The Philippines has slapped a temporary ban on poultry products from two states in the United States of America due to bird flu outbreaks.
A mixed round of fuel price adjustment takes effect this week, oil companies announced Monday.
The Marinduque Council for Environmental Concerns (MACEC) called on the national government to declare Marinduque a mining-free zone and remove the island province in the Mimaropa region from the list of priority mining areas.
The country’s power supply could be “tight” in the summer of 2024 amid higher demand and the lack of new power sources.
THE third round of the green energy auction (GEA-3) would be moved to early next year as the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has yet to finalize the pricing mechanism for geothermal and pumped storage hydropower.
THE Ecological Waste Coalition of the Philippines (EcoWaste Coalition) is warning the public to avoid buying unsafe Christmas lights.
THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said over the weekend it recorded a “slight increase” in foreign containers handled at end-October, thanks to “higher exports and imports.”
A delegation of 16 Philippine businesses engaged in food and beverages at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) secured $1.1 billion in overall sales in 2023, surpassing the $655-million sales booked last year, according to the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (Citem), the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
The National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) has approved the daily minimum wage hike of P40 for workers “across all sectors” in Mindoro (Occidental and Oriental), Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (MIMAROPA) region.
A LAWMAKER has proposed that the revival of the Philippine National Railways’ (PNR) Bicol Express rail line be included on the list of 80 high-impact infrastructure projects that President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has identified for financing through the Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF).
METRO Pacific-DMCI-Marubeni-led Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad) has invested more than P240 billion in service enhancement projects from 2007 to 2023, to improve services and expand distribution coverage in the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area.
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to partially revise the guidelines for the Social Development and Management Programs (SDMP) to ensure lasting benefits for host communities beyond the life of the mines.
ILOILO CITY—The government science and technology sector has spread out wider to the regions to establish more and better support facilities for startup businesses and in search of more investible solutions to the many challenges in society.
OFFICIALS of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) conveyed a positive outlook on the development of micro modular reactors (MMR) in the Philippines.
MABALACAT, PAMPANGA—Clark is on its way to becoming the capital of two-wheel racing events in the country, while pushing further adventure tourism in Central Luzon.
DAVAO CITY—The Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. announced a reduction in electricity rate this month due to lower supply price in the spot market, including coal.