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‘Nonprofit hospitals, co-ops should keep perks’

SENATORIAL candidates belonging to the opposition coalition Otso Diretso on Monday said economic activities that are crucial to rural communities, such as nonprofit hospitals...

BSP seen cutting RRR to boost money supply

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) may slash its reserve requirement ratios (RRR) this month, as cash supply growth in recent months was stuck...

House to withdraw budget version it sent to Senate, ending standoff

By Jovee Marie N. dela Cruz & Butch Fernandez THE House of Representatives on Monday said it will withdraw the...

Government budget surplus hits P44.5 billion

REINING in spending coupled with a constant collection pace allowed the national government to post a budget surplus of P44.5 billion for January.

PHL, China eyeing to forge more infrastructure deals

OFFICIALS from the Philippines and China are set to firm up new agreements on infrastructure cooperation, which would include...

Razon-Violago venture among new dams planned

THE Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) on Monday announced the construction of dams and other possible sources of water as long-term solutions to...

DFA, stakeholders issue new yearbook on international law

By Mike B. Policarpio / Envoys&Expats Editor FOR the first time in nearly three decades, a compendium on the country’s...

Government to amend palay-buying scheme–Piñol

DAVAO CITY—The government will come up with a new buying price for rice after the midterm elections in May, but Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F....

Oil firms hike pump prices

Consumers will have to pay for more expensive fuel as oil companies announced a hefty price increase in gasoline effective on Tuesday morning.

Treasury makes partial award of T-bills

THE Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) raised P13.442 billion from the partial award of all the T-bills it auctioned on Monday, with the government...

DOJ sets 1st hearing on Marawi vice mayor’s alleged role in...

MARAWI City Vice Mayor Arafat Salic will undergo preliminary investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ) over his alleged involvement in the 2017 Marawi...

SC orders graft raps vs Parojinog reinstated

THE Supreme Court has ordered the revival of the graft case filed against Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess E. Parojinog-Echavez, daughter of the...

MMDA ties up with Elmo, Cookie Monster to teach kids road...

TEACHING children about road safety, waste management and public safety is now made interesting with the help of Sesame Street’s Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big...

Comelec junks Andaya-Eusebio’s bid for CamSur legislative seat

The Commission on Elections (Comelec),  sitting en banc, has junked the appeal of former Pasig City Mayor Maribel Andaya-Eusebio to be recognized as a registered...

5 tips you can immediately implement to avoid data breaches

By Henry J. Schumacher You remember the Singapore Health breach, which was arguably the most...

Human traffickers are back at the ports: BI orders tight watch...

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday disclosed that human-trafficking syndicates have resumed their nefarious trade in the country’s ports after a brief hiatus...

Amid ‘Trabaho’ bill, Japan firms investing $1.24B

JAPANESE firms are investing a total of $1.24 billion in new projects and expansions to the Philippines, shrugging off uncertainties brought about by the...

Secondary airports boosting air traffic

TRAFFIC in secondary airports in the Philippines will help fuel the government’s goal of growing the commercial aviation sector by double digits this year,...

DOF chief flags risks of underspending as 2019 budget stalls

THE government is losing the opportunity to spend P500 million a day for productive activities such as education, health care, infrastructure and job creation...

NWRB under OP eyed; water crisis probe slated

By Bernadette D. Nicolas & Jovee Marie N. dela Cruz ON the heels of the water crisis affecting some...
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