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Almost P400,000 worth of financial assistance has been extended on Thursday to hog raisers affected by the African swine fever (ASF) in the Caraga Region.
Emmylou Presilda, the Information Officer of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Caraga, told the Philippine News Agency on Friday …Read More
Some PHP533.4 million worth of vital infrastructure projects funded by the national government have been approved here next year.
Mayor Eliordo Ogena said on Friday preparations are underway for the rollout of the projects that include the construction of flood mitigating structures and drainage systems, …Read More
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), as one of the government agencies that boost countryside development, will assist 70 individuals who will return to the Zamboanga Peninsula in two weeks under the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2) program.
They will leave the National …Read More
Getting a loan is hard for small borrowers due to lack of necessary documentary requirements but the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said its regulated institutions should assess borrowers in “a holistic and prudent manner”.
“This entails appropriate consideration of the prospective borrower’s other debt …Read More
Risk-on sentiments lifted both the main stocks index and the peso, which strengthened to its nearly two-month high, on Friday amidst concerns on the heating inflation and surging bond yields overseas.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose by 0.70 percent, or 51.19 points, to …Read More
The Philippine and United States governments are set to hold their ninth bilateral strategic dialogue (BSD) from November 14 to 15 in Washington, D.C., the US Embassy in Manila announced Friday.
Since January 2011, the BSD has brought together senior leaders from both nations to …Read More
Some PHP26.7 million worth of additional infrastructure projects funded under various support programs of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) have been completed in two municipalities in South Cotabato.
Josephine Leysa, DILG 12 (Soccsksargen) director, said on Friday the accomplished projects comprised …Read More
A property developer has cited the improving business climate here, as economic activity continues to pick up.
In a virtual investors’ briefing on Friday, Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) chairman and chief executive officer Jose Soberano III said demand for housing has sustained its growth even …Read More
The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Bicol will provide cash assistance to 111,880 rice farmers in the region under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RCEF-RFFA) program.
Emily Bordado, DA-Bicol spokesperson, said they would provide the validated rice farmers their Intervention Monitoring Card …Read More
The Small Business Corp. (SBCorp) said some 8,000 micro and small enterprises are eligible to tap its interest-free 13th Month Pay Loan Facility.
SBCorp, the financing arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) officially launched …Read More
The Supreme Court (SC) turned down a suit by former National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) director general Romulo Neri questioning the decision on his role in an anomalous USD329-million telecommunications deal with a foreign firm in 2006.
In a 20-page decision uploaded to the …Read More
A former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) has abandoned her plans to leave the country anew and will restart life in the province, thanks to the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa Program (BP2) program.
On Friday, Leonida Sevillano, with her two children and three siblings, left Manila …Read More
Despite proposals to slash its budget for 2022, the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) has accomplished its mandate in implementing grassroots projects and helping stamp out insurgency in the countryside.
Abolishing the NTF-ELCAC is uncalled for at the moment, according …Read More
The mayor of Sadanga in Mountain Province is deeply disappointed over lawmakers who support the 2022 budget cut of the Barangay Development Program (BDP) under the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).
In an interview over SMNI’s “Laban Kasama ang Bayan” …Read More
Employees of the Department of Labor and Employment in Davao Region (DOLE-11) have registered with the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) to highlight its importance and link with other government-issued identification cards.
The activity, led by Regional Director Randolf Pensoy, was held October 26 at the …Read More
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is eyeing to generate PHP10 million from the 2021 Panublion blended trade fair that will run November 13-17 at the SM City here.
“For several years, except last year, we hit our target of PHP10 million. So this …Read More
Filipinos will eventually have seamless financial transactions with counterparts in Singapore after monetary authorities from both countries recently signed another agreement that will pave the way for formal dialogues on this bid.
In her speech during the virtual Digital Pilipinas-World Fintech Festival 2021 on Friday, …Read More
At least 150 villages in Sorsogon province will be affected by the substantial reduction in the proposed 2022 spending plan of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).
In an online interview on Friday, Sorsogon Governor Francis Escudero said the anti-insurgency …Read More
The Food Processing Innovation Center (FPIC)-Davao is set to launch the spray-dried coconut powder called Bukolyte, an innovative product, on November 24.
“This innovative product is made from young coconut water and meat developed using spray-drying technology that converts liquid extracts into powder while preserving …Read More
Citing procedural lapses, the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) granted the petition of a local importer and wholesale distributor of liquor that challenged a deficiency suit slapped by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).
The CTA declared null and void the assessment notices issued by …Read More
Newly-appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff, Lt. Gen. Andres Centino, on Friday said the military is closer to attaining victory against all security threats in the country.
In his assumption speech, Centino said the winning streak of the AFP can be attributed to …Read More
The National Irrigation Administration-Upper Pampanga River Integrated Irrigation Systems (NIA-UPRIIS) Division II, in partnership with the irrigators associations (IAs), has stepped up crop diversification practices in some towns in Nueva Ecija to minimize the effects of climate change in irrigated agriculture.
Engineer Alvin Manuel Sr., …Read More
A total of 25 families are scheduled to go home and settle permanently in the Ilocos Region within the year through the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) program of the national government.
In a virtual program by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte has picked Philippine Army (PA) commander, Lt. Gen. Andres Centino as the 57th chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
In a press statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque confirmed Centino’s appointment.
“We confirm that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte …Read More
Local chief executives in Metro Manila (MM) are set to review the guidelines allowing children to go outdoors and enter malls as the region is currently under Alert Level 2, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said Friday.
“The MMDA …Read More
A party-list lawmaker on Friday clarified that her P1-billion cyber libel complaint against actor Enchong Dee over her Balesin wedding was filed way back in August and that she did so because she almost lost her baby due to the controversy.
“As we have the …Read More
The Philippines has put The Netherlands and Faroe Islands under the updated roster of “red” countries and jurisdictions.
“Faroe Islands and The Netherlands are the only two areas that are currently in the Red List,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a press statement.
The …Read More
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has set the dates for the phased implementation of the Alert Levels System (ALS) across the country.
This was after President Rodrigo Duterte, through Executive Order (EO) 151 inked Thursday, approved the nationwide …Read More
Officials and residents here are celebrating the achievement of a young graduate as he topped this year’s physician licensure examination (PLE).
“The people of Tacurong congratulates Dr. Ian Gabriel A. Juyad for being Top 1 in the October 2021 examination,” Tacurong City Mayor Lino Montilla …Read More
The city government has lifted effective on Friday the negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and the mandatory quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travelers and returning residents.
The move is based on Executive Order (EO) No. 51 issued …Read More
Acting Mayor Michael Rama on Friday said the city government will remove tarpaulins installed by politicians and commercial establishments in public facilities, reminding them not to make Cebu City a “poster city.”
In a press briefing, Rama said there will be no distinction whether the …Read More
The Department of Education (DepEd) said Friday it will increase the number of participating schools in the pilot implementation of face-to-face (F2F) classes following the approval of the Office of the President.
In a statement, the DepEd reported there are more schools qualified to be …Read More
Boracay will no longer require fully vaccinated tourists to submit a negative RT-PCR test results starting November 16, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Friday.
“The DOT welcomes the announcement of Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores on the decision to waive the RT-PCR test for fully …Read More
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has issued summons to the party of presidential aspirant and former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. regarding the petition filed against the former senator, asking to cancel his certificate of candidacy (COC).
Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the order for …Read More
ACT-CIS Party-list Rep. Rowena ‘Niña’ Taduran has called on Congress to look into the alleged anomalous sale of two parcels of land belonging to the Philippine Orthopedic Center (POC) from which the hospital is located in Quezon City.
Taduran filed her Resolution No.2336 requesting the …Read More
The European Union in the Philippines is set to formally launch its PHP1.5-billion development program to support the Bangsamoro transition in Mindanao on November 15.
The EU project, called the Support to Bangsamoro Transition (SUBATRA), is in partnership with the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim …Read More
Police have set up a special investigation task group (SITG) on Friday to look into the killing of a congressman’s son and his business caretaker in Barangay Pagatpat here.
Lt. Col. Michelle Olaivar, Police Regional Office (PRO)10 (Northern Mindanao) spokesperson, said in a radio interview …Read More
As he assumed command of the more than 220,000-strong Philippine National Police (PNP), Lt. Gen. Dionardo Carlos said he has big shoes to fill.
“First, I must now fill in the shoes of my predecessor, my Big Brother, Police General Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar whose sterling …Read More
The local Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging and Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has requested the national IATF-EID through a resolution to downgrade the quarantine status of this city to the less strict general community quarantine (GCQ) effective November 16, the mayor here said Friday.
At present, …Read More
Crisis alert level 4 or mandatory evacuation has been raised in Ethiopia due to “continued and intensifying conflict” in the African nation, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced Thursday night.
The DFA advised against traveling to the Eastern African nation and asked Filipinos residing …Read More
Intramuros is giving away limited-edition Beep cards and free passes to fully vaccinated tourists visiting some of its sites from November 15 to 30, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Friday.
The agency said individuals who have completed their vaccination against Covid-19 within the same …Read More
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has welcomed the nomination of lawyer Rey Echavarria Bulay as one of its commissioners.
Comelec Chairman Sheriff Abas said Bulay, Manila’s chief prosecutor, would assume the position of former Commissioner Luie Tito Guia.
“Atty. Bulay, who is currently the chief …Read More
The number of active Covid-19 cases in the country remains below 30,000 on Friday, a significant drop from the peak of over 180,000 cases in September.
In its daily Covid-19 bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said the country’s active cases are now at 29,105 …Read More
A kin of Honeylet Avanceña has been named one of the nominees of Malasakit Movement Party-list.
The party-list picked Eusebio Avanceña, a cousin of President Rodrigo Duterte’s common law wife, as its new third nominee.
Mr. Avanceña replaced Elizabeth Rodriguez.
Former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority …Read More