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Filipino exporters raise $124 million from China expo sales

Local exporters have raised a total of $124 million in sales from China’s largest trade expo in what was seen as a show of...

PHL to Japan: Fruits for cars under PJEPA

Manila will bring down tariffs on Japanese automobiles on one condition: Tokyo must liberalize its tariff regime on farm goods, especially tropical fruits, under...

House panel scrutinizes changes in 2019 national budget

A senior vice chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations on Sunday said the panel’s small committee is still finalizing all the amendments to...

Duterte: Joint oil exploration deal must be favorable to PHL

President Duterte said he will insist on getting a bigger share of oil and gas resources that will be found in the West Philippine...

Marina submits Emsa ‘proof of compliance’ on seafarer education, training, certification

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has submitted its “proof of compliance” with European Maritime Safety Agency (Emsa) standards. Marina Officer in Charge Narciso A. Vingson...

Cost of medical cure raises health awareness of most Pinoys–survey

The cost of sickness had made Filipinos more conscious about their health. This may sound like a no-brainer, but results of a survey done by...

Caap says new system ensures full coverage of  PHL air space

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) has announced the impending integration of its Area Control Center (ACC) and Air Traffic Management (ATM)...

ECC reopens payment of P2.52-billion death benefits

Over 28,000 beneficiaries of public-sector workers, who died from work-related accidents from 2006 to 2012, could finally claim their death benefits from the Employees...

January to October FDI jumped 156% to P39.3 billion–DTI

Foreign direct investments (FDI) from January to October improved 156 percent to P39.3 billion, a development attributed by the country’s trade chief to the...

Labor group slams Robredo, Panelo, lawmaker over wage-hike statement

Walk the talk. So saying, the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP) on Wednesday called on politicians, who defended the P25 wage hike in Metro Manila,...

Ceza inks magnetic levitation train manufacturing agreement with two China companies

The Philippines may soon see its first manufacturing hub for magnetic levitation (maglev) trains, considered as the world’s fastest and most advanced commuter train,...

PES to host Asian economists conference on Nov. 9 and 10

The Philippine Economic Society (PES) is set to host the Federation of Asean Economic Associations (FAEA) conference on “Growing Asean: Cooperation and Competition Amidst...

PHL’s bid to import 203,000 MT of rice hits snag on...

Manila’s 203,000-metric- ton (MT) rice tender on Tuesday failed after Bangkok and Hanoi opted not to participate in the government-to-government (G2G) bidding due to...

PSALM allots P22.66 million for IPP contracted capacity study

The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) is soliciting bids for the conduct of a study on the contracted capacities with independent...

DA chief and sugar farmers’ appeal to Senate: Don’t slash Sida budget

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol and sugar planters are appealing to the Senate to scrap plans to slash the Sugar Industry Development Act (Sida)...

RFINL seen to further boost manufacturing sector–Neda

The implementation of the recently approved 11th Regular Foreign Investment Negative List (RFINL) will further boost the performance of the manufacturing sector, according to...

Gatchalian says diesel import plan not best option to help PUJ...

By Lenie Lectura & Butch Fernandez Alawmaker on Monday urged the Philippine National Oil Co.-Exploration Corp. (PNOC-EC) Board to shelve its plan to import some...

Monsoon rains, typhoons to cut 2018 rice-paddy output by 3.5%

WEATHER disturbances may cut total rice-paddy output in 2018 by 3.5 percent to 18.6 million metric tons, from a record high of 19.28 MMT in...

BCDA chief vows no more delay in Clark airport’s O&M bidding

CLARK, Pampanga—Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) President Vivencio B. Dizon has assured that there will be no more delays on the auction for...

The Copenhagen Declaration–Stand together for peace, security and development

AS we in the Integrity Initiative Inc. (III) have focused on fighting corruption for 18 years now (we started the Integrity Initiative as a...
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