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‘Cryptocurrencies won’t be back anytime soon’

FILIPINOS invested in cryptocurrencies would do well to study closely the insight shared recently by technology research company Canalys. It believes there is no...

Lopez prods agencies to meet exports goal

THE country’s trade chief last Friday called on government agencies to implement the strategies listed under the new export plan to hit the export...

Lacson dares GMA to return ‘pork barrel’

SEN. Panfilo M. Lacson Sr., parrying criticisms he was singling out leaders and members of the House of Representatives in baring multibillion-peso alleged pork...

PHL eyes earlier completion of Code of Conduct in SCS

THE Philippines wants to see an earlier conclusion of negotiations for a binding Code of Conduct (COC) which will regulate actions in the South China...

Lawmakers seen to endorse ML extension for one year

By Butch Fernandez & Jovee Marie N. dela Cruz THE House of Representatives is expected to pass the extension of martial law and suspension of...

DOF tells BIR, Customs to stop cigarette-making machines’ illegal entry

THE Department of Finance (DOF) has reiterated its order to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to stop...

‘Return of historic bells affirms US-PHL Ties’

By Bernadette D. Nicolas & Recto Mercene Malacañang said on Sunday that President Duterte is expected to lead the handover ceremony of the historic Balangiga...

Logistics sector moving to create 7.5M jobs

The logistics industry targets to generate 7.5 million jobs and employ at least 5 percent of the country’s labor force by 2022, as it...

Bello to sign accord on OFW deployment with Israel

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to forge a new memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Israel on Monday for the deployment...

Ethanol output for this year seen reaching 270M liters

The country’s ethanol production this year would rise by almost 15 percent to 270 million liters, from last year’s 235 million liters due to...

Bong Go to push for pension fund for farmers, fishermen—Piñol

Senatorial aspirant and former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” T. Go wants to prioritize the legislation of a pension fund for...

DOLE to slap stiffer fines on firms violating occupational safety rules

Companies with occupational safety and health (OSH) violations may face stiffer penalties after the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) released the implementing rules...

El Nido fails to protect environment despite P55.2M collected from tourists

ABOUT P55.21 million in ecotourism development fees were collected by the municipal government of El Nido in 2017, up 19 percent from the P46.32...

Authorities stop entry of wildlife species

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) reported on Saturday that authorities intercepted 34 wildlife species at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). In a statement, the...

CA declares another high-ranking exec liable for illegal cash advances

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the petition filed by a high-ranking official of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) seeking to stop his...

Tawi-Tawi short film bags top award in Moro film fest

DAVAO CITY—A young boy’s search for opportunity at a coastal village in the Philippines’s southernmost island and a girl’s survival efforts at an evacuation...

Job scarcity seen as business outlook bleak, BSP poll bares

LOCAL firms are looking to hire less in the last months of the year up until early 2019 as business outlook remains bleak in...

Pinoy mathletes win 33 awards in India contest

Young Filipino students have wrapped up 2018 on a high note, finishing overall first runner-up and winning 32 other awards in an international math...

Google’s New Search Tech giant’s parent firm is on an amazing...

SILICON Valley researchers are attacking flying bloodsuckers in California’s Fresno County. It’s the first salvo in an unlikely war for Google parent Alphabet Inc.:...

New tycoon leads players in next game-changing deals in energy After...

THEY say good things come in pairs. This adage appears to be shaping up to be true in the case of Davao-based businessman Dennis...