Growth seen at 7% to 8% as PHL economy enters ‘goldilocks period’ 

Despite the threat of rising inflation, there is no stopping the engines of the Philippine economy from growing by 7 percent to 8 percent...

NREB’s Layug resigns post

Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi has announced the resignation of National Renewable Energy Board (NREB)  Chairman Jose M. Layug Jr. NREB is the advisory body...

‘Salangian’ topbills Capampangan artworks at the Clark Museum

CLARK FREEPORT—The biggest gathering of Capampangan artists in an exhibit dubbed as Salangian, which will feature various pieces of arts, will be staged at...

Grab appeals LTFRB order on additional P2/minute fare charge

HOURS after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered it to stop charging passengers an additional P2 per minute on rides, Grab...

TRAIN-induced gas-price increase fails to dampen motorists’ wanderlust

The abrupt leap in local fuel prices that directly followed the levying of steep excise taxes on petroleum products in January appears not to...

DOE’s Cusi says he prefers Swiss challenge option for Meralco PSAs

ENERGY Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi on Wednesday said he prefers the power-generation arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to undergo a Swiss challenge scheme for...

Cooler ride for LRT 2 commuters with P350-million air-con replacement deal

The government has tapped MRail Inc. and partner Multiscan Corp. for the P350-million replacement of the air-conditioning units of 10 train sets of the...

Lim assumes ACB post, vows push for biodiversity-friendly biz in Asean

Newly installed Asean Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) Executive Director Theresa Mundita S. Lim on Tuesday vowed to intensify the promotion of biodiversity-friendly business enterprises in Southeast...

Common OFW dream: Earn an average of P30,000 a month

The majority of Filipinos who harbor the desire of migrating are looking for an average compensation of only P30,000 or less a month, according...

Tesda conducts deeper probe vs ‘errant’ TVIs

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) has warned at least 85 technical-vocational institutions (TVIs) after some, if not all, were allegedly found to...

CMRPI in NCR posted 2.3% growth in March

The country’s retail construction material prices averaged 2.1 percent in the first quarter of the year, according to Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Data showed that in...

Grab warned vs ‘predatory pricing’

Senators on Monday aired concerns against potential  “predatory pricing” by Grab, which enjoys virtual monopoly status after buying out sole rival Uber in the transportation network...

P2.5B allotted for open public space projects in key cities

The Duterte administration is not only determined to pursue its “Build, Build, Build” (BBB) infrastructure buildup program to further spur economic growth and development,...

Group to DOE: Compel oil firms to unbundle price...

CONSUMER-advocacy group Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI) has called on the energy department to compel oil firms to unbundle retail prices of petroleum products and...

ADB study compels PHL to hike labor productivity

The country’s economic growth could slow if it fails to raise labor productivity in the coming years, according to a study published by the...

DENR crafting new policies for sustainable ecotourism

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said over the weekend that the department’s regional offices are now identifying tourism areas, notably beaches,...

The gig economy and you

Part One A gig economy is an environment in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. The trend toward...

Time to ‘sell’ PHL’s other prime tourist spots–solon

A lawmaker is urging the Department of Tourism (DOT) to undertake an aggressive marketing campaign to sell the Philippines’s other prime tourist spots. Rep. Luis Raymund...

DENR detects 142 ‘undiscovered’ caves, sinkholes on Boracay Island

Some 142 cave openings and several sinkholes have been detected by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) on Boracay Island, Director Theresa Mundita S....

IPOPHL to hold forum this month to build respect for...

The country’s intellectual-property (IP) rights watchdog is set to host a convergence forum this month, as the government aims to instill respect for intellectual...