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First tourism e-Kiosk launched in Legazpi City

LEGAZPI CITY—The city government here has put up an electronic information machine for use of foreign and local visitors who may want to know...

Japan to fund four community projects in Cotabato areas

DAVAO CITY—Japan provided grants last week amounting to $286,680 (approximately P15.3 million) to four community projects, including a crisis center for children running in...

Decentralize document evaluations away from Manila—logistics sector

DAVAO CITY—The country’s logistics sector could be speedier and more efficient, according to local freight forwarders and exporters. Philippine logistics would move faster and efficiently...

Philippine Airlines rolls out Clark-Antique route

PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) Inc. flew out on Sunday from Clark International Airport (CIA) to San Jose de Buenavista, the provincial capital of Antique. Located in...

Power projects in regions to get P1.26-B EU funding

THE European Union (EU) on Thursday contributed €21 million (about P1.26 billion) in grants that will bankroll clean energy projects in the regions estimated...

Pampanga lantern to represent PHL at Jerusalem Festival of Lights

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—The Pampanga lantern or “Parul Sampernandu” made history as the official Philippine representative to the Jerusalem Festival of Lights at the...

SSS to build processing center on donated Camarines Norte lot

SOCIAL Security System (SSS) President and CEO Emmanuel F. Dooc said they plan to build the SSS provincial office and processing center on a...

DOT partners with Ayala Group for nationwide food, travel fest

By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo / Special to the BusinessMirror THE Department of Tourism (DOT) has partnered with the Ayala Group in a nationwide food and...

Dagupan forges ahead with biggest income among all cities in Region...

DAGUPAN CITY—Humbled by its recent glory as the nation’s most child-friendly city under the component city category, Dagupan continues to inspire the people of...

Boracay business group may retract opposition to cruise ship operators

BORACAY Island, Aklan—The Boracay Foundation Inc. (BFI) is reviewing its earlier position on cruise ships making a beeline to this resort island. BFI President Maylynn...

Computing giant Wistron to revive Subic operations

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Taiwanese computing giant Wistron Infocomm Corp. will be reopening its manufacturing plant here, setting up to revive its Subic facility that has...

Port of Tacloban breaches target revenue collections

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) said the Port of Tacloban has already breached its target revenue collection for the year of P321 million. The Port...

Co-op’s abaca exports reach China, with local World Bank partner’s help

DAVAO CITY—A former small abaca producer in Sarangani province went out of its hibernation and broke through the China market recently, exporting its hemp...

Architects express excitement over hybrid trimaran project

NEW Washington, Aklan—Naval architects in the Philippines are reportedly excited over the ongoing construction of the hybrid trimaran project, a fast craft that would...

EU evaluating contracts for solar lamps installation in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY—A European Union program on renewable energy is evaluating proposed contracts for the installation of solar lamps in 70,000 households in Mindanao, many...

DOF bares list of top 10 demands of private sector

DAVAO CITY—More assistance to agriculture to improve farmers’ income and access to education by poor Filipinos are among the demands sought from the government...

Borongan, Samar folk await return of Balangiga bells

AS Catholics enter the Season of Advent this Sunday, which is the period of waiting for the birth of Jesus Christ according to the...

Manila Water inks deal with Rizal provincial govt

Water Co. Inc. announced recently it has inked an agreement with the Rizal provincial government for coverage of services. In a statement, the East Zone...

Peza rejects Transco proposal for Baguio City Economic Zone

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) has rejected the proposal of the National Transmission Corp. (Transco) to operate, maintain and manage the power distribution...

Bohol-Panglao International Airport: With a little help from Japan, PHL opens its...

Central Visayas may soon outshine the rest of the country’s tourist destinations with the opening to commercial operations of the Bohol-Panglao International Airport (BPIA)...
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