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Senate panel reviews process for selecting 3rd telco

Senators are set to review today (Monday) the process for selecting a third major telecommunications provider billed to break up the Smart-Globe duopoly. Sen. Grace...

Neda identifies ‘actual problem projects’ in 2017

A handful of agriculture, infrastructure  and environment projects funded by  official development  assistance (ODA) were identified as “actual problem projects” in 2017, according to...

Uncertainties may signal higher crude price–experts

Amid greater global uncertainties, oil prices in the global market may still rise further in the coming months, analysts warned. This, even as crude prices...

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...

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...

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...

PNOC-EC Board okays plan to import ‘cheaper’ diesel fuel

The Philippine National Oil Co.-Exploration Corp. (PNOC-EC) Board has approved a plan on Wednesday to import lower-priced diesel fuel, primarily for the public- utility...

DOF: ‘Trabaho’ bill to spawn 1.4 million jobs from 2021 to...

The Department of Finance (DOF) expects the creation of around 1.4 million jobs between 2021 and 2029, when the corporate income tax (CIT) will...

House bloc to Senate: Consider plight of Northern Luzon tobacco growers

The Northern Luzon Alliance (NLA) is urging the Senate to consider the economic plight of tobacco farmers, amid rising tobacco excise taxes that is...

Much needs to be done in Boracay to ensure sustainability–Cimatu

Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu admitted last Thursday that there is much to be done to ensure the sustainability of the world-famous Boracay Island. This,...

‘Swindlers’ prey on Panelo’s FB account

Presidential Spokesperson and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador S. Panelo on Tuesday warned the public against swindlers who use his Facebook account asking for...

NMIS to help LGUs in crafting better rules for meat inspection in...

The National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) on Wednesday said it is eyeing to engage local government units (LGUs) to craft their respective meat safety...

Typhoons cut Q3 palay output by 4.2% to 3.25 MMT–PSA

Typhoon damage could cut the country’s palay (unmilled rice) output in the third quarter by 4.2 percent to 3.25 million metric tons, from last...

What to keep in mind when buying compliance technology—what to look...

Compliance and Ethics Management are entering our organizations more and more, whether we like it or not. Consequently, many companies have appointed compliance officers,...

Economist urges government to hike cash transfers to the poor after...

The Duterte administration should increase its cash transfer program under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law to P421 monthly for the...

Adequate water supply for Metro Manila until 2037–MWSS chief

Metro Manila and neighboring provinces under the coverage of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) are assured of adequate water supply until the...

DA chief open to adoption of chicken meat, pork support price

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is considering to adapt an industry proposal of implementing a support price for pork and chicken meat to ensure...

Car buyers told: Get parking space first

Wanna buy a car? Get parking space first. Senators are looking to pass a law requiring car buyers in Metro Manila to first get a...

DPWH to roll out P23.5-billion Metro flood-control project

The government is spending P23.5 billion to help manage flooding in Metro Manila, the public works department said on Thursday, after getting support from...
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