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Day: February 26, 2023

PCSO grants P34-M aid to 5.1K indigents in 5 days

MANILA: The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Sunday reported that it has released PHP34 million in medical assistance to a total of 5,184 eligible beneficiaries nationwide from Feb. 13 to 17.Citing its latest data, the state lottery agen…

Water pipe leak discovered in Manila; service interruption looms

MANILA: Maynilad Water Services, Inc. has discovered a major pipe leak along Osmeña Highway corner Zobel Roxas Street in Manila following intensive detection activities.The water firm estimates a water loss recovery of around 20 to 30 million liters pe…

PH biz urged to accelerate digitalization amid RCEP ratification

MANILA: Philippine enterprises are urged to accelerate digital transformation as this can help them take advantage of the benefits of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).Embracing technology amid the RCEP ratification will help Phili…

DOLE vows to upskill workers as more investors in PH seen

MANILA: The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is boosting efforts to ensure that the Philippines has a pool of highly skilled and educated workforce as more foreign investors decide to do business in the country.In a Bagong Pilipinas episode ai…

PH-Israel: Enhancing 65 years of friendship through innovation

MANILA: The Philippines and Israel celebrated 65 years of friendship on Sunday, marking an already warm and historic relations with increased interactions in the areas of agriculture, commerce, and development.In the past 12 months alone, the two natio…

Road user tax eyed for elevated walkways, bike lanes

MANILA: A portion of the unutilized road users’ tax of PHP82.2 billion can be used to improve pedestrian mobility in crowded areas of Metro Manila and other urbanized cities across the country.In a news release on Sunday, House Deputy Speaker Ralph Rec…

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