Monday, May 27, 2019

The Economy

4 agencies to tackle ‘fake’ vinegar issue

Officials of the departments of agriculture, health, science and technology, and trade and industry are set to meet on...

EcoWaste Coalition pushes for eco-friendly Brigada Eskwela

The EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental and health watch group, reminded participants of the week-long Brigada Eskwela starting May 20 to ensure that school...

Personal remittances rise to P8.1-B in Q1

Personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) increased by 6.4 percent year-on-year to USD2.8 billion in March 2019 from USD2.6...

DOLE launches online marketing platform

The Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) recently launched an online marketing platform to help informal sector workers...

BSP cuts banks’ reserve requirement ratio by 200 bps

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) policy-making Monetary Board (MB) on Thursday cut by 200 basis points the reserve...

DOE eyes 70% cap on power plants’ contracting capacity by Q3

Power producers in the Philippines will be required to have a 70-percent cap on their contracting capacities, likely...

Search on for outstanding tech-voc partners: TESDA

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has announced that it is now looking for outstanding technical-vocational (tech-voc)...
DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez / PPD Photo

TRAIN, rice tariffication are game-changers: Dominguez

The tax reform law that has returned some P111 billion back to the pockets of 99 percent...

CAB won’t fine Cebu Pacific over series of flight cancellations

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) will not impose fines against local air carrier Cebu Pacific over its flight cancellations from April 28 to May...
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar announces that the Philippines News Agency (PNA) is now at par with its foreign counterparts after it has launched its website and mobile application at the Conrad Hotel in Manila on Monday. The website now has a more user-friendly and interactive interface while the mobile app allows users to read the latest news updates from PNA through their mobile phones. KING RODRIGUEZ/Presidential Photo

PH underscores upholding Eastern values at Asian Civilization forum

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Wednesday highlighted the capability of Asian countries to uphold their own values amid influences from...


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