key link” to PH breakout from low-growth cycle

The Duterte administration’s proposed comprehensive tax reform program (CTRP) bill now pending in the Congress is the "key link" to the “grand effort” to...
Edge Davao

Strengthened ties with Asean, China to sustain exports growth

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said Tuesday that strengthening trade ties with Asian neighbors will back the recovery of the country’s...
Edge Davao

Minda partners renew peace and dev’t promise

Development partners reaffirmed their commitment to helping the Philippines achieve long-lasting peace and progress in Mindanao as the long-running Mindanao Trust Fund-Reconstruction and Development...
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Belt and Road Forum in Peking gains support from state leaders

The Belt and Road Initiative is gaining more support after state and government leaders including Russian President Vladimir Putin, who expressed interest to attend...
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

Strong peso due to RRD’s ‘decisive’ pursuit of peace and order—Palace

Malacañang on Tuesday said that President Rodrigo Duterte's 'decisive leadership' in pursuing peace and order has resulted to healthy economic growth as indicated by...
UPDATE. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) 11 director Eduardo Bellido (2nd from right), together with National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO) reintegration officer Rea Saan (2nd from left), discusses the details of the upcoming one-day Consultation on Enhancing the Reintegration Program for Overseas Filipino Workers in line with the Migration and Development and Crisis Management Frameworks in the Philippines for the Mindanao group set on April 20 at the Grand Regal Hotel. LEAN DAVAL JR.

OWWA ready to assist OFWs in Davao

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration regional office here is ready to assist returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who...
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with Qatari businessmen during the Philippines-Qatar Business Forum on April 15, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha, Qatar. TOTO LOZANO/Presidential Photo

Qatar to pour $1B sovereign investment fund in Mindanao

President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to the Middle East has also bagged a US$1billion sovereign investment fund from Qatar, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said Monday. In...
Edge Davao

P-EAGA TIF cluster to prioritize connectivity, Halal value chain

The Philippines is keen on prioritizing air and sea linkages, as well as becoming part of the entire Halal value chain, in a bid...
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Unlisted OFWs urged: Avail yourselves of KSA amnesty

Government agencies have joined forces in calling on undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to avail themselves of the amnesty program offered by the Kingdom...
Edge Davao

ASEAN seen to deliver growth benefits to 650M people

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is working vigorously toward integrating the region's economies in order to bring the benefits of growth to...

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