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THE intellectual property office is seeking further enforcement powers to order the removal of social media posts selling counterfeit or pirated goods and materials.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte on Friday signed the anti-terrorism bill despite widespread calls for a veto and further consultations on provisions that could infringe...
The country’s intellectual property office will work with government think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) on intellectual property research projects and policy...
THE government is considering increasing restaurant dine-in capacity and resetting the level of permitted hotel activity in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ), Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said.
THE Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) called for the easing of travel restrictions in order to aid the recovery of airlines.
THE Small Business Corp. (SB Corp.), which expects to start disbursing loans to qualified businesses by the end of July, has received loan applications that are more than double the P1 billion initially budgeted for lending.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) issued a warning to delivery company PH Global Jet Express, Inc. or J&T Express over its alleged mishandling of packages, and ruled that merchants will be responsible for replacing damaged products.
THE Philippines could lose up to $22.64 billion (P1.13 trillion) or seven percent of GDP if the tourism standstill caused by the pandemic extends to 12 months, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said in a report.
A PARTNERSHIP between the government and private sector identified 25 new cities for outsourcing development, as part of efforts to redirect opportunities towards the countryside.
START-UPS struggled during the lockdown because of restrictions on movement and declining cash, and are now looking to companies to partner with and provide investment, QBO Innovation Hub President Rene S. Meily said.
MANY business process outsourcing (BPO) companies expect flat growth or a contraction this year, while some big businesses still hope to grow by single-digits amid the pandemic, according to an informal poll conducted by the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP).
THE business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is scaling down its upskilling program to about 1,000 employees this year as it shifts to online training sessions due to disruptions caused by the pandemic.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has lifted the buyer limit on essential goods like food and hygiene products imposed during the lockdown, while also easing the restrictions on disinfectant liquids.
THE Philippines has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) about its plan to investigate proposed safeguard measures on various iron and zinc imports at the request of its steel industry.
A MAJOR Taiwan bicycle manufacturer has expressed interest in establishing production in the Philippines to support the expected surge in bike riding due to limited transport options after the lockdown.
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THE government has no immediate plans to revise a fiscal support program for automotive companies investing in local production after industry sales slumped due to the pandemic.
THE Philippines must improve its digital infrastructure to boost competitiveness while also increasing its resilience to crises like the pandemic, a National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) official said.
THE Trade department’s export marketing arm is planning a P25-million program to connect small businesses to consumers in the United States through e-commerce.
CONSUMERS may soon start buying “indulgent” products as lockdown restrictions ease around the country, Nielsen Philippines Executive Director John Patrick Cua said.
THE Tourism department will permit partial dine-in operations at hotel restaurants in areas under general community quarantine starting June 15.
RESTAURANTS may soon be allowed to resume limited dine-in operations in Metro Manila and other areas under a general community quarantine.
START-UP companies have difficulties accessing financing as the intellectual property-based organizations do not meet the asset and business timeframe requirements.
THE Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) is extending the deadline for government agencies to report on their compliance with a Palace order to streamline regulation.
THE Philippines has proposed an agenda for talks with Mexico to form a joint economic commission ahead of a possible free trade agreement (FTA), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said.
EMPLOYEES’ return to work can prove risky if workplace safety guidelines drafted to protect them from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are not refined for specific industries, a health care professional said.
THE Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said Congress needs to pass laws further opening up the economy to foreign investment by August to help the economy recover from the impact of the pandemic.