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THE Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said it will include fiber optics and broadcast tower projects to its list of telecommunications works where the permit process requires streamlining.
FEWER COUNTRIES will be exempt from duties placed on car imports after the government reassessed its developing economy classifications to comply with international rules, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said.
PRODUCTIVITY in the outsourcing industry rose in 2020 following the extensive adoption of remote work arrangements, the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) said.
AUTO WORKERS who sought safeguard duties on car imports asserted their standing to file such a petition after being queried about whether they actually represent the industry.
YAMAHA MOTOR Philippines, Inc. has launched a P2.7-billion factory expansion at the Lima Technology Center in Batangas to increase its Philippine manufacturing operations.
THE Coca-Cola Company plans to invest an initial $63 million (around P3 billion) in its Philippine operations this year to expand Luzon-based production.
THE National Privacy Commission (NPC) is investigating a potential data breach involving 3.3 million users of online lending platform Cashalo, a joint venture between JG Summit Holdings subsidiary Express Holdings, Inc. and Hong Kong-based Oriente.
THE Board of Investments (BoI) has approved start-up company CHRG Electric Vehicle Technologies Inc. as a new domestic producer of electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers and retrofit kits under the Investment Priorities Plan.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) warned against the possible competition-weakening effects of a recently-signed law that will relieve banks of non-performing loans.
THE firms facing a complaint from the competition regulator for limiting condominium residents to an affiliated internet service provider (ISP) have denied impeding competition.
EXPORTERS said the Philippines’ trade privileges with the UK are currently underutilized, and urged businesses to tap the opportunities for duty-free export to that market.
THE latest Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) now recognizes as eligible for incentives any projects that facilitate the entry of patented technologies into the market.
Revolution Precrafted Properties Inc. is discussing potential settlements with suppliers and contractors that filed complaints against the start-up company with the National Bureau of...
THE GROWTH of the creative economy was stunted during the pandemic as entertainment industry operations either stopped or slowed down, the Department of Trade and Industry said.
THE COUNTRY’S sole newsprint manufacturer is looking to restart operations in the second half after it stopped production last year.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) may draft an order against installment-only payment schemes for vehicles, including motorcycles.
THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is pursuing a competition complaint against Greenfield Development Corp. after the property developer required residents of its Mandaluyong condominium to sign up for its affiliated internet service provider (ISP).
THE Philippines’ foreign direct investment (FDI) performance in 2020 has become the subject of contention after the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) projected that the country “bucked the trend” in Southeast Asia with a gain of 29% to $6.4 billion.
THE steel industry does not expect to apply for new safeguard duties following the expiry of the last round of duties in 2019, after concluding that manufacturers have since recovered.
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) views electric vehicle manufacturing as a possible area where the Philippines could enjoy a competitive advantage within a 15-country trade bloc which Manila joined last year.
HOSPITALITY-INDUSTRY professionals are asking the government to loosen its restrictions on events like weddings, noting that hosting such events would help make up for...
AUTO REPAIR shops and freight forwarders may be required to seek accreditation as a consumer protection measure, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)...