‘Masagana-inspired’ program seen boosting rice yields to 7.5 tons per hectare

The Department of Agriculture (DA) said a proposal to boost rice production inspired by an initiative from the term of the late President Ferdinand...

German businesses have positive outlook on PHL, survey reveals

The German business community has a positive outlook on the Philippines, according to the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI). Citing the AHK World...

P16.71-B Agus-Pulangi rehab set to be implemented by DoF

THE Department of Finance (DoF) said it expects to serve as the implementing agency for rehabilitating the Agus-Pulangi hydropower complex in Mindanao, which is expected to cost P16.71 billion.

Gov’t hopes to contain rising poultry prices by easing import bans

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is relaxing import bans, allowing vaccine imports, and exploring new types of feed to help contain the rising prices of poultry products, including eggs. 

‘Bikol Pili’ branding approved by trademark bureau

THE Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) said a collective mark registration for pili products, which will be identified as “Bikol Pili” to differentiate them in the market, was approved by the Bureau of Trademarks (BoT).

Jeepney associations file appeal with LTFRB for new fare increase

TRANSPORT GROUPS are asking the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow jeepney operators and drivers to raise fares again, calling the last increase ordered in three regions inadequate.

LGU Q1 revenue rises by 19.4% after SC ruling

REVENUE reported by local government units (LGUs) rose by 19.4% year on year in the first quarter to P319.42 billion, after they started taking an additional share of the national taxes in the wake of the Supreme Court’s (SC)Mandanas ruling, the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) said.

Clark airport authority dividends at P176.74M

CLARK International Airport Corp. (CIAC) said it remitted P176.74 million representing 2022 dividends due to the National Government to the Bureau of the Treasury.

Emerging markets seen under pressure from expanded debt burdens

EMERGING MARKETS (EMs) will bear the brunt of the economic fallout as interest rates are driven higher to contain inflation, after their governments took on additional debt during the pandemic, Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research said.

TransCo to manage revenue claims of Green Energy Auction RE participants

THE National Transmission Corp. (TransCo) will be managing the revenue claims of renewable energy (RE) developers participating in the Green Energy Auction Program (GEAP), the Department of Finance (DoF)said in a statement on Tuesday.

NEDA: Unsolicited proposals, dev’t plans need to be aligned

THE National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said the infrastructure of the future needs to be “smart,” “sustainable,” and aligned with development planning to a degree not seen in the unsolicited proposal process.

Cabinet nominee Frasco calls for ‘balanced’ safety measures for tourism

THE next government’s nominee to head the Tourism department said health measures imposed on her industry must balance the need for safety and preserving livelihoods.
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