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BSP orders PDIC to take over Lanao del Norte rural bank

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has issued a circular letter prohibiting the Rural Bank of Maigo (Lanao del Norte) Inc. from doing business...

Except for Loakan, airports in N. Luzon running–Caap

THE Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) reported on Sunday that except for Loakan Airport in Baguio, government-run airports in Northern Luzon remain operational....

DENR Western Visayas requires P3.4B to build sanitary landfills

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 6 is proposing the construction of 17 sanitary landfills, one each for every congressional...

Local mobile apps developer bullish on Mindanao market

DAVAO CITY—Consumers in at least two cities in Mindanao are beginning to patronize the services of a recently formed mobile application firm to buy...

READ | Career Service exam taker? It’s Nov. 11 for NCR,...

In view of the suspension of the Career Service Examination, Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for Professional and Sub-Professional levels in the National Capital...

Govt plans to take over electric co-op in Marawi

THE head of the National Electrification Administration (NEA) said Malacañang is set to issue an order for the takeover of an electric cooperative in...

BSP to formally launch scheme to enhance credit in Dinagat Island

THE establishment of the Dinagat Island Credit Surety Fund (CSF) is set to begin with the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on Tuesday. A...

Kadamay occupation of Bacolod housing site earns Ejercito’s ire

BACOLOD City—Senate Housing Committee Chairman Joseph Victor G. Ejercito on Sunday slammed urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap after some 1,000 Kadamay members occupied the housing site...

Teach for the Philippines partners with EDC, Sorsogon City LGU, and...

Teach for the Philippines, Inc. (TFP), a non-government organization (NGO) that focuses on making a positive impact in the public education system, has entered...

Court affirms dismissal of Palawan officials in Malampaya Fund mess

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the dismissal of 18 officials and employees of the Provincial Government of Palawan involved in the anomalous...

DOT-accredited resorts have no STPs–Boracay stakeholders

THE release of a list of the first batch of resorts allowed to accept bookings when Boracay Island reopens was met with a lot...

Interagency task force files criminal complaint against 33 persons in NCCC...

DAVAO CITY - The interagency task force investigating the December 2017 fire on the NCCC Mall here filed criminal complaints on Thursday against 33...

Government rejects Region 8’s P94-billion proposed infrastructure projects

TACLOBAN CITY­—The central government disapproved the funding for P94 billion worth of infrastructure projects in Eastern Visayas, which were endorsed by the Regional Development...

Hinatuan Bay in Surigao del Sur now free of red tide–BFAR

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has removed Hinatuan Bay in Surigao del Sur from the list of areas affected by the...

NIA, Daewoo to ink Jalaur project contract next week

The signing of the contract for the construction of the P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase 2 (JRMP II) is set for September 3,...

Ayala Land to develop Luzon properties

PROPERTY developer Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) said its project in Tarlac province, a former sugar plantation, will feature commercial and residential uses and potentially...

Davao 4th-most competitive behind Metro Manila cities

DAVAO CITY—This city was behind only three Metro Manila cities in the top competitive highly urbanized cities, keeping its consistent form in the top...

UnionBank continues digital banking push

UNIONBANK of the Philippines (UnionBank) is eyeing to complete 13 more of its digital hubs by the end of this year to shape the...

Duterte assures Mindanao executives of fair share under federal government

DAVAO CITY—President Duterte on Wednesday assured Mindanao’s local government executives of fair sharing once the country shifted to a federal form of government. Duterte met...

DOLE has funds to help 4,000 displaced by Boracay closure

ANOTHER 4,000 displaced workers from Boracay Island could still avail themselves of the financial assistance program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). In...