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S.R.P. set for metro markets

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has come up with the suggested retail price (SRP) on rice for Metro Manila markets after industry stakeholders approved...

DOTr: Swiss challenge process for Bulacan airport done by year-end

THE New Manila International Airport (NMIA) proposed by San Miguel Corp. (SMC) in Bulacan may replace the Ninoy Aquino International Airport once the concession...

PHL seals $34-million oil exploration deal with Israeli firm in Palawan

RACING against time to find newer energy sources when the Malampaya gas field runs out in a decade and amid rising oil prices, the...

DOF: Big, profitable firms got P86-billion tax perks

THE Department of Finance (DOF) has determined that the government gave away P86.3 billion worth of income-tax incentives to firms that paid out a...

Belgium asks PHL to lift ban on pork imports after ASF

BRUSSELS asked Manila to lift the import ban it imposed on pork products from Belgium after it confirmed that African swine fever (ASF) struck...

DOST says it will dismantle own monorail system in UP

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will dismantle the monorail commuter system it built inside the campus of the University of the Philippines...

LTFRB approves jeepney, bus fare hike beginning November

COMMUTERS riding jeepneys and buses should brace for a round of fare hike come November, as transport regulators on Thursday provisionally approved the petitions...

LGUs told: Secure ECC first before project implementation

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has reminded local government units (LGUs) to secure an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) from the...

NPA rebels ambush FDA chief’s convoy in CamSur, 3 cops dead, 3...

Suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels ambushed on Thursday a security team assigned to the visiting team of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director...

Sanctions eyed vs nuisance bets

Sen. Sherwin T. Gatchalian moved on Thursday to amend the Election Code and impose sanctions to keep out “nuisance” candidates in future elections. Gatchalian was...

PHL aerospace industry export grew 42% from 2012 to 2016–DTI chief

The country pioneered the first commercial flights in Asia 70 years ago and it comes as no surprise that today, “the Philippines is supplying...

DND seeks to boost capacity in dealing with Congress

The Department of National Defense (DND) held its first-ever seminar-workshop to capacitate its officers and staff in standardizing the agency’s policy formulation and drafting...

Marina puts finishing touches on ten-year maritime development agenda

The government is close to completing its decadelong maritime industry development program, an initiative that will serve as a blueprint to achieving higher growth...

Delay in Marawi City rehabilitation ‘exasperates’ Duterte–Malacañang

President Duterte is “exasperated” over the delays in the implementation of the Marawi City rehabilitation project, Malacañang said on Thursday. Ironically, the groundbreaking for the...

Marina puts finishing touches on ten-year maritime development agenda

The government is close to completing its decadelong maritime industry development program, an initiative that will serve as a blueprint to achieving higher growth...

Investor trust decline seen with GIE removal

THE former chief of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) on Wednesday warned the government it is bound to lose investment confidence if it...

Pinoys want to protect seas but don’t know how

THE majority of Filipinos are willing to cooperate with the government to protect the country’s water resources but are not aware of their responsibilities...

Cabinet wants NFA stripped of regulatory functions

THE National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) confirmed that the Economic Development Cluster (EDC) wants to strip the National Food Authority (NFA) of all...

Gov. Espenilla extending medical leave to Oct. 26 for cancer treatment–BSP

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on Wednesday announced that BSP Governor Nestor A. Espenilla Jr. is extending his leave again for this month, this...

‘Trabaho’ bill hangs till jobs data finished; TRAIN review set

UNTIL the study on its labor impact is completed, all discussions about the next-round reforms in the comprehensive tax package, as embodied in the...
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